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Died On This Date (May 8, 1967) LaVerne Andrews / The Andrews Sisters

Posted by themusicsover on May 8, 2010

LaVerne Andrews
July 6, 1911 – May 8, 1967

LaVerne Andrews, along with her two younger sisters, Maxene 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. The original group’s run can to an end when LaVerne died of cancer on May 8, 1967 at the age of 56.

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