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DOO WOP TO POP ROCK PREMIERES FEB 28 ON WPBS

Stream now or tune in Sunday, Feb. 28, 2020 at 9 pm on WPBS TV

2020 marks the 20th anniversary year of the popular and groundbreaking MY Music specials for PBS that began with “Doo Wop 50” and continue to include memorable programs from a variety of musical genres, including” Folk Rock,” “Classic Soul & R&B,” “Disco,” “50s Pop,” “60s Rock” and “Country Pop.”

Now for the first time, an all-inclusive compilation of the greatest moments from the series are included in this new retrospective, featuring heartwarming reunions with the performers exclusively for PBS.

 

“Doo Wop To Pop Rock: My Music Celebrates 20 Years” features these performances:

The Doo Wop Years

  • “16 Candles” – Johnny Maestro and The Brooklyn Bridge
  • “Duke Of Earl” – Gene Chandler
  • “Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me” – Mel Carter
  • “Let It Be Me” – Jerry Butler and Betty Everett
  • “In The Still Of The Night” – Fred Parris and The Five Satins

The 50s Pop Era

  • “How Much Is That Doggie In The Window” – Patti Page
  • “Earth Angel” – The Crew Cuts
  • “Love Is A Many Splendored Thing” – The Four Aces
  • “McGuire Sisters Medley” – The McGuire Sisters

The Folk Rock Years

  • “Both Sides Now” – Judy Collins
  • “Turn, Turn, Turn” – Roger McGuinn
  • “A Mighty Day” – The Chad Mitchell Trio
  • “A Worried Man” – The Kingston Trio
  • “Where Have All The Flowers Gone” – The Kingston Trio
  • Motown and More
    • “Do You Love Me” – The Contours
    • “It’s The Same Old Song”/ “I Can’t Help Myself” – Four Tops
    • “Ooo Baby Baby” – The Miracles
    • “Respect” – Aretha Franklin
    • “Higher and Higher” – Bobby Wilson

    Finale

    “The Riviera Affair” – My Music Orchestra

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    Credits:

    Produced by: TJL Productions / Executive Producer: TJ Lubinsky