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The 1950’s Fabulous Foursome! This is a fan site of the original Diamonds of the 1950s. All  hailing from Canada, they made their way to  the U. S.,  and with their songs and energy, endeared themselves to  their fans forever.  Bill Reed, the original bass singer, who at 68, passed away October  22, 2004.  Bill's smooth bass voice was the foundation of The  Diamonds and was instrumental in establishing their signature  sound.  We are saddened at his loss, but rejoice in the privilege of  hearing him sing. Obituary  This is a fan site of the "Original" Diamonds Singing Group of the 1950s. It has been on the Internet since 1998 and is updated when new content becomes available.  Information contained in this website, is the version of events as related to me by original members: Phil Levitt, Ted Kowalski, Bill Reed and Dave Somerville. Note:  The bulk of the Diamonds' success came from their work in the United States, but they were one of many fine groups and artists that came from Canada. Web Designer by Xara Disclaimer Site Dedications . 2004 Article on the Diamonds by A. Merey. 2009 Article on Tenor Ted Kowalski by A. Merey. 78 Samples of singles released by the Diamonds including the Rugolo album. Articles and MP3 Samples Tenor Ted Kowalski, passed away Aug 8, 2010 as a result of  continuing medical issues. As a founding member of the Diamonds,  he brought joy to the fans with his energy and his love of singing.   Obituary
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Please Take The Poll Fun! That was the way one fan described the Diamonds. And who could argue?  After listening to "Little Darlin'" for the first time, it was a foregone conclusion. It was  only a little over two minutes long, but it was fun. This fabulous foursome of the  fifties had hits such as "Little Darlin", "The Stroll", and "Silhouettes". All three going  gold! Include countless television shows and concerts, guest staring in a movie and  singing the theme song for two others. And don’t forget the four Halls of Fame. All  this insured their place in the history of early rock and roll, and made them one of  the most popular groups of their time. Were they fun? You bet they were! - Barry  Worrell “Diamond Dave” Somerville. Dave is currently performing his 1957 Rock & Roll Bus  Tour. Contact Dave for information on how you can be  included and check his itinerary at his site.  Phil Levitt Ted Kowalski Dave Somerville Bill Reed