The Vibrations


The Vibrations | Marv Goldberg | tc015

The Vibrations were a vocal group who performed through the 1950s, 60s and 70s recording for a number of labels including Atlantic (who leased their material from their then producer Bert Berns) and Neptune, a label distributed by Chess, from 1969 onwards. They also recorded under a number of other group names as well!

A mainstay member of the group during this time was Carl Fisher. During the early 1960s they had a contract with Chess, who put them on the Checker label, and they immediately had a hit with “Watusi”. This was followed by a string of novelty and dance records, which the group detested. They did also get to record some standards, like “Time after time” for an LP.

Marv Goldberg’s article on The Vibrations


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