Doo Wop at 50. Vol. 1

Moving Image
Created: 2000


Doo Wop at 50. Vol. 1
Summary: "Doo Wop 50 celebrates some of history's greatest doo-wop performances from the 50's and 60's. Recorded live May 11 and 12 1999 at The Benedum Center for Performing Arts, the DVD contains both performances and previously unavailable interviews with the top names in doo wop music."--2000 Peabody Awards entry form.

This two-part special was produced for WQED for a PBS pledge drive. It originally aired on December 5, 1999. This is Part One of two parts.

Corporate Producers: WQED (Television station : Pittsburgh, Pa.) | Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)

Persons Appearing: Platters (Performers) | Del-Vikings (Performers) | Jimmy Beaumont and the Skyliners (Performers) | Penguins (Performers) | Gene Chandler and Pure Gold (Performers) | Brooklyn Bridge (Performers) | Johnny Maestro (Performers) | Lee Andrews and the Hearts (Performers) | Cleftones (Performers) | Capris (Performers) | Jive Five (Performers) | Legends of Doo Wop (Performers) | Earl Lewis and the Channels (Performers)

Broadcast Date: 1999-12-05