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 The Crystals singer Barbara Alston dies - BBC

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1 day ago - The Crystals singer Barbara Ann Alston, who recorded hits like Da Doo Ron Ron and Then He Kissed Me, has died at the age of 74. Her band, along with The Ronettes, were among the definitive girl groups of the 1960s and helped construct Phil Spector's Wall of Sound. Alston sang lead vocals on their ...

Barbara Alston dead: The Crystals singer dies at 74 | EW.com

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1 day ago - Barbara Alston, a singer for the '60s girl group The Crystals that made its name with hits like “Then He Kissed Me,” has died at the age of 74. Alston's daughter Donielle Prophete told BBC News that she died on Feb. 16 due to complications from the flu. “She loved The Crystals,” Prophete told BBC News.
1 day ago - The Crystals singer Barbara Ann Alston has died aged 74. The singer, who recorded hits like Da Doo Ron Ron and Then He Kissed Me, died on Friday February 16 after contracting flu, her daughter confirmed today. ... Speaking to BBC News, daughter Donielle Prophete said: ‘She loved The ...

60S LEGEND DIES The Crystals singer Barbara Alston ... - The Sun

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1 day ago - Alston, who was lead singer for the influential 60s girl group The Crystals, passed away on February 16 after contracting the flu, her daughter Donielle Prophete revealed today. Barbara Alston, pictured second from right, with iconic 60s band, The Crystals. Getty - Contributor. Barbara Alston, pictured ...

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1 day ago - Barbara Alston, a singer with '60s girl group The Crystals, died at the age of 74 in Charlotte. She died on Feb. 16 from complications from the flu, her daughter told BBC News. "She loved The Crystals," Donielle Prophete said. "She always talked about singing with them, the work they created together.

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1 day ago - Barbara Alston, a singer with '60s girl group The Crystals, died at the age of 74 in Charlotte. She died on Feb. 16 from complications from the flu, her daughter told BBC News. “She loved The Crystals,” Donielle Prophete said. “She always talked about singing with them, the work they created together.

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1 day ago - Barbara Alston, a singer with '60s girl group The Crystals, died at the age of 74 in Charlotte. She died on Feb. 16 from complications from the flu, her daughter told BBC News. “She loved The Crystals,” Donielle Prophete said. “She always talked about singing with them, the work they created together.

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22 hours ago - Barbara Alston, a singer with the '60s girl band The Crystals, died Feb. 16 at age 74 from complications of the flu, her daughter told BBC News.

Barbara Alston Discography at Discogs

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1 day ago - Barbara Alston, a singer with '60s girl group The Crystals, died at the age of 74 in Charlotte. She died on Feb. 16 from complications from the flu, her daughter told BBC News. “She loved The Crystals,” Donielle Prophete said. “She always talked about singing with them, the work they created together.

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23 hours ago - Barbara Alston, a singer for the 1960s girl group The Crystals, that made its name with hits like 'Da Doo Ron Ron' and 'Then He Kissed Me,' has died at the age of 74. Alston's daughter Donielle Prophete told BBC News that she died on Feb. 16 due to complications from the flu.“She loved The [...]

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I really liked the Crystals - and Barbara Alston was their lead singer - do you remember 'da doo Ron Ron' or 'and the he kissed me' she was 74 and.

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Barbara Alston of The Crystals Dies at 74 Barbara Alston, a singer with '60s girl group The Crystals, died at the age of 74 in Charlotte. She died on Feb. 16 from complications from the flu, her daughter told BBC News."She loved The Crystals," Donielle Prophete said. "She always talked about singing with ...

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'DOLORES "LA LA" BROOKS - PHOTO SESSION - Singer La La Brooks as. La La Brooks (The Crystals). 57 photos. 'THE CRYSTALS - THERE'S NO OTHER (LIKE MY BABY) - #19 U.S.. 'PHOTO SESSION - THE CRYSTALS - Patsy Wright, Dee Dee Kenniebrew, Barbara Alston. 'NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK USA - This is ...

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The Crystals - Wikipedia

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The Crystals were an American vocal group based in New York, considered one of the defining acts of the girl group era in the first half of the 1960s. Their 1961–1964 chart hits, including "There's No Other (Like My Baby)", "Uptown", "He's Sure the Boy I Love", "He's a Rebel", "Da Doo Ron Ron" and "Then He Kissed Me", ...

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Barbara Alston, Actress: Candyman. Barbara Alston was born in 1944. She is an actress, known for Candyman (1992), Jaws: The Revenge (1987) and A Hero Ain't Nothin' But a Sandwich (1978).

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Barbara Alston Obituary - Charlotte, North Carolina | Legacy.com

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Service for Barbara Ann Alston will be held Friday, February 23, 2018 at A.E. Grier & Sons Chapel, 2310 Statesville Ave. Charlotte at 1pm. She was the lead singer of the girls 60s group "The Crystals". She later moved to Charlotte and reared her family. A.E. Grier & Sons is... Read More ...

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The group was originally a quintet consisting of Barbara Alston (born 1945), Dee Dee Kennibrew (born 1945), Mary Thomas (born 1946), Patricia Wright, and Myrna Gerrard, organized by Benny Wells while they were still in high school. All of whom had started out singing in churches; Barbara Alston was Wells' niece, and ...

RIP Barbara Alston (The Crystals) | Steve Hoffman Music Forums

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Reported in today's Charlotte Observer that Barbara Alston, former lead singer of The Crystals, passed away on Feb 16 in Charlotte: The lead singer of...

R.I.P. Barbara Alston of The Crystals 1943-2018 - Noise11.com

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1 day ago - Barbara Alston of the 60's girl group The Crystals has died after contracting the flu at the age of 74. ... Alston was, initially, the main lead singer for the group, heading their first three singles, “There's No Other (Like My Baby)” (1961 / #20), “Uptown” (1962 / #13) and “He Hit Me (and It Felt Like a Kiss)” (1962 ...

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1 day ago - She recorded hits like Da Doo Ron Ron and He Hit Me with Phil Spector in the 1960s.

Barbara Alston Dies At 74 | OnDMC

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23 hours ago - The Da Doo Ron Ron singer Barbara Ann Alston dies at the age of 74.

The Crystals Page - Soulwalking

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In 1961, Barbara Alston, Mary Thomas, Dolores Kennibrew, Myrna Girard and Patricia Wright formed The Crystals, prior to signing with Phil Spector's imprint Philles ... The track was less successful due to it's subject matter, and Phil Spector turned to the singer Darlene Love and The Blossoms, recording them as another ...

The Crystals Artistfacts - Songfacts

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Barbara Alston recorded the lead vocals for the majority of their first few songs. However, she had a fear of singing in front of audiences, which is why she did not like singing lead at all. When Brooks joined the group, all the members loved her voice. Alston insisted to Phil Spector that Brooks be the lead singer. Although ...

Singer Barbara Alston dead at 74 - Hollywood.com

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1 day ago - The Crystals singer Barbara Alston has died at the age of 74. The singer passed away of complications from the flu on 16 February (18). Alston formed the group with Mary Thomas, Dolores 'Dee Dee' Kenniebrew, Myrna Giraud, and Patricia 'Patsy' Wright in 1961, and they were subsequently signed to Phil ...

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Bessie Norris, better known by her stage name Betty Wright, is a Miami-based soul and R&B singer-songwriter. Known as "Miami's Queen of Soul," she Amazing Facts About Sensational R&B Singer-Songwriter Betty Wright /via On The Black List. Find this Pin and more on The Back Story by blackthen. Bessie Norris, better ...

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Although G major has tried to establish itself as the tonal centre, lead singer Barbara Alston's melody is unmistakably in B minor, and the rest of the song enacts an uneasy struggle between these keys. Thus, Alston's Cit on the word “hit” is an uncomfortable tritone away from the root note of the bass foundation we have ...

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1 day ago - Barbara Alston, a singer with '60s girl group The Crystals, died at the age of 74 in Charlotte. She died on Feb. 16 from complications from the flu, her daughter told BBC News.…

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Better yet, said Barbara Alston, Brooks was “what we wanted—a lead singer. I was ecstatic to say the least.” Spector was less impressed, said Alston. “He didn't like her voice for some reason and he kept coming back to me.” Brooks confirmed as much. “I didn't excite him at first, because he came from the Teddy Bears,” she ...

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Barbra Alston was the original lead singer of 60's Girl Group The Crystals, they were known for their biggest hits (There's No Other) Like My...

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HE. HIT. ME,. AND. IT. FELT. LIKE. A. KISS. THE CRYSTALS Hmmm. Where do we start with this one? The title pretty much spells out the problem. And singer Barbara Alston justifies the actions mentioned therein by pointing out that if he didn't care for me, I could have never made ...

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The Crystals were Barbara Alston, Patsy Wright, Dee Dee Kennibrew, Mary Thomas, Myrna Gerard, and Dolores “La La” Brooks, six teenage girls who were still in school when Spector ... It was at an after school program that Brooks first started singing with the other girls who had already dubbed themselves The Crystals.

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2/19/2018: IN LOVING MEMORY...of Barbara Alston, the original lead singer of The Crystals. News of her passing made its way to the internet yesterday. This is for her... http://www.facebook.com/DarleneLoveBlossoms/ ...

12/1/15 - The Crystals - Da Doo Ron Ron - 1963 - In Deep Music Archive

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Jan 12, 2015 - The Crystals have a complex and fascinating history; essentially they had four hits with three different lead singers and one of their hits wasn't even recorded by them, incredibly it became a US No.1 in their name. It all started in 1961, Barbara Alston, Mary Thomas, Dee Dee Kenniebrew, Myrna Giraud and ...

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The Crystals singer dies aged 74. i Newspaper - 2018-02-24 - NEWS -. Barbara Alston, one of the singers with the 1960s all-girl group The Crystals, has died at the age of 74. Alston sang on classic hits such as “Da Doo Ron Ron” and “Then He Kissed Me” and, along with the Ronettes, helped the producer Phil Spector ...

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The Crystals - The History of Rock and Roll

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Barbara Alston - lead. Pat Wright - tenor. This group was not your typical collection of girlfriends singing together in the neighborhood; they were mostly from different sections of Brooklyn. The eventual quintet was a creation of Benny Wells, a former big-band musician and by 1960, the groups manager. Wells rehearsed his ...

The Crystals | American music group | Britannica.com

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The Crystals: The Crystals, American girl group formed in 1960 and whose original members were Barbara Alston (b. ... The single “He's a Rebel” (1962) reached number one on the pop charts, and although the song was credited to the Crystals, Spector brought in singer Darlene Love of the Blossoms to record the lead ...

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Kenniebrew was born in 1945, as Dolores Henry, in 1960, at age 15, she was invited to sing in the girl group the Crystals. The group was formed by a band musician named Benny Wells who would soon become the group's manager. Wells was the uncle of Kenniebrew's bandmate Barbara Alston. Although she rarely sang ...
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Barbara Alston. Singer for the all-girl group The Crystals, Barbara Alston has passed away at the age of 74. Her daughter, Donielle Prophete told BBC News that Alston had passed on Feb. 16 “due to complications from the flu.” Prophete also mentioned how much her mother loved being in '60s girl group “The Crystals and ...
In 1961, Barbara Alston, Mary Thomas, Dolores "Dee Dee" Kenniebrew, Myrna Giraud and Patricia "Patsy" Wright formed the Crystals with theHELP of Benny ... Soon after "He Hit Me" flopped, Phil Spector began recording singer Darlene Love and her backing group the Blossoms but under the name "the Crystals" who ...

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In the early 1960s, Barbara Alston, Mary Thomas, Dolores "Dee Dee" Kenniebrew, Myrna Girard and Patricia "Patsy" Wright formed The Crystals through the help of Benny Wells, Barbara's uncle. Soon, the quintet signed with Phil Spector's label Philles Records. Spector then chose Alston to be the group's lead singer by ...

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The group came from Brooklyn and was formed during the time Spector spent working in New York City's Brill Building. They consisted of original lead singer Barbara Alston, Dee Dee Kennibrew, Patsy Wright, and Myrna Gerrard; others at various times including Delores "LaLa" Brooks, Mary Thomas, and Frances Collins.

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Jun 25, 2013 - ... sound, featuring Barbara Alston on lead, and it became a top hit. After “Uptown,” one of the group's members, Myrna Girard became pregnant and was replaced by Dolores “LaLa” Brooks. Darlene Love with Phil Spector, 1960s. However, for the Crystals next song, “He's A Rebel,” Spector recorded singer ...

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Dec 25, 2017 - In 1961, Barbara Alston, Mary Thomas, Dolores "Dee Dee" Kenniebrew, Myrna Giraud and Patricia "Patsy" Wright formed The Crystals through the help of ... Soon after "He Hit Me" flopped, Phil Spector began recording singer Darlene Love and her backing group The Blossoms but under the name "The ...

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Because the actual Crystals, with lead singer Barbara Alston, were touring and unable to come to Los Angeles on short notice, and aware of a competing version Snuff Garrett of Liberty was preparing with singer Vikki Carr, Phil had to work fast. To the bewilderment of the vocalists involved, the Crystals got the credit and few ...

"He Hit Me (and It Felt Like a Kiss)," The Crystals (1962) | 10 Songs ...

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Feb 9, 2017 - "We were thrown aback by the song. I'm a teenager at the time. [Crystals singer] Barbara [Alston] was a little uneasy doing it. And I was trying to figure out the song and why Phil would record something like this. Barbara was so turned off because she was singing the lyrics and can't feel anything. So in the ...

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12 hours ago - "She loved The Crystals," Donielle Prophete told BBC News."She always talked about singing with them, the work they created together.She loved the sisterhood part of it, the travelling." The Crystals were originally a quintet consisting of Alston, Dee Dee Kennibrew, Mary Thomas, Patricia Wright and La La ...

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Why would five (possibly four at the time) young girls sing something extraordinary like "he hit me and it felt like a kiss" -- yuk, was what I truly felt. Yes, the song was ... The Crystals; Patsy Wright, La La Brooks, Dee Dee Kennibrew, Mary Thomas and Barbara Alston, had a long run of hits on the charts. It all started with ...

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Dec 25, 2017 - In 1961, Barbara Alston, Mary Thomas, Dolores "Dee Dee" Kenniebrew, Myrna Giraud and Patricia "Patsy" Wright formed The Crystals through the help of ... Soon after "He Hit Me" flopped, Phil Spector began recording singer Darlene Love and her backing group The Blossoms but under the name "The ...

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Nov 3, 2017 - The Crystals' Barbara Alston, Mary Thomas, Patricia Wright, Dolores "Dee Dee" Kenniebrew and Dolores "LaLa" Brooks (from left) in New York circa 1962. ... The Crystals were not available to record the track, however, so Spector hired another girl group, The Blossoms, led by singer Darlene Love, then 21, ...

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Had Phil Spector accomplished nothing more than recording The Ronettes singing "Be My Baby," he would deserve at least one get out of jail free card. More than ... Barbara Alston sang lead on both sides. ... Spector wanted a male singer who sounded like Clyde McPhatter (formerly of the Dominoes and later the Drifters).
Feb 2, 2013 - Their 1961–1964 chart hits, including “Uptown”, “He's Sure the Boy I Love”, “He's a Rebel”, “Da Doo Ron Ron (When He Walked Me Home)” and “Then He Kissed Me”, featured three successive female lead singers, and were all produced by Phil Spector. In 1961, Barbara Alston, Mary Thomas, Dolores ...
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Edwin Hawkins: Oh Happy day singer dies aged 74 | Daily Star

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Jan 16, 2018 - At the age of seven Hawkins was accompanying his family's gospel choir as a keyboardist. He was thought of as a trailblazer of gospel music, combining secular sound with gospel hymns. Edwin Hawkins tragically passes away GETTY. GOSPEL LEGEND: Edwin Hawkins tragically passes away. His most ...

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Dec 10, 2013 - We sound white, you know? We didn't have a Motown sound, we weren't soulful like that. We'd arrive at venues where we'd have to play and so many kids would run up to the car and say, 'Oh! They're not white, they're black!' Barbara [Alston] sang before I took the lead, and she had a very soft voice, and it ...

Soulful Detroit: BARBARA ALSTON'S BOOK--"THERE'S NO OTHER"

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But Juice & Splanky this is Barbara Alston, not Shirley Alston.Barbara was one of the lead singers of the CRYSTALS, from Brooklyn,New York who were Phil Spectors first artist on Phillies Records.You are both correct about the Shirelles & The Chantals.Lets go for a magarita!!LOL. Top of page Bottom of ...

The Crystals Songs, Music, and History - ThoughtCo

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Mar 7, 2017 - The Crystals were formed by Brooklyn native and former big-band sideman Benny Wells, who decided to build a female vocal group around his niece, Barbara Alston, after hearing her sing in church. Alston recommended Mary Thomas and Merna Girard from her Brooklyn neighborhood; Dee Dee ...

Lead Singer from Hit Band in the 60s Dies at 74 - Faith Family America

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23 hours ago - On Thursday, news emerged about the death of a legendary singer, Barbara Alston. She was the former lead singer of the hit girl band from the 60s, The Crystals. The Crystals made their claim to fame with their hit songs throughout the 60s, including “Then He Kissed Me" and "There's No Other Like My ...

THE CRYSTALS - BlackCat Rockabilly Europe

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Deciding in the fall of 1960 to form a female vocal ensemble, Benny recruited his niece, 17-year old Barbara Alston, who recommended her friends Mary Thomas and Merna Girard. Delores (Dee Dee) ... In March 1963, Spector seemed to finally discover the qualities of Lala Brooks as lead singer. She was flown over to L.A. ...

Barbara Alston, Crystals Singer on '60s Hits Like 'Da Doo ... - follownews

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1 day ago - Barbara Alston, a singer with '60s girl group The Crystals, died at the age of 74 in Charlotte. She died on Feb. 16 from complications from the flu, her daughter told BBC News. “She loved The Crys...

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21 hours ago - The group consisted of five women, including Barbara Alston, Dee Dee Kennibrew, Mary Thomas, Patricia Wright, and La La Brooks. News broke today that lead singer, Barbara Alston, age 74, passed away on February 16 after contracting the flu.

Biografia - The Crystals - Letra da Música

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In the early 1960s, Barbara Alston, Mary Thomas, Dolores "Dee Dee" Kenniebrew, Myrna Girard and Patricia "Patsy" Wright formed The Crystals through the help of Benny Wells, Barbara's uncle. Soon, the quintet signed with Phil Spector's label Philles Records. Spector then chose Alston to be the group's lead singer by ...

Barbara Alston dead at 74 – Legendary voice behind The Crystals ...

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ICONIC rock and roll singer Barbara Ann Alston has died aged 74. Alston, who was lead singer for the influential 60s girl group The Crystals, passed away on February 16 after contracting the flu, her daughter Donielle Prophete revealed today. Barbara Alston, pictured second from right, with iconic 60s band, The Crystals ...

Dee Dee Kenniebrew on The Crystals, the '60s, and Phil Spector ...

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Jan 21, 2015 - The Crystals were initially brought together by member Barbara Alston's uncle, Benny Wells. ... The current Crystals have been together for a decade; Kenniebrew says she's had at least 20 different girls singing with her at some point in time, all of them joining with the blessing of the original members.

The Crystals Singer Barbara Ann Alston Dead at 74

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2 hours ago - Barbara Ann Alston, co-founder and lead singer of the hit-making Sixties girl group the Crystals, died February 16th in Charlotte, North Carolina. She was 74. The singer's family told the Charlotte Observer that Alston died at a Charlotte hospital following a two-week battle with the flu. Alston's daughter ...

Cher, Lady Gaga support March for Our Lives | Big 95

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3 days ago - According to a Facebook tribute page, Barbara Alston, the lead singer on The Crystals' first hit “Uptown,” died Sunday. She was 74. Sade has delivered her first new music in more than seven years. She'll have an original song titled “Flower of the Universe” on the soundtrack of A Wrinkle in Time, a Reese ...
... of The Crystals. Book La La Brooks - Lead singer of The Crystals and other top celebrity talent from Doo Wop, the fifties, sixties, seventies, eighties and disco. ... In 1971, La La reunited with Kenniebrew, Mary Thomas, and Barbara Alston as the Crystals and toured and performed in rock-&-roll revival shows. Their touring ...

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21 hours ago - Did You Know? tt-restaurants. BBC News. Two people shot outside Zurich bank · Armed teacher's fear? 'Missing and hitting a student' · Barbara Alston: Singer with 1960s girl group The Crystals dies at 74 ...

Obituary: Jack Nitzsche | News | The Guardian

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Aug 30, 2000 - With the session singer Darlene Love taking the place of the Crystals' own lead singer, Barbara Alston, the session provided the template for Spector's much imitated sound. Not particularly keen to share the credit for his creations, Spector was dismissive of the contribution of his arrangers. "I know how to ...

The Flip was the Hit | Maltshop Memories Cruise

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Jun 22, 2016 - “Our first manager was Barbara Alston's uncle Benny Wells,” says Dee Dee. “He had played sax in big bands, and he lived near the school where my mom worked. He wanted to put together a female singing group and asked my mom if she knew any teenage girls. She said, 'Well, I have a daughter who ...

1,000 Greatest Songs of the 1960s – 960 to 951 | rock nyc | get your ...

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Nov 9, 2017 - “Da Doo Run Run (When He Walked Me Home),” The Crystals. Songwriters: Phil Spector, Jeff Barry, Ellie Greenwich; #3 pop; 1963. During their career, there were three different lead singers for The Crystals. Barbara Alston, an original member of the group, sang the first three singles, including “Uptown.

Sieger on Songs: “He Hit Me And It Felt Like Kiss” » Urban Milwaukee

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Aug 1, 2014 - It does not help that it was produced by Phil Spector, hardly a feminist icon, with neo-Wagnerian grandeur that underlies the weird triumph in lead Crystal Barbara Alston's delivery. The song, the potential fountain of a thousand arguments, started this way. Goffin and King had a celebrity baby sitter, Little ...

16-097 - SABAL TRAIL TRANSMISSION LLC v. REAL ESTATE et al

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Last minute stuff: Barbara Alston: Singer with 1960s girl group The Crystals dies at 74.

Fourth Annual She's a Rebel Celebrates Building a Grassroots ...

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Feb 15, 2018 - Ahead of the fourth-annual powerhouse girl-group tributes, a discussion of how women can lift each other up.

Rihanna and pop music's history of domestic violence | The Monthly

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... Barbara Alston's over-enunciated, flat, almost affectless vocal, 'He Hit Me' was a commercial flop. Radio programmers wouldn't list it, and it failed to enter the Billboard Hot 100. Fast-forward 50 years to last November, when controversy erupted over Unapologetic, the seventh studio album by Barbados-born singer Robyn ...

Entertainment: Barbara Alston, Crystals Singer on '60s Hits Like 'Da ...

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Barbara Alston, Singer for 'Da Doo Ron Ron' Girl Group ... - WSTale.com

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19 hours ago - Barbara Alston, a singer for the '60s girl group The Crystals that made its name with hits like “Then He Kissed Me,” has died at the age of 74. Alston's daughter Donielle Prophete told BBC News that she died on Feb. 16 due to complications from the flu. “She loved The Crystals,” Prophete told BBC News .
1 day ago - Barbara Alston: Singer with 1960s girl group The Crystals dies at 74 They were put together by big band sideman Benny Wells - who happened to be Alston's uncle - while they were still at school. They were later discovered by Spector while cutting demos for the publisher Hill & Range. Brooks was seen as ...

Barbara Alston, 1960s singer of The Crystals fame, dies at 74

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20 hours ago - Barbara Alston, 1960s singer of The Crystals fame, dies at 74. Her band became one of the definitive girl groups of the 1960s, alongside the likes of The Ronettes. United States singer Darlene Love expressed her grief on Facebook. "She loved the sisterhood part of it, the travelling". The band created some ...

Barbara Alston, singer from The Crystals, dies aged 74 | TV News Guide

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19 hours ago - The Crystals (Picture: Charlie Gillett/Redferns) The Crystals singer Barbara Ann Alston has died age..

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Nov 17, 2017 - August 25, 1962: a 17-year-old singer Little Eva (real name Eva Narcissus Boyd), who scored her first and only #1 hit, Loco-motion. ... The Crystals - Then He Kissed Me - New Stereo Remixmembers Barbara Alston Mary Thomas Myrna Giraud Patricia "Patsy" Wright Dolores "LaLa" Brooks Frances Collins.

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1 day ago - Barbara Alston, a singer for the '60s girl group The Crystals that made its name with hits like “Then He Kissed Me,” has died at the age of 74. Alston's daughter Donielle Prophete told BBC News that she died on Feb. 16 due to complications from the flu. “She loved The Crystals,” Prophete told BBC News. Alexander Language School Franchise Alexander Language Schools
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