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a genre (usually a cappella) of Black vocal-harmony music of the 1950s that evolved in New York City from gospel singing

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Salaam: When you got to Nationtime it seemed like you were able to orchestrate that whole sweep of the music, from the chants with percussion, to the R&B and doowop, to the new music and everything.
Called Asani, which means "rock" in Cree, they sang a fabulous doowop version of Murry Porter's "1492--Who Found Who," as well as an hilarious Aboriginal version of Roberta Flack's "Killing Me Softly With His Song.
Together 44 years - from the dawn of doowop - with essentially the same lineup, the mighty Dells must be the most consistent group in r&b history.
Baby Bash featuring Perla Cruz & Russell Shorty Doowop Lee 11.
Simply Soweto Encha create a unique blend of R'n'B, doowop, gospel, pop, and jazz with traditional African music from Zulu, Tswana, Swahili Xhosa cultures.
The latter is a tale about an invisible spirit guide but there was nothing invisible about the wig on the "volunteer" plucked allegedly at random from the throng to illustrate the "future of music," doowop with backing vocals.
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The song isn't alone with its Phil Spector-esque Wall Of Sound production, complete with rolling drums, strings, handclaps and doowop rhythms.
The cacophony of Delta Blues, jazz, doowop and rock `n' roll, made Beefheart concerts chaotic but unforgettable.
It's an introduction, and they're all different but still under the umbrella of doowop indie and still have the elements of the swing music of the '50s and still have contemporary sounds and styles of the '80s, but each song tells a different story and takes you down a musical journey.