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    42 The Coasters

    Who were The Coaters? In the 1950s, vocal groups competed fiercely. Something else was needed to stand out, and that something made The Coasters the number one group. They became known…

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    41 Cool and drama

    What other school do we find? As the antithesis of the cool style, many groups developed the school of drama. The most prominent were The Platters, a group from Los Angeles…

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    40 Vocal Groups

    Which vocal groups can be mention? The Dominoes was a rhythm and blues vocal group formed in New York in 1950. It was led by gospel teacher Billy Ward, who had…

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    39 Street Corner

    What are these groups like? Youth, inexperience, hobbies and street performances, lead to a serious formal change from the style of their predecessors and models. They rarely had the support of…

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    38 Doo Wop

    What is doo wop? The doo wop is a vocal style of music born from the union of rhythm and blues and gospel. It developed in African-American communities in the United…