Emil Stucchio and The Classics

A certain magic happens the moment the Classics step onto the stage and begin to sail from one song to another. Their unique vocal and visual styling, selection of material and overall performance puts them in a class of their own. Raised in Brooklyn, NYC and known in 1958 as the Perennials, they changed their

Danny & The Juniors

Danny & The Juniors began singing together in the early 1950’s. The four Philadelphia youngsters — Frank Maffei, Danny Rapp, Joe Terranova and Dave White — were only 13 and 14 years old and known as The Juvenairs. Big fans of the local rhythm and blues radio stations. it was there they they heard the

The Del-Vikings

The Del-Vikings are a vocal group that came together in a Pittsburgh Air Force Base. When their single “Come Go With Me”, featuring the lead vocals of Norman Wright,  in early 1957, it began a 31-week run on the charts, reaching number four on the pop chart and number three on the R&B chart during the

Dion

Emerging from one of the most successful white doo wop groups, Dion hit the scene solo with a string of hits and a spectacular song that defined the restless spirit and a way of life, “The Wanderer”. Singer and songwriter, Dion DiMucci was born July 18, 1939 in the Bronx. He began singing at the age

The Duprees

Known all over world over for their romantic interpretations of some of the most beautiful love songs ever written, The Duprees have made a career out of giving new life to old hits. If you take the 1940s Glenn Miller arrangements along with the tunes of Joni James, Frank Sinatra, Jo Stafford, Nat King Cole,

Fabian

Born on February 6, 1943, Fabian Forte was actually discovered at the age of 14 sitting on his front steps in Philadelphia, Pa. Soon thousands were to throng to his concerts. Capitalizing on his good looks and ability to excite an audience, Fabian reached dizzying heights of success. At 15, he won the Silver Award

The Mystics

It was late 1956, in Pop’s Candy Store on 16th Avenue and 77th Street — just across from New Utrecht High School. The Overons were singing on the corner every night, and polishing their sound. Jim Gribble heard them at an audition and liked their sound. He felt he would have no trouble getting this

The Passions

The Passions are one of the best Brooklyn vocal groups to emerge from New York City in the late 50s and early 60s. They started out as the Sinceres, one of several vocal groups whose “harmony haven” was the alley alongside Loew’s Oriental Theatre in the Bensonhurst section of Brooklyn. Nearby Kelly’s Pool Room occasionally