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The Bell Notes - 92% match to Don & Dewey

Genres: Doo Wop Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Formed in East Meadow, New York, USA, in the late 50s, the Bell Notes were a one-hit rock group whose ‘I’ve Had It’ reached the Top 10 in early 1959. The group comprised vocalist and saxophonist Carl Bonura, vocalist and guitarist Ray Ceroni, bass player Lenny Giambalvo, pianist Pete Kane and drummer John Casey. The band was discovered by disc jockey Alan Frederi Read more

The Charts - 79% match to Don & Dewey

Genres: Doo Wop
Decades Active: 1990s
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Shirley & Lee - 62% match to Don & Dewey

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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New Orleans-based duo Shirley Goodman (19 June 1936, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, d. 5 July 2005, Los Angeles, California, USA) and Leonard Lee (b. 29 June 1936, d. 23 October 1976) began recording together in 1952. Billed as ‘The Sweethearts of the Blues’, they enjoyed a series of US R&B hits, including ‘I’m Gone’ (1952) and ‘Feel So Good&# Read more

The Treniers - 62% match to Don & Dewey

Genres: Blues Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
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Larry Williams - 59% match to Don & Dewey

Genres: Blues Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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10 May 1935, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, d. 2 January 1980, Los Angeles, California, USA. Williams recorded a handful of raucous rock ‘n’ roll songs for Specialty Records that later influenced, among others, John Lennon. Williams learned to play the piano while in New Orleans, and moved to Oakland, California, with his family while in his teens. There he joined a Read more

Joe Liggins - 54% match to Don & Dewey

Genres: Blues R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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9 July 1916, Guthrie, Oklahoma, USA, d. 26 July 1987, Los Angeles, California, USA. After attempting to learn various brass instruments, Joe Liggins settled down to study musical composition and piano arrangement. After moving to California, he began writing for and playing with local bands, graduating in the 40s to the respected units of Cee Pee Johnson and Sammy Franklin; Read more

Johnny Ace - 52% match to Don & Dewey

Genres: Blues Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1960s
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Mickey Baker - 52% match to Don & Dewey

Genres: Blues Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1990s 2000s
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McHouston Baker, 15 October 1925, Louisville, Kentucky, USA. After spells in reform school and a children’s home, Baker moved to New York in 1941. He lived on the fringes of the criminal world but took up the guitar and quickly became a virtuoso, equally adept at jazz and blues styles. From the late 40s, Mickey ‘Guitar’ Baker played on hundreds of recording se Read more

Billy Ward & The Dominoes - 42% match to Don & Dewey

Genres: Doo Wop Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
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Young Jessie - 42% match to Don & Dewey

Genres: Doo Wop R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Obediah Donnell Jessie, 28 December 1936, Lincoln Manor, Dallas, Texas, USA. Young Jessie is one of the great unheralded singers of the Los Angeles R&B scene. He is best known for recording the original version of ‘Mary Lou’ (1955), which, although not a national hit, became a huge hit in California and Texas. The song was subsequently recorded with great succe Read more

Huey "Piano" Smith - 41% match to Don & Dewey

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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26 January 1934, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. Pianist Smith drew his pulsating style from a variety of musical sources, including the boogie-woogie of Albert Ammons and jazz of Jelly Roll Morton. Having served in bands led by Earl King and Eddie ‘Guitar Slim’ Jones, Smith became a respected session musician before embarking on an independent recording career. Leadi Read more

The "5" Royales - 41% match to Don & Dewey

Genres: Doo Wop R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1950s
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Roy Milton - 40% match to Don & Dewey

Genres: Blues R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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31 July 1907, Wynnewood, Oklahoma, USA, d. 18 September 1983, Los Angeles, California, USA. Growing up on his Chickasaw grandmother’s reservation, Milton encountered blues music when his family moved to Tulsa. In the late 20s, he was a vocalist with the Ernie Fields Orchestra; while on tour in Texas, he replaced the band’s drummer after the latter was arrested. He Read more

The Clovers - 40% match to Don & Dewey

Genres: Doo Wop Easy Listening Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This US R&B vocal ensemble formed in Washington, DC, in 1946, and built a career recording smooth ballads and bluesy jumps for New York independent Atlantic Records, in the process becoming one of the most popular vocal groups of the 50s. By the time the group first recorded for Rainbow Records in early 1950, the Clovers comprised John ‘Buddy’ Bailey (1930, Was Read more

The Five Keys - 40% match to Don & Dewey

Genres: Doo Wop Pop / Rock
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


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