The Cleftones - Songs


The Cleftones were a sweet-sounding R&B vocal group with a great deal of crossover appeal that became famous during the late 1950s and early 1960s. Best known for their upbeat doo-wop rendition of the pop standard, "Heart And Soul" (1961), other hits include "You Baby You" (1956) and "Little Girl Of Mine" (1956) which were both written by group members.

Formed in 1955 in Queens, New York by students at Jamaica High School and first known as The Silvertones, the original lineup consisted of lead singer Herbie Cox (May 6, 1938 - December 7, 2019), Charlie James (first tenor), Berman Patterson (second tenor), William "Buzzy" McClane (baritone), and Warren Corbin (bass). The Cleftones had a number of personnel changes before finally disbanding in 1964.



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The Cleftones

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