Jerome “Little Anthony” Gourdine does not like tags. “I’m no doo-wop singer,” he claims. “I never was!” Instead, the Imperials leadman believes that most of the songs he is known for are in a “whole ‘nother category.”
In the 1950s, Philadelphia became a home base for the street-corner vocalization style known as doo-wop. So, what are the 20 best doo-wop groups?
From rockabilly, rap and R&B to punk, disco and metal, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s 2009 nominees represent a broad spectrum. So, who’s nominated?