DEL VIKINGS - 2017 Legacy Legend Nominee
The Del Vikings had two Top Ten Hits in 1957 with "Come Go With Me" and "Whispering Bells".
They appeared on the Ed Sullivan Show, Dick Clark's Bandstand, Allen Freed's show, the Tonight Show, and the movie "The Big Beat". Their music has been featured in the soundtracks of the films "American Grafitti", "Stand By Me", American Hot Wax" and others. They are recognized as one of the first 1950's integrated groups to achieve success.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame inducted them in 2005. The History of Rock website calls them an influential music group.
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