The Nutmegs

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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 from 1955. The songs, with their exotic warbling, are a working definition of ‘rockaballad’, a valuable term of... Read more

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doo wop
oldies
rhythm and blues
50s
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