Doo-wop (also spelled doowop and doo wop) is a genre of rhythm and blues music that originated among African-American youth in the 1940s, mainly in the large cities of the United States, including New York, Philadelphia, Chicago, Baltimore, Newark, Detroit, Washington, DC, and Los Angeles.
A listing of new titles for Doo Wop Shoo Bop with links to the specific genre page with description and track listings and pricing info. All items are music related concentrating on doo wops, vocal group harmony and oldies music.
Released on August 25, 1998, Hill's debut album, The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill sold over 423,000 copies in its first week (boosted by advance radio play of two non-label-sanctioned singles, "Lost Ones" and "Can't Take My Eyes Off You") and topped the US Billboard 200 for four weeks and the US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums for six weeks.
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Feb 22, 2017 · There was also Zappa and The Mothers of Invention’s doo-wop homage alter ego Ruben and the Jets, while The Turtles released a concept album, The Turtles Present the Battle of the Bands, in which they pretended to be eleven different groups, parodying styles from psychedelia to surf band to country rock. They were photographed as each group ...
Doo wop veteran Jewel Akens was born September 12, 1940, in Houston, TX. He began singing in church as a child, but was also influenced by the blues joint in his neighborhood. In the late '40s, his family moved to Los Angeles. In his teens, Akens sang with a group called the Four Dots.
The Doo Wop Project starts at the beginning of the unique sound, when five guys sang tight harmonies on street corners, and takes the audience on a musical journey through the Crests and Belmonts to Smokey Robinson and the Temptations to the Four Seasons and modern Doo Wop-ified songs from Maroon 5, Michael Jackson and Jason Mraz.