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DORIS KENNER JACKSON

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Above: The Shirelles in 1962. Clockwise from top: Addie “Micki” Harris, Shirley Owens, Beverly Lee, and Doris Coley.

BIOGRAPHICAL DETAILS

Description: Vocalist, US

Known For: A member of “The Shirelles”

Instruments: Voice

Music Styles: Rock

Location: NC, United States of America

Date Born: 2nd August 1941
Location Born: Goldsboro, North Carolina, United States of America

Date Died: 4th February 2000
Location Died: NC, United States of America
Cause Of Death: Breast Cancer

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Web Site:  The Shirelles at Doo Wop Heaven

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BIOGRAPHICAL PROFILE

Doris Kenner Jackson

An American singer and one of the founding members of ‘The Shirelles’ singing group.

Their hit songs included “Dedicated to the One I Love,” “Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow,” “Solider Boy,” and “Baby It’s You.”

Doris Coley (August 2, 1941 in Goldsboro, North Carolina – February 4, 2000) was a member (and occasional lead singer) of the Shirelles.

She initially left the group in 1968, but returned in 1975.

Through marriages, she became Doris Coley Kenner and later, Doris Kenner Jackson.

She was inducted into the Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame in 1996

She died of breast cancer at the age of 58.

Doris Jackson died at the age of 58 from breast cancer in Sacramento, California, on February 4, 2000. Following her death, James and Jones reformed the Blossoms.

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