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Tuesday, 29 April 2014

BLACK SOCIAL HISTORY : AFRICAN AMERICAN " THE G-CLEFS " WERE AN AMERICAN DOO-WOO GROUP FROM ROXBURY MASSACHUSETTS : GOES INTO THE " HALL OF BLACK GENIUS "

               BLACK                   SOCIAL               HISTORY                                                                                                                                                                                                           The G-Clefs were an American Doo-Wop group from RoxburyMassachusetts.
The G-Clefs consisted of four brothers and a fifth member who was a childhood friend. They first began performing locally around 1952.[1] They scored two Top 40 hits in theUnited States: their 1956 single "Ka-Ding-Dong", featuring Freddy Cannon on guitar, hit #24 on the Billboard Hot 100, and 1961's "I Understand (Just How You Feel)", which uses the melody from "Auld Lang Syne", reached #9.[2] The latter track reached #17 in the UK Singles Chart in late 1961.[3]
They continued to play locally in the Boston area into the 2000s.

Members[edit]

  • Teddy Scott (born 1936)
  • Chris Scott (b. 1937)
  • Tim Scott (b. 1938)
  • Ilanga Scott (b. 1940)
  • Ray Gibson (b. 1937)