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Rocky Sharpe & The Replays

European Doo-Wop and Rock'n'Roll Group

 

Rocky Sharpe and the Replays were formed in 1978 by Rocky and Johnny Stud, both former members of an earlier rock 'n' roll doo wop group, Rocky Sharpe and the Razors (another off-shoot of which went on to become the hit group Darts).


The brother brought in a friend of theirs, Helen Highwater, to add her clear soprano voice to the sound. After cutting their first single, "Rama Lama Ding Dong", they then entitled the services of Eric Rondo as bass vocalist.


Between 1975 - 85 the group had considerable record success in Britain and the rest of Europe (particularly in West Germany and Spain) with seven hit singles, including "Rama Lama Ding Dong", "Imagination", "Martian Hop", "Shout! Shout! (Knock Yourself Out)" and "If You Wanna Be Happy". They recorded four albums and did television, radio and live work throughout Europe and Scandinavia. They had record success as far afield as Australia and their records also sold well in Japan and South America.


In the last few years there were a couple of line-up changes, with two new female vocalists and a new bass recruited. The band continued to record and perform live, but at the end of 1985 they went their independent ways, but still linked by their uncommon love of doo wop.

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Lookin' For An Echo - The Best Of Rocky Sharpe & The Replays (CD) Rocky Sharpe & The Replays: Lookin' For An Echo - The Best Of Rocky Sharpe... Art-Nr.: CDWIKD194

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(ACE) 27 tracks (77:35) including all the Hits plus rarities with 16 page booklet. Superb and Essential collection. (Bear Family Records)  ,- Rocky Sharpe And The Replays made practically all of their best recordings for Chiswick...
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Rama Lama (CD) Rocky Sharpe & The Replays: Rama Lama (CD) Art-Nr.: CDCLA221

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(Castle Classics) 14 tracks 1978/79 (38:26).
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The Fabulous (CD) Rocky Sharpe & The Replays: The Fabulous (CD) Art-Nr.: CDFAB009

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​(1991/Ace) 12 tracks
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Castle Masters Collection (CD) Rocky Sharpe & The Replays: Castle Masters Collection (CD) Art-Nr.: CDCMC3050

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​(1992/Castle) 16 tracks
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Rock It To Mars...plus Rocky Sharpe & The Replays: Rock It To Mars...plus Art-Nr.: CDWIKM242

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(2004/BIG BEAT) 18 tracks The band's brand of doo wop pop was enormously successful in the late 70s and early 80s and in Europe they had Top 5 chart entries in Spain, Germany and the Netherlands. Many of the tracks have been unavailable...
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Shout ! Shout !...plus Rod Stewart: Shout ! Shout !...plus Art-Nr.: CDWIKM244

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(2004/CHISWICK) 18 tracks 1981/82
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Rama Lama Ding Dong Rocky Sharpe & The Replays: Rama Lama Ding Dong Art-Nr.: CDWIKM240

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(2004/CHISWICK) 18 tracks 1979 The first Rocky Sharpe LP plus B-Sides that have never been released on CD before., The first Rocky Sharpe LP which featured their hits 'Rama Lama Ding Dong', 'Imagination' and 'Love Will Make You Fail In...
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