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Yvonne Baker

Yvonne Baker

American singer
Yvonne Baker
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Quick Facts

Intro American singer
A.K.A. Yvonne Mills, Yvonne Baker Mills
Is Singer
From United States of America
Type Music
Gender female
Family
Siblings: Ernestine Eady
Genre:
Doo-wop
Soul music
Rhythm and blues
Instruments:
Voice
Audio
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Biography

The Sensations were an American doo-wop group from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.

The group formed in 1954 under the name the Cavaliers, soon after changing to the Sensations. The group scored two hits on the US R&B chart in 1956 with the Atco Records singles "Yes Sir That's My Baby" (#15) and "Please Mr. Disc Jockey" (#13). By 1957 they were managed by Kae Williams. The group disbanded soon afterwards, and lead singer Yvonne Mills married and started a family.

In 1961, bass singer Alphonso Howell persuaded Yvonne Mills Baker that the group should re-form, and they won a contract with Chess Records subsidiary label Argo. They soon had a hit with a version of "Music, Music, Music", which reached #12 on the R&B chart and #54 on the Billboard Hot 100. A few months later, they released the tune "Let Me In". It was their biggest success, peaking at #2 R&B and #4 on the Hot 100. However, later releases were less successful and the group broke up.

Yvonne Baker later started a solo career, recording a number of tracks that achieved cult status among Northern soul fans, most notably "You Didn’t Say a Word" on Parkway Records in 1966.

Members

Early members
  • Yvonne Mills Baker
  • Tommy Wicks
  • Alphonso Howell
  • Hosea Haralson
Later members
  • Yvonne Mills Baker
  • Alphonso Howell (died on May 7, 1998)
  • Richard Curtain
  • Sam Armstrong (died July 11 2017)
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References
https://www.allmusic.com/artist/p41474
http://supersoulsisters.blogspot.com/2009/03/yvonne-baker-and-sensations-let-me-in.html
https://catalogue.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/cb13906440x
https://data.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/cb13906440x
https://musicbrainz.org/artist/ad39d584-544a-477a-84e6-090df24c1826
https://www.idref.fr/160317819
https://viaf.org/viaf/256393348
https://www.worldcat.org/identities/containsVIAFID/256393348
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