Buffalo Tom Peabody

Nail Gun

1st Degree Nerder!
Please enjoy one of the all-time great doo-wops along with an extra crispy bucket of nincompoopery!

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Detroit group, THE VOLUMES, had their greatest success in 1962 with the fine doo-wop “I Love You” recorded in a garage studio. Their early 60’s sides were mostly doo-wop featuring the expressive lead vocals of Ed Union.
The Volumes, R&B vocal group formed in 1960 in Detroit, Michigan. The group’s 1962 single for Chex Records, “I Love You”, was a hit in the U.S., peaking at #22 that year on the Billboard Hot 100. The tune was a blend of doo wop and Latin beats, and was co-written by bass-singer Ernest Newsom and the group’s manager, Willie Ewing. The group recorded further singles for Chex and American Arts but never returned to the charts, remaining a “one-hit wonder.”


So many notes…get nailed so fast and at lung-busting volume…  It makes my head spin. Ed Union is the original “vocal nail gun” as he slips from falsetto to head voice and…

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