The Vintage Collection

R&B refers to rhythm and blues, it s a preferred genre of music, which originated round 40’s and 50’s. The Dell-Tones then performed for every week at Harlem’s Child Grand (near the Apollo) in December 1953, working with comic Julius “Nipsey” Russell (1918-2005), a resident act dubbed “The Playboy of Harlem.”12 Shortly afterwards, dissatisfied with their lack of releases, the Dell-Tones left Brunswick Information and signed on with Eddie Heller’s Rainbow records, the place they recorded “I’m Not In Love With You” (launched in April 1954) and “Little Brief Daddy.” As traditional, Della Griffin was the lead singer on each tracks whereas background music was supplied by the Kelly Owens Orchestra.r&b

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