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The Charts - 100% match to The Jesters

Genres: Doo Wop
Decades Active: 1990s
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The Shells - 78% match to The Jesters

Genres: Doo Wop
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This US, Brooklyn-based R&B vocal group was formed in 1957. The Shells were noted for their typical New York doo-wop stylings, in which the use of a prominent bass, piercing falsetto, and strong vocal riffing in support of a romantic lead, made for one of the great folk acts of the 50s. The group cut their first record, ‘Baby Oh Baby’, in 1957, which did little up Read more

The Paragons - 73% match to The Jesters

Genres: Doo Wop
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1990s 2000s
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This R&B vocal group was formed in 1955 in Brooklyn, New York, USA. With their high false falsetto and exotic warbling, the Paragons represented a rock ‘n’ roll doo-wop sound - sometimes called ‘greasy’ - that was extremely popular on the east coast in the late 50s. The members were Al Brown (bass), Ricky Jackson (first tenor), Donald Travis (baritone), Read more

Jack Scott - 70% match to The Jesters

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Easy Listening Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Giovanni Dominico Scafone Jnr., 24 January 1936, Windsor, Ontario, Canada. This distinctive, deep-voiced rock ‘n’ roll and ballad singer-songwriter moved to Detroit at the age of 10, and began performing regularly with his sister Linda on the WEXL radio station. After changing his name to Jack Scott, he formed the C&W outfit Southern Drifters in 1954. Playing a Read more

The Solitaires - 59% match to The Jesters

Genres: Doo Wop Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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From Harlem, New York, USA, the Solitaires, like no other vocal group of the 50s, sang lushly harmonized doo-wop with a dreamy romantic feeling, and rank as one of the great groups of the 50s. Formed in 1953, the group originally comprised veterans of the doo-wop scene and consisted of lead Herman Curtis (ex-Vocaleers), tenor Buzzy Willis and bass Pat Gaston (both ex-Crows), te Read more

The Nutmegs - 55% match to The Jesters

Genres: Doo Wop R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1950s 1970s 1990s 2000s
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The Nutmegs comprised lead Leroy Griffin, first tenor James ‘Sonny’ Griffin, second tenor James Tyson, baritone Billy Emery and bass Leroy McNeil. The group was formed in New Haven, Connecticut, USA, in 1954. The Nutmegs are famed for just two records, ‘Story Untold’ (number 2 R&B) and the follow-up, ‘Ship Of Love’ (number 13 R&B), both fro Read more

The Five Keys - 53% match to The Jesters

Genres: Doo Wop Holiday & Seasonal
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This US R&B vocal group helped shape the rhythm and blues revolution of the early 50s. The ensemble was formed as the Sentimental Four in Newport News, Virginia, USA, in 1945, and originally comprised two sets of brothers - Rudy West (25 July 1932, Newport News, Virginia, USA, d. 14 May 1998, USA; first tenor) and Bernie West (b. 4 February 1930, Newport News, Virginia, Read more

The Scarlets - 53% match to The Jesters

Genres: Doo Wop R&B / Soul
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The Larks - 44% match to The Jesters

Genres: Doo Wop
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 2000s
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The Harptones - 43% match to The Jesters

Genres: Doo Wop R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1990s 2000s
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An R&B vocal group formed in 1953 in Harlem, New York City, New York, USA. The members were lead Willie Winfield, first tenor Nick Clark, second tenor William Dempsey, baritone Bill ‘Dicey’ Galloway, bass Billy Brown and pianist/arranger Raoul J. Cita. The Harptones were one of the smoothest and most polished R&B vocal groups to emerge during the early rock &# Read more

The Valentines - 43% match to The Jesters

Genres: Doo Wop Holiday & Seasonal
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Joe Hill Louis - 42% match to The Jesters

Genres: Blues
Decades Active: 1970s 1990s 2000s
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Lester Hill, 23 September 1921, Whitehaven Tennessee, USA, d. 5 August 1957, Memphis, USA. Hill learned blues harmonica from Will Shade as a teenager and was given the name Joe Hill Louis after victory in a boxing match. He performed in Memphis in the late 40s, where he became known as ‘The Be-Bop Boy’, and developed a one-man band act with guitar, foot-drum and ha Read more

Lee Andrews & The Hearts - 42% match to The Jesters

Genres: Doo Wop
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Ronnie Dawson - 40% match to The Jesters

Genres: Pop / Rock
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The Channels - 40% match to The Jesters

Genres: Doo Wop
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