Actually it originated in barber shops, very long ago. Or, at least, so it's told.kanadajin wrote:
barbershop music... hmm like the music they play in barbershops..? If you like that, then I like elevator music.
If you don't happen to know what kind of music it is, I'll tell you and I'll give you a link to a video on youtube.
In a nutshell, it's male-only quartets singing popular songs a capella in close harmony. Like this:
OC Times, 2006 International Semi-Final Round