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The Doo Wop Box II

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The Doo Wop Box II

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Various Artists
genre:
Reissues

We gave it an A

Doo-wop, with its swooning harmonies and gleeful teenage arias, perfectly captured the magic of youthful innocence, exuberance, and romantic passion; if you’re immune to its charms, your heart is wrapped in lead. The four-CD Doo Wop Box II may be missing many cornerstones of the genre (see Box I), but nestled among the worthy obscurities are certified classics like Jive Five’s ”What Time Is It?” and the Volume’s’ ”I Love You” — performances as timeless as desire itself.

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