• The Shondelles (East Shrewsbury, NJ)

    Personnel :

    Carol Hawkins (Lead)

    Cheryl Lynn Brown

    Rhonda Kirby

    Brenda Harris

    Discography :

    The Shondelles
    1964 - Why Do Fools Fall In Love / Upsetter Of Her Heart (Selsom 102)

    Tony Maples & the Naturals (bb The Shondelles)   
    1964 - Pretty Girls Everywhere / I’m Your Lover Man (Selsom 103)

    Biography :

    In 1964, Norman Seldin  start a record label to record his talent. The Selsom label name grew out of a combination of names of Seldin and an early business partner but also was a play on words – SEL(l) SOM(e). The Same Years, he signed a young female quartet from East Shrewsbury, NJ, called the Shondelles.


    Carol Hawkins, Rhonda Kirby, Cheryl Lynn Brown and Brenda Harris attended Monmouth Regional High School in Tinton Falls, NJ, when discovered by Seldin. The girls cut one single for Selsom record. Later, Tony Maples from The V-Eights recorded the Eugene Church song, “Pretty Girls Everywhere” with unaccredited backup voices by the Shondelles.

    Songs :

     Why Do Fools Fall In Love

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