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Sparkle Moore


Rockabilly bombshell Sparkle Moore was created Barbara Morgan in Omaha in 1939. The quintessential poor girl, she dressed up in natural leather (and frequently in men’s clothing), with her brief blonde locks greased back an Elvis Presley-styled pompadour–dubbed “Sparkle” honoring a supporting personality within the “Dick Tracy” comic remove, she authorized to the Cincinnati-based Fraternity label to concern her debut solitary, the hiccupping “Rock-a-Bop,” in past due 1956, and even though still simply 17 yrs . old she toured the U.S. to get the record, actually starting for Gene Vincent in the maximum of his popularity. (A well planned appearance on radio’s Grand Ol’ Opry was canceled because of a bout with laryngitis, nevertheless.) The sultry however sinister “Killer” adopted in 1957, but immediately after Moore discovered she was pregnant and abruptly quit carrying out to spotlight increasing a family–no following recordings are recognized to exist, although an unreleased Fraternity ballad known as “Bloom of My Center” subsequently made an appearance on many compilations, perhaps most obviously included in this 2004’s Good Women Gone Poor: Weird, Crazy & Wanted, the first ever to assemble her full recorded output in a single disc (including a small number of alternate needs).

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Full Name Sparkle Moore
Profession Singer
Nationality American
Music Songs Rock a Bop, Skull & Crossbones, Flower Of My Heart, Killer, Tiger
Albums The Crazy 50s Vol. 50

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