Saturday, February 23, 2019

HELP with...THE DEWDROPS


This is a rare photo of a group called THE DEWDROPS I do not have any information about them and unknow if they ever recorded any disc.

If someone recognizes them or has information about them please let me know, any help will be well received.

Male groups with this name listed in the doo wop books are...

-Little Clem & The Dew Drops-Waiting in The Chapel / Plea Of Love. Zynn records-1958.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uJAcqsUtsxE

-Henry Clement & The Dew Drops - I'm So In Love With You / Please, Please Darling. Zynn records-1958.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wE0ouN7EYvo

-Honey & The Dew-Drops–Come My Little Baby / Confucius Say. MMC records-1959.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=24JHh-TeJck

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

100.000 views on youtube.


Happy to receive a notice from YouTube that one of my doo wop videos has exceeded 100.000 visits.



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Tuesday, February 19, 2019

THE INVICTAS with Ruth Ann...MAVIS records.


Instrumental band founded in 1962 in the Grand Rapids, Michigan ├írea by Denny Cusan (Bass guitar), Pat Cooper (Keyboards), Doug Inman (Drums) and Craig King (Guitar). in 1963 picked up a vocalist, Ruth Ann Labinskas (Scott) and became "Ruth Ann and the Invictas", then "The Invictas with Ruth Ann", finally ending up as "Ruth Ann and the Footsteps".

More information at; http://www.westmichmusichystericalsociety.com/ruth-ann-and-the-footsteps/


Present in The Complete Book of Doo Wop with...

- I Met Him At The Dance / Oh Mama. Mavis Records-1963  but listed in this book only as The Invictas.


But they don't have a doo wop sound.

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Sunday, February 17, 2019

ACETATE DOO WOP (The Day We Fell In Love)

 
Audiodisc acetate without the name of the group.

This is the Ovations song and is different from the released version. I don't know if they are the Ovations with an alternative take or a different group with a new version.

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Thursday, February 14, 2019

THE REVIVAL YEARS...Reunion


Group formed in Miami, FL by Walter Hochhauser (Lead), Joe Neary (1st Tenor), Paul Horowitz (2nd Tenor), Carmine DeSena (Baritone), Joel Bressler (Bass) and guest vocal Jimmy Gallagher of the Passions.


In 1985 recorded for Miami doo wop Records the sides "Made for Lovers / I Believe. present in the Jeff Kreiter vocal group guide.

Unfortunately their songs are not available on youtube.
 

Saturday, February 9, 2019

THE NOTATIONS...Clarity records


This record was recorded in Union City in mid 60s. By the Notations. A group out of Bayonne, N.J. Group founder, Joseph Riccio Lead Singer, Tommy Zenda. Second tenor, George Tiny Slavoaka Bass and Ralph Feuker. First tenor.


Present in the Jeff Kreiter vocal group guide...

-On the other side of the world  / I just want to know. 196?.

Actually this record was released in the mid 60's (Vietnam era).

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They have another record in Clarity records don't present in the doo wop guides.

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Tuesday, February 5, 2019

THE 45's...THE SHADOWS



The Shadows 45 on El-Gee-Bee # 101 from 1958 out of Atlanta Georgia with the sides "I Love You / Looly Lou.

This 45 rpm is present in the Jeff Kreiter guide with a value of $500.

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Sunday, February 3, 2019

DANNY BRIKTA... Nitro records.


Danny is present in the Jeff Kreiter Vocal Group Record Guide with...

-Sweet Little Angel / You Know Why. Nitro record-1963.


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Monday, January 28, 2019

THE TREN-DELS aka THE TRENDS


The Tren-Dels aka The Trends; Tony Amaral, Jim Romero, Herbie Lopes and Joe Lopes problaby from Lowell, Massachusetts.

Joe Lopes sang with the Del Vikings on Mercury records.

Scope Records.

THE TRENDS.

-Once Again / Silly Grin-1959.

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Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Rare to listen on YouTube


The classic "At the hop" here with the rare intro appeared in the second release of this doo wop record in Singular records.

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Sunday, June 3, 2018

THE FABULOUS FOUR ...spanish EP on eBay



Superb ITEM!! The ULTRA RARE spanish EP by the The FABULOUS FOUR released in the early 60's with a brilliant picture sleeve. Super rare, almost impossible to find.
Original!!! Not a boot or later pressing!!!!
Artist: The FABULOUS FOUR
Format: EP
Record Company: HISPAVOX
Catalogue No.: HO 027-08

Songs:
1.- Why do fools fall in love

2.- Betty Ann

3.- mr Twist

4.- In the chapel in the moonlight
Sleeve in VG+ shape
Record in M-
https://www.ebay.com/itm/The-FABULOUS-FOUR-Super-Rare-Original-Spain-EP-with-PS-Betty-Ann-3-DOO-WOP/232789302907?hash=item363352de7b:g:ISgAAOSwlKRbEHKM

Saturday, June 2, 2018

THEY SANG ON THE CORNER IN STATEN ISLAND - Vol 1 and 2 - 25 VA Tracks


Two other interesting compilations for the doo wop fans with many white groups.

Available on eBay.






Thursday, May 31, 2018

WILLIE ZANGO (Gizmo records)


WILLIE ZANGO.

-Nancy Jane / Sandra.  Gizmo records-1961.

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Sunday, May 27, 2018

THE DIAMONDS...

Little known photo of the Diamonds dated at the end of 1955 when they began their musical career.

Click to enlarge.



Friday, May 25, 2018

Whitedoowopcollector on YouTube.


My new uploads on my YouTube channel ...

Johnny Deerfield with Bob White and The Del-Ites.

JOEY PATRICK - Guy Without a Girl.

DEWEY STONE - A NEW LOVE.

UNKNOW TEEN DOO WOP ACETATE.

JACKIE WHITLEY and The Red Coats.

WHITE VOCAL GROUP - The Epics.

ROCKIN TEEN DOO WOP.

Visit it and enjoy many songs for the first time on Youtube ...

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCa883z9Zi_5-6Yul5UMe20A


Saturday, May 19, 2018

THE REVIVAL YEARS...The Ribitones


Group from Brooklyn formed by Lou Benevento (Lead), Tony Carbone (1st Tenor), Jimmy Pace (2┬║ Tenor) and Frankie Russo (Baritone) .

Lou sang with the Raindrops on Imperial records (see in this blog).

This group is present in the doo wop guides with...

-Most Of All / Crazy Little Mama. Clifton records-1979.

-Crazy Little Mama / Crazy Little Mama (acappella). Of The Wall Records-1979. actually by Freddy Frogs & The BMT's With The Ribitones.

-Canadian Sunset / UGHA. UGHA records-1980.



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Saturday, May 12, 2018

Rare 45 rpm record...GARY DRIVER


Maybe many collectors do not know this record because it is cataloged as ROCKABILLY for its A side " Dance Me To Death" But the other side has a song with a good white group sound "I'm Yours".

This 45 rpm recorded in 1961 for UBC records is described in the Jeff Kreite's guide with a value of 75 dollars.

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Tuesday, May 8, 2018

THE STRANGERS...Christy records.


White group who recorded two singles for the Los Gatos/San Francisco, Calif. label Christy records in 1959.


-We're in Love / Crab Loui.

-A Song About J-U-D-Y / The Lord Will Always Welcome You.

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Friday, May 4, 2018

Rare picture...THE WONDERS



Little-known photo of the Wonders who recorded for Reserve and Ember records.

More information on this blog ...


http://whitedoowopcollector.blogspot.com.es/2008/12/rare-white-doo-wop-picture-sleevethe.html

Sunday, April 29, 2018

RAY FOURNIA with the ROCKING REBELS - You Done Me Wrong


South Mississippi rock & roll band who in 1961 recorded the oriented doo wop song "You Done Me Wrong" for Diamond Disk records.

From left to right in the photo above; Walter Blessey, Pat Thorton, Ray Fournier, Doty Fournier, Joe Landry, Barry Feranda and Gerald Blessey.




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Sunday, April 22, 2018

THE HI_LITES...(Mercury records)



Bernie Sabblut, Len "Red" Schacter and Murray Rich, The Hi-lites, from Toronto, Canada were present in the doo wop guides with...

-The Next Four Years / The Girls With the Bells. Mercury records-1956.



But they have a pop sound.



To Listen or Download, please visit; https://www.box.com/s/y0um8lgiq8qgb8nm6912

Or go to YouTube...



Sunday, April 15, 2018

CRYSTAL BALL RECORDS 40TH ANNIVERSARY - 3 CD's

The well-known record label CRYSTAL BALL RECORDS has released three interesting compact discs celebrating their 40th anniversary with many white groups.

Each CD have 27 doo wop songs with a 90% previously unreleased sides.

Available on eBay.



Friday, April 13, 2018

DOO WOP HELP


Someone has information about this group that recorded this acetate in Philadelphia in 1963 or has this song "Sweet Lorraine" on Mp3 and can send it to my email address.

RARE ACETATE...The Tremonts



45 rpm doo wop Acetate recording.

"ANGEL" By The Tremonts.

Acetate recorded at Reco-Art Sound Studios in Philadelphia, Pa.

Unknown date (late 1950s to very early 1960s?).

The same Tremonts?... http://whitedoowopcollector.blogspot.com.es/2009/01/the-tremontslegend-of-lovebelieve-my.html

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Saturday, April 7, 2018

FREDDY CADDELL & THE TWIRLS (Ardent records)


Freddy Caddell from Jacksonville, FL with a nice 1961 oriented doo wop side recorded on the  Memphis, Tenn. based label, Ardent records "Never Have I Loved Before".



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Thursday, April 5, 2018

Sunday, April 1, 2018

REVIVAL YEARS...Windsong


This interracial group from Hackensack, NJ. formed by Jaki Davis, Anthony Giusto, Jackie Bland, Jordan Montanaro and Dickie Harmon were present in The Complete Book of Doo Wop with...

-Imagination / Canadian Sunset/ You Wings Can Fly / Lucky Old Sun. Clifton EP-1981.


The male members of this group sang trogether as the Notations & The Connotations (see in this blog) in the 60's and 70's.

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Saturday, March 24, 2018

THE CONQUESTS (unreleased group)


White group from New York formed by Russ Pedersen (lead tenor), Tom Doyle (2nd tenor), Bill Kealy (1st tenor), Tom (D.H.) Denehy (baritone) and George Povall (bass).


Center - Russ Pedersen (lead tenor)
Top row left to right......
Tom Doyle (2nd tenor)
Bill Kealy (1st tenor)
Tom (D.H.) Denehy (baritone)
Bottom - George Povall (bass).



They have demos songs as; I Got You /  Searching For A Dream / Star of love.



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Tuesday, March 20, 2018

THE CATHAYS ¿¿??

Anyone have information about this group I found in YouTube...



THE CATHAYS.

Cal Ng, Tommy Lee, Gary Lee And Richard Ju.



"A Stranger in Paradise" a 1965 song recorded in New York City.

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