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Posted by Rick Daly on 3/19/2018, 7:48 pm
I can't remember if it was here or on Crossroads, but a while back, someone mentioned TJ Lubinsky's new PBS special, Doo Wop Generations. I had initially ignored it, thinking it was a rerun of one of his other doo wop productions. But last night, out of sheer boredom with channel surfing (nothing else on worth watching) I tuned it in. WOW !!! What a show! It wasn't just the old doo wop groups, but old doo wop groups and new, young singers and groups joining in with them. And those kids, yes kids, made some amazing music! Kids singing lead with the original groups as backup. The Lion Sleeps Tonight is a great example. Jay Siegel of the Tokens, who did the opening of the original song, was joined by a kid who then took over the lead. Again, WOW!!! There was a girls group called the Lovettes who do all the girl groups songs, and a group of guys called Shy of a Dozen with great harmonies for nine or ten guys, among many other groups and solo artists. TJ Lubinski just did it again! If you get to see this, don't miss it. I've got it on DVR now and will keep it there until I can afford the DVD.
Link: Doo Wop Generations (My Music)