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Doo-Wop is a style of vocal-based Rhythm and Blues music popular in the mid- to late-1950s in America. The style is characterized by harmony vocals that utilize nonsense syllables from which the name of the style is derived. Examples of doo-Wop can be found in the music of The Turbans, The Penguins, and Jackie & the Starlites[?].

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