The Van Dykes (Of "Gift Of Love" Fame)

ABOUT

The Van Dykes were a male doo-wop quartet that became famous during the early 1960s. The group's best known songs include the 1961 hits, "The Bells Are Ringing" and "Gift Of Love," the latter of which was an answer song to The Crests' "Sixteen Candles."


Best known songs (with years) include:

  • Gift Of Love (1961)
  • The Bells Are Ringing (1961)

Pop charts debut year: 1961

Years active: ca. late 1950s - early 1960s

Genres: R&B, doo-wop

Labels: Deluxe, Donna Records

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