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The Contours

"You broke my heart, 'cause I couldn't dance . . . " begins the 1962 song that, probably more than any other, brought the "Motown sound" to white American teenagers in the early 1960s. "Do You Love Me?" has attained legendary status as quite possibly the #1 party song of all time, becoming a staple in films about the era (The Wanderers (1979)) and... See full bio »

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Known For

Dirty Dancing Soundtrack
Glory Road Soundtrack
The Wanderers Soundtrack
Sleepwalkers Soundtrack


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 2014 So You Think You Can Dance Australia (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Top 20 Opening Night (2014) ... (performer: "Do You Love Me")
 2012 Love Me Do: The Beatles '62 (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Do You Love Me?")
 2012 Nurse Jackie (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Chaud & Froid (2012) ... (performer: "Do You Love Me")
 2010 Dirty Dancing 3: Capoeira Nights (Video short) (performer: "Do You Love Me")
 2009 Supernatural (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The End (2009) ... (performer: "Do You Love Me")
 2007 So You Think You Can Dance (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Top 18 Results (2007) ... (performer: "Do You Love Me")
 2006 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Round 3 (2006) ... ("Do You Love Me")
 2006 Glory Road (performer: "Can You Do It")
 2005 Motown: The Early Years (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Do You Love Me", "Just a Little Misunderstanding")
 1998 Tohuwabohu (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Blasts from the Past (1998) ... (performer: "Do You Love Me?" - uncredited)
 1997 8 Heads in a Duffel Bag (performer: "Do You Love Me" (1962))
 1994 Getting Even with Dad (performer: "Do You Love Me?")
 1993 Beethoven's 2nd (performer: "Do You Love Me")
 1992 Tiny Toon Adventures (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Toon TV (1992) ... (performer: "Do You Love Me?")
 1992 Sleepwalkers (performer: "Do You Love Me?")
 1991 Midnight Caller (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Loneliest Number (1991) ... (performer: "Do You Love Me")
 1990 Quantum Leap (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- One Strobe Over the Line - June 15, 1965 (1990) ... (performer: "Do You Love Me" - uncredited)
 1990 Family Matters (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Big Reunion (1990) ... (performer: "Do You Love Me?")
 1989 Heavy Petting (Documentary) (performer: "Do You Love Me?")
 1989 Murphy Brown (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- It's How You Play the Game (1989) ... (performer: "Do You Love Me" - uncredited)
 1989 Babycakes (TV Movie) (performer: "Do You Love Me?")
 1988 The In Crowd (performer: "Do You Love Me")
 1987 Dirty Dancing (performer: "Do You Love Me")
 1986 DTV Valentine (TV Movie) (performer: "Do You Love Me")
 1979 The Wanderers (performer: "Do You Love Me")
 1976 Teenage Cover Girls (performer: "Do You Love Me" - uncredited)
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Other Works:

Album: "The Very Best of The Contours" (Hot Productions) See more »

Official Sites:

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Alternate Names:

Joe Billingslea's Contours

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Their best known song is "Do You Love Me?" first released in 1962 and re-released in 1988 after the success of the film Dirty Dancing (1987). See more »

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