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Smiley Lewis - 100% match to Shirley & Lee

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul Blues
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Overton Amos Lemons, 5 July 1913, DeQuincy, Louisiana, USA, d. 7 October 1966, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. While failing to gain the commercial plaudits his work deserved, this New Orleans-based artist was responsible for some of that city’s finest music. He made his recording debut, as Smiling Lewis, in 1947, but his strongest work appeared during the 50s. ‘The B Read more

L. Price - 81% match to Shirley & Lee

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Lloyd Price - 81% match to Shirley & Lee

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul Blues Cajun & Zydeco
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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9 March 1933, Kenner, Louisiana, USA. Price, who launched his career in the early 50s performing rocking R&B, New Orleans-style, was - like his Crescent City compatriot Fats Domino - made for the rock ‘n’ roll era. He did not have to modify his approach at all to become a rock ‘n’ roll hit-maker in the late 50s. Price formed his own band in New Orlean Read more

Clarence "Frogman" Henry - 51% match to Shirley & Lee

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul Blues
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s
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19 March 1937, Algiers, Louisiana, USA. Henry began performing during the 50s with a New Orleans-based R&B group led by Bobby Mitchell. The singer later began work with band leader Paul Gayten who accompanied him on his 1957 smash ‘Ain’t Got No Home’. However, it was not until 1961 that ‘But I Do’ provided a follow-up to this novelty song, earnin Read more

Chris Kenner - 49% match to Shirley & Lee

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul Vocals
Decades Active: 1960s 1980s 1990s
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25 December 1929, Kenner, Louisiana, USA, d. 25 January 1976, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. This New Orleans-based artist had a US Top 20 R&B hit in 1957 on the Imperial Records label with his own composition, ‘Sick And Tired’, a song later revived by Fats Domino. Kenner was one of the first signings to the Instant label, on which he recorded his three best-know Read more

Little Willie John - 47% match to Shirley & Lee

Genres: R&B / Soul Pop / Rock Doo Wop
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The Del Vikings - 47% match to Shirley & Lee

Genres: Pop / Rock Doo Wop
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s
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LaVern Baker - 46% match to Shirley & Lee

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul Vocals Blues
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Delores Williams, 11 November 1929, Chicago, Illinois, USA, d. 10 March 1997, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA. Baker was a pioneering voice in the fusion of R&B and rock ‘n’ roll in the 50s. In 1947 she was discovered in a Chicago nightclub by band leader Fletcher Henderson. Although still in her teens, the singer won a recording contract with the influ Read more

Chuck Willis - 38% match to Shirley & Lee

Genres: R&B / Soul Blues Pop / Rock
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Dave Bartholomew - 38% match to Shirley & Lee

Genres: R&B / Soul Blues
Decades Active: 1960s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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24 December 1920, Edgard, Louisiana, USA. Dave Bartholomew was one of the most important shapers of New Orleans R&B and rock ‘n’ roll during the 50s. A producer, arranger, songwriter, band leader and artist, Bartholomew produced and co-wrote most of Fats Domino’s major hits for Imperial Records. Bartholomew started playing the trumpet as a child, encourage Read more

Fats Domino - 36% match to Shirley & Lee

Genres: Pop / Rock Holiday & Seasonal R&B / Soul Music Videos & Concerts Musicals & The Arts Pop / Rock R&B / Soul Cajun & Zydeco
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Antoine Domino, 26 February 1928, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. From a large family, Domino learned piano from local musician Harrison Verrett who was also his brother-in-law. A factory worker after leaving school, Domino played in local clubs such as the Hideaway. It was there in 1949 that band leader Dave Bartholomew and Lew Chudd of Imperial Records heard him. His first re Read more

Mickey & Sylvia - 36% match to Shirley & Lee

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul Soundtracks Doo Wop
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Mickey Baker (McHouston Baker, 15 October 1925, Louisville, Kentucky, USA) and Sylvia Vanderpool (b. 6 March 1936, New York City, New York, USA). This popular duo began recording together in 1956 and enjoyed an US R&B chart-topper that year with ‘Love Is Strange’, which peaked at number 11 in the US pop chart the following year. This enduring call-and-response Read more

The Clovers - 36% match to Shirley & Lee

Genres: Pop / Rock Doo Wop R&B / Soul Holiday & Seasonal Music Videos & Concerts Blues
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This US R&B vocal ensemble formed in Washington, DC, in 1946, and built a career recording smooth ballads and bluesy jumps for New York independent Atlantic Records, in the process becoming one of the most popular vocal groups of the 50s. By the time the group first recorded for Rainbow Records in early 1950, the Clovers comprised John ‘Buddy’ Bailey (1930, Was Read more

Johnny Ace - 34% match to Shirley & Lee

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1960s
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Little Anthony & The Imperials - 34% match to Shirley & Lee

Genres: Pop / Rock Doo Wop R&B / Soul Doo Wop Music Videos & Concerts
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s
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Formed in Brooklyn, New York, USA, in 1957, and originally called the Chesters, the group comprised ‘Little’ Anthony Gourdine (8 January 1940, Brooklyn, New York, USA), Ernest Wright Jnr. (b. 24 August 1941, Brooklyn, New York, USA), Clarence Collins (b. 17 March 1941, Brooklyn, New York, USA), Tracy Lord and Glouster Rogers (b. 1940). A vital link between doo-wop Read more


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