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Doo Wop Music 26 Songs on 2 CD Set with Photos and Biographies

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01 You Baby You Jimmy Wright and The Cleftones
02 Eddie, My Love Teen Queens
03 Ruby Baby Drifters
04 Zoom Jesse Powell Orch. & Cadillacs
05 The Woo Woo Train Jimmy Wright & Valentines
06 Up on the Mountain The Magnificents
07 A Kiss from Your Lips The Flamingos
08 Ka-Ding-Dong The G-Clefs
09 My Prayer The Platters & Tony Wilson
10 Castle in the Sky Ernest Herrison & Bop Chords
11 The Angels Sang The Solitaires
12 Pretty Little Girl The Monarchs
13 The ABC's of Love Frankie Lymon & Teenagers & Jimmy Wright
14 Rubber Biscuit The Chips
15 (You Gave Me) Peace of Mind Al Smith & The Spaniels
16 Guided Missiles The Cuff Links
17 Over the Mountain, Across the Sea Johnnie&Joe & Rex Garvin Orch.
18 The Glory of Love The Velvetones
19 Rang Tang Ding Dong The Cellos
20 United The Love Notes
21 To the Aisle The Five Satins
22 Mr. Lee Reggie Obrecht & Bobbettes
23 Can I Come over Tonight Sammy Love Orch. & The Velours
24 Let's Start All Over Again The Paragons
25 Peanuts Little Joe & The Thrillers
26 That's My Desire The Channels

Doo-wop is a genre of music that was developed in African-American communities of New York City, Philadelphia, Chicago, Baltimore, Newark, Pittsburgh, Cincinnati, Detroit, Washington, D.C. and Los Angeles in the 1940s, achieving mainstream popularity in the 1950s and early 1960s. Built upon vocal harmony, doo-wop was one of the most mainstream, pop-oriented R&B styles of the time. Singer Bill Kenny (19141978) is often called the "Godfather of Doo-wop" for his introducing the "top and bottom" format which featured a high tenor singing the lead and a bass singer reciting the lyrics in the middle of the song. Doo-wop features vocal group harmony, nonsense syllables, a simple beat, sometimes little or no instrumentation, and simple music and lyrics.

The first hit record to use the syllables "doo-wop" was probably "When You Dance" by The Turbans in 1955. The term "doo-wop" first appeared in print in 1961. During the late 1950s many Italian-American groups contributed a significant part in the doo-wop scene. The peak of doo-wop was in 1961. Doo-wop's influence continued in soul, pop, and rock groups of the 1960s. At various times in the 1970s, 1980s, and 1990s, the genre has seen revivals. Doo-wop was a precursor to many of the African-American musical styles seen today. An evolution of jazz and blues, doo-wop also influenced many of the major rock and roll groups that defined the later decades of the 20th century. Doo-wop is iconic for its swing-like beats and using the off-beat to keep time. Doo-wop laid the foundation for many musical innovations, for example, R&B.




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