Song writer/composer: Dewayne Blackwell 20 weeks on Billboard
THE FLEETWOODS were one of the few white vocal groups in the '50s and '60s to enjoy success on both the Pop and R&B charts. They crossed over from Pop to R&B with their own original hits "Mr. Blue" & "Come Softly To Me" The Fleetwoods.com
No one captured teen angst better than Gary Troxel. The Fleetwoods lead singer had a voice which emitted the frustration of teenagers during the 1950s. With two beautiful young blondes standing beside him, Troxel s soft vocals and the young women s lush harmonies created a soft rock n roll revolution. From 1959 to 1963 the Fleetwoods charted twelve songs on the Billboard Hot 100 with two number one hits, Come Softly To Me and Mr. Blue. thefleetwoods.com
~Song~ "Mr. Blue" (1959) The Fleetwoods
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