The Cellos


The Cellos were a doo-wop group from Queens, NY with smooth harmonies and a comedic flair that became famous during the late 1950s. The lineup consisted of Alton Campbell, Billy Montgomery, Bobby Thomas, Alvin Williams, and Cliff Williams. They are best known for their remake of "Rang Tang Ding Dong (I Am The Japanese Sandman)" (1957), a song written in 1920 by Richard A. Whiting and Raymond B. Egan.

Best known songs (with years) include:

  • Rang Tang Ding Dong (I Am The Japanese Sandman) (1957)

Pop charts debut year: 1957

Years active: ca. late 1950s

Genres: Doo-wop

Labels: Apollo



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