The Jive Five

    The Jive Five

    • The Jive Five
    The Jive Five

    The Jive Five

    • The Jive Five

    The Jive Five

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    My True StoryThe Jive Five
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    What Time Is It?The Jive Five
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    My Own True StoryThe Jive Five
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    These Golden RingsThe Jive Five
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    Never, NeverThe Jive Five

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        Best known for the number one R&B hit "My True Story," the Jive Five were one of the few vocal groups to survive the transition from the '50s to the '60s. In the process, they helped move the music itself forward, providing a key link between doo wop and '60s soul. Formed in Brooklyn, NY, the group originally consisted of Eugene Pitt (lead), Jerome Hanna (tenor), Richard Harris (tenor), Billy Prophet (baritone), and Norman Johnson (bass). The Jive Five's first hit, "My True Sto... Read more

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