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Larry Chance & The Earls - 59% match to Johnny Maestro & The Brooklyn Bridge

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock Doo Wop
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Kenny Vance and The Planotones - 29% match to Johnny Maestro & The Brooklyn Bridge

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Doo Wop Comedy Pop / Rock Pop / Rock Soundtracks Vocals Music Videos & Concerts
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The HeartBeats - 25% match to Johnny Maestro & The Brooklyn Bridge

Genres: Doo Wop Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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This doo-wop vocal quartet was formed in Queens, New York, USA, in 1954, originally named simply the Hearts. Three of the band members, Albert Crump (lead), Wally Roker (bass) and Vernon Sievers (baritone), met while attending Woodrow Wilson High School. They completed the line-up with Robbie Tatum from a neighbouring school. They acquired a new lead in the shape of James Shepp Read more

Fred Waring - 22% match to Johnny Maestro & The Brooklyn Bridge

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Vocals Easy Listening
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Frederic Malcolm Waring, 9 June 1900, Tyrone, Pennsylvania, USA, d. 29 July 1984, Danville, Pennsylvania, USA. Waring began playing banjo at the age of 16 and soon formed his own dance band. He graduated to violin and was still at school when, after being turned down for membership of the Glee Club, he augmented his band to give it greater vocal content. This unit he called Read more

Shep & The Limelites - 21% match to Johnny Maestro & The Brooklyn Bridge

Genres: Doo Wop Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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R&B vocal group hailing from New York City, USA. James Sheppard (c.1936, Queens, New York City, New York, USA, d. 24 January 1970, Long Island, New York, USA) was lead and songwriter successively for two R&B groups, the Heartbeats and Shep And The Limelites. He created the first ‘song cycle’ (i.e., a string of songs constituting a musical and literary unit) Read more

Lee Andrews & The Hearts - 19% match to Johnny Maestro & The Brooklyn Bridge

Genres: Doo Wop Pop / Rock Holiday & Seasonal
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The Dubs - 19% match to Johnny Maestro & The Brooklyn Bridge

Genres: Doo Wop Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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The original members of this vocal group from Harlem, New York, USA, were lead Richard Blandon, first tenor Billy Carlisle, tenor Cleveland Still, baritone James ‘Jake’ Miller, and bass Thomas Gardner. They came together in 1957 and were an amalgamation of members of two previous groups. Blandon and Carlisle had previously been with the Five Wings who had recorded for Read more

The Jive Five - 19% match to Johnny Maestro & The Brooklyn Bridge

Genres: Doo Wop Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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From Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA, the Jive Five were one of the last doo-wop groups to have a national hit and one of the few to make a successful transition to the soul era. The group members were Eugene Pitt (6 November 1937; lead), Jerome Hanna (first tenor), Richard Harris (second tenor), Billy Prophet (baritone) and Norman Johnson (d. 1970; bass). Their bigge Read more

The Elegants - 18% match to Johnny Maestro & The Brooklyn Bridge

Genres: Pop / Rock Doo Wop R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1990s
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Formed in the mid-50s in Staten Island, New York City, New York, USA, the Elegants were a white doo-wop group. They achieved a US number 1 single, ‘Little Star’, in 1958, only to disappear from the charts permanently thereafter. The group was comprised of lead vocalist Vito Picone (17 March 1940), Carman Romano (b. 17 August 1939), James Moschella (b. 10 May 1938), Read more

The Dreamlovers - 17% match to Johnny Maestro & The Brooklyn Bridge

Genres: Doo Wop Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Formed as the Romances in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, in 1956, the Dreamlovers notched up two claims to fame: their own US Top 10 doo-wop ballad, 1961’s ‘When We Get Married’, and their role as Chubby Checker’s back-up group on his top-selling dance hit ‘The Twist’. The quintet initially comprised lead vocalist William Johnson, tenor Tommy Ric Read more

Don & Juan - 16% match to Johnny Maestro & The Brooklyn Bridge

Genres: Pop / Rock Doo Wop R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1990s
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Don And Juan were a US R&B vocal duo who recorded one Top 10 ballad that has since become a doo-wop classic: ‘What’s Your Name’ (1962). Don (Roland Trone) and Juan (b. Claude Johnson) were members of a vocal quartet called the Genies in Brooklyn, New York, USA. In 1959 the Genies released the up-tempo single ‘Who’s That Knockin’’, which Read more

Johnny Mathis

Johnny Mathis - 16% match to Johnny Maestro & The Brooklyn Bridge

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Vocals Pop / Rock R&B / Soul Jazz Music Videos & Concerts Vocals Easy Listening Holiday & Seasonal Comedy Country & Bluegrass Drama Soundtracks Television
Decades Active: 1950s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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John Royce Mathis, 30 September 1935, San Francisco, California, USA. In 1956, the 19-year-old Mathis was signed to Columbia Records where he began his career with a jazz-tinged album. A US Top 20 hit with ‘Wonderful! Wonderful!’ saw him move adroitly towards the balladeer market, and before long he was a major concert attraction, with regular appearances on highly Read more

Randy & The Rainbows - 16% match to Johnny Maestro & The Brooklyn Bridge

Genres: Pop / Rock Doo Wop
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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This rock ‘n’ roll vocal group came from Queens, New York, USA. The members were brothers Dominick (lead) and Frank Safuto (baritone), brothers Mike (first tenor) and Sal Zero (second tenor), and Ken Arcipowski (bass). Randy and the Rainbows came out of the thriving New York Italian-American vocal group scene and were one of the last to get a national hit before self- Read more

The Mystics - 16% match to Johnny Maestro & The Brooklyn Bridge

Genres: Pop / Rock Doo Wop Holiday & Seasonal R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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This rock ‘n’ roll vocal ensemble came from Brooklyn, New York, USA. The members were brothers Phil (lead) and Albee Cracolici (baritone), Bob Ferrante (first tenor), George Galfo (second tenor), and Allie Contrera (bass). The Mystics helped popularize the Italian-American doo-wop sound that came out of New York City in the early 60s, but like many such groups they di Read more

The Nutmegs - 16% match to Johnny Maestro & The Brooklyn Bridge

Genres: Doo Wop Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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The Nutmegs comprised lead Leroy Griffin, first tenor James ‘Sonny’ Griffin, second tenor James Tyson, baritone Billy Emery and bass Leroy McNeil. The group was formed in New Haven, Connecticut, USA, in 1954. The Nutmegs are famed for just two records, ‘Story Untold’ (number 2 R&B) and the follow-up, ‘Ship Of Love’ (number 13 R&B), both fro Read more

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