The Paris Sisters

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The Paris Sisters
Origin San Francisco, United States
Genres Pop
Years active 1954–68
Labels Decca
Imperial
Gregmark
MGM
Mercury
Reprise
Capitol
Sidewalk
Past members Priscilla Paris
Albeth Paris
Sherrell Paris

The Paris Sisters were a 1960s girl group from San Francisco, best known for their work with producer Phil Spector. The group consisted of lead singer Priscilla Paris; her older sister, Albeth Paris; and their middle sister Sherrell Paris. They reached the peak of their success in October 1961 with the hit single "I Love How You Love Me", which peaked at #5 on the Billboard Hot 100 Chart,[1] and sold over one million copies.[2] Some of the group's other hit songs include the US Top 40 single "He Knows I Love Him Too Much" (March[3] 1962, #34), "All Through The Night" (1961),[4] "Be My Boy" (#56), "Let Me Be The One" (#87), and "Dream Lover" (#91).[5]

The Paris Sisters appeared in the 1962 British rock film It's Trad, Dad! released in the U.S. as Ring-a-Ding Rhythm and directed by Richard Lester. In the film they performed the Spector-produced song "What Am I To Do?".

Sherrell Paris later served as a production assistant on The Price Is Right, best known as host Bob Barker's personal assistant, until she was released in 2000. Priscilla Paris died on March 5, 2004, from injuries suffered in a fall at her home. She was 59.[6]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ O'Dair, Barbara (1997). The Rolling Stone Book of Women in Rock: Trouble Girls (1st ed.). New York: Random House. p. 115. ISBN 0-679-76874-2. 
  2. ^ Betrock, Alan (1982). Girl Groups The Story of a Sound (1st ed.). New York: Delilah Books. p. 29. ISBN 0-933328-25-7. 
  3. ^ Cashbox
  4. ^ Joel Whitburn, The Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits. 7th edn, 2000.
  5. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2003). Top Pop Singles 1955-2002 (10th ed.). Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin: Record Research Inc. p. 534. ISBN 0-89820-155-1. 
  6. ^ ALLMUSIC

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