The Silhouettes

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Formed in 1956 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, the Silhouettes recorded one of the classics of the doo-wop era, ‘Get A Job’. The song was written by tenor Rick Lewis (Richard Lewis, 23 September 1933, USA, d. 19 April 2005, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA) while he was in the US Army, stationed in Germany. Upon returning home, Lewis joined a singing group called the Parakeets. He left them to front a band called the Gospel Tornadoes, comprising lead singer Bill Horton (b. 25... Read more

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doo wop
oldies
50s
rock and roll
rock
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