Caucasian The Lennon Sisters are a singing group consisting of four siblings: Dianne, Peggy, Kathy, and Janet. The original quartet were the eldest four in a family of twelve siblings.
The original quartet were the eldest four in a family of twelve siblings. Inyounger sister Mimi replaced second sister Peggy who retired. Sister Dianne DeeDee has also retired.
The group were a regular on the weekly television show, The Lawrence Welk Show. The current group line-up, appearing mostly at Welk resorts, consists of Mimi, Janet and Kathy.
Welk was home, sick in bed, when his son brought the sisters in to sing for him. He was so impressed he picked up the phone and booked them for that week's show.
Their immediate and immense popularity was due not only to their beautiful harmonies, but to their natural charm and genuine sweetness as well. They were a mainstay on the show until they left to start a career of their own in The quartet was only three members from to ; oldest sister Dianne also called Dee Dee got married, left the group, and then rejoined them.
Peggy sang the high harmony part, Kathy the low harmony, and Janet and Dianne sang the middle harmony and lead parts. Their first hit, "Tonight, You Belong to Me" reached to 15 on the charts in This was followed by their single, "Sad Movies Make Me Cry ", Dotwhich turned out to be their highest-charting record.
It provided them with the only number 1 single of their career, reaching the top of the charts in Japan. Items such as coloring books, paper dolls and story books were produced with the Lennon sisters.
Six weeks before the show premiered on August 12, the sisters were forced to deal with the shooting death of their father, William, by a deranged fan, a stalker named Chet Young, who believed himself to be married to Peggy and that the father stood in the way and had to be eliminated.
Lying in wait, Young shot Mr. Lennon in the parking lot of the Marina Del Rey golf course and two months later used the same gun to commit suicide. The sisters discovered an unopened letter having a cutout of Bill, a picture of a gun pointed at his head, and the words "High Noon" the time of the murder.
In the s, the sisters performed regularly on The Andy Williams Show, and toured with Williams across the country including engagements at Caesar's Palace in Las Vegas. From tothe quartet performed as headliners at the Welk Champagne Theater in the Ozark community of Branson, Missouri. When Peggy retired from singing inyounger sister Mimi took her place, and when Dianne left for a second time inthe act became a trio again for the rest of its run in Branson.
While continuing to play tour dates, Kathy and Janet Lennon have branched out into the toy market, designing and selling their "Best Pals" dolls.
In addition to the dolls, the sisters have recorded CDs of favorite children songs for their "Best Pals" line. The four original Lennon Sisters wrote their autobiography Same Song, Separate Voices, which was originally published in and updated a decade later.
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As the quintessential American Girls, they sang for seven United States Presidents -Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, Ford, Carter and Reagan – an achievement that few other performers can claim. Find great deals on eBay for lennon sisters paper dolls. Shop with confidence.
May 05, · It’s The Lennon Sisters and the Gatlin Brothers, so we put on a great family holiday show. Janet’s little granddaughters come on stage and sing Christmas songs with us, we bring out our little Best Pals rag dolls, and we share our story.
Several souvenir items, such as coloring books, paper dolls and story books featuring the Lennon sisters, were produced.  In , the sisters were set to star in their own variety show, Jimmy Durante Presents the Lennon Sisters lausannecongress2018.com: Traditional Pop Music.
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