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The Blossoms


The Blossoms were a lady vocal group formed at Fremont SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL in LA in 1954 because the Dreamers and comprising Fanita Adam (née Barrett), Gloria Jones, as well as the twin sisters Nanette and Annette Williams. They documented for Flair Information in 1954. By 1957, Nanette Williams have been changed by Darlene Wright, who later on required the name Darlene Like. They did considerable session function, and Like and James had been members of maker Phil Spector’s studio room group Bob B. Soxx as well as the Blue Denim jeans. Love also documented with Spector under her personal name so when area of the Crystals. The Blossoms experienced one pop graph access in 1961 with “Son-In-Law,” a remedy record to Ernie K-Doe’s strike “Mother-In-Law.” Later on, the Blossoms — right now consisting of Like, Wayne, and Jean Ruler — had been regular backup performers within the pop music tv series Shindig in 1965. In 1967, they obtained an R&B singles graph access with “Great, Great Lovin’.” There have been more personnel adjustments along with a string of singles on many brands. In 1972, the Blossoms documented the recording Shockwave.

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Full Name Blossoms
Music Songs Lonely Friday Night, Daddy Daddy, Son in Law, Deep Into My Heart, The Search Is Over, That's When The Tears Start, Things Are Changing, Grandma's Hands, I Ain't Got To Love Nobody Else, Lover Boy, Stoney End, My Love, Come Home, Let Your Love Shine On Me, Break Your Promise, Write Me A Letter, Baby Daddy-O, What Makes Love, Cry Like A Baby, One Step Away, Something So Wrong, Good, Good Lovin', I'm In Love, Tell Tale Tit, Jelly-Roll, The Long Cigarette, Sad Fool, He Promised Me, I Gotta Tell It, Bad Time, Stand By, Venus Rock, I See A Star
Albums Blossoms, El Ritmo Que Obsesiona IV, EXTENDEADLY PLAYED
Nominations MTV Europe Music Award for Best Push Artist, Brit Award for British Breakthrough Act, NME Award for Best New Artist

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1 Vocal trio.
2 Members have included Darlene Love, Fanita James and Jean King.



Twenty Feet from Stardom 2013 Documentary performer: "I Do The Shimmy Shimmy", "Da Doo Ron Ron", "River Deep, Mountain High"
Girl Groups: The Story of a Sound 1983 TV Movie documentary performer: "Needle in a Haystack"
Shindig! 1964-1966 TV Series performer - 50 episodes
The T.A.M.I. Show 1964 Documentary performer: "Hitchhike", "Can I Get a Witness", "Pride and Joy", "Stubborn Kind of Fellow"

Music Department

Music Department

Beach Blanket Bingo 1965 backing vocals



Roberta Flack: The First Time Ever 1973 TV Movie Themselves
The Ed Sullivan Show 1970 TV Series Themselves
Playboy After Dark 1969-1970 TV Series Themselves
Della 1969-1970 TV Series Themselves
...And Beautiful 1969 TV Movie Themselves
Feliciano! Very Special 1969 TV Special Themselves
Operation: Entertainment 1968 TV Series Themselves
The Woody Woodbury Show 1967 TV Series Themselves
The Joey Bishop Show 1967 TV Series Themselves
Away We Go 1967 TV Series Themselves
Shindig! 1964-1966 TV Series Themselves - Singers / Themselves
The T.A.M.I. Show 1964 Documentary Themselves

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Archive Footage

Girl Groups: The Story of a Sound 1983 TV Movie documentary Themselves
Phil Spector: He's a Rebel 1982 TV Movie documentary Themselves

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