Sunday, May 27, 2018


Little known photo of the Diamonds dated at the end of 1955 when they began their musical career.

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Friday, May 25, 2018

Whitedoowopcollector on YouTube.

My new uploads on my YouTube channel ...

Johnny Deerfield with Bob White and The Del-Ites.

JOEY PATRICK - Guy Without a Girl.



JACKIE WHITLEY and The Red Coats.



Visit it and enjoy many songs for the first time on Youtube ...

Saturday, May 19, 2018


Group from Brooklyn formed by Lou Benevento (Lead), Tony Carbone (1st Tenor), Jimmy Pace (2ยบ Tenor) and Frankie Russo (Baritone) .

Lou sang with the Raindrops on Imperial records (see in this blog).

This group is present in the doo wop guides with...

-Most Of All / Crazy Little Mama. Clifton records-1979.

-Crazy Little Mama / Crazy Little Mama (acappella). Of The Wall Records-1979. actually by Freddy Frogs & The BMT's With The Ribitones.

-Canadian Sunset / UGHA. UGHA records-1980.


Saturday, May 12, 2018

Rare 45 rpm record...GARY DRIVER

Maybe many collectors do not know this record because it is cataloged as ROCKABILLY for its A side " Dance Me To Death" But the other side has a song with a good white group sound "I'm Yours".

This 45 rpm recorded in 1961 for UBC records is described in the Jeff Kreite's guide with a value of 75 dollars.


Tuesday, May 8, 2018

THE STRANGERS...Christy records.

White group who recorded two singles for the Los Gatos/San Francisco, Calif. label Christy records in 1959.

-We're in Love / Crab Loui.

-A Song About J-U-D-Y / The Lord Will Always Welcome You.


Friday, May 4, 2018

Rare picture...THE WONDERS

Little-known photo of the Wonders who recorded for Reserve and Ember records.

More information on this blog ...

Sunday, April 29, 2018

RAY FOURNIA with the ROCKING REBELS - You Done Me Wrong

South Mississippi rock & roll band who in 1961 recorded the oriented doo wop song "You Done Me Wrong" for Diamond Disk records.

From left to right in the photo above; Walter Blessey, Pat Thorton, Ray Fournier, Doty Fournier, Joe Landry, Barry Feranda and Gerald Blessey.


Sunday, April 22, 2018

THE HI_LITES...(Mercury records)

Bernie Sabblut, Len "Red" Schacter and Murray Rich, The Hi-lites, from Toronto, Canada were present in the doo wop guides with...

-The Next Four Years / The Girls With the Bells. Mercury records-1956.

But they have a pop sound.

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Sunday, April 15, 2018


The well-known record label CRYSTAL BALL RECORDS has released three interesting compact discs celebrating their 40th anniversary with many white groups.

Each CD have 27 doo wop songs with a 90% previously unreleased sides.

Available on eBay.

Friday, April 13, 2018


Someone has information about this group that recorded this acetate in Philadelphia in 1963 or has this song "Sweet Lorraine" on Mp3 and can send it to my email address.

RARE ACETATE...The Tremonts

45 rpm doo wop Acetate recording.

"ANGEL" By The Tremonts.

Acetate recorded at Reco-Art Sound Studios in Philadelphia, Pa.

Unknown date (late 1950s to very early 1960s?).

The same Tremonts?...


Saturday, April 7, 2018


Freddy Caddell from Jacksonville, FL with a nice 1961 oriented doo wop side recorded on the  Memphis, Tenn. based label, Ardent records "Never Have I Loved Before".


Thursday, April 5, 2018

Sunday, April 1, 2018


This interracial group from Hackensack, NJ. formed by Jaki Davis, Anthony Giusto, Jackie Bland, Jordan Montanaro and Dickie Harmon were present in The Complete Book of Doo Wop with...

-Imagination / Canadian Sunset/ You Wings Can Fly / Lucky Old Sun. Clifton EP-1981.

The male members of this group sang trogether as the Notations & The Connotations (see in this blog) in the 60's and 70's.


Saturday, March 24, 2018

THE CONQUESTS (unreleased group)

White group from New York formed by Russ Pedersen (lead tenor), Tom Doyle (2nd tenor), Bill Kealy (1st tenor), Tom (D.H.) Denehy (baritone) and George Povall (bass).

Center - Russ Pedersen (lead tenor)
Top row left to right......
Tom Doyle (2nd tenor)
Bill Kealy (1st tenor)
Tom (D.H.) Denehy (baritone)
Bottom - George Povall (bass).

They have demos songs as; I Got You /  Searching For A Dream / Star of love.


Tuesday, March 20, 2018


Anyone have information about this group I found in YouTube...


Cal Ng, Tommy Lee, Gary Lee And Richard Ju.

"A Stranger in Paradise" a 1965 song recorded in New York City.


Friday, March 16, 2018


This British rock’n’roll retro band formed by Bill Clift, Dave Head, Mike Jelly, Tim Joyce, Tony Jewson and Mr Nixi F Plonk is present in the U. S. Jeff Kreiter Vocal Group Guide with...

-Bristol Stomp- London records-1979.

(Song originally by The Dovells).


Friday, March 9, 2018

THE ESCORTS Demo songs on Youtube.

Recently a member of the group The Escorts who recorded for Taurus in 1961, has published some demo songs of the group on YouTube.

I believe that they are unknown to collectors and it is worth listening to them.

To do this, visit this YouTube channel ..

Visit The Escorts page in this blog...

The Escorts.

Thursday, March 8, 2018

For the first time on YouTube.

Rare 45 rpm by Carlos Diaz & the Royal Tones with one doo wop side "Only One Love" on Triangle records (date unknow).

Value; $150/550.

This side is listed in the Kreiter's vocal group guide.

I think that many collectors will not know this recording.


Wednesday, February 28, 2018

THE FABULOUS QUIET FIVE (Casa Grande records)

This band from England in europe is present in the U.S. Jeff Kreiter vocal group record guide with...

-I Understand / Red Hot Scrambler. Casa Grande records-1961.

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Saturday, February 17, 2018

THE FOUR WINDS (Hide-a-Way Records)

The Four Winds were present in the doo wop guides with...

- Mission By The Sea / These Hearts Were Mine. Hide-a-Way records- 1958.

Also released as by THE FOURWINDS.

But really they have a pop sound.


Saturday, July 4, 2015

THE INTENTIONS (Philips records)

I discover another mistake from, The Complete Book Of Doo Wop, with...


-Don't Forget That I Love You / Night Rider. Philips records-1967.

From Middletown, Pa., before know as The DuValles. Two unreleased tunes_Honest I Do / It's Got To Be Love. at Virtue Studios were recorded but never released (Actually the songs were incluided in a CD).


Friday, July 3, 2015

Rare DOO WOP 78rpm ACETATE ...

THE KNOCKOUTS_Stormy Weather.

This song was originally unreleased to the public until the CD era.

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Thursday, July 2, 2015

Wednesday, July 1, 2015


Great CD about The Paramounts on Carlton and Fleetwood records....

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Many collectors don't know they  recorded_Christopher Columbus.

Originally this is an unreleased side of The Bay Bops on Coral Records.the master was offered to this bronx group and they copied in a 95% the Bay Bops unreleased song.

Complete group bio at;

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Tuesday, June 30, 2015

FARRELL & THE FLAMES (Fransil records)

Clockwise from Top; Bill Newmiller, Bob Hummel, Farrell and Fred Baker.

White group from Upper Darby, PA consisted of Bill Newmiller (Soprano), Bob Hummell (Bass / Baritone), Edward "Farrell" Finn Jr. (Lead) and Fred Baker (Tenor). They practicing on Farrell's house on their high school and by the local streets.

In early 1960 signed Steve Kurtz and Steve Todarello of The Vocal-Lords as their managers who send the guys with Dj Ron Joseph to particeipe in his show, the group have great perfomances in the Philadelphia, Delaware and Upper Darby area.

The group moved to Reco Arts where recorded four sides_Dreams and Memories / You'll Be Sorry / Vita / When I'm Near You. presented the masters to Silvio Scerbo and Bob Scale of Fransil Records this label released the two first sides in the spring of 1960.


The A side was very popular locally and play in many radio stations but the rockin B side on the order of The Rockin Chairs died soon.

From Left; Fred Baker, Bill Newmiller, Bob Hummel and Farrel.

The group managers want the boys moved to New York but by their ages (13-14) and the school, they refused, never recorded again and finally with their graduation disbanded in late 1961.

Monday, June 29, 2015

Sunday, June 28, 2015

45 RPM Vocal Group Record Guide 8th Edition by Jeff Kreiter

Another opportunity to get...Jeff Kreiter's "45 RPM Vocal Group Record Guide"--A Reference & Price Guide to Vocal Group Harmony Records (1949-2003). This book totally documents the harmony sound with listings of over 20,000 records of vocal group harmony by over 3,000 R&B, Doo-Wop, Girl, Transitional-Soul and  and Pop Groups--Over 541 pages. This book is considered the "Bible" of doo-wop collectors.

Friday, June 26, 2015


Update unlisted version of this classic doo wop song (sorry for the jump of the needle).

Anybody have info about this group or the date of this recording?.

Thursday, June 25, 2015

REVIVAL YEARS...Dino & The Heartspinners

Interracial group from Harlem, NYC  lead by Dino Geangelo present in the doo wop guides with...

-Cry Like I Cried / That's My Girl. Bim Bam Boom records-1972.
-I Love You So / Two Kinds Of People In The World. Bim Bam Boom records-1972.
-Hey Senorita / I'm Not a Know It All. Bim Bam Boom records-1973.
-Cry Like I Cried / That's My Girl. Barrier records-1976.
-Zoom / Let's Go Back To Yesterday. Robin Hood records-1976.
-Who Do You Think You Are? / A Thousand Miles Away. Robin Hood records-1976.
-The Bells Of Love / The Wind. Statrlight records1981.
-Flames / Shirley. Pyramid records-?.
-The Lover's Plea / Mexico. Starlight records-?.
-I Believe In You / Gee. Starlight records-?.

Above pictures, the original 1972 Dino & the Heartspinners; Bernard Jones (BJ), Joe Odom, Dino Geangelo, Cecil Wiley and Butch ?.

Over time the group had many other singers as David Martinez, Robert Soto, Jack Joule or Richard Bohn Bazzano.

To Listen or Download_That's My Girl, please visit;

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