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The Orioles: Second String Albert "Diz" Russell

by:
Rachel Louise Clay (Author)

ISBN: 0-7414-4713-4 ©2008
Price: $22.95
Book Size: 5.5'' x 8.5'' , 337 pages
Category/Subject: BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Entertainment & Performing Arts

This book discusses the 1948 Orioles vocal group whom many believe started Rhythm and Blues music. Albert “Diz” Russell continues the group. Read about his journey of joy and pain.

Abstract:
The Orioles: Second String Albert “Diz” Russell is an exciting book written about a group that many music historians believe started the music that came to be called Rhythm and Blues. The original Orioles started in Baltimore Maryland and sang from 1948-1955. The love music contains the memories and social history of an era. Diz Russell became an Oriole in 1955 and continues to carry on the name and music of the group. Read about the joy and pain of one of the pioneers of Rhythm and Blues, Albert “Diz” Russell. His performances continue to bring the house down.

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Customer Reviews

  Great Memories , 10/06/2008
Reviewer: Rachel Clay
This book has great memories for those who remember the 1940s and 50 and the music of that era.

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