Singer who rose to fame in the 1960s for hit singles such as "Tell Him" and "I Want You to Be My Baby."
She worked as an engineering secretary before creating her stage name, which was a combination of Billie Holiday's and the Sammy Davis Jr.'s names.
She championed bobbed hair, leather skirts, and long boots that were worn by
She was born in Surrey and raised in London.
Her contemporary, Cilla Black, achieved much greater success than she did.