•  The Wagnon Sisters (Tuscumbia, Alabama)


    Personnel :

    Becky Wagnon

    Anne Wagnon


    Discography :

    1959 - My Desire / Baby Wait For Me  (RCA Victor 47-7527 )


    Biography :

    In the late '50s and early '60s, Becky and Anne Wagnon, were a female vocal duo who were compared to the McGuire Sisters or a female version of the Everly Brothers. After winning a contest at the North Alabama State Fair, the duo competed against more than 1,000 other young people at the Mid-South Talent Show at the Mid-South State Fair in Memphis. They won that contest as well, which included a cash prize and an all-expense paid trip to New York City to appear on the Ted Mack Amateur Hour. They appeared on the Ed Sullivan Show in March 10, 1959.

    Ed Sullivan & The Wagnon Sisters

    The Wagnon Sisters accepted A RCA contract over offerings by Warner Brothers and Columbia while they auditioned for Cbs Television. They Will work with Hugo & Luigi who left Mercury and Roulette recording companies to become affiliated with RCA. The Tuscumbia girls have written eight original songs to record for RCA. Unfortunately, Only  "My Desire" b/w "Baby Wait For Me" was released by RCA They got a six-year contract with CBS, made recordings and were celebrities for about two years,  Anne married her first love and moved to Texas.


    Songs :

    My Desire                                  Baby Wait For Me



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