Billed as Jimmy Gilmer and the Fireballs, the group reached number 1 on the Billboard chart with "Sugar Shack", which remained at that position for five weeks in 1963. The single also reached number 1 on Billboard's R&B chart for one week in November of that year, but its run on that chart was cut short because Billboard ceased publishing an R&B chart from November 30, 1963 to January 23, 1965.
Skip & Flip was a U.S. pop duo, consisting of Skip Battin (born Clyde Battin, 18 February 1934, Gallipolis, Ohio, U.S. — died 6 July 2003, Salem, Oregon, U.S.) and Flip aka Gary S. Paxton (born Mesa, Arizona, U.S.
Nino Tempo & April Stevens are a brother and sister act from New York. Formed in the early 1960s when Nino Tempo and April Stevens signed as a duo with Atco, the group had a string of Billboard hits and earned a Grammy Award as "best rock & roll record of the year" for the single "Deep Purple".
Paul & Paula are: Ray Hildebrand (born December 21, 1940, in Joshua, Texas) and Jill Jackson (born May 20, 1942, in McCamey, Texas). They were a pop singing duo, best known for their 1963 hit number 1: "Hey Paula."
(25 May 1936, New Orleans, Louisiana — died 26 January 1989) was an American vocalist, and had a prolific career in the 1950s. His reputation was secured by "A Little Piece Of Leather", a compulsive performance highlighting Elbert's falsetto voice. The song became a standard at UK soul clubs, when released on the Sue record label.
Larry Verne (born February 8, 1936, Minneapolis, Minnesota) was an American novelty song singer. Verne scored two U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart hit singles in 1960: "Mister Livingston" (#75) and "Mr. Custer" (#1, #9 R&B).
Rosie and the Originals were a 1960s musical group best known for their single Angel Baby. Rosie Hamlin wrote the lyrics for Angel Baby as a poem when she was 14 years old while still attending Mission Bay High School in San Diego, California.
Joey Dee and The Starliters are an American pop music group from the 1960s. Best known for their 1961 hit recording “Peppermint Twist,” the group was founded by Joey Dee, born Joseph DiNicola in Passaic, New Jersey on 11 June 1940. With lead singer Rogers Freeman, Joey Dee and The Starliters’ first single was “Lorraine,” backed with “The Girl I Walk To School,” in 1958 on the Little label.