Irene Ryder

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Irene Ryder
Born Hong Kong
Origin Hong Kong
Genres Hong Kong English pop
Occupation(s) Singer
Years active 1960s, 1970s

Irene Ryder (Chinese: 黎愛蓮; pinyin: Lí Àilián; born 1949) was a popular Eurasian Hong Kong English pop singer in Hong Kong during the 1960s. In 1966, she attained the unofficial title of Go Go Queen after winning a talent quest.[1] Her first single was "To Sir With Love".[1] Among the other singles that she recorded were a duet with Robert Lee, former member of Hong Kong beat band The Thunderbirds and the younger brother of Martial Arts star Bruce Lee. The single was called Baby Baby.[2]

In 1969, she was the only female singer chosen to represent Hong Kong at the 1970 World Expo in Osaka, Japan.[1]



  • Irene Ryder & Robert Lee - Baby baby / You put me down – EMI Columbia CHK-102


  • Irene RyderEMI Regal SREG-9603 – 1971
  • Irene – EMI Regal SREG-9611 – 1973
  • Solitaire – EMI Columbia S-33ESX-220 – 1974
  • The Best Of Irene Ryder – EMI Columbia S-33ESX-225 – 1975



  1. ^ a b c Daily Information Bulletin Wednesday, May 13, 1998 Nostalgic Concert with A-Go-Go Queen
  2. ^ a b Yes Asia Uncle Ray's Choice Various Artists

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