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Our Favourite Shop (Style Council album)

Our Favourite Shop (Style Council album)  

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Overview Page
Subject:
Music
The fact that Paul Weller now admits that the Style Council went badly wrong should damn this record. In contrast, the passing of time seems to reveal hidden depths, such ...
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Encyclopedia of Popular Music (4 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Music
Length:
460 words

...baritone), Pat Barrett (b. 15 September 1931; tenor), John Perkins (b. 28 August 1931; lead) and his brother Ray Perkins (b. 28 November 1932; bass), all born in Toronto. The group met at Toronto’s Cathedral School, where they all sang in the choir, and decided to form a barber shop-style group. Initially called the Canadaires, the group received its first break in Cleveland, Ohio, USA, where they appeared on Gene Carroll’s television programme. After that show they were introduced to the influential local disc jockey Bill Randle, who suggested the name change...

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