The Chordettes- S/T

The Chordettes were one of the vocal groups that helped transition music from the Andrews Sister's style of vocal/ orchestral arrangement to rock and roll.  They began together in Sheboygan, Wisconsin in 1946 and their career continued into the early 1960's.  Their biggest hits were "Mr. Sandman" and "Lollipop"  The first sat on top of the charts for an astounding 7 weeks. 

This widely sought after LP was yet another score from my girlfriend's parent's basement.  The sleeve is a bit dirty but still solid.  No tears or splits.  The record itself is pretty beat but like a lot of vinyl from this era, it still sounds great even with lots of scuffs and scratches. 

The Chordette's harmonies are almost angelic.  Its like if heaven organized a barbershop quartet.  This is a great example of early pop/ rock music and although this record can fetch as much as a few hundred dollars, its not going anywhere.  Its found a permanent home in my collection.

Artist:  The Chordettes
Title: Self Titled
Label: Cadence
Matrix: CLP 3001
Year: 1957
Size: 12"
Speed: 33.3

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