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Choice: Great Jumpin' Catfish

Stand & Clap Your Hands
Great Jumpin' Catfish
One More River
Old McDonald
If I May
A Little To Long
In My Lonely Room
Roaches
I Should Have Done Right
Everyone's Laughing
Out Of Sight, Out Of Mind
Chicken Blues
Peace Of Mind
Shadrach, Meshach & Abednigo
Touch The Hem Of His Garment
That's Your Mistake
Two Loves Have I
I Like It Like That
I Live True To You
No Man Is An Island
Lucy Brown

Early on in the flourishing of doo-wop music there was the beginning of an evolutionary division into the tributaries which led to popular music and that which led to R&B. Choice is a group of five students and practitioners of this second tributary which has so enriched American culture. They pick tunes which might not be as well known as the often covered standards, but after all they are keeping a heritage alive. You'll hear 'If I May' as they learned it from Nat King Cole & The Four Knights' 1955 recording for Capitol. Or how about listening closely to 'Chicken Blues' which they heard the Domino's sing on the 1950 recording; catch that vocal horn break! As for the group itself, there are three tenors, a baritone and a bass. This is one fabulous recording! Jersey City, one of the centers of vocal harmony in the U.S. has another set of favorite sons to proclaim to the world!

Item code: 8225C | 1 CD | $14.98 |add item to cart
Doo-Wop | A Cappella | Male | United States
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