Shirley and Lee – Let the good times roll

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Shirley and Lee were record producer Shirley Mae Goodman who was born on June 19, 1936 and died on July 5, 2005, and her then partner, Leonard Lee who was born on June 29, 1936 and died on October 23, 1976. “Let the good times roll” was made in 1956 and was a million selling record. Sue released it on the sampler LP “This is Sue”.

US Pop No. 20, 1956.

Shirley and Lee | Ace Records

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Updated 4 October 2016

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Thurston Harris, Little Bitty Pretty One/I hope you won’t hold it against me

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Thurston Harris was born on July 11, 1931 and died of a heart attack on April 14, 1990. He was only popular for a short time. After a spell with vocal groups including The Lamplighters he recorded as a solo artist. Little Bitty Pretty One is his only major success, and was released in 1957. It has been released a number of times in the UK and was issued as Sue WI 4016 in 1966.

US Pop No. 6, R&B No. 2, 1957.

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Thurston Harris | Public Domain | 14508

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Collection of Dave Hewitt | dhthurstonbitty

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Collection of Dave Hewitt | dhthurstonhope

Updated 31 August 2016

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