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Vanilla Doo-wop

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VANILLA DOO-WOP shares accounts of white vocal groups originating along the Atlantic Coast, during the fifties and sixties. Many of these artists became music legends, recording endearing hits. Others achieved notoriety as one-hit wonders with but a single tune as their legacy. In Vanilla Doo-Wop, read how a melody written for one promising group
was unceremoniously given to another and became a Top Five hit. See how a popular group declined a song that would be recorded by their
former lead singer and become one of the top R&R songs of all time.
Learn of the vocalist whose hit record came out while he served military
duty. He later joined one of America's most successful rock groups to
sing lead on their biggest hit ever. Stroll down Memory Lane as we recall many of the era's great songs--"Little Star," "Hushabye," "Baby Blue"--sung by some of the finestdoo-wop artists. These intriguing stories are all here, plus many more in VANILLA DOO-WOP.

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