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The Five Du-Tones

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The Five Du-Tones

The Five Du-Tones has been played on NTS shows including OSA, with Shake A Tail Feather first played on 12 December 2012.

The Five Du-Tones were Willie Guest, Frank McCurrey, LeRoy Joyce, James West, and Andrew Butler. They formed at Patrick Henry High School in St. Louis, Missouri, in 1957.

Between 1963 and 1966 the Five Du-Tones recorded nine singles on George Leaner's One-derful Records. "Please Change Your Mind" failed to chart, as did "Come Back Baby".

The group's third release in 1963 finally got them noticed: "Shake a Tail Feather" (co-written by Andre Williams) was played on R&B stations across the country, but it failed to…

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The Five Du-Tones
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