Doo-wop is a style of vocal based rhythm and blues music, which developed in African american communities in the 1940's and which became popular in the 50's and 60's. The term Doo-wop was not used at the time but was coined later. The term used most often at the time was vocal group harmony.
The Villages Doowop clubs
Doowop clubsouth meets on 2nd Sunday of month starting in June 2011. All events are scheduled to meet at Colony Cottage rec. center. 6pm
D.W.O.P. (Doowop On the Porch) Meets every Saturday in the Gazebo opposite Sonnys BBQ, Sumter landing. 9:30-11:30 am. Agenda includes: discussion of vocal harmony groups, listening to recordings of the doowop era, singing along and enjoying the friendship of like minded Doowop connosoirs.
Local Insiders Corner
Electric golf cart owners take notice: There is now a device that can extend your driving range and extend the working life of your batteries. It is called a desulfator made by BLS and you can have one installed by Terry of Battery Solutions in the villages. Call 352-553-6030
Great Pizza at Stavros Pizza: Head south on highwy 27 into leesburg. Is is on the right just past the 441 cut off. Reasonable prices also.
New Bicycle shop: Wildwood Cyclery located in the Winn Dixie lot at hwy 301 & hwy 44. 352-399-2983 WWW.wildwoodcyclery.com