Significant from the mid-1950’s to the early 1960’s; however, the last mainstream Doo Wop hit was Billy Joel’s The Longest Time in 1984 which rose to number 14 on the Billboard Top 40. Doo Wop relied heavily on harmony and vocals in lieu of instruments which were too expensive at the time for street corner groups.
Earth Angel, The Penguins (1955)
There Goes My Baby, the Drifters (1959)
Blue Moon, The Marcels (1961)
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