The 1950's

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Denise Denise

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Randy & the Rainbows are an American doo wop group from Maspeth, New York.

The group was formed in 1962 in a neighborhood of Queens, and featured two pairs of siblings, along with a fifth member.

The Safuto brothers had previously sung in the group The Dialtones. They recorded with the producers of The Tokens, releasing the single "Denise" in 1963. The song hit #18 on the US Black Singles chart and #10 on the Billboard Hot 100 that year.

"Denise" was written by Neil Levenson, and was inspired by his childhood friend, Denice Lefrak. The song later became a European hit for Blondie, with the title changed to Denis.