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Sandra Barry

United kingdom pop singer Sandra Barry began her performing career in infant talent shows before attending stage school; as Sandra Alfred, she produced her earliest information in 1957 while co-starring on comedian Dave King’s tv series, and in addition made an appearance on radio for the long-running Educating Archie. Jobs …

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Sandie Shaw

British isles singer Sandie Shaw had a string of girl group-styled singles within the middle-’60s before she retired in the first ’70s. Shaw was uncovered by pop vocalist Adam Beliefs in 1963, who led her to his supervisor, Eve Taylor; she released her debut one, “If you are Happy,” the …

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Dusty Springfield

Britain’s greatest pop diva, Dusty Springfield was also the best possible white soul vocalist of her period, a performer of remarkable emotional resonance whose body of function spans the years and their attendant music transformations having a regularity and purity unmatched by some of her contemporaries; though a camp icon …

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Jackie Trent

A British singer/songwriter from the ’60s whose tone of voice was much better suited for achieving the back again row of Broadway auditoriums than spirit or rock and roll, Jackie Trent (given birth to Yvonne Burgess in 1940; she transformed her name to Jackie Trent at age 14) nonetheless managed …

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Cilla Black

Who was the next biggest-selling music superstar to emerge from Liverpool following the Beatles? It wasn’t Gerry & the Pacemakers or Billy J. Kramer & the Dakotas, nor was it the Searchers. It had been Cilla Dark, a onetime coat-check female in the Cavern Membership who was simply still understanding …

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Dionne Bromfield

Spirit vocalist Dionne Bromfield began building headlines in ’09 2009 when her debut record cracked the very best 40 in Britain. Pursuing in the footsteps of her godmother — neo-soul vocalist Amy Winehouse — the 13-year-old modeled her audio after ‘60s female groups, traditional R&B, and classic soul. Being linked …

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The Cockneys

An obscure British-invasion era quartet signed to the Philips label, their perhaps most obviously attribute aside from a pleasingly melodious debut single, “After Tomorrow,” — done in a completely Beatle-esque mode — were their flamboyant outfits — done in the way from the Pearly Kings and Queens — a charitable …

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The Breakaways

Britain’s premiere program vocalists through the entire 1960s, the Breakaways also recorded a small number of little-known but superb gal group singles. The trio of Vicki Haseman, Margot Quantrell and Betty Prescott originally teamed in the vocal group the Vernons Young ladies; another onetime Vernon Gal, Jean Ryder, changed Prescott …

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Vikki Carr

After singing in a variety of school functions, local groups, and Pepe Callahan’s Mexican-Irish band, Carr began her professional musical career in earnest in the first ’60s. Her single debut is at Reno, supported with the Chuck Leonard Quartet, which resulted in a record agreement with Liberty. Without gathering much …

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The Dixie Flyers

Led by guitarist Jim Dickinson and former Jerry Lee Lewis guitarist Charlie Freeman, the Dixie Flyers had been among the busiest session sets of the first ’70s. Building their early popularity with performances on recordings by Billy Lee Riley, Johnny Hallyday, Hank Ballard, Bettye LaVette, and Albert Collins, the group …

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