The Devotions

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The Devotions
The Devotions performing in 2016
The Devotions performing in 2016
Background information
OriginAstoria, Queens, New York
Years active1960–present

The Devotions are an American doo wop group. Their single of a novelty song called "Rip Van Winkle" was released in 1961 on Delta Records; the tune was re-released on Roulette Records in 1962 and again on Roulette in 1963.[1] The tune became a hit on the third release, peaking at #36 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1964.[2]


  • Bob Weisbrod
  • Ray Sanchez
  • Bob Hovorka
  • Frank Pardo
  • Joe Pardo
  • Eugene McCaffery
  • Daniel DeMauro
  • Joe Del Pizzo
  • Al Vieco


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