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The Real Names Of Rock & Roll's Early Divas

01/23/10 8:00PM By Joel Najman

This week Joel Najman's My Place program looks at the female vocalists of the early years of Rock & Roll, specifically those who adopted professional names different from their original given names.

Playlist

8:04pm

That's All You Gotta Do
Artist Name: Brenda lee
Record co./Cat #: Decca 30967
 

8:08pm

Lucky Lips
Artist Name: Ruth Brown
Record co./Cat #: Atlantic 1125
 

8:12pm

What A Diff'rence A Day Makes
Artist Name: Dinah Washington
Record co./Cat #: Mercury 71435
 

8:16pm

All I Can Do Is Cry
Artist Name: Etta James
Record co./Cat #: Argo 5359
 

8:20pm

Lipstick On Your Collar
Artist Name: Connie Francis
Record co./Cat #: MGM 12793
 

8:24pm

Sixteen Candles
Artist Name: Connie Stevens
Record co./Cat #: Warner 5137
 

8:28pm

Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down)
Artist Name: Cher
Record co./Cat #: Imperial 66160
 

8:32pm

I Idolize You
Artist Name: Ike & Tina Turner
Record co./Cat #: Sue 735
 

8:36pm

When You Walk In The Room
Artist Name: Jackie DeShannon
Record co./Cat #: Liberty 55645
 

8:40pm

Wishin' And Hopin'
Artist Name: Dusty Springfield
Record co./Cat #: Philips 40207
 

8:44pm

Mahed Potato Time
Artist Name: Dee Dee Sharp
Record co./Cat #: Cameo 212
 

8:48pm

It Might As Well Rain Until September
Artist Name: Carole King
Record co./Cat #: Dimension 2000
Note: First Released on Companion 2000 in 1962
 

8:51pm

Norman
Artist Name: Sue Thompson
Record co./Cat #: Hickory 1159
 

8:54pm

Pink Shoe Laces
Artist Name: Dodie Stevens
Record co./Cat #: Crystallete 724
 

8:57pm

The End Of The World
Artist Name: Skeeter Davis
Record co./Cat #: Rca Victor 8098
 

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