If you’re solely interested in sonic fidelity you can find a much cleaner version of this track, but in terms of sheer atmosphere this old vinyl rip has it in spades. Cut in the late fifties “This Is The Night” finds Billy Storm fronting the Valiants—doo wop, slightly surreal and old L.A.

Elsewhere: Speaking of old doo wop, the following tale is required reading/listening for those with a sense of history and/or record collecting. It’s the  story of the Five Sharps version of “Stormy Weather” that involves everything from to lost 78s and 45s to the Korean war.

MP3: Billy Storm and the Valiants :: This Is The Night
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5 Responses to “Billy Storm And The Valiants :: This Is The Night”

  1. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rFa462PofmA

  2. I feel like this site has just consistently gotten so much better over the past couple years that I’ve been following it. So many gems, so little time to read about them and listen to them. I love me some good doo wop. Thanks fellas. Please keep it up.

  3. Incredible song! Love the clicks ‘n pops too!

  4. Would have to agree with Brandon. This is an amazing song!

  5. THANKS SO MUCH I SIMPLY LOVE THES DREAMY CALIFORNIA TYPE DOOWOPS.
    BILLY STORM,SANG UNDER DIFFERENT NAMES W/DIFFERNT GROUPS AS WELLS.
    TJDOOWOP

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