Category Archives: Doo Wop

Dark-noir lyrics built on dreamy arrangements: NEW Album Doom Wop from Prom Queen

She makes you think back to the days of the Doo Wop singers era and the nostalgic sound of the sixties,  The Drifters meet the sixties music scene in a pessimistic soulful duet.  With her band, she creates a unique stage presence, always beautiful dresses and melodious soundscape in a dreamy theatre. Prom Queen is definitely a unique voice in today’s music scene.  

 

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Song of The Day: Buzz Buzz Buzz by the Hollywood Flames

Song of The Day: Buzz Buzz Buzz by the Hollywood Flames

This Rhythm and Blues band from Watts, Los Angeles was formed in 1957. Over the years these guys went through a variety of names. Like: Four Flames, Hollywood Four Flames, Jets, Ebbtides and satallites. The song above this article however was their biggest hit. Buzz Buzz Buzz was released in 1957 on Ebb Records. 

Flames founding member Bobby Byrd

Buzz Buzz Buzz was written by founding Member Bobby Byrd who also had a solo career as Bobby Day. He had a big hit with classic Rock ‘n Roll song Rockin’ Robin.

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Clarence Samuels – Lolly Pop Mama

Clarence Samuels – Lolly Pop Mama

Clarence Samuels could sing the doowop, the swing and the boogie. He was an excellent blues shouter like Wynonie Harris and Big Joe Turner. During the forties he work alongside the finest blues orchestra’s and blues band and toured alongside Johnny Copeland.

Clarence Samuels, born in Baton Rouge a son of Beulah Woodward Samuels made quite some fame alongside Roy Brown the Rhythm and Blues musician, who recorded the original song and hit recording “Good Rocking Tonight“. All though there isn’t a lot of music of Samuels available online, Clarence Samuels is absolutely worth listening!

If you listen to Samuels music you will feel the boogie and the swing. The jazzy bassline and horn section really make a like song “Lolly pop Mama” . Clarence voice smoothly grooves over the orchestral music. “Boogie

Woogie Blues” is a song Clarence Samuels sang together with Dave Young’s Orchestra in September 1947.

Clarence Samuels – Boogie Woogie Blues

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