Cap-Tans

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Washington, D.C.-based R&B group the Cap-Tans formed in 1948 -- according to Marv Goldberg's profile in the December 1976 issue of Yesterday's Memories -- tenor lead Sherman Buckner, first tenor Floyd Bennett, second tenor Alfred Slaughter, and baritone Lester Fountain initially teamed as the Buddies, one of several groups managed by local impresario Lillian Claiborne. Upon backing local radio personality Paul Chapman on his 1948 D.C. Records label release "Coo Coo Jug-Jug," the... Read more

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