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The Marcels

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The Marcels were an American doo-wop group known for turning popular music songs into rock and roll. The group formed in 1959 with lead Cornelius Harp, bass Fred Johnson, Gene Bricker, Ron Mundy, and Richard Knauss. The group was named by Fred Johnson's younger sister Priscilla, after a popular hair style of the day, the marcel wave.