The Marcels

The Marcels Artistfacts

  • 1959-1963
    Cornelius Harp
    Ronald Mundy
    Gene Bricker
    Richard Knauss
    Fred Johnson
  • As with the Dell-Vikings and the Crests, a rare racially-mixed doo-wop group.
  • Their name came from the hairstyle one of its members wore.
  • Some four decades after their #1 hit, "Blue Moon," the group still reunites from time to time for concert performances. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Brad Wind - Miami, FL, for all above

Comments: 2

  • Sharon Mundy from PittsburghThat was my father!
  • Delondria from Snow Hill, NcYou guys are the best and I hope you all never break up.
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