The Devotions

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The Devotions were an American vocal group from Astoria, Queens, New York, formed in 1960. They released a single of a novelty song called "Rip Van Winkle" in 1961 on Delta Records; the tune was re-released on Roulette Records in 1962 and again on Roulette in 1964.[1] The tune became a hit on the third release, peaking at #36 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1964.[2]

Members[edit]

  • Bob Weisbrod
  • Ray Sanchez
  • Bob Hovorka
  • Frank Pardo
  • Joe Pardo
  • Eugene McCaffery

References[edit]

  1. ^ Joel Whitburn, The Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits. 7th edn, 2000
  2. ^ The Devotions at Allmusic.com