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Posts Tagged ‘Maxene Andrews’

Died On This Date (January 30, 2013) Patty Andrews / The Andrews Sisters

Posted by themusicsover on February 1, 2013

Patty Andrews
February 16, 1918 – January 30, 2013

patty-andrewsPatty Andrews, along with her two older sisters, Maxene Andrews and LaVerne Andrews were known professionally 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 came to an end when LaVerne died of cancer in 1967.  Patty was the last of the siblings to pass away on January 30, 2013.

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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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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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