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The Five Keys, a group which hailed from Virginia, began as a Gospel group in the late '40s. Switching to the Doo Wop genre, their sound and direction was inspired by The Orioles. They had multiple R&B hits in the '50s on the charts.

Track Listings
Ling Ting Tong
Close Your Eyes
Verdict, The
I Wish I'd Never Learned to Read
She's the Most
I Dreamt I Dwelt in Heaven
My Pigeon's Gone
Out of Sight, Out of Mind
Wisdom of a Fool
Let There Be You
From the Bottom of My Heart
Gypsy, The
Who Do You Know in Heaven
C'Est la Vie
To Each His Own
It's a Cryin' Shame
Emily Please
Handy Andy
One Great Love
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Artist:  The Five Keys
Label:  Capitol
Genre:  Rhythm and Blues
Release Date:  1993
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review by . December 14, 2008
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Whether you are already a huge fan of this music or someone just exploring the genre  "The Five Keys:  Golden Classics" is a "must have" disc.  The Five Keys hailed from Newport News, Va. Lead singer Rudy West is considered by many to be the finest lead singer of the era.  He would certainly rank with the likes of WIllie Winfield of the Harptones and Eugene Mumford of the Larks.  Anyway, the Five Keys signed with Aladdin Records in 1951 and achieved modest success.  …
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