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Brenda Lee

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Brenda Lee — Only Fifteen but They Want Her for Hollywood

Profile by June Harris, Disc, 28 May 1960

"SHE'S DYNAMIC. For her age she's ridiculously adult, she knows exactly what she wants and goes all out to get it." This is Wham! producer Jack Good ...

Cliff Richard, Adam Faith, Brenda Lee, John Leyton: NME Poll Winners Concert, Empire Pool, Wembley, London

Live Review by Alan Smith, New Musical Express, 20 April 1962

At the NME's sensational Poll Winners' concert — CLIFF, SHADOWS, HELEN, BILLY, ADAM GIVE THRILL OF LIFETIME ...

Brenda Lee: A Brenda Bargain – Re-Issue Collection on Ace of Hearts

Report by Norman Jopling, Record Mirror, 17 August 1963

LITTLE MISS NEWLY-MARRIED has had, believe it or not, no less than SEVEN years in the music business. And that's seven years making discs too. ...

Teenage Marriage... Are You Ready For It? By Anita Bryant

Comment by uncredited writer, 16 Magazine, September 1963


Brenda Lee: Her Marriage and Career...

Profile and Interview by Peter Jones, Record Mirror, 25 January 1964

Brenda Lee is back in the charts again. Her mother talks about Brenda and marriage. ...

The man who'd barely heard of Brenda Lee (she married him)

Interview by Maureen Cleave, The Evening Standard, 14 November 1964

BRENDA LEE turned professional when she was six; she had actually been singing for two years before that. She appeared on the Steve Allen show ...

Brenda Lee: Brenda And Her Baby

Interview by Keith Matthews, Record Mirror, 28 November 1964

WHEN SHE isn't rocking up a storm "on stage", Mrs. Charles Shacklett nee Brenda Lee — or Miss Dynamite if you prefer, is rocking the ...

Brenda Lee: The New Lee Scene

Interview by Keith Altham, Fabulous, 6 February 1965

Keith Altham with the facts on the new Lee scene ...

Brenda Really Means Those Sad Love Songs

Interview by Alan Smith, New Musical Express, 3 September 1965

MARRIAGE CAN be a dodgy business when you're a pop star — as I found when a sad-voiced Brenda Lee phoned me from Nashville, Tennessee. ...

On the Pop Scene in Detroit: Brenda Lee

Report and Interview by Loraine Alterman, Detroit Free Press, 24 March 1967

BRENDA LEE, who at age 22 has been in show business for a dozen years, is in town at the Roostertail where there'll be a ...

Brenda Lee: Mmmmm…Sweet Nuthin's

Interview by Andrew Tyler, New Musical Express, 6 October 1973

WESTCLIFF-ON-SEA, Monday: "To make the most of the things you were born with...Think Big." ...

Venus: The Role Of Women In Fifties Music

Overview by John Pidgeon, The History of Rock, 1981

APART FROM the amiable and avuncular Bill Haley, the most memorable figures of the first years of rock'n'roll presented an aggressively sexual, flamboyant, even threatening ...

Brenda Lee: Dynamite

Retrospective and Interview by Martin Hawkins, The History of Rock, September 1982

BORN BRENDA MAE TARPLEY in Atlanta, Georgia, on 11 December 1944, Brenda Lee is rumoured to have taken to the road with a singing group ...

Owen Bradley

Book Excerpt by Phil Hardy, Dave Laing, 'Faber Companion to 20th Century Popular Music', 2001

b. 21 October 1915, Westmoreland, Tennessee, USA, d. 7 January 1998 ...

Brenda Lee: Brenda Lee Rocks

Sleeve notes by Todd Everett, Bear Family Records, 2011

PAT BOONE, WHO GOT HIS START before rock and roll was invented, remarked in 2008 that he had issues with the fact that he hadn't ...


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