Doo-Wop Pop

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Amistad/HarperCollins , New York
Stories in rhyme, Self-confidence -- Fiction, Singing -- Fiction, Doo wop (Music) -- Fiction, Janitors -- Fiction, Schools -- Fi
About the Edition

A school janitor teaches children to sing and have confidence in themselves.

Statementby Roni Schotter ; illustrated by Bryan Collier.
ContributionsCollier, Bryan, ill.
LC ClassificationsPZ8.3.S3752 Do 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16870666M
ISBN 139780060579685, 9780060579746
LC Control Number2008015212

Earl and his friends-- Alisha, Jacob, Luis, and Pam Pam--are all shy, twitching or hiding under a scarf or within a book. One day, Doo-Wop Pop strolls over to the kids, and--in his typical rhyming style-- urges them to come out of their shells.5/5(1).

Doo-Wop Pop, who was once an a cappella star, But he's not the only quiet one--Alishah hides behind her head scarf, Jacob twitches out of sight, Luis hides behind a 4/5. The Complete Book of Doo-Wop provides an extensive history of doo-wop from through the early s and gives definitions and illustrations of the music that falls between rhythm and blues and rock 'n' roll.

It also features photos, 64 sheet-music covers and prices for 1, top doo-wop by: 9. The Elegants Before creating the number one hit “Little Star” inVito Picone, Arthur Venosa, Frank Tardogno, Carmen Romano, and James Moschello were just local kids harmonizing in.

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Doo-wop is a genre of rhythm and blues music originated in the s by African-American youth, mainly in the large cities of the United States, including New York, Philadelphia, Chicago, Baltimore, Newark, Detroit, and Washington, DC. It features vocal group harmony that carries an engaging melodic line to a simple beat with little or no al origins: s–s, African-American.

Practitioners developed a number of ploys geared to making inroads into the pop market, most notably (1) cover records, (2) softening the doo-wop sound in order that it might reach a broader range of age groups, and (3) jazzing up adult-oriented standards so as to appeal to youth. Doo-wop, style of rhythm-and-blues and rock-and-roll vocal music popular in the s and ’60s.

The structure of doo-wop music generally featured a tenor lead vocalist singing the melody of the song with a trio or quartet singing background harmony. The term doo-wop is derived from the sounds made.

Doo-wop has always been one of my favorite forms of music, and many bands that are my favorites were heavily influenced by it (The Beach Boys, most British invasion). For some reason I never thought that there was a book about it out there I should read, but I found this at my library and knew I /5.

Get this from a library. Doo-Wop Pop. [Roni Schotter; Bryan Collier] -- A school janitor teaches children to sing and have confidence in themselves. School janitor Mr. Searle, a singer in his youth, earns the tag "Doo-Wop Pop." He has a kind heart and an eye for the shy.

Inviting narrator Elijah Earl and four other timid classmates for an impromptu stage-dance lesson, he surprises the kids, who assume he'll teach them music, too. "That's your job. Stop, look and listen to the world. Catch the thing that makes you feel like you just have to. Review: 'Street Corner Symphonies: The Complete Story Of Doo-Wop' Street Corner Symphonies is a volume year-by-year survey of doo-wop by scholar Bill Dahl.

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Doo-Wop Pop (Book): Schotter, Roni: A school janitor teaches children to sing and have confidence in themselves. Music Legends book presents "DOO WOP BOOK part1".

Here's the biggest and most popular doo-wop songs of all time. - The Clovers - One Mint Julep Doo-Wop Pop by Roni Schotter and Bryan Collier. 14 Total Resources View Text Complexity Submit Text Complexity. Meet-the-Author Movie; Name Pronunciation with Roni Schotter; Name Pronunciation with Bryan Collier; Grade; PK-5; Genre; Poetry; Realistic Fiction.

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A discography on o R&B, doo-wop, girl, early soul and pop vocal groups, plus single artists with group backing. Included are approximate values on 45 rpm records and information on 78 rpm’s, demos, bootlegs, unreleased and album material primarily covering the late ’s through the.

Doo Wop is a style of vocal-based rhythm and blues music, which developed in African-American communities in the s and which achieved mainstream popularity in the s and s. An African-American vocal style known as doo wop emerged from the streets of northeastern and industrial midw read more.

Doo Wop is a style of vocal-based. About booking Doo Wop Groups. Doo wop is a pop-oriented R&B music style that consists of a small group of singers with tight harmonies. The style became popular in the fifties and sixties.

Popular Doo Wop groups include The Orioles, The Ravens, Ink Spots and the Mills Brothers. Today Doo-wop music is popular among college a cappella vocal groups. The pop novelty number by the '60s artist Johnny Cymbal has been covered by everyone from Sha Na Na to the Muppets and will be a hit on your stage as well, with a hilarious doo-wop bass line that will be an absolute blast to perform.

Doo Wop Classics. The song “Book of Love” by The Monotones is a doo wop classic and one may wanted to sing or dance to. The Monotones were from Newark, New Jersey, and formed in They grew up in the Baxter Terrace projects and sang in the New Hope Baptist Church choir.

Doo Wop, Pop & Soul A Tribute to the Platters and More: Come watch Doo Wop, Pop & Soul, a tribute music show to the fantastic bands of the s and '60s, including the world-renowned Platters, The Coasters, The Drifters, and many others, giving you a look into timeless hits that will live on for decades to come.

This fun, two-hour tribute show will take you on a trip to the past with that. Doo Wop was one of the most popular genres of rock & roll and R&B in the late '50s.

Doo wop artists were vocal groups, with each singer in the group taking a. Doo Wop was one of the most popular genres of rock & roll and R&B in the late '50s.

Doo wop artists were vocal groups, with each singer in the group taking a different part that interweaved with the other singers.

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Frequently, the backing vocalists sang nonsense words as. Doo-wop, which reached its peak between andbridged the distance in black pop balladry between the more formal crooning of the Ink. Book Of Love - The Tee-Tones One Summer Night - The Danleers Just A Dream - Jimmy Clanton Charlie Brown - The Coasters Yakety Yak - The Coasters In The Still Of The Night - Fred Paris & The Five Satins.

Disc Two: More Rock, Pop & Doo Wop & Soul 1. Cara, Mia - Jay Black & The Alley Cats 2. Come A Little Bit Closer - Jay. pages in a large format, it contains a lot of information, including many black-and-white photos.

More than of those pages are a listing, by artist (which they call a "songography"), of perh(!) doo wop songs. There's also a somewhat more detailed list of what the authors consider "The Best 1, Doo-Wop Songs".File Size: KB. Doo Wop: The Music, the Times, the Era Bruce Morrow, Author, Rich Maloof, With, Neil Sedaka, Foreword by with Rich Maloof, foreword by Neil Sedaka.

Sterling $ (p) ISBN that flourished from the s through World War I; the Pop vocal groups such as the Mills Brothers that topped the charts in the s, 30s, and 40s; and the Gospel singers who made harmonizing a spiritual practice throughout the early twentieth century. THE MUSICAL ROOTS OF DOO WOP OVERVIEW BOOK 1: BIRTH OF ROCKFile Size: KB.

Forever Doo-Wop (Medley) Series: Pop Choral Series. Book Of Love Goodnight, Sweetheart, Goodnight (Goodnight, It's Time To Go) In The Still Of The Nite (I'll Remember) Save The Last Dance For Me Sh-Boom A Teenager In Love. The Monotones. The Monotones were a six-member African American doo-wop vocal group in the s.

They are considered a one-hit wonder, as their only hit single was "The Book of Love", which peaked at #5 on the Billboard Top in Emerging from the streets of America s north eastern cities such as New York, Chicago, Philadelphia and Baltimore, Doo Wop took it s roots primarily from Blues and R&B to create an accessible vocal style which came closest to the mainstream pop style of the s/5(31).

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An extensive guide to doo-wop is Doo-Wop: The Forgotten Third of Rock 'n' Roll by Anthony J. Gribin and Matthew M. Schiff (; Krause Publications). It has 10 chapters and lists over.