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Nancy Sinatra - 100% match to Lesley Gore

Genres: Pop / Rock Pop / Rock Drama Music Videos & Concerts Musicals & The Arts Action & Adventure Comedy Television Vocals
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8 June 1940, Jersey City, New Jersey, USA. Determined not to rest on the laurels of famous father, Frank Sinatra, Nancy spent several years taking lessons in music, dance and drama. She made an impressive appearance in 1959 on the Frank Sinatra/ Elvis Presley television special, and two years later made her recording debut with ‘Cuff Links And A Tie Clip’. From 196 Read more

Linda Scott - 94% match to Lesley Gore

Genres: Pop / Rock Soundtracks Vocals
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Connie Francis - 92% match to Lesley Gore

Genres: Pop / Rock Holiday & Seasonal Vocals Comedy Easy Listening Musicals & The Arts Country & Bluegrass Dance Soundtracks
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Concetta Rosa Maria Franconero, 12 December 1938, Newark, New Jersey, USA. A popular singer of tearful ballads and jaunty up-tempo numbers, Francis was one of the most successful female artists of the 50s and 60s. She began playing the accordion at the age of four, and was singing and playing professionally when she was 11. After winning an Arthur Godfrey Talent Show, she ch Read more

Scott McKenzie - 89% match to Lesley Gore

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Philip Blondheim, 10 January 1939, Jacksonville Beach, Florida, USA. McKenzie began his professional career in the Journeymen, a clean-cut folk group. He later recorded some undistinguished solo material before fellow ex-member John Phillips, then enjoying success with the Mamas And The Papas, invited the singer to join him in Los Angeles. Although the folk rock-inspired  Read more

The Shirelles - 84% match to Lesley Gore

Genres: Pop / Rock Holiday & Seasonal R&B / Soul Pop / Rock Easy Listening Music Videos & Concerts Jazz Vocals
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Formed in Passaic, New Jersey, USA, the Shirelles are possibly the archetypal ‘girl-group’; Shirley Owens (10 June 1941, Passaic, New Jesey, USA), Beverly Lee (b. 3 August 1941), Doris Kenner (b. Doris Coley, 2 August 1941, North Carolina, USA, d. 5 February 2000, Sacramento, California, USA) and Addie ‘Micki’ Harris (b. 22 January 1940, d. 10 June 1982) Read more

B.J. Thomas - 82% match to Lesley Gore

Genres: Pop / Rock Country & Bluegrass Christian & Gospel Country & Bluegrass Drama Easy Listening Holiday & Seasonal Holiday & Seasonal Music Videos & Concerts
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Billy Joe Thomas, 7 August 1942, Hugo, Oklahoma, USA. B.J. Thomas maintained a sturdy career in the USA in both the pop and country fields from the mid-60s into the late 80s. After getting experience by singing in church during his youth, Thomas joined the Triumphs in Houston, Texas, who released a number of unsuccessful singles on small labels. Collaborating with songwriter Read more

The Ronettes - 76% match to Lesley Gore

Genres: Pop / Rock Soundtracks Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock R&B / Soul Classical Holiday & Seasonal Television
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Veronica ‘Ronnie’ Bennett (10 August 1943, New York, USA), her sister Estelle (b. 22 July 1944, New York, USA) and cousin Nedra Talley (b. 27 January 1946, New York, USA) began their career as a dance act, the Dolly Sisters. By 1961 they had become the resident dance troupe at the famed Peppermint Lounge, home of the twist craze, and having taken tuition in harmony Read more

Del Shannon - 71% match to Lesley Gore

Genres: Pop / Rock Musicals & The Arts Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
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Charles Westover, 30 December 1934, Coopersville, Michigan, USA, d. 8 February 1990, Santa Clarita, California, USA. From the plethora of clean, American, post doo-wop male vocalists to find enormous success in the early 60s, only a small handful retained musical credibility. Shannon was undoubtedly from this pedigree. More than 40 years after his chart debut, Shannon’s Read more

The Chiffons - 69% match to Lesley Gore

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul Soundtracks
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Formed in the Bronx, New York City, USA, where all the members were born, erstwhile backing singers Judy Craig (6 August 1946, New York City, New York, USA), Barbara Lee Jones (b. 16 May 1947, New York City, New York, USA, d. 15 May 1992), Patricia Bennett (b. 7 April 1947, the Bronx, New York City, New York, USA) and Sylvia Peterson (b. 30 September 1946), are best recalled Read more

Little Eva - 67% match to Lesley Gore

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul Dance
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Eva Narcissus Boyd, 29 June 1943, Bellhaven, North Carolina, USA, d. 10 April 2003, Kinston, North Carolina, USA. Discovered by songwriters Carole King and Gerry Goffin, Little Eva shot to fame in 1962 with the international hit single ‘The Loco-Motion’, a driving, dance-based song that was the first release on the Dimension Records label. Its ebullient, adolescent Read more

Bobby Vinton - 66% match to Lesley Gore

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock Vocals Westerns Comedy R&B / Soul Television
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Stanley Robert Vinton, 16 April 1935, Canonsburg, Pennsylvania, USA. Born of Polish extraction, Vinton was one of the more enduring boy-next-door pop idols who sprang up in the early 60s. He began as a trumpeter before agreeing to front his high school band as featured vocalist. A tape of one such performance reached Epic Records, who signed him in 1960. Composed by Al Byron Read more

The Chordettes - 66% match to Lesley Gore

Genres: Pop / Rock Doo Wop Soundtracks Vocals
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Formed in 1946 in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, USA, the Chordettes were a female singing group whose career extended into the rock era. Initially envisioning themselves as a female barbershop quartet the members were Dorothy Schwartz (lead), Janet Ertel (1913, d. 4 November 1988, Black River, Wisconsin, USA; bass), Carol Buschman (baritone) and Jinny Lockard (d. 19 May 2003, Palm S Read more

The Crystals - 64% match to Lesley Gore

Genres: Pop / Rock Doo Wop R&B / Soul Soundtracks Vocals Holiday & Seasonal Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
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This highly influential 60s US female vocal group were the product of Phil Spector, for his pioneering Philles record label. They, along with the Ronettes, were one of the definitive ‘wall of sound’ groups of the 60s. They came together after meeting in the legendary Brill Building where the group was preparing demos for the Aberbach’s famous publishing company H Read more

The Shangri-Las - 64% match to Lesley Gore

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul Vocals Comedy
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Late entrants in the early 60s school of ‘girl groups’, the Shangri-Las comprised two pairs of sisters, Mary-Ann and Margie Ganser (d. 28 July 1996) and Betty and Mary Weiss. During 1963 they were discovered by Shadow Morton and recorded two singles under the name Bon Bons before signing to the newly formed Red Bird Records. Relaunched as the Shangri-Las, they secure Read more

Skeeter Davis - 62% match to Lesley Gore

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock Vocals Holiday & Seasonal
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Mary Frances Penick, 30 December 1931, Dry Ridge, Kentucky, USA, d. 19 September 2004, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. Penick was raised on a farm and as a child knew that she wanted to be a country singer. She acquired the nickname of ‘Skeeter’ (a local term for a mosquito) from her grandfather because she was always active and buzzing around like the insect. In her mi Read more

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