I knew a doo-wop group that sings in the subway and around the city, and I wanted to get them involved.
This kind of situation happened over and over again in the big-band years and later during the doo-wop era.
Amy Winehouse incorporated a lot of Motown and soul and doo-wop into her stuff, an updated version of it.
1958, from the nonsense harmony phrases sung under the vocal lead (this one attested from mid-1950s).
: from the do-whop music and lovingly customized cars/ lead singer of her Sixties doo-wop outfit, Patti Labelle and the Bluebelles
A style of street jazz-singing, esp by black ensembles (1950s+ Black musicians)
[echoic fr a common rhythm phrase of the songs]