The Bosstones were an African American musical group in the 1950s who performed in the instrumentally-sparse, a cappella-based harmonic style known as Philadelphia doo-wop. The Bosstones released "Mope-Itty Mope" as a 45 rpm single in 1959. The B-side of "Mope-Itty" was a song called "Wings of an Angel".In 1962 The Dovells remade "Mope-itty Mope" as "The Mope-itty Mope Stomp". After their existence was called to the attention of the Boston-based ska-core band formed in 1983 and also called The Bosstones, the latter group changed its name to The Mighty Mighty Bosstones.

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  • The Bosstones were an African American musical group in the 1950s who performed in the instrumentally-sparse, a cappella-based harmonic style known as Philadelphia doo-wop. The Bosstones released "Mope-Itty Mope" as a 45 rpm single in 1959. The B-side of "Mope-Itty" was a song called "Wings of an Angel".In 1962 The Dovells remade "Mope-itty Mope" as "The Mope-itty Mope Stomp". After their existence was called to the attention of the Boston-based ska-core band formed in 1983 and also called The Bosstones, the latter group changed its name to The Mighty Mighty Bosstones. (en)
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  • The Bosstones were an African American musical group in the 1950s who performed in the instrumentally-sparse, a cappella-based harmonic style known as Philadelphia doo-wop. The Bosstones released "Mope-Itty Mope" as a 45 rpm single in 1959. The B-side of "Mope-Itty" was a song called "Wings of an Angel".In 1962 The Dovells remade "Mope-itty Mope" as "The Mope-itty Mope Stomp". After their existence was called to the attention of the Boston-based ska-core band formed in 1983 and also called The Bosstones, the latter group changed its name to The Mighty Mighty Bosstones. (en)
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