The Shells

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by The Shells

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This US, Brooklyn-based R&B vocal group was formed in 1957. The Shells were noted for their typical New York doo-wop stylings, in which the use of a prominent bass, piercing falsetto, and strong vocal riffing in support of a romantic lead, made for one of the great folk acts of the 50s. The group cut their first record, ‘Baby Oh Baby’, in 1957, which did little upon its release on the local Johnson label. The Shells broke up, but the following year, lead Nathaniel ‘Little... Read more

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doo wop
oldies
country
rock and roll
seen live
60s
doowop
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