Bruno Mars & The Flamingos connection (Rolling Stone Magazine)

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Bruno Mars named his first album Doo-Wops & Hooligans for a reason: “It’s the purity and simplicity of it,” Mars says of the genre. “Even when they’re not saying very much, it’s a home run every time.”
“I Only Have Eyes for You – The Flamingos, 1959
Writing B.o.B.’s “Nothin’on You”, I was referencing this song. If you’re ever in the doghouse, you play this record and it gets you out fast.”