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March 4, 2019 107 mins
The Rock N Roll Archaeologists talks doowop with Al Contrera where they dissect his book, Hushabye: The Mystics, the Music and the Mob. An original founding member of the Mystics, author Al Contrera tells the true story of how five Brooklyn teenagers went from singing on street corners to fame in the fifties with their first hit song, “Hushabye.” Contrera, provides vivid and detailed accounts of the trials and adventures of forming a rock-‘n’-roll group in a neighborhood controlled by the mob.
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