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Watch: Dion & The Belmonts I Wonder Why Video

Dion and The Belmonts were a notable Doo Wop group that were popular in the 50’s. “I wonder why” is one of the more well known songs.

I Wonder Why
“I Wonder Why” is a doo-wop song , written by Melvin Anderson (lyrics ) and Ricardo Weeks and first recorded by Dion and the Belmonts



Most of us know the lyrics. But if not, this is a song demands a sing-a-long:

DION AND THE BELMONTS lyrics – I Wonder Why – Oldie Lyrics
Dont’ know why I love you like I do. Don’t know why I do. Don’t know why I love you. Don’t know why I care. I just want your love to share. I wonder why

You won’t believe how many times this song has been sampled by other musicians. 

Dion & the Belmonts’s I Wonder Why – WhoSampled
“It’s Funky Enough” by The D.O.C. sampled Dion & the Belmonts’sI Wonder Why “. Listen to both songs on WhoSampled, the ultimate database of sampled 

More on The Belmonts:

Dion and the Belmonts were a leading American vocal group of the late 1950s. All members were from the Bronx, New York City. The group formed when Dion DiMucci, lead singer (born July 18, 1939), joined The Belmonts – Carlo Mastrangelo, bass-baritone (born October 5, 1938), Fred Milano, second tenor (August 22, 1939 – January 1, 2012), and Angelo D’Aleo, first tenor (born February 3, 1940), in late 1957.

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