If You Remember The Bristol Stomp Then You Have To See This Performance By The Dovells

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The Dovells were an American music group that gained popularity in the early 1960s. They were known for their energetic dance songs that were popular in the era of rock and roll.
They are best known for their hit songs, “The Bristol Stomp” and “You Can’t Sit Down,” which were both major hits in 1963.

The group was formed in Philadelphia in 1957, and its original members were Arnie Silver, Len Borisoff, Jerry Sirlen, Mike Freda, and Mark Stevens. They initially called themselves the Brooktones but later changed their name to The Dovells, which was inspired by the dove-like cooing sound they made in their music.

Their breakthrough hit, “The Bristol Stomp,” was released in 1961 and became an instant success, reaching number two on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. The song was a catchy dance tune that quickly became a popular dance craze across the United States.

The Dovells continued their success with their follow-up hit, “You Can’t Sit Down,” which also became a hit and reached the top 40 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. The song was another dance tune, and like “The Bristol Stomp,” it quickly became a popular dance craze.