The Andrews Sisters
[b]The Andrews Sisters[/b] were a highly successful close harmony singing group of the swing and boogie-woogie eras.
Throughout their long career, the sisters sold well over 75 million records (the last official count released by [l=MCA Records] in the mid-1970s).
They had 113 charted Billboard hits, 46 reaching Top 10 status (more than [a=Elvis Presley] or [a=The Beatles])
The group was inducted into the Vocal Group Hall of Fame in 1998.
The group consisted of three sisters:
* contralto [b]LaVerne Sophia Andrews[/b] (July 6, 1911 – May 8, 1967),
* soprano [b]Maxene Angelyn Andrews[/b] (January 3, 1916 – October 21, 1995), and
* mezzo-soprano [b]Patricia Marie "Patty" Andrews[/b] (February 16, 1918 – January 30, 2013).