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The Spaniels

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The Spaniels

The Spaniels were an American R&B doo-wop group, best known for the hit "Goodnite, Sweetheart, Goodnite".

They have been called the first successful Midwestern R&B group. Some historians of vocal groups consider Pookie Hudson to be the first true leader of a vocal group, because the Spaniels pioneered the technique of having the main singer solo at his own microphone, while the rest of the group shared a second microphone.

The original members included:

Thornton James "Pookie" Hudson (June 11, 1934 – January 16, 2007) Ernest Warren (December 2, 1933 - May 7, 2012) Willie C. Jackson (died February 18, 2015; aged 79) Opal Courtney, Jr. (November 22, 1936 –…

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You're Gonna Cry
The Spaniels, Al Smith's Orch.
Vee Jay Records1957
You're Gonna Cry
The Spaniels, Al Smith's Orch.Vee Jay Records1957
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Don'cha Go
The Spaniels
Lost Nite Records0
Don'cha Go
The SpanielsLost Nite Records0
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Meek Man
The Spaniels
Jasmine Records2012
Meek Man
The SpanielsJasmine Records2012
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So Deep Within
The Spaniels
Vee Jay Records1960
So Deep Within
The SpanielsVee Jay Records1960
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False Love
The Spaniels
Vee Jay Records1956
False Love
The SpanielsVee Jay Records1956
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