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    The South African Mbube tradition (Ladysmith Black Mambazo et al) was born from a single song: "The Lion Sleeps Tonight."

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    Just 4 Kicks features a quartet of powerhouse vocal jazz educators, including Kirby Shaw and Vijay Singh

     Kirby Shaw, Vijay Singh, Randy Crenshaw, Kirk Marcy http://www.singers.com/jazz/just4kicks.html

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    Perhaps the most widely seen barbershop quartet of all time are the Buffalo Bills, featured in the movie "The Music Man"

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    California, Orlando, Tokyo or Hong Kong: the barbershop quartet on Disneyland's Main Street is always called "The Dapper Dans"

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    The soaring Celtic harmonies of Anuna provided a sonic break between frenetic dance numbers in Riverdance.

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    Although there are many variations, the proper spelling is "two p's, two l's, two words": a cappella

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    Madrigals, barbershop and doo wop were all the contemporary a cappella of their day.

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    Many classic doo wop groups and songs were originally a cappella, but the record companies always added instruments for radio.

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    Yale University does not have any fraternities or sororities; instead they have as many as 20 a cappella groups each year.

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    Rocker Petra Haden recorded a solo a cappella remake of the Who's "Sell Out" album on a dare from her bass player.