Jackie DeShannon

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by Jackie DeShannon

Biography

Sharon Lee Myers, 21 August 1944, Hazel, Kentucky, USA. This highly talented singer and songwriter was introduced to gospel, country and blues styles whilst still a child. She was actively performing by the age of 15 and, having travelled to Los Angeles, commenced a recording career in 1960 with a series of releases on minor labels. DeShannon’s collaborations with Sharon Sheeley resulted in several superior pop songs including ‘Dum Dum’ and ‘Heart In Hand’ for Brenda... Read more

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60s
soul
female vocalists
pop
singer-songwriter
oldies
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