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Jackie DeShannon born Sharon Lee MyersAugust 21,   is an American singer-songwriter with a string of hit song credits from the s onwards, as both singer and composer.
She was one of the first female singer-songwriters of the rock 'n' roll period. SinceDeShannon has been an entertainment broadcast correspondent reporting Beatles band The Wishing Doll - Jackie DeShannon - Four Jackie De Shannon Albums On Two Discs news for the radio program Breakfast with the Beatles.
By age six, she was singing country tunes on a local radio show. By age 11, she was hosting her own radio program. When life on the farm became too difficult, the family moved [ when? After a year, they moved to Batavia, Illinoiswhere she attended high school. In Maywhile in 8th grade, Sharon Lee Myers, then 13 years old, was featured in the local newspaper for her vocal talents and personal appearances at community gatherings, the local hospitals, and for assorted organizations.
Though only 13, the youngster can boast almost 11 years of voice training and experience and in the past she has toured most of the south making personal appearances. Also she has sung on radio with a rhythm band for 2 years and has appeared on television 3 times. According to the Batavia Herald :. Sherry Lee is a busy young lady. Following her television appearance this Saturday night, the young Batavia artist will appear at the West Aurora Junior High School auditorium on Sunday, March 4th for three shows, 2, 4, and 8 P.
She attended Batavia High School for two years —leaving school after her sophomore year. However, her interpretations of country songs "Buddy" as Jackie Dee and "Trouble" as Jackie Shannon gained the attention of rock and roll star Eddie Cochranwho arranged for her to travel to California to meet his girlfriend, Суета - Dasha Shults - Уют Sharon Sheeleywho formed a writing partnership with DeShannon in InDeShannon signed with Liberty Recordsadopting the name Jackie DeShannon, believed to be the name of an Irish ancestor, after executives at Liberty thought the name Sharon Myers would not help sell records.
Since she had a low singing voice, she could be heard as either male or female. The name stuck. A string of mostly flop singles followed, although "The Prince" bubbled under at No. DeShannon recorded many other singles that encompassed teen pop, country ballads, rockabilly, gospel, and Ray Charles -style soul that didn't fare as well on the charts.
During these years M1 - Various - Wrong Application was her songwriting and public profile rather than her recording career that kept her contracted to Liberty.
She also co-starred and sang with Bobby Vinton in the teen surf movie Surf Robert Gallo* - The Back Streets Of Vienna. DeShannon's biggest break came in February when she supported The Beatles on their first US tour, and formed a touring band with guitarist Ry Cooder.
Tambourine Manthe debut album of The Byrds. Her music at this stage was heavily influenced by the American West Coast sounds and folk music.
It would be three more years before Jackie DeShannon would record the song for herself, on her 'Laurel Canyon' album in She also appeared on the television show Ready Steady Go! DeShannon continued writing and recording, but it was not until that she scored her next smash single and album, both entitled " Put a Scourge Of Iron - Cannibal Corpse - Torture Love in Your Heart ".
The self-penned single co-written with her brother, The Wishing Doll - Jackie DeShannon - Four Jackie De Shannon Albums On Two Discs Myers and Jimmy Holiday sold over one million copies, and was awarded a gold disc.
Switching to Atlantic Records in and moving to Los AngelesDeShannon recorded the critically acclaimed albums Jackie and Your Baby Is a Ladybut they failed to produce the same commercial success as previous releases. Inshe was invited by Van Morrison to sing on his album, Hard Nose Ghost Riders - Various - Rush Hour Highway singing backup on both the title track and "Warm Love".
DeShannon continued to record into the 21st century. In she wrote and recorded "For Africa, In Africa," a song inspired by the urgent need for action to provide clean water for the African Continent. Using her continuing access and friendship with Paul McCartney and Ringo StarrDeShannon has appeared as a contributing entertainment broadcast correspondent reporting historical anecdotes and current touring and personal news and publicity pertaining to the two surviving Beatles for Breakfast with The Wishing Doll - Jackie DeShannon - Four Jackie De Shannon Albums On Two Discs Beatles on Sirius XM Satellite Radio on the weekends since October Cord Of Life - Yes - The Ultimate Yes: 35th Anniversary Collection She has a brother, Randy James Myers, with whom she has sometimes written songs.
It is likely that Page wrote the song " Tangerine " which appeared on the third Led Zeppelin album after the breakup of his relationship with DeShannon in early Her first husband was Liberty Records executive Irving "Bud" Dain, whom she married on January 29, annulled in They have one son, Noah born From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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