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LEE ANDREWS–“I’M SORRY PILLOW” / “GEE BUT I’M LONESOME”

JOE T'S SODA SHOP (JOE TROIANO'S BLOG)

Hi,  Lee Andrews and The Hearts recorded some of the best R&B/Doo-Wop music ever.  Their big hits,  LONG LONELY NIGHTS-1957,  TEAR DROPS-1957 and  TRY THE IMPOSSIBLE-1958 are just a few of the great recordings the Arthur Lee Andrew Thompson and The Hearts recorded through the years.  Lee Andrews was born in 1938 in Gokdsboro, North Carolina and was raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  He formed The Hearts in 1952.  Lee Andrews and The Hearts are one of the most recognized vocal groups in doo-wop music.  They have 10 records that are listed by writers Gribin/Schiff in their book, “The Complete Book Of Doo-Wop”, as members of the “Greatest 1,000 Doo-Wop songs of all-time”.

Those songs are: MAYBE YOU’LL BE THERE-1954…BLUEBIRD OF HAPPINESS-1956…LONELY ROOM-1957…LONG LONELY NIGHTS-1957…THE CLOCK-1957…THE GIRL AROUND THE CORNER-1957…TEAR DROPS-1957…WHY DO I-1958…TRY THE IMPOSSIBLE-1958  AND I’M SORRY PILLOW-1963 (Lee Andrews sole credit on the record).

That brings us to …

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