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The Bopchords - 100% match to The Collegians

Genres: Doo Wop
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The Kodaks - 85% match to The Collegians

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 Five Discs - 79% match to The Collegians

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

Little Joe & The Thrillers - 78% match to The Collegians

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 Rivileers - 72% match to The Collegians

Genres: Doo Wop R&B / Soul
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The Desires - 66% match to The Collegians

Genres: Doo Wop Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
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The Classics - 62% match to The Collegians

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 Genies - 60% match to The Collegians

Genres: Doo Wop Pop / Rock
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The Charts - 55% match to The Collegians

Genres: Doo Wop Pop / Rock
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The Velvets - 55% match to The Collegians

Genres: Doo Wop Pop / Rock
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The Paradons - 54% match to The Collegians

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

The Excellents - 53% match to The Collegians

Genres: Doo Wop Dance
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Formed originally as the Premiers in 1960 in New York, USA, the Excellents consisted of John Kuse (lead), Joel Feldman (baritone), Denis Kestenbaum (falsetto), George Kuse (first tenor), Phil Sanchez (second tenor) and Chuck Epstein (bass). They signed to Mermaid Records, where their revision of Al Jolson’s ‘When The Red, Red Robin, Comes Bob-Bob-Bobbin’ Along Read more

The Devotions - 52% match to The Collegians

Genres: Doo Wop Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
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Formed in 1960 in Astoria, New York, USA, the Devotions were a doo-wop group best known for their 1964 novelty recording ‘Rip Van Winkle’. The group included Ray Sanchez, who sang bass-lead, Bob Weisbrod, Bob Hovorka and brothers Frank and Joe Pardo. With their manager, the group auditioned in 1960 for a small record label, Delta, whose owner, Bernie Zimming, was not Read more

The Nutmegs - 51% match to The Collegians

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 - 50% match to The Collegians

Genres: Doo Wop Pop / Rock
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