Five Delights: Best of The Bronx (00 1 CD)

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Five Delights: Best of The Bronx

Woke Up This Morning
I'm In The Mood For Love
Begin the Beguine
There'll Be No Goodbye
Whatcah Gonna Do
Dearest Darling
I'll Never Smile Again
Smoke Gets In Your Eyes
At Night
Milky White Way
I Believe
Through The Years
Close Your Eyes
You Send Me
Ebb Tide

One of the early mixed groups (two Blacks, a Jew, a Pole and a Puerto Rican), the 5 Delights had a couple of hit singles in the late 1950's. This recording was made in a basement with one monaural mike in 1960 'while the guys passed around a bottle of J &B,' according to the legend. Drawing material from a variety of sources, the group compiled a diverse set list: 'Begin the Beguine,' 'You Send Me,' 'Smoke Gets In Your Eyes' and 'I'm In The Mood For Love' are highlights. Some tunes, such as 'Whatcha Gonna Do,' have a gospel feel; 'Dearest Darling' is a smooth slow dance number.

8794 00 1 CD $14.98   Male | 5 Members | United States | A Cappella | Doo wop
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