https://flic.kr/p/cwancC | The Impalas 1959 | The Impalas were an American doo-wop group in the late 1950s, best known for their hit, "Sorry (I Ran All the Way Home)". The name Doo-wop is given to a style of vocal-based rhythm and blues music that developed in African American communities in the 1940s and achieved mainstream popularity in the 1950s and early 1960s. It emerged from New York, Philadelphia, Chicago, Baltimore, Newark, Pittsburgh, Cincinnati and areas of greater Los Angeles…
Danny & The Juniors were one of the white Doo Wop groups from The Era. They were from Philadelphia, so they were into the Bandstand scene. Their hit "At The Hop" was their most popular, but they had others like "Rock & Roll Is Here to Stay"
The Cleftones were from Queens, NY, and they were formed while attending Jaimaica High School. Hits included This Little Girl of Mine, Heart & Soul, and others. They disbanded in just three years after charting with Heart & Soul.
From 1959 and ever now an oldies classic is 'Softly As I Leave You' by The Fleetwoods.Dum-Dum, dada, de-do dum, do do do. - I so can remember dancing SLOW to this one! You were almost afraid to breath when that right person held you close!