[78-L] Doo-Wop

David Lennick dlennick at sympatico.ca.invalid
Fri Aug 1 09:41:33 PDT 2014

The Thrasher Wonders, doing spirituals on Disc, seem to qualify. Think these 
are 1946 or '47.


On 8/1/2014 12:37 PM, Ray Kilcoyne wrote:
> Wiki gives credit to the Delta Rhythm Boys, the Cats and a Fiddle, and
> mainly the Ink Spots.  I call them precursors.  My vote as the first one to
> gain some popularity is OL' MAN RIVER by the Ravens on National, recorded in
> 1947.
> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_DbJv9ZqKkg
> RayK
> From: David Lennick
> What is the first doo-wop recording? Probably a lot of gospel discs would
> fit
> in this category.

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