This is a list of doo-wop musicians.
Doo-wop music is a genre of music that emanated from some of the biggest cities in the U.S. during the 1940s and 1950s. Mixing vocal harmony with mainstream R&B, some of the best doo-wop artists were considered some of the first pop artists during those early years.
The Penguins- Earth Angel.
"Earth Angel" was one of the first rhythm and blues hits to cross over to the pop charts.
In the 1950s, Philadelphia became a home base for the street-corner vocalization style known as doo-wop. So, what are the 20 best doo-wop groups?
A list of the ten most popular and highest charting doo-wop songs of all time, as compiled and written by your Oldies Guide at About.com.
"Why Do Fools Fall in Love?" by Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers
This song was ranked #314 on Rolling Stone's list of "The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time."
100 Greatest Uptempo Doo-Wop Songs compiled by digitaldreamdoor.com.
Criteria: These songs were chosen mainly for their initial and lasting popularity, with some weight being given to their overall impact on the Doo Wop genre. The Doo-Wop era essentially started in around 1953 and was pretty much over by the end of 1963, although there are a few notable exceptions from outside of that time period.
Dion & The Belmonts I Wonder Why 1958 Rare Full Footage.
"I Wonder Why" was the group's first national pop chart hit.