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Complete Singles As & Bs 1952-62

Complete Singles As & Bs 1952-62

  • By Shirley and Lee
  • Release 2019-05-10
  • Music Genre Soul/R & B
  • Media Format CD
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Shirley and Lee were a teenaged duo who had a string of R&B and pop hits during the 1950s and early '60s, becoming known as "The Sweethearts Of The Blues" Shirley Mae Goodman (June 19, 1936 - July 5, 2005) her solo voice caught the attention of Aladdin Records owner Eddie Messner, who tracked her down and paired her as a duo with another school friend, Leonard Lee (June 29, 1935 - October 23, 1976).interesting to note Later in 1974, as Shirley Goodman Pixley, she was contacted by her friend Sylvia Robinson, previously of the duo Mickey and Sylvia and now co-owner of the All Platinum record label, and was persuaded to record the lead vocal on a dance track, "Shame, Shame, Shame". Credited to Shirley & Company, the record became an international pop hit, reaching #12 on the Billboard chart and presaging the disco boom. On May 17, 1974, Shirley & Lee reunited once again to perform "Let the Good Times Roll" on a special "oldies" edition of the NBC musical series The Midnight Special. "Shame, Shame, Shame" is NOT on this album.

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Artist: Shirley and Lee
Title: Complete Singles As & Bs 1952-62
Genre: Soul/R & B
Release Date: 2019-05-10
Label: Acrobat
Number of Discs: 2
Media Format: CD
UPC: 824046329327

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