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The Lettermen are an American male pop vocal trio. [1]

107 relations: A-side and B-side, Adult Contemporary (chart), Again (1949 song), Album, Allentown Jail, Arrangement, Artists and repertoire, Bass guitar, Billboard (magazine), Billboard 200, Billboard Hot 100, Bing Crosby, Boy band, Brigham Young University, Bubbling Under Hot 100, Burial at sea, Buster Keaton, California National Guard, Can't Take My Eyes Off You, Capitol Records, Cashbox (magazine), Chanson D'Amour, Close and open harmony, Come Back Silly Girl, Concert, Cremation, Desert Inn, Eastward (song), Fifi D'Orsay, Filipino language, Goin' Out of My Head, Grammy Award, Hang On Sloopy, Harry Richman, Hit record, Hit single, How Is Julie?, Hurt So Bad, I Have Dreamed (song), I Have Dreamed (The Lettermen album), I Only Have Eyes for You, Jimmy Durante, John Lennon, Kundiman, Lara's Theme, Las Vegas Valley, Liberty Records, List of vocal groups, Los Angeles, Love (John Lennon song), ..., Miami Beach, Florida, Morning Girl, Music recording certification, Nevada, Nick Venet, Oh My Love, Once Upon a Time (The Lettermen album), Orchestra, Our Winter Love, Parody, Paul Revere & the Raiders, Paul Whiteman, Photograph, Phyllis Diller, Pop music, Put Your Head on My Shoulder, RCA, Record chart, Record producer, Recording contract, Redondo Beach, California, Rhythm and blues, Robert Urich, RPM (magazine), Rudy Vallée, Secretly, Shangri-La (1946 song), She Cried, Silly Boy (She Doesn't Love You), Singing, Single (music), Song, Songwriter, Spin Away, Sugar, Sugar, Sweet September, Target Corporation, Television show, The Archies, The Best of The Lettermen, The Rhythm Boys, The Way You Look Tonight, Their Hearts Were Full of Spring, Theme from A Summer Place, Tony Butala, Top 40, Traditional pop music, Trio (music), Turn Around, Look at Me, Vocal Group Hall of Fame, Volare (song), Walter Brennan, Warm (The Lettermen album), Warner Bros. Records, What I Did for Love (A Chorus Line), When I Fall in Love, Where or When. Expand index (57 more) »

A-side and B-side

The terms A-side and B-side refer to the two sides of 78, 45, and 33 1/3 rpm phonograph records, or cassettes, whether singles, extended plays (EPs), or long-playing (LP) records.

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Adult Contemporary (chart)

The Adult Contemporary chart is published weekly by Billboard magazine and lists the most popular songs on adult contemporary radio stations in the United States.

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Again (1949 song)

"Again" is a popular song with music by Lionel Newman and words by Dorcas Cochran.

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Album

An album is a collection of audio recordings issued as a single item on CD, record, audio tape or another medium.

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Allentown Jail

"Allentown Jail" is a folk-style song.

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Arrangement

In music, an arrangement is a musical reconceptualization of a previously composed work.

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Artists and repertoire

Artists and repertoire (A&R) is the division of a record label or music publishing company that is responsible for talent scouting and overseeing the artistic development of recording artists and songwriters.

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Bass guitar

The bass guitar (also known as electric bass, or bass) is a stringed instrument similar in appearance and construction to an electric guitar, except with a longer neck and scale length, and four to six strings or courses.

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Billboard (magazine)

Billboard (styled as billboard) is an American entertainment media brand owned by the Billboard-Hollywood Reporter Media Group, a division of Eldridge Industries.

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Billboard 200

The Billboard 200 is a record chart ranking the 200 most popular music albums and EPs in the United States.

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Billboard Hot 100

The Billboard Hot 100 is the music industry standard record chart in the United States for songs, published weekly by Billboard magazine.

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Bing Crosby

Harry Lillis "Bing" Crosby Jr. (May 3, 1903 – October 14, 1977)Giddins 2001, pp.

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Boy band

A boy band (or boyband) is loosely defined as a vocal group consisting of young male singers, usually in their teenage years or in their twenties at the time of formation, singing love songs marketed towards young women.

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Brigham Young University

Brigham Young University (BYU, sometimes referred to colloquially as The Y) is a private, non-profit research university in Provo, Utah, United States completely owned by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS or Mormon Church) and run under the auspices of its Church Educational System.

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Bubbling Under Hot 100

Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles (also known as Bubbling Under the Hot 100) is a chart published weekly by Billboard magazine in the United States.

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Burial at sea

Burial at sea is the disposal of human remains in the ocean, normally from a ship or boat.

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Buster Keaton

Joseph Frank "Buster" Keaton (October 4, 1895 – February 1, 1966) was an American actor, comedian, film director, producer, screenwriter, and stunt performer.

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California National Guard

The California National Guard is a federally funded California military force, part of the National Guard of the United States.

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Can't Take My Eyes Off You

"Can't Take My Eyes Off You" is a 1967 single credited to Frankie Valli.

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Capitol Records

Capitol Records, Inc. is an American record label owned by Universal Music Group through its Capitol Music Group imprint.

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Cashbox (magazine)

Cash Box is a music industry trade magazine iconic brand.

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Chanson D'Amour

"Chanson D'Amour" ("Love Song") is a popular song written by Wayne Shanklin.

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Close and open harmony

Close harmony is an arrangement of the notes of chords within a narrow range, usually notes that are no more than an octave apart.

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Come Back Silly Girl

"Come Back Silly Girl" is a song written by Barry Mann.

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Concert

A concert is a live music performance in front of an audience.

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Cremation

Cremation is the combustion, vaporization, and oxidation of cadavers to basic chemical compounds, such as gases, ashes and mineral fragments retaining the appearance of dry bone.

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Desert Inn

The Desert Inn, also known as the D.I., was a hotel and casino on the Las Vegas Strip in Paradise, Nevada, which operated from April 24, 1950, to August 28, 2000.

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Eastward (song)

"Eastward" is a song written by American singer-songwriter Billie Hughes and originally recorded by Hughes's band, Lazarus, for their 1971 self-titled debut album on Bearsville Records.

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Fifi D'Orsay

Fifi D'Orsay (April 16, 1904 – December 2, 1983) was a Canadian-born actress.

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Filipino language

Filipino (Wikang Filipino), in this usage, refers to the national language (Wikang pambansa/Pambansang wika) of the Philippines.

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Goin' Out of My Head

"Goin' Out of My Head" is a song written by Teddy Randazzo and Bobby Weinstein, initially recorded by Little Anthony & the Imperials in 1964.

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Grammy Award

A Grammy Award (stylized as GRAMMY, originally called Gramophone Award), or Grammy, is an award presented by The Recording Academy to recognize achievement in the music industry.

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Hang On Sloopy

"Hang On Sloopy" is a 1964 song by Wes Farrell and Bert Berns, originally titled "My Girl Sloopy".

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Harry Richman

Harry Richman (August 10, 1895 – November 3, 1972) was an American entertainer.

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Hit record

A hit record is an audio recording, usually in the form of a single or album, that sells a large number of copies or otherwise becomes broadly popular or well-known, through airplay, club play, inclusion in a film or stage play soundtrack, causing it to have "hit" (appeared on) one of the popular chart listings.

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Hit single

A hit single is a recorded song or instrumental released as a single that has become very popular.

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How Is Julie?

"How Is Julie?" is a song written by Eddy Carroll (Eddie Carroll) and Barry DeVorzon.

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Hurt So Bad

"Hurt So Bad" is a song written by Teddy Randazzo, Bobby Weinstein, and Bobby Hart.

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I Have Dreamed (song)

"I Have Dreamed" is a show tune from the 1951 Rodgers and Hammerstein musical, The King and I. In the original Broadway production it was sung by Doretta Morrow and Larry Douglas.

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I Have Dreamed (The Lettermen album)

I Have Dreamed is an album recorded by The Lettermen.

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I Only Have Eyes for You

"I Only Have Eyes for You" is a romantic love song by composer Harry Warren and lyricist Al Dubin, written for the film Dames (1934) where it was introduced by Dick Powell and Ruby Keeler.

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Jimmy Durante

James Francis Durante (February 10, 1893 – January 29, 1980) was an American singer, pianist, comedian, and actor.

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John Lennon

John Winston Ono Lennon (9 October 19408 December 1980) was an English singer, songwriter, and peace activist who co-founded the Beatles, the most commercially successful band in the history of popular music.

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Kundiman

Kundiman is a genre of traditional Filipino love songs.

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Lara's Theme

"Lara's Theme" is the name given to a leitmotif written for the film Doctor Zhivago (1965) by composer Maurice Jarre.

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Las Vegas Valley

The Las Vegas Valley is a major metropolitan area in the southern part of the U.S. state of Nevada.

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Liberty Records

Liberty Records was a United States-based record label.

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List of vocal groups

A vocal group is a group of singers who sing and harmonize together with a backup band.

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles (Spanish for "The Angels";; officially: the City of Los Angeles; colloquially: by its initials L.A.) is the second-most populous city in the United States, after New York City.

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Love (John Lennon song)

"Love" is a song written and performed by John Lennon, originally released on the album John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band (1970).

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Miami Beach, Florida

Miami Beach is a coastal resort city in Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States.

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Morning Girl

"Morning Girl" is a 1969 hit song by Neon Philharmonic.

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Music recording certification

Music recording certification is a system of certifying that a music recording has shipped, sold, or streamed a certain number of units.

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Nevada

Nevada (see pronunciations) is a state in the Western, Mountain West, and Southwestern regions of the United States of America.

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Nick Venet

Nick Venet (born Nikolas Kostantinos Venetoulis, 3 December 1936 – 2 January 1998) was an American record producer who began his career at age 19 with World Pacific Jazz.

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Oh My Love

"Oh My Love" is a song written by John Lennon and Yoko Ono that appeared on Lennon's Imagine album in 1971.

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Once Upon a Time (The Lettermen album)

Once Upon a Time is an album recorded by The Lettermen.

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Orchestra

An orchestra is a large instrumental ensemble typical of classical music, which mixes instruments from different families, including bowed string instruments such as violin, viola, cello and double bass, as well as brass, woodwinds, and percussion instruments, each grouped in sections.

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Our Winter Love

"Our Winter Love" is an instrumental composition by Johnny Cowell, which was a hit single for Bill Pursell.

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Parody

A parody (also called a spoof, send-up, take-off, lampoon, play on something, caricature, or joke) is a work created to imitate, make fun of, or comment on an original work—its subject, author, style, or some other target—by means of satiric or ironic imitation.

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Paul Revere & the Raiders

Paul Revere & the Raiders is an American rock band that saw considerable U.S. mainstream success in the second half of the 1960s and early 1970s.

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Paul Whiteman

Paul Samuel Whiteman (March 28, 1890 – December 29, 1967) was an American bandleader, composer, orchestral director, and violinist.

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Photograph

A photograph or photo is an image created by light falling on a light-sensitive surface, usually photographic film or an electronic medium such as a CCD or a CMOS chip.

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Phyllis Diller

Phyllis Ada Driver (July 17, 1917 – August 20, 2012), better known as Phyllis Diller, was an American actress and stand-up comedian, best known for her eccentric stage persona, her self-deprecating humor, her wild hair and clothes, and her exaggerated, cackling laugh.

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Pop music

Pop music is a genre of popular music that originated in its modern form in the United States and United Kingdom during the mid-1950s.

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Put Your Head on My Shoulder

"Put Your Head on My Shoulder" is a song written by Canadian singer-songwriter Paul Anka.

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RCA

The RCA Corporation was a major American electronics company, which was founded as the Radio Corporation of America in 1919.

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Record chart

A record chart, also called a music chart, is a ranking of recorded music according to certain criteria during a given period of time.

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Record producer

A record producer or track producer or music producer oversees and manages the sound recording and production of a band or performer's music, which may range from recording one song to recording a lengthy concept album.

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Recording contract

A recording contract (commonly called a record contract or record deal) is a legal agreement between a record label and a recording artist (or group), where the artist makes a record (or series of records) for the label to sell and promote.

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Redondo Beach, California

Redondo Beach is one of the three Beach Cities in Los Angeles County, California, United States, located in the South Bay region of the Greater Los Angeles area.

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Rhythm and blues

Rhythm and blues, commonly abbreviated as R&B, is a genre of popular music that originated in African American communities in the 1940s.

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Robert Urich

Robert Michael Urich (December 19, 1946 – April 16, 2002) was an American film, television stage actor and television producer.

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RPM (magazine)

RPM (and later) was a Canadian music industry publication that featured song and album charts for Canada.

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Rudy Vallée

Hubert Prior "Rudy" Vallée (July 28, 1901 – July 3, 1986) was an American singer, actor, bandleader and radio host.

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Secretly

"Secretly" is a popular song.

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Shangri-La (1946 song)

"Shangri-La" is a popular song written by bandleader Matty Malneck and Robert Maxwell in 1946 with lyrics by Carl Sigman.

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She Cried

"She Cried" is a song written by Ted Daryll and Greg Richards and was recorded by Jay and the Americans for their 1962 album, She Cried.

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Silly Boy (She Doesn't Love You)

"Silly Boy (She Doesn't Love You)" is a song written by Dave Burgess and Marnie Thomas.

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Singing

Singing is the act of producing musical sounds with the voice and augments regular speech by the use of sustained tonality, rhythm, and a variety of vocal techniques.

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Single (music)

In music, a single, record single or music single is a type of release, typically a song recording of fewer tracks than an LP record, an album or an EP record.

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Song

A song, most broadly, is a single (and often standalone) work of music that is typically intended to be sung by the human voice with distinct and fixed pitches and patterns using sound and silence and a variety of forms that often include the repetition of sections.

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Songwriter

A songwriter is a professional who is paid to write lyrics for singers and melodies for songs, typically for a popular music genre such as rock or country music.

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Spin Away

Spin Away is an album of cover songs done by the pop music group The Lettermen.

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Sugar, Sugar

"Sugar, Sugar" is a song written by Jeff Barry and Andy Kim.

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Sweet September

"Sweet September" is a song written by McGuffie, Kasha, and Mills.

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Target Corporation

Target Corporation is the second-largest department store retailer in the United States, behind Walmart, and is a component of the S&P 500 Index.

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Television show

A television show (often simply TV show) is any content produced for broadcast via over-the-air, satellite, cable, or internet and typically viewed on a television set, excluding breaking news, advertisements, or trailers that are typically placed between shows.

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The Archies

The Archies is an American fictional garage band founded by Archie Andrews, Reggie Mantle, Jughead Jones, Veronica Lodge, and Betty Cooper, a group of adolescent characters of the Archie universe, in the context of the animated TV series, The Archie Show.

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The Best of The Lettermen

The Best of The Lettermen is a compilation album featuring the music of The Lettermen.

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The Rhythm Boys

The Rhythm Boys were a male singing trio consisting of Bing Crosby, Harry Barris and Al Rinker.

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The Way You Look Tonight

"The Way You Look Tonight" is a song from the film Swing Time, written by Dorothy Fields and Jerome Kern, and originally performed by Fred Astaire.

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Their Hearts Were Full of Spring

"Their Hearts Were Full of Spring" is a song written by Bobby Troup.

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Theme from A Summer Place

"Theme from A Summer Place" is a song with lyrics by Mack Discant and music by Max Steiner, written for the 1959 film A Summer Place, which starred Sandra Dee and Troy Donahue.

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Tony Butala

Anthony Francis Butala (born November 20, 1940) is an American singer.

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Top 40

In the music industry, the top 40 is the current, 40 most-popular songs in a particular genre.

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Traditional pop music

Traditional pop (also classic pop or pop standards) is music that was recorded or performed after the Big Band era and before the advent of rock music.

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Trio (music)

In music, a trio (an Italian word) is a method of instrumentation or vocalization by three different sounds or voices to make a melodious music or song.

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Turn Around, Look at Me

"Turn Around, Look at Me" is a song written by Jerry Capehart.

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Vocal Group Hall of Fame

The Vocal Group Hall of Fame (VGHF) was organized by Tony Butala, also the founder (and now only surviving original member) of the Lettermen, to honor outstanding vocal groups throughout the world.

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Volare (song)

"Nel blu dipinto di blu" ("In the blue painted blue"), popularly known as "Volare" (meaning "To fly"), is a song recorded by Italian singer-songwriter Domenico Modugno.

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Walter Brennan

Walter Andrew Brennan (July 25, 1894 – September 21, 1974) was an American actor.

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Warm (The Lettermen album)

Warm is a 1967 album by The Lettermen.

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Warner Bros. Records

Warner Bros.

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What I Did for Love (A Chorus Line)

"What I Did for Love" is a song from the musical A Chorus Line (music by Marvin Hamlisch, lyrics by Edward Kleban).

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When I Fall in Love

"When I Fall in Love" is a popular song, written by Victor Young (music) and Edward Heyman (lyrics).

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Where or When

"Where or When" is a show tune from the 1937 Rodgers and Hart musical Babes in Arms.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Lettermen

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