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Best Doo Wop Lead Singers

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1953 - 1964

Rated 3 points - posted 12 years ago by RefRoc in category Music.
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Dion DiMucci Report Abuse
& the Belmonts of course. Just plain Dion. Had a ton of hits both with the Belmonts & solo
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Frankie Valli Report Abuse
Four Seasons lead: Yes, he's a doo wop singer (Greatest falsetto)
72 points - added 12 years ago by RefRoc - 1 comment
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Dissagree entirely, what about Hal Banks of The Turbans, Jimmy Jones of The Pretenders, Little Joe Cooke of The Thrillers etc etc. The greatest falsettos were and are black
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Jackie Wilson Report Abuse
Sang lead with the Dominos before going solo. Great showman plus dynamic voice. Could sing opera if he had to.
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Johnny Maestro Report Abuse
The Crests & Brooklyn Bridge's Lead Singer still going strong. ("16 Candles" will still be sung long after we're all gone!!!)
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Tony Williams Report Abuse
The Platters original lead (nuff said)
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Wilie Winfield Report Abuse
Lead singer of the Harptones: Still performing (Angelic tenor voice!)
17 points - added 12 years ago by RefRoc - 1 comment
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As much as l adore Willie Johnny Tanner of the 5 Royales was the best
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Little Anthony (Gourdine) Report Abuse
The Imperials lead. (New hall of famer still knocking them dead.)
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Jimmy Beaumont Report Abuse
The Skyliners' lead vocalist. One of the most versatile white leads.
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