Flares

Flares

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1
Foot Stompin', Pt. 1
2
Artifacts
3
Foot Stomping - Part 1
4
Still
5
Dust and Gravel

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Known for their 1961 up-tempo dance doo wop hit "Foot Stompin', Pt. 1," the Flares were related to, but not exactly the same as, the 1950s Los Angeles doo wop group the Flairs. The lineup changes undergone by both the Flairs and the Flares are difficult to track and digest, but basically the Flairs were formed by teenagers in L.A. in the early '50s and founded by future the Coasters member Cornell Gunter. Managed by Buck Ram (whose most famous clients were the Platters), the Fla... Read more

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