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Musical Films Of 1956

Musical Films Of 1956

Musical Films Of 1956

As you can see, the choices of Musical Films Of 1956, isn’t enough to actually make up a blog, but I have to do none the less. Had the parents watched more movies and wasn’t so fascinated by watching TV every night, and kept buying 78’s records, we wouldn’t have Rock’N’Roll. So, thank your parents and grandparents, as well as those who made TV available for home use.

I have to text that, had it not be for those parents that thought Rock’N’Roll was bad for their children, I may not be doing this at all. For Rock’N’Roll is what I got into my website in the first place.

However, for these movies, which is on this list, even if our grandparents were watching these movies, it still wouldn’t be remembered, because Hollywood forgot ...

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Green Green The Four Preps

Green Green The Four Preps

Green Green The Four Preps

Why I name this blog Green Green The Four Preps, because “Green Green” is one of they hit songs, and another reason is, it’s my favorite color.

The Four Preps are an American popular music male quartet. In the 1950’s1960’s, and 1970’s, the group amassed eight gold singles as well as three gold albums. Its million-selling signature tunes consisted of 26 Miles (Santa Catalina), Big Man, Lazy Summer Night, and also Down by the Station.

The Four Preps

Origin

Los Angeles, California, USA

Genres

Pop

Years Active

1956 Present.

Labels

Capitol Records.

Members

Bruce Belland.
Bob Duncan.
Michael Redman.
Jim Armstrong.

Past Members

Ed Cobb.
Marv Ingram.
Glen Larson.
Don Clarke.
David Somervil...

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1956 Musical Birth And Death

1956 Musical Birth And Death

1956 Musical Birth And Death

Well it’s another year, for my website and I, which doesn’t surprise you, for you read the title of this blog 1956 Musical Birth And Death. I’m in 1956 and you’re in 2019, and one day, I might catch up with you (or not), however, I believe I’m in a better year for music than you. The object to these blogs is show you in oder, when my favorites performers and singers were born, and do their life stories. However, I’m not fake, I only do my favorite from this list, but you can see who you might like on here as well. Who do I like, well their in blue, and the ones I’m doing on my website is also in bold, so I’m getting ready for my latest bio, So I’ll be back soon.

Births

  • January 1 – Martin Plaza, Australian singer-songwriter and ...
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Gee The Crows

Gee The Crows

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Gee The Crows

The Crows were an American R&B singing group that accomplished commercial success in the 1950s. The group‘s first single and only major hit, Gee, released in June 1953, has actually been credited with being the first rock n roll hit by a rock and roll group. It peaked at position # 14 as well as # 2respectively, on the Billboard magazine pop and also rhythm-and-blues charts in 1954.

The Crows



Background Information



Origin
Harlem, New York, USA

Genres
Rhythm and Blues, doo wop

Years Active
1951 1955.

Labels
Rama.

Past Members
Daniel So...

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The Platters Part Two

The Platters Part Two

The Platters Part Two

By popular demand, it’s The Platters Part Two. I wanted to do this blog next year (in 1956), but I have been ask to bring it out now, so here it is. Seriously, I like to my. blogs on groups and not just just singers. Since this year of 1955, I don’t have anyone that I like born, so why not have have something different, than just move on to the next year. That’s why I’m doing bands that I may have overlooked, and given a chance now.

Changing The Line-Up

The line-up in 1952 consisted of lead vocalist Cornell Gunter, Herb Reed, Alex Hodge, Joe Jefferson, and David Lynch. Before long, Gunter was replaced by tenor Tony Williams.

The band‘s second manager Ram chose to build the group around Williams‘s distinctive as wel...

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Patches Clarence Carter

Patches Clarence Carter

I always like that song, so that’s why I call this blog Patches Clarence Carter. It’s like Black history, this month, because I’m doing all my favorite performers and groups that I missed on my website but have them on my iPhone now. So I’m happy to do his life story.

Clarence George Carter (birthed January 14, 1936) is an American blues and soul singer, musician, songwriter as well as record producer. His most successful songs consist of Slip Away (1968), Back Door Santa, Too Weak to Fight, Patches (1970), and alsoStrokin (1985).

Clarence Carter

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Background Information


Birth Name

Clarence George Carter

Birthed

January 14, 1936( age 83).

Origin

Montgomery, Alabama, USA.

Genres

Southern Soul.

Occupa...

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Earth Angel The Penguins

Earth Angel The Penguins

Earth Angel The Penguins

Shall I call the commissioner that there evil doers on the rampage ??? No, my mistake; It’s The Heavenly Earth Angel The Penguins.

The Penguins


The Penguins were an American doo-wop group of the 1950s and the early 1960s, best remembered for their only Top 40 hit, Earth Angel, which was among the first rhythm and blues hits to cross over to the pop charts. The song peaked at # 8 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, yet had a three-week run at # 1 on the R&B chartlater on was used in the Back to the Future movies. The group‘s tenor was Cleveland Duncan.
The Penguins

Origin

Los Angeles, California, USA

Genres

Doo wop, rhythm and blues

Years Active

1953 2012.

Labels

Dootone, Mercury, Atlantic

Past Members

C...

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The Clovers Part Two

The Clovers Part Two

The Clovers Part Two

For those of you that enjoyed Part One, here’s The Clovers Part Two, and for those, that haven’t read the first Part, please read it and come back, because you don’t want to miss out.

From 1961 To Present 

In 1961 their United Artists contract expired and they moved to Winley Records. The label had begun in 1956 by Paul Winley, brother of The Clovers bass Harold Winley. Paul Winley had actually written songs for the group (prior to their move to his label), Big Joe Turner as well as Ruth Brown. Winley Records had also released songs including the former Clovers singer Charlie White, Nobody‘s Fault But Mine/ Dearest To Me (1958). However, their sojourn on Winley Records really didn’tprove successful,

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Mother In Law Ernie K-Doe

Mother In Law Ernie K-Doe

Mother In Law Ernie K-Doe

I have that song on vinyl but recently I found it again on iTunes so here is Mother In Law Ernie K-Doe, and here his album from iTunes, which I just got.

Ernie K-Doe

Ernest Kador Jr. ( February 22, 1933 July 5, 2001), recognized by the stage name Ernie K-Doe, was an African-American rhythm-and-blues singer best recognized for his 1961 hit single Mother-in-Law, which went to number 1 on the Billboard pop chart in the U.S.
Ernie K-Doe

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K-Doe at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, 1996



Background Information

Birth Name
Ernest Kador Jr.

Birth

February 22, 1933 New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.

Death

July 5, 2001 (aged 68)New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.

Genres
R&B.

Occupation
Singer.

Instruments
Vocals.

Years Active
195...

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The Clovers Part One

The Clovers Part One

The Clovers Part One

I know that I should have done The Clovers Part One earlier, when you were eager to read it then, but I’m doing it now, so you can hear the album now, as you read.

The Clovers are an American rhythm and blues/doo-wop singing group that turned into one of the biggest selling acts of the 1950s. They had a top 30 US hit in 1959 with the Leiber as well as Stoller song Love Potion No. 9.

The Clovers

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The Clovers Part One

Background Information



Origin

Washington, D.C., USA

Genres
R&B, rock and roll, doo wop

Years Active

1946 Present

Labels

Atlantic, United Artists.

Members

Harold Winley.
King Raymond Green
Franklen Poole.
Carlos Wilson.
Tyrone Burwell.

Past Members

John Buddy Bailey.
Harold Lucas.
Charlie White.
M...

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