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The Moonglows

Induction category: Performer

Biography

As rhythm & blues innovators with an exquisite vocal blend, the Moonglows were among the finest black harmony groups of the Fifties. They served to bridge the smoother approach of groups like the Ink Spots and the Mills Brothers with the earthier sounds of rock and roll. The Moonglows, at least part of whose career found them in league with deejay Alan Freed, heralded the revolution that was to come on the strength of such doo-wop singles as “Sincerely" and “See Saw,” which were all sizable hits on both the pop and R&B charts in the mid-Fifties. The Moonglows came together ...

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