Saturday, January 23, 2010
THE WHITE DOO WOP KINGS...Dion & The Belmonts
THE WHITE DOO WOP KINGS.
DION & THE BELMONTS
From the Bronx consisted of Dion Dimucci(Lead),Angelo D'Aleo(1st tenor),Fred Milano(2nd Tenor) and carlo Mastrangelo(Bass).named for the Belmont avenue in the Bronx they are considered the fathers of the white Doo-Wop groups and the white doo wop sound with the tune_I Wonder Why.
In 1959 they have their best charts with_A Teenager In Love. charted nº 5 and_Where Or When.charted #3.
Later Dion recorded as a solo artist and the rest of the group as a trio under the name of The Belmonts(see in this blog).
Read the complete Dion & The Belmont's bio at;http://home.earthlink.net/~jaymar41/belmonts.html