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The Beverley Sisters were originally knows as The Chinnery Sisters, singing in their spare time, between secretarial work. They were talent spotted in 1945, and re-named the Beverley Sisters, before appearing on BBC Radio programmes like "Variety Bandbox". Their first film was a 1947 Pathé short, "Her Bathing Suit Never Got Wet". Signing to Columbia Records (UK) in 1951, they appeared in the Royal Variety Show in 1952, had their first British Top 10 hit in 1953. They hit the US charts in 1957. After a BBC TV series, they moved to ITV in 1960. Their success continued into the 1980s, including a revival as gay icons.

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Blonde, matching outfits, and a harmonious voice

Trivia (7)

They were awarded the M.B.E. (Member of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2006 Queen's New Years Honours List for their services to music.
They are: Babs Beverley, Joy Beverley, and "Teddy" or Teddie Beverley.
The Beverley Sisters are record holders, being the longest surviving vocal group of all time without a change in the line up. They achieved this record and entered the 'Guinness Book Of World Records' in the year 2002.
They are the second of three generations of performers. Their parents were the music hall act Coram and Mills, who were comedian George Coram & ballad singer Victoria Mills. Joy's daughters Vicky and Babette, and Teddie's daughter Sasha formed the 1980s singing trio The Foxes.
They first aired on the BBC's Allied Expeditionary Forces Program, and were soon heard on Variety Bandbox and other radio shows.
In 1951, they signed a recording contract with Columbia Records that helped them become the highest paid female act in the UK. They were the first British female group to break into the US top 10. Their hit recordings included "Sisters", "Bye Bye Love", and "Always and Forever".
During WWII, the sisters were evacuated to the Midlands. There they were signed to become "Bonnie Babies" in an ad campaign for Ovaltine.

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