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[Read] ➬ Group Harmony By Stuart L. Goosman – Srl-ltd.co.uk In 1948 the Orioles a Balti based vocal group recorded It's Too Soon to Know Combining the sound of Tin Pan Alley with gospel and blues sensibilities the Orioles saw their first hit reach #13 on the pAme a significant resource for the popular music industry Goosman interviews dozens of performers deejays and industry professionals to examine the entrepreneurial promise of midcentury popular music and chronicle the convergence of music place and business including the business of records radio promotion and song writingFeatured in the book's account of the black urban roots of rhythm blues are the recollections of singers from groups such as the Cardinals Clovers Dunbar Four Four Bars of Rhythm Five Blue Notes Hi Fis Plants Swallows and many others including Jimmy McPhail a well known Washington vocalist; Deborah Chessler the manager and songwriter for the original Orioles; Jesse Stone the writer and arranger from Atlantic Records; Washington radio personality Jackson Lowe; and seminal black deejays Al Big Boy Jefferson Maurice Hot Rod Hulbert and Tex Gathing

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Popularity of vocal rhythm blues nationally Dozens of other well known groups and hundreds of unknown ones across the country cut records and performed until about Record companies initially marketed this music as rhythm blues; today Group Harmony continues to resonate for some as doo wopFocusing in particular on Balti and Washington and drawing significantly from oral histories Group Harmony details the emergence of vocal rhythm blues groups from black urban neighborhoods Group Harmony was a source of empowerment for young singers for it provided them with a means of expression and some aspect of control over their lives where there were limited alternatives Through Group Harmony young black males celebrated and musically confounded when they could not overcome complex issues of race separatism and assimilation during the postwar periodGroup Harmony also bec

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Group HarmonyRead Group Harmony By Stuart L Goosman Srl ltdcouk In 1948 the Orioles a Balti based vocal group recorded It's Too Soon to Know Combining the sound of Tin Pan Alley with gospel and blues sensibilities the Orioles saw their first hit reach #13 on the p In the Orioles a Balti based vocal group recorded It's Too Soon to Know Combining the sound of Tin Pan Alley with gospel and blues sensibilities the Orioles saw their first hit reach on the pop charts thus introducing the nation to vocal rhythm blues and paving the way for the most successful groups of the sIn the first scholarly treatment of this influential musical genre Stuart Goosman chronicles the Orioles' story and that of myriad other black vocal groups in the postwar period A few like the Orioles Cardinals and Swallows from Balti and the Clovers from Washington DC established the