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The Collegians - 100% match to The Bopchords

Genres: Doo Wop R&B / Soul
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The Kodaks - 86% match to The Bopchords

Genres: Doo Wop Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
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An R&B vocal group from Newark, New Jersey, USA, the original members were lead Pearl McKinnon, first tenor James Patrick, second tenor William Franklin, baritone Larry Davis and bass William Miller. The Kodaks were representative of the pre-teen lead sound, featuring a girlish and innocent, pre-pubescent male voice. When the pre-teen leads first became popular, it was assu Read more

The Rivileers - 83% match to The Bopchords

Genres: Doo Wop R&B / Soul
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The Five Discs - 82% match to The Bopchords

Genres: Doo Wop
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The Five Discs were one of several doo-wop groups (Carollons, Chips, etc.) to trace their origins to the Bedford-Stuyvesant district of Brooklyn, New York, USA. They were formed in 1954 by Joe Brocco (lead), Joe Barsalona (baritone), Paul Albano (first tenor) and Tony Basile (second tenor). Composed of Italian-descended young men and originally titled the Flames, they subsequen Read more

The Charts - 80% match to The Bopchords

Genres: Doo Wop Pop / Rock
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The Desires - 73% match to The Bopchords

Genres: Doo Wop Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
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Little Joe & The Thrillers - 71% match to The Bopchords

Genres: Doo Wop
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This R&B vocal group came from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. The group was formed in 1956 by Joe Cook (29 December 1922, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA), who had made his first record in 1949 as lead of a gospel group, the Joe Cook Quartet. While recording as a member of a later gospel group, the Evening Star Quartet, Cook formed the Thrillers, which besides Cook com Read more

The Paradons - 71% match to The Bopchords

Genres: Pop / Rock Doo Wop
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Formed at the end of the 50s in Bakersfield, California, USA, the Paradons were a vocal group which scored one US Top 20 hit in 1960 and was never heard from again. The group comprised lead singer West Tyler plus Billy Myers, William Powers and Chuck Weldon, all students at the same high school. They were discovered by Werly Fairburn and Madelon Baker, who were setting up a rec Read more

Earl Lewis & The Channels - 68% match to The Bopchords

Genres: Doo Wop Pop / Rock
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The Nutmegs - 66% match to The Bopchords

Genres: Doo Wop Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
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The Nutmegs comprised lead Leroy Griffin, first tenor James ‘Sonny’ Griffin, second tenor James Tyson, baritone Billy Emery and bass Leroy McNeil. The group was formed in New Haven, Connecticut, USA, in 1954. The Nutmegs are famed for just two records, ‘Story Untold’ (number 2 R&B) and the follow-up, ‘Ship Of Love’ (number 13 R&B), both fro Read more

The Channels - 63% match to The Bopchords

Genres: Doo Wop Pop / Rock
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The Solitaires - 63% match to The Bopchords

Genres: Doo Wop Pop / Rock
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From Harlem, New York, USA, the Solitaires, like no other vocal group of the 50s, sang lushly harmonized doo-wop with a dreamy romantic feeling, and rank as one of the great groups of the 50s. Formed in 1953, the group originally comprised veterans of the doo-wop scene and consisted of lead Herman Curtis (ex-Vocaleers), tenor Buzzy Willis and bass Pat Gaston (both ex-Crows), te Read more

The Four Tunes - 62% match to The Bopchords

Genres: R&B / Soul Vocals Easy Listening Pop / Rock
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The Four Tunes, like many African-American groups of the 40s and early 50s, were a pop rather than a R&B ensemble. The group had its origin in the Brown Dots, and was formed by Ivory ‘Deek’ Watson (18 July 1909, Mounds, Illinois, USA, d. 4 November 1969, Washington, DC, USA) after he first fell out with the rest of the Ink Spots in November 1944. The other memb Read more

The Mystics - 62% match to The Bopchords

Genres: Pop / Rock Doo Wop R&B / Soul
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This rock ‘n’ roll vocal ensemble came from Brooklyn, New York, USA. The members were brothers Phil (lead) and Albee Cracolici (baritone), Bob Ferrante (first tenor), George Galfo (second tenor), and Allie Contrera (bass). The Mystics helped popularize the Italian-American doo-wop sound that came out of New York City in the early 60s, but like many such groups they di Read more

The Genies - 61% match to The Bopchords

Genres: Doo Wop Pop / Rock
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