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The Delta Rhythm Boys

The Delta Rhythm Boys
Formed: 1934 in Langston, OK
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Disbanded: 1987
Genre: Pop/Rock, R&B
Group Members: Rene Deknight, Carl Jones, Kelsey Pharr, Lee Gaines, Barry Johnson, Traverse Crawford, Clinton Holland, Clifford Holland, Ray Beatty, Herb ...See All
Biography: With their exciting Jubilee-style harmonizing, the Delta Rhythm Boys helped to bridge the R&B vocal groups of the 1930s and '40s and the doo wop groups of the 1950s. While they capped their early success with sophisticated renditions of traditional tunes, "Dry Bones" and Ellington's "Take the 'A' Train," ...Read full biography
Delta Rhythm Boys
Released: 1957
Label: Collectables
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The Delta Rhythm Boys are smoothness personified and their sweet harmonizing and zippy lead vocals are featured on this 1957 release from Elektra. The 13 songs include pop standards ("'S Wonderful," "Blues ...Read full review
Singin' Spirituals
Released: 1961
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More The Delta Rhythm Boys albums: Main Albums (3), Compilations (9)