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The Bopchords - 100% match to The Ladders

Genres: Doo Wop
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The Demensions - 95% match to The Ladders

Genres: Doo Wop Pop / Rock
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The Collegians - 68% match to The Ladders

Genres: Doo Wop R&B / Soul
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The Nutmegs - 66% match to The Ladders

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 Charts - 65% match to The Ladders

Genres: Doo Wop Pop / Rock
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The Channels - 59% match to The Ladders

Genres: Doo Wop Pop / Rock
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The Jive Five - 55% match to The Ladders

Genres: Doo Wop Pop / Rock
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From Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA, the Jive Five were one of the last doo-wop groups to have a national hit and one of the few to make a successful transition to the soul era. The group members were Eugene Pitt (6 November 1937; lead), Jerome Hanna (first tenor), Richard Harris (second tenor), Billy Prophet (baritone) and Norman Johnson (d. 1970; bass). Their bigge Read more

The Kodaks - 55% match to The Ladders

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

Jackie & The Starlites - 47% match to The Ladders

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 Desires - 43% match to The Ladders

Genres: Doo Wop Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
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The Mystics - 43% match to The Ladders

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 Clickettes - 41% match to The Ladders

Genres: Doo Wop Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
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The Fiestas - 39% match to The Ladders

Genres: Doo Wop Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
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Formed in Newark, New Jersey, USA, c.1958, the Fiestas were known for their R&B hit ‘So Fine’, released on Old Town Records the following year. The group consisted of Tommy Bullock (lead vocals), Eddie Morris (tenor), Sam Ingalls (baritone) and Preston Lane (bass). Two conflicting stories about the group’s signing to Old Town have circulated throughout the ye Read more

The Chanters - 38% match to The Ladders

Genres: Doo Wop
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An R&B vocal group from the Queens Borough of New York City, New York, USA, the Chanters, formed in 1957, were one of the best of the many groups who patterned their pre-teen lead sound after Frankie Lymon And The Teenagers. The members were Larry Pendergrass (lead), Fred Paige (tenor), Bud Johnson, Jnr. (tenor), Elliot Green (baritone) and Bobby Thompson (bass). Johnson Read more

The Danleers - 38% match to The Ladders

Genres: Pop / Rock Doo Wop Comedy R&B / Soul
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This R&B vocal group from Brooklyn, New York, USA, comprised Jimmy Weston (lead), Johnny Lee (first tenor), Willie Ephraim (second tenor), Nathaniel McCune (baritone) and Roosevelt Mays (bass). In 1957, the Danleers signed with composer/manager Danny Webb, who took the group and one of his songs, ‘One Summer Night’, to Amp-3 Records. ‘One Summer Night’ c Read more

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