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Encyclopedia > The Marcels

The Marcels were a doo-wop group known for turning beloved American classical pop songs into rock and roll. In 1961 many were shocked to hear a new version of the ballad Blue Moon that began with the bass going, "bomp-baba-bomp" and "dip-da-dip." Still, the record sold a million and is featured in The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's 500 Songs that Shaped Rock and Roll. Later revivals in the same vein -- Heartaches and Melancholy Baby -- were less successful.


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The Marcels (63 words)
The Marcels are as advertised, the guys who put the "Bomp" in the "Bomp-A-Bomp" back in 1961 when their first recording, "Blue Moon" sold over two and a half million copies.
The Marcels can boast of three record albums, numerous hit singles, with sales in the millions.
The Marcels are owned and managed exclusively by Walt Maddox, an original member of the group.
Marcel 2007 (134 words)
The Marcel the Monkey Forecasting System (or the Marcels for short) is the most advanced forecasting system ever conceived.
Actually, it is the most basic forecasting system you can have, that uses as little intelligence as possible.
And, the difference between doing it right, and doing it with the Marcels....
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