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The Chanters

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The Chanters

The Chanters has been played on NTS in shows including Jazzman, featured first on 21 November 2014. Songs played include She Wants to Mambo.

The Chanters belonged to the "kid-sound" school of Rock ‘n’ Roll, which was, at the time they formed, riding high because of Frankie Lymon and the Teenagers.

The Chanters formed in late 1957 out of a group of friends in Queens, New York. This locale was far removed from the R&B centers in Harlem and Bedford-Stuyvesant, and allowed for more original sounds from groups like the Rivileers, the Cleftones, and the Videos.

The two oldest members of the Chanters, Fred Paige (first…

She Wants to Mambo
The Chanters
Jukebox Jam Series2015
She Wants to Mambo
The ChantersJukebox Jam Series2015