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Wayne's Music 18/19 October 2008 … 1950's!

Wayne Mowat with seldom heard selections from the 1950's , a socially conservative time in the developed western world. The groups were starting to push the crooners and featured vocalists off the charts. Hot Diggitty!

Sixty Minute man Billy Ward And The Dominoes … one of the top AmericanR&B groups of the 1950s, and launched the careers of both Clyde McPhatter and Jackie Wilson. lDon't You Rock me daddy-O Lonnie Donegan and His Skiffle Boys.
C'est Si Bon the song usually associated with Eartha Kitt … you don't hear Louis Armstrong's version much.
Seven Lonely Days Gisele MacKenzie - Canadiansinger, most famous for her performances on the popular television program Your Hit Parade.
The Honeymoon Is Over Tennessee Ernie Ford with Betty Hutton.
A Woman A Lover A Friend Buddy Johnson - In 1946 Johnson composed a Blues Concerto, which he performed at Carnegie Hall in 1948.
I met Him On A Sunday The Shirelles … they christened themselves 'the Poquellos', wrote a song called "I Met Him on a Sunday," and entered their school talent show with it, singing it a cappella.
Out Of Sight Out Of Mind The Five Keys - Americanrhythm and bluesvocal group that was instrumental in shaping this genre in the 1950s.
Charmaine The Four Freshmen won Best Vocal Group of the Year in DownBeat magazine's Readers Polls in 1953, 1954, 1955, 1956, and 1958.

and many, many more ...