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The Book

2018 saw the release of John’s autobiography. It has now been enhanced and the second print released by Conscious Dreams Publishing.

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“There are many stories to be told about many great artists in the music business. Keeping Doo-Wop Alive tells the story of another one. It is the story of singer, John Cheatdom, who started his professional entertainment career in 1957, at the age of 17, and is still working to the present day.

It is the story of what it is like to be a member of a vocal group. Not as easy a job as you might think. It speaks of the ups and downs and the changing phases of the music industry over more than 60 years.

After starting his recording career as a member of The Velours and making a life-changing move to England in 1967, John had success with The Fantastics, The Realistics, and The Magic Platters.

Keeping Doo-Wop Alive is a wonderful read for anybody interested in the world of black vocal group music by a man who has seen it all.”

Keeping Doo Wop Alive - John's Autobiography

Keeping Doo Wop Alive – John’s Autobiography