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I was fascinated watching a TV show about some of the black vocal groups back in the 50's and 60's.  Was wondering if there is a book that tells about the travel, restrictions by arenas, promoters etc. that affected these groups....kind of a "Life and Times" if you will of these groups.  I know there were different rules about white performers and black performers and just thought it would make interesting reading.
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Prisonaires
Prisonaires  
Hi Andy,
Lot's of great books out there on this subject;
Du-Wop by Johnny Keys,
Goodnight Sweetheart Goodnight~Spaniels by Richard C Carter,
Group Harmony(2 volumes)by Todd Baptista,
Just Walkin' In The Rain~Prisonaires by Jay Warner(I'm selling this one for $19+postage)
Just to name a few, you can do a web search for 'doo wop books' to see more books..
Good Luck !
John  

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John Spence

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I can answer most questions regarding 1950s Black Vocal Group music, called Doo Wop (Do Wop). Having lived in the era & grew up with the sounds of the early 50s.

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Extensive research into 1950s doo wop and have resoures at hand to draw from..

Organizations
United Group Harmony Association, Doowop Society, Doowop Corner, etc..

Publications
Discoveries Magazine, Goldmine Magazine, Kreiter's Price Guide &
Dead Wax Guide.

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BA

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