Rock Before 1964

Rock Before 1964 - RockBefore1964 01/02/200715:12:00 1964

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Rock Before 1964 01/02/2007 15:12:00 1964 Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons     #1)- “ Sherry o Do-op #2)- “ Big Girls Don’t Cry They had 50 hits, sold over 80 mil. Records according to the Rolling Stone  Encyclopedia “most successful Do-op band of all time.” The Shirelles      – a girl group #7). – “ Soldier Boy .” (not about Vietnam) The Beatles were listening to the Shirelles. o On first album covered 2 songs by the Shirelles Baby It’s You Boys Neil Sedaka     Graduate of Julliard NYC #13)- “ Breaking Up is Hard To Do.”   Little Eva     Babysitting for Carole King (Eva Boyd) #20)- “ The Loco-Motion .” o Background singers are a group called The Cookies The Cookies sing “Chains”- also on Beatle’s 1 st  album
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Had a band in 50’s  Bellemonts   they were idols in the 50s Was offered a ride by Buddy Holly on a lace, declined   that plane killed  Buddy Holly Dion broke up Bellemonts #27)- “ The Wanderer .”   about a man ho.  1963 Jimmy Gilmer and the Fireballs     Came out of Amarillo, Texas #1)- “ Sugar Shake.” Lead instrument = whistle A one hit wonder bad, their only hit ever The Angels     My Boyfriends Back.” Lesley Gore discovered by Quincy Jones #14)- “ Its My Party.” The Kingsmen     #21)- “ Louie Louie Northwest   Rolling Stone Encyclopedia says it was the “raunchy breeding ground.”  Seattle? Lynn Easton 
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Rock Before 1964 - RockBefore1964 01/02/200715:12:00 1964

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