Jackie DeShannon is a singer and songwriter. Although she penned hits for others and sometimes herself, her versatility may've worked against her, with a stable of labels for the most part proving incapable of translating her considerable talent to considerable sales.
Sharon Lee Myers Born August 21nd, 1944, in Hazel, Kentucky to farmers Sandra Jean and James Erwin Myers. By the age of six, she was singing country tunes on local radio. The family abandoned farming and moved to Aurora, Illinois (her mother's home town) where her father resumed his career as a barber. After a year, they moved to Batavia, Illinois, where Sharon attended high school, performing publically as "Jackie Dee" and "Sherry Lee." To... Read More