The Da Capo Book of American Singing Groups: A History, 1940-1990
Here is the definitive history of pop and rock vocal groups: from the Ink Spots and the Modernaires of the 1940s, the Coasters and the Platters of the 1950s, the Chiffons and the Shangri-Las of the 1960s, to the Pointer Sisters, the Jackson 5, and En Vogue of the 1970s and beyond. Singing groups were crucial in shaping today’s pop music, and this book entertainingly and authoritatively tells the story of more than 350 classic acts spanning five decades. Each entry is packed with facts about the group’s career, key members, and musical impact. With extensive discographies and rare photos, this giant reference book is a browser’s delight, filled with musical lore that will appeal to casual fans and to serious collectors and aficionados alike.
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