Tag Archives: Doo-Wop

The Shades – One Touch of Heaven

He loved her, she didn’t love him and now he’s dead. And best of all, he’s now watching her from heaven, somehow able to communicate his predicament to the rest of us but not to her. Tragic – and rather … Continue reading

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The Blanders – Jitterbug

I don’t know anything about The Blanders. Except that this cracking little record, released in 1958, only ever crops up on compilations of rare Doo-Wop songs. Featuring a great bass voice and a yearning, rather mournful, lead vocal that somehow … Continue reading

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Aaron Neville – My True Story

What do you do with a classic Doo-Wop song so great that attempting to reinterpret it, let alone improve upon it, would be an utterly foolish and futile thing to do? You sing it like Aaron Neville does.

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