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The Marvelettes: Girl Groups of the 1960s (Look & Listen)… Please Mr. Postman…Motown’s 1st number one pop hit, 1961. L to R: Katharine Anderson, Wanda Rogers, Gladys Horton

"Big Bad John" by Jimmy Dean (1961).

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In Honor of the Spice Girls: A Tribute to Girl Groups Past and Present

The Ronettes

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1967

1967 - Nina Simone Newport Jazz Festival The Cut

60's girl groups - The Velvettes and "Really Saying Something."

Folk Legends - greatest folk artists ever! Today in Music History: December 20, 1969 | In the 60s, Greenwich Village was a crucible of creativity. Involvement in music was a matter of joyous discovery, not business. Everyone knew folk music was having an enormous impact in the Village, but was a couple of years away from being embraced on a national scale.

LaBelle is an American all female singing group who were a popular vocal group of the 1960s and 1970s. The group was formed after the disbanding of two rival girl groups in the Philadelphia/Trenton areas, the Ordettes and the Del-Capris, forming as a new version of the former group, later changing their name to The Blue Belles (later Bluebelles). The founding members were Patti LaBelle (formerly Patricia Holt), Sundray Tucker, Nona Hendryx and Sarah Dash.

"Crazy" sung by Patsy Cline and written by Willie Nelson. Her voice was totally unique. This was a MAJOR hit in 1961.