Rock's Backpages Library Rock's Backpages
Rock's Backpages

The Dominoes

Bill Millar, Charly Records, 1985

BILLY WARD'S DOMINOES, from whose personnel Clyde McPhatter and Jackie Wilson later emerged as star soloists, were the founding fathers of gospel-oriented doowop with a liberated, churchy style which distinguished them from sedate, close-harmony quartets like The Inkspots, The Ravens and The Orioles.

Total word count of piece: 1307