The Moonglows

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This R&B vocal group was formed in Cleveland, Ohio, USA, in 1952. If there were any group that best signalled the birth of rock ‘n’ roll - by which R&B emerged out of its black subculture into mainstream teen culture - it was the Moonglows. The group’s career paralleled that of their mentor, legendary disc jockey Alan Freed, who during his rise in rock ‘n’ roll made the Moonglows the mainstays of his radio programmes, motion pictures and stage shows. He was also... Read more

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doo wop
50s
oldies
rhythm and blues
rnb
soul
doo-wop
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