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The Elegants - 100% match to The Crests

Genres: Pop / Rock Doo Wop
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Formed in the mid-50s in Staten Island, New York City, New York, USA, the Elegants were a white doo-wop group. They achieved a US number 1 single, ‘Little Star’, in 1958, only to disappear from the charts permanently thereafter. The group was comprised of lead vocalist Vito Picone (17 March 1940), Carman Romano (b. 17 August 1939), James Moschella (b. 10 May 1938), Read more

The Cleftones - 81% match to The Crests

Genres: Doo Wop Pop / Rock
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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

The Diamonds - 81% match to The Crests

Genres: Pop / Rock Pop / Rock Music Videos & Concerts R&B / Soul
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Freddy Cannon - 78% match to The Crests

Genres: Pop / Rock Comedy Disco Holiday & Seasonal Musicals & The Arts
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Freddy Picariello, 4 December 1940, Lynn, Massachusetts, USA. A frantic and enthusiastic vocalist, known as the ‘last rock ‘n’ roll star’, Cannon was the link between wild rock ‘n’ roll and the softer Philadelphia-based sounds that succeeded it. The son of a dance-band leader, he fronted Freddy Karmon And The Hurricanes and played guitar on sess Read more

The Del Vikings - 77% match to The Crests

Genres: Pop / Rock Doo Wop Jazz R&B / Soul
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The Duprees - 70% match to The Crests

Genres: Pop / Rock Doo Wop Holiday & Seasonal Music Videos & Concerts Doo Wop Vocals
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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 Five Satins - 67% match to The Crests

Genres: Pop / Rock Doo Wop Jazz R&B / Soul Soundtracks
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This R&B vocal group was formed in New Haven, Connecticut, USA, in 1955. The Five Satins’ first hit, ‘In The Still Of The Nite’ (US R&B number 3 and pop Top 30 in 1956), was one of the definitive songs of the early rock ‘n’ roll era, with its strong chanting of doo-wop riffs in the background and impassioned lead work. The group on this record c Read more

Dion - 66% match to The Crests

Genres: Pop / Rock Holiday & Seasonal Doo Wop Christian & Gospel Blues R&B / Soul Easy Listening Folk Music Theme
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During his peak, from 1958-63, Dion (Dion Francis DiMucci, 18 July 1939, the Bronx, New York City, New York, USA) was the quintessential Italian-American New York City rocker and was, perhaps, the first major white rock singer who was not from a southern city. The career of one of America’s legendary artists has spanned six decades, during which time he has made numerou Read more

The Capris - 66% match to The Crests

Genres: Doo Wop Pop / Rock
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The Monotones - 64% match to The Crests

Genres: Pop / Rock Doo Wop Jazz
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Formed in 1955 in Newark, New Jersey, USA, the Monotones recorded one of the most memorable doo-wop novelty songs of the 50s, ‘Book Of Love’. The group was a sextet, Warren Davis, George Malone (5 January 1940, Newark, New Jersey, USA, d. 5 October 2007, Avondale, Arizona, USA), Charles Patrick, Frank Smith, John Ryanes, and Warren Ryanes. They had sung in the same Read more

Dion & The Belmonts - 63% match to The Crests

Genres: Pop / Rock Doo Wop Easy Listening
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The HeartBeats - 63% match to The Crests

Genres: Doo Wop Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock
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This doo-wop vocal quartet was formed in Queens, New York, USA, in 1954, originally named simply the Hearts. Three of the band members, Albert Crump (lead), Wally Roker (bass) and Vernon Sievers (baritone), met while attending Woodrow Wilson High School. They completed the line-up with Robbie Tatum from a neighbouring school. They acquired a new lead in the shape of James Shepp Read more

The Clovers - 62% match to The Crests

Genres: Pop / Rock Doo Wop R&B / Soul Dance Holiday & Seasonal Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
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This US R&B vocal ensemble formed in Washington, DC, in 1946, and built a career recording smooth ballads and bluesy jumps for New York independent Atlantic Records, in the process becoming one of the most popular vocal groups of the 50s. By the time the group first recorded for Rainbow Records in early 1950, the Clovers comprised John ‘Buddy’ Bailey (1930, Was Read more

Danny & The Juniors - 56% match to The Crests

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul Doo Wop
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This Philadelphia-based, Italian-American vocal quartet comprised lead vocalist Danny Rapp (10 May 1941, d. 4 April 1983), first tenor Dave White, second tenor Frank Mattei and baritone Joe Terranova. Formed in 1955 as the Juvenairs, their song ‘Do The Bop’ came to the attention of Dick Clark, who suggested the title change ‘At The Hop’. They took his adv Read more

The Skyliners - 54% match to The Crests

Genres: Pop / Rock Doo Wop Vocals
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This white vocal doo-wop quintet comprised members drawn from two Pittsburgh, USA-based groups. Jimmy Beaumont (lead vocals), Wally Lester (tenor) and Jackie Taylor (bass) had sung with the Crescents, while Janet Vogel (10 June 1941, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA, d. 21 February 1980, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA) and Joe VerScharen (b. 30 August 1940, Pittsburgh, Pennsylva Read more

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