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Dolores Dee Dee Kenniebrew

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Also known as  Dee Dee
Years active  1960–present
Name  Dolores Kenniebrew
Music group  The Crystals (Since 1961)
Occupation(s)  Singer
Associated acts  The Crystals
Role  Singer
Dolores
Albums  Phil Spector Presents the Philles Album Collection (disc 1: The Crystals, Twist Uptown)
Similar People  Barbara Alston, Dolores LaLa Brooks, Darlene Love

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Dolores "Dee Dee" Kenniebrew (born 1945) is an American singer, best known for her work with the trio The Crystals

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Kenniebrew was born in 1945, as Dolores Henry, in 1960, at age 15, she was invited to sing in the girl group the Crystals. The group was formed by a band musician named Benny Wells who would soon become the group's manager. Wells was the uncle of Kenniebrew's bandmate Barbara Alston. Although she rarely sang lead on their songs (her voice was, according to her bandmate, Barbara Alston, "too high and soft"), she was the only member who stayed in the group from their formation to their disbanding. With the Crystals, she enjoyed a successful (but not very long) career in music. Their hits began to dry up after 1964 and they disbanded two years later.

In 1971, Kenniebrew and her former bandmates (Dolores "LaLa" Brooks, Mary Thomas, and Barbara Alston) reunited to tour and perform on the oldies circuit. However, in 1973, they disbanded again to devote their times to their families. Since the 1980s, she has kept the Crystals active in performing, but as a trio with two non-original members.

Songs

Then He Kissed Me
He's a Rebel
Da Doo Ron Ron
He Hit Me
He's Sure the Boy I Love
Rudolph the Red‐Nosed Reindeer
I Love You Eddie
Parade of the Wooden Soldiers
Uptown
Santa Claus Is Coming to Town
Heartbreaker
You Cheated - You Lied
Gypsy Ribbon
Please Hurt Me
No One Ever Tells You
There's No Other
The Screw
All Grown Up
Chapel of Love
Little Boy
Frankenstein Twist
What a Nice Way to Turn Seventeen
Git It
The Boy I'm Going to Marry
Woman in Love
Rockin' 'T'
Hot Pastrami
Then He Kissed Me
The Wah-Watusi
Rescue Me
Going to the Chapel
Mashed Potato Time

References

Dolores "Dee Dee" Kenniebrew Wikipedia