The Monotones were a six-member American doo-wop vocal group in the 1950s. They are considered a one-hit wonder, as their only hit single was "The Book of Love", which peaked at #5 on the Billboard Top 100 in 1958.
The Monotones formed in 1955 when the seven original singers, all residents of the Baxter Terrace housing project in Newark, New Jersey, began performing covers of popular songs. They were:
- lead singer Charles Patrick (born September 11, 1938)
- first tenor Warren Davis (born March 1, 1939)
- second tenor George Malone (January 5, 1940 – October 5, 2007)
- bass singer Frankie Smith (May 13, 1938 - November 26, 2000)
- second bass singer John Ryanes (November 16, 1940 – May 30, 1972)
- his brother, baritone Warren Ryanes (December 14, 1937 – June 16, 1982)
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Альбомы и синглы:
- You Never Loved Me / Book of Love [12.1957, сингл]
- Who Wrote the Book of Love [сборник]
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