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The Rivileers - 100% match to The Vocaleers

Genres: R&B / Soul
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The Mello-Moods - 81% match to The Vocaleers

Genres: R&B / Soul
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The Desires - 77% match to The Vocaleers

Genres: R&B / Soul
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The Five Crowns - 67% match to The Vocaleers

Genres: Doo Wop
Decades Active: 1950s 1990s 2000s
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The Five Crowns were formed at Wadleigh Junior High School in Harlem, New York, USA, in 1952. The group comprised Wilbur ‘Yunkie’ Paul (lead), brothers James ‘Poppa’ Clark, Claudie ‘Nicky’ Clark and John ‘Sonny Boy’ Clark (all tenor) and Doc Green Jnr. (d. 10 March 1989; bass/baritone). Their distinctive sound (not least because of the pr Read more

Shirley Gunter & The Queens - 66% match to The Vocaleers

Genres: R&B / Soul
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The Four Tunes - 62% match to The Vocaleers

Genres: Easy Listening Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1990s 2000s
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The Four Tunes, like many African-American groups of the 40s and early 50s, were a pop rather than a R&B ensemble. The group had its origin in the Brown Dots, and was formed by Ivory ‘Deek’ Watson (18 July 1909, Mounds, Illinois, USA, d. 4 November 1969, Washington, DC, USA) after he first fell out with the rest of the Ink Spots in November 1944. The other memb Read more

Little Joe & The Thrillers - 57% match to The Vocaleers

Decades Active: 1980s
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This R&B vocal group came from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. The group was formed in 1956 by Joe Cook (29 December 1922, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA), who had made his first record in 1949 as lead of a gospel group, the Joe Cook Quartet. While recording as a member of a later gospel group, the Evening Star Quartet, Cook formed the Thrillers, which besides Cook com Read more

The Paradons - 52% match to The Vocaleers

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

The Collegians - 49% match to The Vocaleers

Genres: Doo Wop R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1950s
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The Sheppards - 40% match to The Vocaleers

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

Johnnie & Joe - 38% match to The Vocaleers

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 Demensions - 38% match to The Vocaleers

Genres: Doo Wop
Decades Active: 1960s 1980s 1990s
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Lewis Lymon & The Teenchords - 37% match to The Vocaleers

Genres: Doo Wop Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1950s
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The Ladders - 37% match to The Vocaleers

Genres: R&B / Soul
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The Chanters - 35% match to The Vocaleers

Genres: Doo Wop
Decades Active: 1950s 1990s
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An R&B vocal group from the Queens Borough of New York City, New York, USA, the Chanters, formed in 1957, were one of the best of the many groups who patterned their pre-teen lead sound after Frankie Lymon And The Teenagers. The members were Larry Pendergrass (lead), Fred Paige (tenor), Bud Johnson, Jnr. (tenor), Elliot Green (baritone) and Bobby Thompson (bass). Johnson Read more


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