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Top 10 Best Doo-Wop Songs

Posted by Dilan Manoj on

The most recognized Doo Wop favorites

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I have to say these are not my personal favorites, but they are my top recommended songs for listeners. So lets call this "Top 10 Doo Wop Recommendations"


1."16 Candles," The Crests
November 1958
American musics quinessential coming of age favorite, -- originally titled "21 Candles" -- Timeless after all these years.Later inspired a Box Office Hit Movie in the Eighties with the same title

 


2."At The Hop," Danny and the Juniors
November 1957
Originally conceived by the songwriter as "Do The Bop," Dick Clark convinced Danny and the Juniors to rename this song and the rest is history.

3."There Goes My Baby," The Drifters
(May 1959) New York, NY. My favorite classic of this era. Lead singer Ben E king later found solo success with the timeless hit "Stand By Me".

4. "Duke Of Earl," Gene Chandler
January 1962

5. "Twilight Time" The Platters

6. "The Lion Sleeps Tonight," The Tokens
September 1961.

Duo known as Hugo and Luigi the popular producers for Sam Cooke

7. "Little Star," The Elegants
June 1958. New York

Italian-American doo-wop whizzes the five teens, Perhaps Doo Wops version of "Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star" One of many One Hit Wonders of this era

8. "Stay," Maurice Williams and the Zodiacs
October 1960 recorded in July 1960, New York, NY . running time is a minute & a half (1:36), the shortest Number One record ever.

9. "Little Darlin'," The Diamonds
February 1957 Chicago, IL. Covering the Gladiolas' original

10. "Six Nights a Week" The Crests

 

Honorable Mention

12. Harbor Lights The Platters

 

 

 

 

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