Reviews by Genre ‘Doo Wop’

Rhythm & Blues Christmas

Posted on December 16, 2010

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 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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