Doo Wop Music Description

Criterion elements of doo-wop: Vocal Group Harmony Wide Range of Voices Nonsense Syllables Simple Beat & Light Instrumentation Simple Music & Lyrics. This information is from the book "Doo-Wop The forgotten third of Rock 'n Roll" by Dr. Anthony J. Gribin & Dr. Matthew M. Schiff. Library of Congress 91-77560, ISBN 0-87341-197-8, Page 17 of chapter 2. Published by Krause Publications of Iola, WI. 1992.

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