Doo Wop Under the Palms

Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Steve Leggett
A group of transplanted New Yorkers who formed a quintet in South Florida in 1986 with an eye to reviving the vocal harmony group tradition from the 1950s and 1960s, the Five Boroughs generally stick pretty close to the doo wop tradition, although they have done some light experimenting with synthesizers and drum machines on some of their tracks. This brief overview of the group from Collectables sticks close to the vest, however, and aside from arrangements that feature a bit more drums and backing band presence than one usually finds in vintage doo wop, the group takes a reverent approach to the genre. Highlights include a cover of the Cleftones' "See You Next Year," ...
See more details below
Other sellers (CD)
  • All (5) from $3.19   
  • New (5) from $3.19   

Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Steve Leggett
A group of transplanted New Yorkers who formed a quintet in South Florida in 1986 with an eye to reviving the vocal harmony group tradition from the 1950s and 1960s, the Five Boroughs generally stick pretty close to the doo wop tradition, although they have done some light experimenting with synthesizers and drum machines on some of their tracks. This brief overview of the group from Collectables sticks close to the vest, however, and aside from arrangements that feature a bit more drums and backing band presence than one usually finds in vintage doo wop, the group takes a reverent approach to the genre. Highlights include a cover of the Cleftones' "See You Next Year," "Count Every Star," which was the title track of the group's debut album from Classic Artists Records in 1991, and a wonderfully haunting and fragile version of "Pennies from Heaven," which shows both the joy and the subtle modernization that the Five Boroughs bring to the doo wop table.
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/25/2005
  • Label: Collectables
  • UPC: 090431848326
  • Catalog Number: 8483
  • Sales rank: 282,408

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Five Boroughs Primary Artist
Randy Emerick Musician
Tim Meyer Musician
Steve Ward Lead
Frank Iovino Baritone, Tenor (Vocal), Lead
Bruce Goldie Bass, Tenor (Vocal), Lead
Dave Strum Bass
Geno Radicello Tenor (Vocal)
Joe Costadura Musician
Earl Catron Musician
Wayne Muscarella Musician, Lead
Spanky Pionegro Musician, Lead
Technical Credits
Hoagy Carmichael Composer
Alan Freed Composer
Jerome Kern Composer
Ken Perry Mastering
Dorothy Fields Composer
Otto Harbach Composer
Dennis Hetzendorfer Engineer
Van Morrison Composer
Mitchell Parish Composer
Jerry Greene Executive Producer
Dennis Pettet Producer
Bob Tucker Engineer
Arthur Johnston Composer
Sammy Gallop Composer
Bob Freed Mastering
Leonard Briggs Composer
Marshall Paul Composer
Albert George Composer
Donald Raysor Composer
Frank Iovino Arranger, Producer
Richard Bomberowitch Mastering
Spanky Pionegro Arranger
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously