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Jackie & The Starlites - 48% match to Continentals

Genres: Doo Wop Pop / Rock R&B / Soul Vocals
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Jackie And The Starlites were perhaps the most extreme example of overt emotionalism in doo-wop, in which lead Jackie Rue would scream out the lyrics in the most anguished, heartbreaking voice, and in the middle of the songs break down sobbing. The members, besides Rue, were Alton Thomas, John Felix and Billy Montgomery. Rue began singing with the Five Wings, a group in Harlem, Read more

The Timetones - 43% match to Continentals

Genres: Doo Wop
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The Bopchords - 34% match to Continentals

Genres: Doo Wop
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The Collegians - 34% match to Continentals

Genres: Doo Wop R&B / Soul
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The Edsels - 34% match to Continentals

Genres: Doo Wop Pop / Rock
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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 Coronets - 33% match to Continentals

Genres: Doo Wop R&B / Soul
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This vocal group from Cleveland, Ohio, USA, comprised Charles Carruthers (lead), Lester Russaw (first tenor), Sam Griggs (second tenor), George Lewis (second tenor), William Griggs (bass) and Tony King (guitarist). The Coronets, like the Moonglows, tried to grab the brass ring of success, but unlike their more famous Cleveland counterparts never went beyond one-hit-wonderdom. T Read more

The Four Lovers - 33% match to Continentals

Genres: Pop / Rock Holiday & Seasonal
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Under the name the Variatones, this New Jersey, USA quartet originally encompassed country, pop and rockabilly in their repertoire. Comprising Francis Castelluccio aka Frankie Valli (Francis Stephen Castelluccio, 3 May 1934 (1937 is also regularly cited), Newark, New Jersey, USA), who had already recorded solo as Frank Valley and Frankie Valley And The Travelers), Tommy DeVi Read more

The 5 Crowns - 32% match to Continentals

Genres: Doo Wop
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The Classics - 32% match to Continentals

Genres: Doo Wop Pop / Rock R&B / Soul Vocals
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Formed as the Perennials in 1958 in Brooklyn, New York, USA. The Classics were a one-hit vocal group who made the Top 20 in 1963 with a doo-wop version of the Mills Brothers’ hit ‘Till Then’. The group, all from Brooklyn, comprised Emil Stucchio (9 April 1944; lead vocals), Tony Victor (b. 11 April 1943; first tenor), Johnny Gambale (b. 4 February 1942; second Read more

The Five Crowns - 32% match to Continentals

Genres: Doo Wop
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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

The Channels - 31% match to Continentals

Genres: Doo Wop Pop / Rock
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The Duprees - 31% match to Continentals

Genres: Pop / Rock Doo Wop Holiday & Seasonal Music Videos & Concerts Doo Wop Vocals Easy Listening
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A rock ‘n’ roll vocal group from Jersey City, New Jersey, USA. One of the most pop-sounding of the Italian-American groups that were in abundance during the late 50s and early 60s, the Duprees specialized in recording updated versions of old pop hits in a smooth style with a slight rock ‘n’ roll feel. The group was formed as the Parisiens in 1960 from the re Read more

The Charts - 30% match to Continentals

Genres: Doo Wop Pop / Rock
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Shep & The Limelites - 29% match to Continentals

Genres: Doo Wop Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
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R&B vocal group hailing from New York City, USA. James Sheppard (c.1936, Queens, New York City, New York, USA, d. 24 January 1970, Long Island, New York, USA) was lead and songwriter successively for two R&B groups, the Heartbeats and Shep And The Limelites. He created the first ‘song cycle’ (i.e., a string of songs constituting a musical and literary unit) Read more

Roy Tyson - 27% match to Continentals

Genres: Doo Wop R&B / Soul
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