A form of R&B based harmony vocalizing using phonetic or nonsense syllables (like a repeated "doo-wop") for rhythm and intricate harmonic arrangements
To be considered doo wop a song must fit into all five of the below, with minor exceptions:
Wide Range of Voice Parts (lead, first tenor (falsetto), second tenor, baritone, bass.
Nonsense Syllables - Logatomes
Doo Wop Groups
Typical doo wop arrangement from opening through the end of the first chorus
The Doo Wop Society
Where did the name Doo Wop come from?
Doo Wop: Definition of a genre