The Harptones

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Biography

An R&B vocal group formed in 1953 in Harlem, New York City, New York, USA. The members were lead Willie Winfield, first tenor Nick Clark, second tenor William Dempsey, baritone Bill ‘Dicey’ Galloway, bass Billy Brown and pianist/arranger Raoul J. Cita. The Harptones were one of the smoothest and most polished R&B vocal groups to emerge during the early rock ‘n’ roll era. Although considered a part of the doo-wop phenomenon, they rarely employed nonsense syllables.... Read more

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doo wop
oldies
rhythm and blues
50s
doo-wop
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