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Joanie Sommers

Joanie Sommers
Born: Feb 24, 1941 in Buffalo, NY
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Genre: Jazz, Pop/Rock
Biography: Joanie Sommers scored her biggest chart success with "Johnny Get Angry" in 1962. The single, her second solo release, peaked at the number seven spot and charted for more than two months. Her first solo record, "One Boy," was a number from the musical Bye Bye Birdie and only hit number 54 in 1960. She ...Read full biography
Positively the Most
Released: 1961
Label: WEA International
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Joanie Sommers was not so modestly heralded on the front album jacket as "the greatest discovery in singing...in the last fifteen years," and her debut did reveal a vivacious vocalist exhibiting a tremendous ...Read full review
Voice of the Sixties!
Released: 1961
Label: Warner Bros.
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Joanie Sommers' second Warner LP teams the singer with arranger Neal Hefti, an inspired pairing that yields some of the most vivacious music of her career. Although the album title trumpets Sommers as ...Read full review
More Joanie Sommers albums: Main Albums (14), Compilations (6)