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Died On This Date (October 21, 1995) Maxene Andrews / The Andrews Sisters

Posted by themusicsover on October 21, 2009

Maxene Andrews
January 3, 1916 – October 21, 1995

Maxene Andrews at left

Maxene Andrews, along with her two younger sisters, LaVerne and Patty were better known as the Andrews Sisters, the best selling female vocal group in pop music history. Over their career, the Andrews’ recorded over 600 sides that sold over 75 million copies in all. They had 113 charted hits, 46 of which landing in the top 10, a feat that surpassed even Elvis Presley and the Beatles. Maxene died of  a heart attack on October 21, 1995.

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