Lecture 6 - Cowboy Songs – 1934 Western Swing – Mid...

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Unformatted text preview: Cowboy Songs – 1934 Western Swing – Mid 30’s to mid-40’s Doo-Wop The Platters Buckram was the manager for The Platters. He paid The Platters a salary instead a piece of the big cash-in that they had. They were easily one of the most successful doo-wops groups in history. Formed in the mid 50’s. Earth Angel – The Platters (1955) Only You – The Platters (1955) The Great Pretenders – The Platters (1955) Smoke Gets In Your Eyes – The Platters (1958) IMPORTANT MOVIE – Why do fools fall in love, starring Frankie Lymen. The Coasters Yakety Yak – The Coasters (1958) Frankie Lymon & the Teenagers Frankie Lymon had a manager named Morris Levy. Morris Levy took all the money while Frankie knew nothing about it. He also sued The Beatles and stole three tapes from them and released them. Why Do Fools Fall in Love – Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers (1956) Goody Goody- Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers (1957) Baby Baby – Frankie Lymon & The Teenages (1956) Sam Cooke He was the opposite of Frankie Lymon in terms of music business. He has his own He was the opposite of Frankie Lymon in terms of music business....
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This note was uploaded on 12/16/2010 for the course MUSI 1520 taught by Professor Raywilliams during the Spring '10 term at York University.

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Lecture 6 - Cowboy Songs – 1934 Western Swing – Mid...

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