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Genres: Pop, Soul/R&B, World

The Showmen were a New Orleans based American doo-wop and pop group. formed in 1961. They are best remembered for their track, "It Will Stand", issued on Minit Records. "It Will Stand" (Minit 632) reached #61 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1961, and when re-released in 1964 (Imperial 66033) re-charted and reached #80. They had another hit, the Carolina Beach Music track "39-21-40 Shape." The label on the single mistakenly printed "39-21-46". Unlike the majority of musicians that recorded for New Orleans record labels controlled by Joe Banashak, The Showmen were not from that locality. They all came from Norfolk, Virginia, moving to New Orleans in May 1961 and April 1962, to record fifteen titl... Continue Bio >>


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