Hosted by Jerry Butler, this "as seen on TV" DVD features live concert performances from artists including The Platters, The Del Vikings, Jimmy Beaumont and the Skyliners, The Penguins, Gene Chandler, Lee Andrews and the Hearts, The Cleftones, The Capris, The Marcels, The Jive Five and Earl Lewis and the Channels.
THIS DVD FEATURES 21 PERFORMANCES FROM SOME OF THE BIGGEST NAMES OF DOO WOP.
Doo Wop 50 was a PBS pledge drive special created and produced for PBS member station WQED-TV by TJ Lubinsky.
Doo Wop 50 was videotaped live on May 11 & 12, 1999 At The Benedum Center For The Performing Arts, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania .
It showcased many doo-wop groups that had existed since the 1950s, And was hosted by former Impressions lead and soul soloist Jerry Butler.
Doo Wop 50 became the highest-producing pledge drive special in the history of PBS at that time, garnering more than $20 million for its member stations.
NCLUDED PERFORMANCES: 1. Only You (And You Alone) - The Platters 2. The Great Pretender - The Platters 3. Come Go With Me - The Dell-Vikings 4. This I Swear - Jimmy Beaumont and the Skyliners 5. Since I Don't Have You - Jimmy Beaumont and the Skyliners 6. Earth Angel (Will You Be Mine) - The Penguins 7. Duke of Earl - Gene Chandler 8. 16 Candles - Johnny Maestro and Brooklyn Bridge 9. Worst That Could Happen - Johnny Maestro and Brooklyn Bridge 10. Long Lonely Nights - Lee Andrews and the Hearts 11. Little Girl of Mine - The Cleftones 12. Heart and Soul - The Cleftones 13. There's A Moon Out Tonight - The Capris 14. Blue Moon - The Marcels 15. My True Story - The Jive Five 16. What Time Is It? - The Jive Five 17. Just To Be With You - Legends Of Doo Wop 18. Oh Rosemarie - Legends Of Doo Wop 19. Guardian Angel - Legends Of Doo Wop 20. That's My Desire - Earl Lewis and the Channels 21. The Closer You Are - Earl Lewis and the Channels