COME GO WITH ME * DEL-VIKINGS * LONDON 8405 * UK
Although they were one of the first racially integrated groups - two white and three black - to have a major impact on popular music, they were originally an all black quintet (in fact when 'Come Go' was recorded there was only one white member). Come Go With Me was Del-Vikings (dell means 'the') first recording originally released on Fee Bee 205 in December 1956, it was leased to Dot records and put out by them in January, and soared up the charts reaching the number four spot Pop, and number two R&B. The above copy has had a picture, probably cut from a newspaper or magazine, pasted over the label, that has at some time been almost completely removed. What's left of the image, which can be seen above, indicates that it was, possibly, contemporary with the record, if this is so it must surely rate as one of the earliest 'cover ups'.
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