Betty Everett

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Birthday
23, 1939
Birthplace
Mississippi
Death Date
Aug 17, 2001 (61)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
23, 1939
Birthplace
Mississippi
Death Date
Aug 17, 2001 (61)

About

Pianist and soul singer whose hit single, "The Shoop Shoop Song (It's in His Kiss)," went to #1 on the R&B charts.

Before Fame

She started singing gospel music in church at the age of nine and, by eighteen, she started pursuing a career in secular music.

Trivia

Among her song 'I Can't Hear You' was covered by Dusty Springfield, and 'Getting Mighty Crowded' was covered by Elvis Costello.

Family Life

She grew up in Greenwood, Mississippi.

Associated With

Cher's version of "The Shoop Shoop Song (It's in His Kiss)" appeared in the closing credits for the 1990 film, Mermaids and reached #1 on the U.K. charts, where it sold more than half a million copies in five weeks.

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