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What 50/60's group sang "Only You"?  Seems like there were 3 or 4 men and one woman in the group.

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Hi, Carol.  Only You was the first big hit for the Platters in the summer of 1955.  The leads were Tony Williams (on this song) and Herb Reed.  You are right, 4 men.  The songstress you mention was Zola Taylor.  The song was originally written for and recorded by the Ink Spots, but their version never achieved wide release.

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John

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John Congemi

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I am a fan of all kinds of music, but my areas of expertise are in 1950-64 doowop, jazz, and top 40's music.

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I grew up in New York listening to DJs Alan Freed, Jocko, Mort Fega (jazz), Alan Fredericks, Murray the K, Bruce Morrow, Clay Cole, William B. Williams, Wolfman Jack, Gus Gossert, Peter Tripp, Martin Block,Swing'n Slim. Extensive LP and CD collection.

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Queens College and St. John's University MBA.

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