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The Dominoes - 51% match to The Swallows

Genres: R&B / Soul Doo Wop Blues
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The Larks - 50% match to The Swallows

Genres: Doo Wop R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 2000s
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Bull Moose Jackson - 49% match to The Swallows

Genres: R&B / Soul Blues Doo Wop Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Benjamin Clarence Jackson, 22 April 1919, Cleveland, Ohio, USA, d. 31 July 1989, Cleveland, Ohio, USA. Jackson become interested in music at an early age, and received singing and violin lessons by the age of four. In high school he learned to play the saxophone, and upon his graduation in the late 30s he was hired by legendary trumpeter Freddie Webster to play alto and teno Read more

The Treniers - 49% match to The Swallows

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul Spoken Word Blues
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Tiny Bradshaw - 46% match to The Swallows

Genres: R&B / Soul Vocals Blues Doo Wop
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Myron Bradshaw, 23 September 1905, Youngstown, Ohio, USA, d. 26 November 1958, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. While studying psychology at Wilberforce University, Ohio, Bradshaw became involved in the campus’ flourishing musical subculture. He joined Horace Henderson’s Collegians as the band’s singer. In 1932, he went to New York where he played drums with several ban Read more

The 5 Crowns - 43% match to The Swallows

Genres: Doo Wop
Decades Active: 1950s
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The Five Crowns - 43% match to The Swallows

Genres: Doo Wop
Decades Active: 1950s 1990s 2000s
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The Five Crowns were formed at Wadleigh Junior High School in Harlem, New York, USA, in 1952. The group comprised Wilbur ‘Yunkie’ Paul (lead), brothers James ‘Poppa’ Clark, Claudie ‘Nicky’ Clark and John ‘Sonny Boy’ Clark (all tenor) and Doc Green Jnr. (d. 10 March 1989; bass/baritone). Their distinctive sound (not least because of the pr Read more

The Cardinals - 39% match to The Swallows

Genres: R&B / Soul
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The "5" Royales - 32% match to The Swallows

Genres: Doo Wop R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1950s
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The Five Royales - 32% match to The Swallows

Genres: R&B / Soul
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The Five Royals - 32% match to The Swallows

Genres: Doo Wop
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Esther Phillips - 30% match to The Swallows

Genres: R&B / Soul Blues Pop / Rock Disco Television
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Esther Mae Jones, 23 December 1935, Galveston, Texas, USA, d. 7 August 1984, Carson, California, USA. This distinctive vocalist was discovered by band leader Johnny Otis. She joined his revue in 1949 where, performing as Little Esther, the teenage singer recorded two number 1 R&B singles, ‘Double Crossing Blues’ and ‘Mistrustin’ Blues’. She then Read more

Little Esther - 30% match to The Swallows

Genres: R&B / Soul Blues Pop / Rock
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The Midnighters - 29% match to The Swallows

Genres: R&B / Soul
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The Cadets - 28% match to The Swallows

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s
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The Cadets were one of the more colourful Irish showbands of the early to mid-60s. The original line-up comprised Eileen Reid (vocals), Patrick Murphy (harmonica), Jas Fagan (trombone), Paddy Burns (vocals, trumpet), Gerry Hayes (piano), Brendan O’Connell (lead guitar), Jimmy Day (tenor saxophone, guitar) and Willie Devey (drums). The band played the usual showband fare of Read more


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