• The Sweethearts (3) aka Barbara J. & The Silver Slippers 

    (L to R) Kim Lewis, Barbara Sullivan and Shirley Sullivan

     

    Barbara J. & The Silver Slippers  (New York)
    aka  The Sweethearts (3)



    Personnel :

    Barbara Sullivan

    Shirley Sullivan

    Kim Lewis




    Discography :

    Barbara J. & The Silver Slippers
    1961 - Laughing At Me / Love Is The Thing (Lescay 3001)

    The Sweethearts (3)
    1962 - In Between Kisses / (He's My) Superman (Brunswick 55237)
    1963 - What Did I Do? (What Did I Say?) / He's A Yankee (Brunswick 55240)
    1963 - What Will Mother Say / Everybody I Know  (Brunswick 55255)
    1964 - Have You Ever Fell In Love / No No (I Won't Break My Lover's Heart) (Brunswick 55265)

     




    Biography :

    Barbara J. & The Silver Slippers were Barbara Sullivan, her younger sister Shirley and Kim Lewis. Barbara  were originally from Augusta, GA, but moved to New York when she was two. As the Sullivans they sang in church, including Shirley Sullivan and four brothers. Kim Lewis, a close friend of the Sullivan sisters sang in her church's choir, and spent a year singing with the The Gospel Twilights, who included her sister and cousin. In junior high school she sang with The Ronettes for two years before the group became famous. In 1961 Barbera, Shirley and Kim cut 'Laughing At Me' / 'Love Is The Thing' on Lescay 3001 as Barbara J & The Silver Slippers.
     

    The Sweethearts (3) aka Barbara J. & The Silver Slippers    The Sweethearts (3) aka Barbara J. & The Silver Slippers

                                                                                                                       The Lovables (1967)

    Now renamed The Sweethearts in 1963 they turned up on Brunswick 55237 for 'In Between Kisses' b/w 'Superman' and followed up with the Barbara Sullivan /William Leo McCorkle penned song 'What Did I Do (What Did I Say) ' b /w ' He's a Yankee' on Brunswick 55240. The follow up released in December 1963 on Brunswick 55255 is 'Everybody I Know'  b/w 'What Will Mother Say' and their fourth and final Brunswick release from 1964 is 'Have You Ever Fell In Love' b/w 'No, No, I Won't Break Your Heart'. In 1967, as the Loveables, the girls cut four singles on Toot Records. Shirley went on to marry Cuba Gooding Sr (singer from The Main Ingredient) and their son is Cuba Gooding Jr (The actor).
    http://www.sirshambling.com/artists_2012/L/lovables/index.php





    Songs :
    (updated by Hans-Joachim) 

    Barbara J. & The Silver Slippers

      
    Laughing At Me                          Love Is The Thing


    The Sweethearts (3)

         
    In Between Kisses                (He's My) Superman                 He's A Yankee

         
    What Did I Do? (What Did I Say?)      Everybody I Know        Have You Ever Fell In Love

      
    No No (I Won't Break My Lover's Heart)         What Will Mother Say





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