Basin Street Boys

Basin Street Boys

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Jumping At The Jubilee

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This four-piece vocal group was formed in 1945 in Los Angeles, California, USA, by Ormand Wilson. Wilson had originally been taught the guitar by Steve Gibson, whose band was called the Basin Street Boys, and so when Wilson formed his own band he named it after Gibson's as a mark of respect. The other three singers in Wilson's band were Gene Price, Reuben Saunders and Arthur Rainwater (aka Artie Waters), and they performed in a style in keeping with the nascent R&B boom. They si... Read more

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