Music: Singers in Bunches

Once, when a person with a sweet tooth asked for Charms. Chuckles. Cheers or Nuggets, he got candy. Today he gets a disk, by one of the score of vocal groups whose recordings are crowding the bestseller lists. Not all the groups go by such fancy names. There are simple families: the Ames Brothers, the McGuire, De Marco. DeCastro and Fontane Sisters, and groups that wish to establish the fact, before any doubts arise, that they are quartets: the Four Aces, Four Lads, Four Knights, Four Tunes, Four Freshmen.

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