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Betty Everett


Betty Everett sang gospel we were young in Greenwood, MS, before relocating to Chicago and getting into secular music. She started documenting for Cobra in 1958, after that became a member of Vee-Jay in the first ’60s and began to property hit information. Her original edition of “You’re No Great,” though sung with open fire and verve, didn’t make very much impact until it had been turned into lots one pop strike by Linda Ronstadt in 1975. Her following one, “The Shoop Shoop Melody (It’s in His Kiss),” was her initial major discharge, peaking at amount six play 1964. Her following achievement was the duet “ALLOW IT End up being Me” with Jerry Butler, a spirit version from the Everly Brothers tune that reached amount five R&B that same calendar year. Everett’s finest melody as a single action was 1969’s “There’ll Arrive a period,” which reached number 2 over the R&B graphs and also damaged the pop Best 30 at amount 26. Everett was today on Uni, where she continued to be until 1970. She continuing recording for Illusion until 1974 and produced an added record for United Performers in 1978. A return functionality for the 2000 PBS particular Doo Wop 51 was her last open public appearance; she passed away at her Wisconsin house in August 2001.

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Full Name Betty Everett
Died August 19, 2001, Beloit, Wisconsin, United States
Profession Singer
Nationality American
Awards Rhythm and Blues Foundation Pioneer Award
Music Songs You're No Good, There'll Come a Time, Let It Be Me, Getting Mighty Crowded, Just Be True, Trouble Over The Weekend, It Hurts to Be in Love, Shoe Won't Fit, Until You Were Gone, Chained to Your Love, With You I Stand, Can I Get To Know You, I Need You So, No Place to Hide, I Got To Tell Somebody, It's in His Kiss, Love Is Strange, Chained to a Memory, Too Hot to Hold, The Way You Do the Things You Do, Ain't Nothing Gonna Change Me, Gotta Be Ready, Someday Soon, Down in the Country, Sweet Dan, Happy Endings, It's Getting Mighty Crowded, I've Got a Claim on You, I Can't Stand It, Please Love Me, The Prince of Players, I'm Gonna Be Ready
Albums Delicious Together, The Shoop Shoop Song (Deluxe Version), Betty Everett & Ketty Lester, It's in His Kiss, There'll Come a Time, Shoop Shoop Song (It's in His Kiss), It's in His Kiss: The Very Best of the Vee-Jay Years, The Very Best of Betty Everett, Hot to Hold, The Fantasy Years (Remastered), Explore, Be With Me, I'll Weep No More, All Over The World, Popular Culture, Express Yourself, All Day Lazing, Hands Off, Betty Everett: The Extended Play Collection, Expensive Bling, Christmas Bells Are Ringing, Confectioner's, Amusement Park, Noble Blue, Adore, You're No Good, In That Golden Summer Time, Blue Haze, Talkative Friend, Leopard Lady, Long Play, Black Or White, Gaudy Colours, At An Earlier Time, Best Of Betty Everett/ Let It Be Me, Moon River / Delicious Together, A Bouquet Of Hits, Extravagant, Splash Of Color, Meet And Greet On Broadway, Enjoy Your Time, Hide Away

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Twenty Feet from Stardom 2013 Documentary performer: "The Shoop Shoop Song It's In His Kiss"
I Don't Know How She Does It 2011 performer: "Shoop Shoop"
Cold Case 2003 TV Series performer - 1 episode
In the Cut 2003 performer: "You're No Good"
Sports Night 1999 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Flipping 1997 performer: "THE SHOOP SHOOP SONG IT'S IN HIS KISS"
The Simpsons 1997 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Tiny Toon Adventures 1992 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Mermaids 1990 performer: "The Shoop Shoop Song It's in His Kiss"
Growing Pains 1989 TV Series performer - 1 episode
DTV Valentine 1986 TV Movie performer: "The Shoop Shoop Song"
Desperately Seeking Susan 1985 performer: "The Shoop Shoop Song It's in His Kiss"
Exposed 1983 performer: "The Shoop Shoop Song"
Mean Streets 1973 performer: "It's In His Kiss" aka "The Shoop Shoop Song" - uncredited
Black Girl 1972 performer: "Black Girl"



Doo Wop 51 2001 TV Movie documentary Herself
New American Bandstand 1965 1964-1969 TV Series Herself / Herself - Musical Guest

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My Music: '60s Girl Grooves 2013 TV Movie Herself

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