The Spokesmen

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The Spokesmen were an American pop music trio. They scored a hit single in the U.S. in 1965 with the tune "Dawn of Correction", which was a patriotic answer record to Barry McGuire's protest song, "Eve of Destruction". The song was written by the group's members, John Medora, David White and Ray Gilmore, who was a long time radio personality at WIBG (Wibbage) 990AM in Philadelphia, Pa. The tune hit #36 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. They also released a cover version on a 45 rpm of the Beatles "Michelle" that got significant airplay on WIBG.[1]

Co-composers White and Medora had previously co-written several hit singles, including "At the Hop" for Danny and the Juniors, "You Don't Own Me" for Lesley Gore and "1-2-3" for Len Barry.

The Spokesmen also did a cover of McCartney and Lennon's "Michelle" on Decca records.

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  1. ^ The Spokesmen at Allmusic.com