Lee", a song based on a former grade school teacher of theirs. The song became their best recording ever. Over the next few years they followed up that single with such other recordings as, "I Shot Mr. Lee", "Have Mercy Baby", "You Are My Sweetheart", and "Dance With Me Georgie." The recording of "I Shot Mr.
Lee", was originally refused by the Atlantic Record Label, but the song started to climb the charts rapidly, and Atlantic was forced to release their own version of the song. In 1960, the group left the Atlantic Record Label and signed a contract with the End Records Label. For that label the girls released the songs, "Teach Me Tonight", "I Don't Like It Like That", and the follow-up, "I Like It Like That." Although the recording of, "I Like It Like That", was the girls' last chart topper, they continued to record for a series of record labels, including Diamond and Mayhew, before disbanding in 1974. They also toured the oldies circuits for many years after their breakup.
Other recordings by the Bobbettes include, "Oh My Pa-Pa", "Speedy", "Zoomy", and "Rock And Ree-Ah-Zole (The Teenage Talk)". €Jannie Pought (8 November 1945 - September 1980) was a Rhythm and Blues musician and a native of Harlem. She died at the age of 34, stabbed to death while walking down a street in Jersey City, New Jersey. €Laura Webb, later known as Laura Webb-Childress (8 November 1941 - 8 January 2000), another native of Harlem, died at the age of 59 from the effects of colon cancer. €Emma Pought €Helen Gathers €Reather Dixon Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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