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Sonny Til and the Orioles: Sonny Til and the Orioles (RCA)

Review by Greg Shaw, Phonograph Record, September 1971

BACK IN THE FIFTIES there was something called The New York Sound. It was classed as R&B, but unlike the tough, electrified R&B of Ike ...

Is This The Woman Who Invented Rock & Roll?: The Deborah Chessler Story

Retrospective and Interview by Greil Marcus, Rolling Stone, June 1993

IN AN EARLY EPISODE of Homicide: Life on the Street, Barry Levinson's recent TV series about a team of Baltimore cops, the detective played by ...

The Orioles

Book Excerpt by Phil Hardy, Dave Laing, The Faber Companion to 20th-Century Popular Music, 2001

Sonny Til, b. Earlington Tilghman, 18 August 1925, Baltimore, Maryland, USA, d. 9 December 1981; George Nelson, b. Baltimore, d. 1968; Alexander Sharp, b. Baltimore, ...

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