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Lewis Lymon & The Teenchords - 100% match to The Five Discs

Genres: Doo Wop R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1950s
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The Excellents - 87% match to The Five Discs

Genres: Doo Wop
Decades Active: 1960s
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Formed originally as the Premiers in 1960 in New York, USA, the Excellents consisted of John Kuse (lead), Joel Feldman (baritone), Denis Kestenbaum (falsetto), George Kuse (first tenor), Phil Sanchez (second tenor) and Chuck Epstein (bass). They signed to Mermaid Records, where their revision of Al Jolson’s ‘When The Red, Red Robin, Comes Bob-Bob-Bobbin’ Along Read more

The Genies - 86% match to The Five Discs

Genres: Doo Wop Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1950s
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The Quotations - 83% match to The Five Discs

Genres: R&B / Soul
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Norman Fox & The Rob Roys - 79% match to The Five Discs

Genres: Doo Wop Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
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Johnnie & Joe - 69% match to The Five Discs

Genres: Doo Wop R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1980s 2000s
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This US R&B duo featured Johnnie Louise Richardson (d. 25 October 1988) and Joe Rivers (Charleston, South Carolina, USA). Emerging from the Bronx, New York, USA, they were famed for their sublime doo-wop-flavoured ballads, notably ‘Over The Mountain, Across The Sea’ (number 3 R&B/number 8 pop, 1957), one of the most memorable and enduring early rock ‘n Read more

The Videos - 68% match to The Five Discs

Genres: Doo Wop
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The Rainbows - 63% match to The Five Discs

Genres: Doo Wop
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The Marvelows - 59% match to The Five Discs

Genres: R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1990s
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Formed in Chicago Heights, Illinois, USA, in 1959, Melvin Mason (lead), Willie ‘Sonny’ Stevenson (tenor), Frank Paden (bass) and Johnny Paden (tenor) were originally known as the Mystics. They became the Marvelows in 1964, following the addition of tenor Jesse Smith (1942, Chicago, Illinois, USA, d. 4 September 2007, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA). The group was then Read more

The Sheppards - 59% match to The Five Discs

Genres: Doo Wop
Decades Active: 1960s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This R&B vocal group was formed in 1959 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. The Sheppards created a marvellous transitional style of R&B during the early 60s, drawing much of its character from earlier doo-wop, yet incorporating instrumentation and vocal stylings that in later years would inform soul music. They were named after their producer Bill ‘Bunky’ Sheppard. Th Read more

The Collegians - 56% match to The Five Discs

Genres: Doo Wop R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1950s
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The Halos - 55% match to The Five Discs

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
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The Schoolboys - 52% match to The Five Discs

Genres: Doo Wop
Decades Active: 1950s 1990s
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An R&B vocal group from Harlem, New York City, New York, USA. With a remarkable series of pleading ballads in 1957, the Schoolboys typified the east coast pre-teen soprano sound, but like most such groups their career was short-lived. The group members were Leslie Martin (lead), Roger Hayes (tenor), James McKay (baritone) and Renaldo Gamble (bass), and their entry into the Read more

The Desires - 51% match to The Five Discs

Genres: R&B / Soul
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The Paradons - 47% match to The Five Discs

Genres: Doo Wop
Decades Active: 1990s
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Formed at the end of the 50s in Bakersfield, California, USA, the Paradons were a vocal group which scored one US Top 20 hit in 1960 and was never heard from again. The group comprised lead singer West Tyler plus Billy Myers, William Powers and Chuck Weldon, all students at the same high school. They were discovered by Werly Fairburn and Madelon Baker, who were setting up a rec Read more


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