19 Facts About Andrews Sisters


Andrews Sisters were an American close harmony singing group of the swing and boogie-woogie eras.

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Andrews Sisters were born to Olga "Ollie" and Peter Andreas.

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Andrews Sisters' 1945 hit "Rum and Coca Cola" became one of their most popular and best-known recordings, but inspired some controversy.

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Andrews Sisters's had married the trio's pianist, Walter Weschler, who became the group's manager and demanded more money for Patty.

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Andrews Sisters's had a cameo as herself along with many other stars in the 1970 film The Phynx.

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Andrews Sisters's was a warm and wonderful lady who shared her talent and wisdom with others.

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LaVerne Andrews Sisters married Lou Rogers, a trumpet player in Vic Schoen's band, in 1948.

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Maxene Andrews Sisters married music publisher Lou Levy in 1941, separating in 1949.

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The ashes of LaVerne and Maxene Andrews Sisters are interred in the Columbarium of Memory of the Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery in Glendale, California, close to the ashes of their parents.

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Patty Andrews Sisters married agent Marty Melcher in 1947 but left him in 1949, when he pursued a romantic relationship with Doris Day.

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Andrews Sisters's then married Walter Weschler, the trio's pianist, in 1951.

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Andrews Sisters were the most imitated of all female singing groups and influenced many artists, including Mel Torme, Les Paul and Mary Ford, the Four Freshmen, the Supremes, the Beach Boys, the McGuire Sisters, the Lennon Sisters, the Pointer Sisters, the Manhattan Transfer, Barry Manilow, and Bette Midler.

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The National WW2 Museum's Victory Belles are proud to pay tribute to the Andrews Sisters performing their music daily in the Stage Door Canteen in New Orleans.

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Maxene Andrews always said that the summers in Mound created a major sense of "normalcy" and "a wonderful childhood" in a life that otherwise centered on the sisters' careers.

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Andrews Sisters were among hundreds of artists whose material was destroyed in the 2008 Universal fire.

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Andrews Sisters sing the title song as the opening credits roll and perform two specialty numbers in the all-star revue Hollywood Canteen .

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Andrews Sisters were the most sought-after singers in theater shows worldwide during the 1940s and early 1950s, always topping previous house averages.

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The western-themed "The Andrews Sisters' Show", co-hosted by Gabby Hayes, began in 1944 and featured a special guest every week.

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Andrews Sisters became the most popular female vocal group of the first half of the 20th century.

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