The Danleers

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The Danleers was an American doo-wop group in the 1950s. They were a quintet hailing from Brooklyn, New York. Jimmy Weston was the lead singer, and the group was named after their manager, Danny Webb, who wrote their most famous number, "One Summer Night". The track was originally released on AMP-3 2115, as being by The Dandleers.


  • Johnny Lee
  • Jimmy Weston
  • Nat McCune
  • Willie Ephraim
  • Roosevelt Mays


Billboard Singles[edit]

Their one big hit single (and their debut single), "One Summer Night" (b/w "Wheelin and A-Dealin'"), reached #4 on the Billboard Black Singles chart, and #7 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1958.[1]


  • 1950s: One Summer Night
  • 1996: The Best of the Danleers: The Mercury Years

External links[edit]


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Top R&B/Hip-Hop Singles: 1942-2004. Record Research. p. 155.