The Fleetwoods were an American singing group from Olympia, Washington, whose members were Gary Troxel, Gretchen Christopher, and Barbara Ellis.
The Fleetwoods' first hit was "Come Softly To Me." "Come Softly To Me" was also covered by others. The UK's Frankie Vaughan and The Kaye Sisters had a Top 10 chart hit in the United Kingdom with the song, though The Fleetwoods exceeded them, simultaneously charting in the UK's Top 5.
Their second hit, "Graduation's Here" was co-written by Ellis and Christopher, with Troxel later adding a scat line in counterpoint. That one was followed by "Mr. Blue," which, like "Come Softly To Me", also topped the pop charts. This made the Fleetwoods the first group in the world to have multiple No. 1 Hits top The Billboard Hot 100 in a single year, and the first mixed-gender trio ever with more than one No. 1 hit. (Note that this first occurred in 1959, and that the Hot 100 began in midЧитать далее в Википедии...
Альбомы и синглы:
- Come Softly to Me / I Care So Much [1959, сингл]
- Mr. Blue [1959, альбом]
- Mr. Blue / You Mean Everything to Me [1959, сингл]
- The Best of The Fleetwoods [1990, альбом]
- The Fleetwoods: Greatest Hits: Priceless Collection [2003, альбом]
- The Fleetwoods Greatest Hits [сборник]
- Come Softly to Me: The Very Best of the Fleetwoods [10.08.1993, сборник]
|Come Softly To Me||
|Goodnight my Love||
|Last One To Know||
|Lovers By Night Strangers By Day||
|Outside My Window||
|The Great Imposter||
|We Belong Together||