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Lee Andrews & The Hearts - 100% match to The Shells

Genres: Doo Wop
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The Charts - 98% match to The Shells

Genres: Doo Wop
Decades Active: 1990s
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The Nutmegs - 96% match to The Shells

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

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The Dubs - 95% match to The Shells

Genres: Doo Wop
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1990s 2000s
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The original members of this vocal group from Harlem, New York, USA, were lead Richard Blandon, first tenor Billy Carlisle, tenor Cleveland Still, baritone James ‘Jake’ Miller, and bass Thomas Gardner. They came together in 1957 and were an amalgamation of members of two previous groups. Blandon and Carlisle had previously been with the Five Wings who had recorded for Read more

The HeartBeats - 89% match to The Shells

Genres: Doo Wop R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1990s 2000s
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This doo-wop vocal quartet was formed in Queens, New York, USA, in 1954, originally named simply the Hearts. Three of the band members, Albert Crump (lead), Wally Roker (bass) and Vernon Sievers (baritone), met while attending Woodrow Wilson High School. They completed the line-up with Robbie Tatum from a neighbouring school. They acquired a new lead in the shape of James Shepp Read more

The Edsels - 87% match to The Shells

Genres: R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1990s
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This R&B vocal ensemble from Campbell, Ohio, USA, led by George Jones Jnr. (lead vocal), also included Marshall Sewell, James Reynolds, and brothers Harry and Larry Greene. They were named after the popular make of car. In 1959, they auditioned for a local music publisher who helped them secure a recording contract. Their debut single was the fast doo-wop outing ‘Rama Read more

The Fiestas - 84% match to The Shells

Genres: Doo Wop
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Formed in Newark, New Jersey, USA, c.1958, the Fiestas were known for their R&B hit ‘So Fine’, released on Old Town Records the following year. The group consisted of Tommy Bullock (lead vocals), Eddie Morris (tenor), Sam Ingalls (baritone) and Preston Lane (bass). Two conflicting stories about the group’s signing to Old Town have circulated throughout the ye Read more

The Elegants - 83% match to The Shells

Genres: Doo Wop
Decades Active: 1950s 1980s 1990s
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Formed in the mid-50s in Staten Island, New York City, New York, USA, the Elegants were a white doo-wop group. They achieved a US number 1 single, ‘Little Star’, in 1958, only to disappear from the charts permanently thereafter. The group was comprised of lead vocalist Vito Picone (17 March 1940), Carman Romano (b. 17 August 1939), James Moschella (b. 10 May 1938), Read more

The Capris - 81% match to The Shells

Genres: Doo Wop
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The Dreamlovers - 78% match to The Shells

Genres: Doo Wop
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1990s 2000s
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Formed as the Romances in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, in 1956, the Dreamlovers notched up two claims to fame: their own US Top 10 doo-wop ballad, 1961’s ‘When We Get Married’, and their role as Chubby Checker’s back-up group on his top-selling dance hit ‘The Twist’. The quintet initially comprised lead vocalist William Johnson, tenor Tommy Ric Read more

The Danleers - 76% match to The Shells

Genres: Doo Wop R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1950s 1980s 1990s
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This R&B vocal group from Brooklyn, New York, USA, comprised Jimmy Weston (lead), Johnny Lee (first tenor), Willie Ephraim (second tenor), Nathaniel McCune (baritone) and Roosevelt Mays (bass). In 1957, the Danleers signed with composer/manager Danny Webb, who took the group and one of his songs, ‘One Summer Night’, to Amp-3 Records. ‘One Summer Night’ c Read more

The Students - 76% match to The Shells

Genres: R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1950s
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The Turbans - 75% match to The Shells

Genres: Doo Wop R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1950s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This Philadelphia R&B group comprised Al Banks (Andrew Banks, 26 July 1937, d. 1977; lead), Matthew Pratt (tenor), Charles Williams (baritone) and Andrew ‘Chet’ Jones (bass). The Turbans have gone down in rock ‘n’ roll history as proverbial one-hit-wonders for their Mambo beat classic, ‘When You Dance’ (US R&B number 3 and pop number 33 Read more

The Solitaires - 71% match to The Shells

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 Cadillacs - 66% match to The Shells

Genres: Doo Wop R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1990s 2000s
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This vocal quintet, initially called the Carnations, was formed in 1953 in New York, USA, and comprised Earl Carroll (Gregory Carroll, 2 November 1937, New York City, New York, USA), LaVerne Drake, Bobby Phillips, Johnny Willingham and James ‘Poppa’ Clark, who also sang with the Five Crowns. The Cadillac’s debut single, ‘Gloria’, was released by Josi Read more


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