DODIE STEVENS…PINK SHOE LACES AND HER CHARTED HITS

dodieDODIE STEVENS…BORN GERALDINE ANN PASQUALE IN CHICAGO, ILLINOIS ON FEBRUARY 17, 1946…SHE WAS DISCOVERED WHILE SINGING ON ART LINKLETTER’S HOUSE PARTY TV SHOW AT AGE 8. SHE WAS ONLY 12 YEARS OLD WHEN SHE RECORDED “PINK SHOE LACES” ON CRYSTALETTE RECORDS. HER HIT RECORDING BECAME ONE OF THE BIGGEST HITS OF 1959 WHEN IT ENTERED THE BILLBOARD HOT 100 ON FEBRUARY 16, 1959 AND CLIMBED TO #3…REMAINING ON THE CHART FOR 19 WEEKS.
SHE CHARTED 5 HOT 100 HITS BETWEEN 1959 AND 1960. SHE ALSO RECORDED UNDER THE NAME OF GERALDINE STEVENS IN 1969…WITH THE ANSWER SONG TO KENNY ROGERS HIT “RUBY, DON’T TAKE YOUR LOVE TO TOWN”…HER VERSION IS…”BILLY, I’VE GOT TO GO TO TOWN”…IN 1954 SHE RECORDED AS GERI PACE ON GOLD STAR RECORDS.

WE HOPE YOU WILL ENJOY DODIE STEVENS AS SHE SINGS FOR YOU HER BILLBOARD HOT 100 HITS.
1-PINK SHOE LACES
2-YES-SIR-EE
3-THE FIVE PENNIES
4-NO
5-YES, I’M LONESOME TONIGHT (ANSWER SONG TO ELVIS PRESLEY’S “ARE YOU LONESOME TONIGHT”

TILL THE NEXT TIME…JOE (JOE T)

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