The Nylons

Genres: Acappella Doo Wop Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock Vocals
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Decades: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in Toronto, Canada, in 1978, the Nylons’ original line-up comprised four erstwhile actors: Paul Cooper (tenor), Marc Connors (d. March 1991, baritone), Dennis Simpson (bass) and Claude Morrison (tenor), although Simpson was quickly replaced by Ralph Cole who in turn was replaced by Arnold Robinson (Wilmington, North Carolina, USA). The latter had spent several years in Sonny Turner’s Platters (aka Sounds Unlimited). Originally harmonizing a cappella, their material was one third original, one third classic doo-wop and one third contemporary pop covers. Their 1982 debut album featured bare rhythmic accompaniment underpinning the group’s elegant harmonies. One Size Fits All housed the single ‘Silhouettes’, which gained a number of plays on mainstream US radio. The Tokens’ ‘The Lion Sleeps Tonight’ and Steam’s ‘Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye’ were reprised on Seamless and Happy Together, respectively, and...

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