DUKE OF EARL was sung by Gene Chandler whose real name was Eugene Dixon. When the Duke of Earl became Vee Jay Record’s 1st million-seller Gene bought himself a cape, cane and top hat. And became the Duke of Earl.
The non-profit mission of the Beach Music Hall of Fame at CCU is to honor the pioneers of the music, to educate the public about their creative contributions and to preserve its rich social history.
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