The Dovells

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Originally called the Brooktones, this Philadelphia-based R&B vocal group comprised Len Barry (Leonard Borisoff, 6 December 1942, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA), Jerry Summers (b. Jerry Gross), Mike Dennis (b. Michael Freda) and Danny Brooks (b. Jim Meeley). Signed to Parkway Records, the group had a US number 2 hit in 1961 with ‘Bristol Stomp’, succeeded the following year by the Top 40 hits ‘Do The Continental’, ‘Bristol Twistin’ Annie’ and ‘Hully... Read more

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oldies
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