Shirley & Lee

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by Shirley & Lee

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New Orleans-based duo Shirley Goodman (19 June 1936, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, d. 5 July 2005, Los Angeles, California, USA) and Leonard Lee (b. 29 June 1936, d. 23 October 1976) began recording together in 1952. Billed as ‘The Sweethearts of the Blues’, they enjoyed a series of US R&B hits, including ‘I’m Gone’ (1952) and ‘Feel So Good’ (1955), marked by the juxtaposition between Goodman’s shrill, childlike intonation and Lee’s bluesy... Read more

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rhythm and blues
new orleans
soul
oldies
doo wop
new orleans rhythm and blues
female vocalists
american
50s
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