Jay & the Americans

    Jay & the Americans

    • Jay & the Americans
    Jay & the Americans

    Jay & the Americans

    • Jay & the Americans

    Jay & the Americans

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    This Magic MomentJay & the Americans
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    Come A Little Bit CloserJay & the Americans
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    Cara, MiaJay & the Americans
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    She CriedJay & the Americans
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    Only In AmericaJay & the Americans

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        Though they had a bunch of hits across the 1960s, Jay & the Americans were a throwback to a previous era in their doo wop-influenced vocals, neatly groomed, short-haired appearance, and mix of pop/rock with operatic schmaltz. Built around the neck-bulging upper-register vocals of David Blatt aka Jay Black, their biggest hits -- "She Cried," "Cara Mia" (which you could, in the second half of the 1970s, just imagine Eddie Mekka's Carmine Ragusa, aka "The Big Ragu," singing on Lave... Read more

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