Doris Coley

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Birthday
2, 1941
Birthplace
North Carolina
Death Date
Feb 4, 2000 (58)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
2, 1941
Birthplace
North Carolina
Death Date
Feb 4, 2000 (58)

About

Singer who was one of the original Shirelles, the R&B quartet that redefined American music in the 1950s.

Before Fame

She performed at parties and talent shows around Passaic, New Jersey with several friends and signed a record deal with Tiara Records.

Trivia

She was the lead singer and the most emotionally affecting of the Shirelles, whose records sold millions of copies.

Family Life

She was born in Goldsboro, North Carolina and moved with her family to Passaic, New Jersey in her teenage years.

Associated With

Her group paved the way for future female ensembles like The Supremes, which included Mary Wilson.

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