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Shirley Goodman

An American R&B singer known best for Shirley and Lee, a 1950s R&B duo. Later in her career, she had a resurgence with the disco hit, "Shame, Shame, Shame" in the 1970s.

The attention of Aladdin Records owner Eddie Messner, who tracked her down and paired her as a duo with another school friend, Leonard Lee.

As 'Shirley & Lee', they recorded their debut single "Iím Gone", produced by Cosimo Matassa, which reached #2 on the Billboard R&B charts in 1952.

1956 they recorded "Let the Good Times Roll", which became their biggest hit single.

In the mid 1960s, Goodman moved to California, where she worked as a session singer on records by Sonny and Cher.

In 1976, Leonard Lee, who had become a social worker, died of a heart attack, aged 40.

After suffering a stroke in 1994, she moved to California, and died on 5 July 2005 in Los Angeles.

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