Reviews by Genre ‘Doo Wop’

Rhythm & Blues Christmas

Posted on December 16, 2010

Rhythm & Blues Christmas

The album succeeds at providing the listener with a survey of R&B styles, they just so happen to be all holiday numbers.

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Bobby Sheen, The Bobby Sheen Anthology

Posted on June 12, 2010

Bobby Sheen, The Bobby Sheen Anthology

Bobby Sheen is best known as one of the two lead vocalists for Phil Spector’s Bob B. Soxx & The Blue Jeans, the other being Darlene Love. It was Sheen’s lead that carried the funkiest rendition of “Zip-A-Dee Do-Dah” to date. His other shining moment with the Spector crew was on A Christmas Gift To You, singing lead on “The Bells of St. Mary.” The relationship with Spector goes back to when Phil was an A&R man for Liberty Records, cutting the single “How Many Nights (How Many Days),” a Clyde McPhatter influenced gem of early 60’s r&b, which is also included on this collection.

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