You Send Me | Sam Cooke

Sam Cooke, wrote and released his song, “ You Send Me” in 1957 through Keen Records. The record was produced by Bumps Blackwell and arranged and conducted by René Hall. You Send Me was a massive hit, and has since received numerous covers over the years. Cooke’s pioneering contributions to soul music contributed to the […]

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In the Still of the Night

“In the Still of the Night” was recorded in the Saint Bernadette Catholic School basement in New Haven, Connecticut in February 1956. Marty Kugell produced the song. The saxophone solo was played by Vinny Mazzetta of New Haven. The rhythm section was Doug Murray (bass), Bobby Mapp (drums) and Curlee Glover (piano). It was originally […]

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Little Darlin’ | The Diamonds

The Diamonds are a Canadian vocal quartet that rose to prominence in the 1950s and early 1960s with 16 Billboard hit records. The original members were Dave Somerville (lead), Ted Kowalski (tenor), Phil Levitt (baritone), and Bill Reed (bass). They were most noted for interpreting and introducing rhythm and bluesvocal group music to the wider […]

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