The Checkers (American band)

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The Checkers were an American doo-wop group formed in 1951.[1] Bill Brown formed the Checkers after leaving the Dominoes.


  1. ^ Nick Talevski Rock Obituaries - Knocking On Heaven's Door - 2010 Page 54 "With McPhatter on lead, the group landed on the R&B charts with their début release, the ballad 'Do Something For Me' (1950). Two singles later, the ... The pair then joined The Checkers, a Dominoes' copy band. The group disbanded in ...