Rosetta Hightower

Born 23 June 1944. Died 2 August 2014
Rosetta Hightower
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1944-06-23
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Rosetta Hightower

Rosetta Hightower Biography (Wikipedia)

Rosetta Jeanette Hightower (June 23, 1944 – August 2, 2014) was an American singer, and the lead singer of the 1960s girl group The Orlons. She was born in Philadelphia.

Her primary fame derived from being the lead singer of The Orlons, the prime American girl group who scored several Top 10 US hits between 1962–1964, including "The Wah Watusi", "Don't Hang Up", "South Street", and "Not Me". In early 1962, The Orlons provided back-up vocals on Dee Dee Sharp's "Mashed Potato Time" (#2 pop, #1 R&B). That spring, they recorded "The Wah Watusi" which, in July 1962, made it in the Billboard charts to the #2 spot. Around the same time, they recorded back-up vocals on Dee Dee Sharp's second hit, "Gravy (For My Mashed Potatoes)" which went to #9. The follow-up to "The Wah Watusi", "Don't Hang Up" reached #4 pop and #3 R&B in the fall and winter of 1962. The Orlons' first major performance was at New York's Apollo Theatre with The Crystals, Bob B. Soxx and the Blue Jeans, Chuck Jackson, Tommy Hunt, and Gene Chandler. In 1963, they had hits with "South Street" (#3 pop, #4 R&B) and "Crossfire" (#19 pop, #25 R&B).

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Rocking Chair (Dj XS Edit)
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I Heard It Through The Grapevine
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Friendship Train (Dj XS Edit)
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Friendship Train (Dj XS Edit)
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Abraham Martin And John
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Big Bird
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Big Bird
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The Freedom Train
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The Freedom Train
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Rocking Chair
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