The Roches - Maggie, Terre, and Suzzy Roche – grew up in Park Ridge, New Jersey, singing in Catholic choirs and harmonizing at home. Their parents were musical, especially their father John, who wrote his own funny lyrics to the tunes of popular songs. At one point John Roche offered his services to various local political candidates, again adapting popular melodies to carry his political messages. When he discovered daughters Maggie and Terre could naturally harmonize, he enlisted them to sing his political ditties. They were singing on flat bed trucks for local campaigns by the time Maggie was 14 and Terre 12.
In the late 60s, the sisters, along with younger sister Suzzy, were sitting in their bedroom... Read More