The Robins

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The Robins
Also known asThe Robbins
A-Sharp Trio
The Four Bluebirds
OriginSan Francisco, California, United States
GenresR&B
Years active1945–1960
LabelsSpark
Whippet
RCA
Associated actsJohnny Otis
The Coasters
Past membersBobby Nunn
"Ty" Terrell Leonard
Billy Richard
Roy Richard
Grady Chapman
Carl Gardner
H.B. Barnum
Bobby Sheen
"Little" Billy Richards, Jr.
 
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The Robins
Also known asThe Robbins
A-Sharp Trio
The Four Bluebirds
OriginSan Francisco, California, United States
GenresR&B
Years active1945–1960
LabelsSpark
Whippet
RCA
Associated actsJohnny Otis
The Coasters
Past membersBobby Nunn
"Ty" Terrell Leonard
Billy Richard
Roy Richard
Grady Chapman
Carl Gardner
H.B. Barnum
Bobby Sheen
"Little" Billy Richards, Jr.

The Robins were a successful and influential American R&B group of the late 1940s and 1950s, one of the earliest such vocal bands who established the basic pattern for the doo-wop sound.

Songwriters Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller took two members of the Robins to form the Coasters.[1]

Original members[edit]

Singles[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Leiber & Stoller interviewed on the Pop Chronicles (1969).

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