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Frankie Lymon - 100% match to Little Anthony & The Imperials

Genres: Pop / Rock Holiday & Seasonal Doo Wop R&B / Soul Country & Bluegrass
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The Del Vikings - 100% match to Little Anthony & The Imperials

Genres: Pop / Rock Doo Wop Vocals
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The Intruders - 100% match to Little Anthony & The Imperials

Genres: R&B / Soul Doo Wop Pop / Rock
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Formed in Philadelphia, USA, in 1960, Eugene ‘Bird’ Daughtry (29 October 1939, Kinston, North Carolina, USA, d. 25 December 1994), Phil Terry (b. 1 November 1943, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA), Robert ‘Big Sonny’ Edwards (b. 22 February 1942, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA) and Sam ‘Little Sonny’ Brown (b. Samuel Brown, d. April 1995) enjoye Read more

The Chantels - 98% match to Little Anthony & The Imperials

Genres: Pop / Rock Doo Wop Soundtracks
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Regarded as the first true ‘girl group’, this New York vocal quintet - Arlene Smith (5 October 1941, New York, USA), Sonia Goring, Rene Minus, Lois Harris and Jackie Landry - were all members of a high-school choir when they auditioned for producer Richard Barrett in 1957. The group made its recording debut for End Records with ‘He’s Gone’ following Read more

Gene Chandler - 95% match to Little Anthony & The Imperials

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul Doo Wop Funk
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Eugene Dixon, 6 July 1937, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Recalled for the gauche but irresistible 1962 US number 1, ‘Duke Of Earl’, Chandler’s million-selling single in fact featured the Dukays, a doo-wop quintet he fronted (Eugene Dixon, Shirley Jones, James Lowe, Earl Edwards and Ben Broyles). His record company preferred to promote a solo artist and thus one of s Read more

The Penguins - 92% match to Little Anthony & The Imperials

Genres: Pop / Rock Doo Wop R&B / Soul
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Formed in 1954 in Fremont High School, Los Angeles, California, USA, the Penguins were one of the most important R&B vocal groups from the west coast in the early 50s. Their hit ballad ‘Earth Angel’ remains one of the most fondly recalled ‘doo-wop’ recordings. The group comprised lead vocalist Cleveland ‘Cleve’ Duncan (23 July 1935, Los Ange Read more

The Drifters - 90% match to Little Anthony & The Imperials

Genres: Pop / Rock Doo Wop Holiday & Seasonal R&B / Soul Easy Listening Music Videos & Concerts Dance Music Theme Jazz R&B / Soul Vocals
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Formed in 1953 in New York, USA, at the behest of Atlantic Records, this influential R&B vocal group was initially envisaged as a vehicle for ex-Dominoes singer Clyde McPhatter (Clyde Lensley McPhatter, 15 November 1932, Durham, North Carolina, USA, d. 13 June 1972, New York City, New York, USA). Gerhart Thrasher, Andrew Thrasher and Bill Pinkney (b. 15 August 1925, Dalz Read more

Dion & The Belmonts - 89% match to Little Anthony & The Imperials

Genres: Pop / Rock Doo Wop Easy Listening Soundtracks
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The Flamingos - 88% match to Little Anthony & The Imperials

Genres: Doo Wop Pop / Rock R&B / Soul Blues Soundtracks Musicals & The Arts
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This R&B vocal group, formed in Chicago, Illinois, USA, in 1951, was renowned for producing the tightest and most gorgeous harmonies of the rock ‘n’ roll era. For much of their history they consisted of Zeke Carey (24 January 1933, Bluefield, Virginia, USA), Jake Carey (b. 9 September 1926, Pulaski, Virginia, USA), Paul Wilson (b. 6 January 1935, Chicago, Illin Read more

Brenton Wood - 86% match to Little Anthony & The Imperials

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul Soundtracks
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Alfred Jesse Smith, 26 July 1941, Shreveport, Louisiana, USA. Smith was a veteran of several doo-wop vocal groups, including the Dootones, the Quotations and Little Freddie And The Rockets, before assuming the name Brenton Wood in deference to his home district in Los Angeles. As a solo act he enjoyed fame with ‘The Oogum Boogum Song’ (1967), a nonsense novelty rec Read more

The Cleftones - 86% match to Little Anthony & The Imperials

Genres: Doo Wop Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
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This R&B vocal group from Queens, New York, USA, comprised Herb Cox (6 May 1939, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA; lead), Charlie James (b. 1940; first tenor), Berman Patterson (b. 1938; second tenor), William McClain (b. 1938; baritone), and Warren Corbin (b. 1939; bass). The group came together at Jamaica High School in 1955. After joining George Goldner’s Gee label, the gro Read more

Rosie & The Originals - 83% match to Little Anthony & The Imperials

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Formed in 1960 in San Diego, California, USA, Rosie And The Originals were 15-year-old Rosalie ‘Rosie’ Hamlin (Alaska, USA), Noah Tafolla (guitar), Carl Van Guida (drums), Tony Gomez (saxophone) and David Ponci (guitar). Hamlin wrote their only hit song, ‘Angel Baby’ (wrongly credited to Ponci), as a poem to her first boyfriend, then set it to music on a Read more

The Dells - 83% match to Little Anthony & The Imperials

Genres: Pop / Rock Doo Wop R&B / Soul Soundtracks Vocals
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A US soul vocal and close harmony group formed in 1953 as the El-Rays, when the members - Johnny Funches (18 July 1935, d. 23 January 1998; lead), Marvin Junior (b. 31 January 1936, Harrell, Arkansas, USA; tenor), Verne Allison (b. 22 June 1936, Chicago, Illinois, USA; tenor), Lucius McGill (b. 1935, Chicago, Illinois, USA; tenor), Mickey McGill (b. 17 February 1937, Chicago Read more

The Capris - 81% match to Little Anthony & The Imperials

Genres: Doo Wop Pop / Rock
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Gene Pitney - 77% match to Little Anthony & The Imperials

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul Soundtracks Country & Bluegrass Easy Listening Jazz
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Gene Francis Alan Pitney, 17 February 1941, Hartford, Connecticut, USA, d. 5 April 2006, Cardiff, Wales. Although Pitney began recording in 1959 (‘Classical Rock ‘N’ Roll’ was recorded with Ginny Mazarro as Jamie And Jane), his initial success came as a songwriter, providing the Kalin Twins with ‘Loneliness’, Roy Orbison with ‘Today’s Read more

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