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Greatest Hits

Sing Their Hits

Maybe And Other Doo Wop Favourites

The Ultimate Collection - 70 Unforgettable Tr…

Sincerely Yours
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Biography:
Birth Place: Indianapolis, Indiana, U.S.
Years Active: 1931 - 1964
Genres: Vocal

The Ink Spots were a popular vocal group that helped define the musical genre that led to rhythm & blues and rock and roll, and the subgenre doo-wop. They and the Mills Brothers, another black vocal group of the 1930s and 1940s, gained much acceptance in the white community. Their songs usually began with a guitar riff, followed by the tenor, who sang the whole song through. After the tenor finished singing, the bass would either recite the first half, or the bridge of the song, or would speak the words, almost in a free form, that were not part of the song, commonly using the words "Honey Child", or "Honey Babe", expressing his love for the opposite sex in the song. This was followed by the... Continue Bio >>

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Bob Crosby & The Bobcats Billie Holiday Cole Porter Danny Kaye Tex Beneke The Andrews Sisters The Mills Brothers Roy Brown City and Colour Glukoza
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