The Chords

The Chords

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Sh-Boom
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Don't Be a Jumping Jack
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Cross Over The Bridge
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Don't Be a Jumping Jack
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Don't Be a Jumping Jack

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Biography

The Chords -- Carl and Claude Feaster (lead and baritone), Jimmy Keyes (first tenor), Floyd "Buddy" McRae (second tenor), and Ricky Edwards (bass) -- formed in 1951 in the Bronx, but weren't discovered until three years later, when they were spotted singing in a subway station, a performance that ultimately landed them a recording contract with Atlantic Records. Jerry Wexler, Atlantic's top talent A&R man, had the Chords cover a Patti Page hit, "Cross Over the Bridge" (it was a... Read more

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