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Encyclopedia > Dolores "LaLa" Brooks

Dolores Brooks (born June 20, 1947 in Brooklyn, NY) was a member of the girl group The Crystals. June 20 is the 171st day of the year (172nd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 194 days remaining. ... 1947 was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... For other meanings, see Brooklyn (disambiguation). ... A girl group is the equivalent of a boy band, but, as the name implies, featuring a group of female rather than male singers. ... The Crystals were one of the most successful girl groups of the 1960s. ...


After leaving the Crystals, she married jazz musician Leo Morris (a.k.a. Idris Muhammad) in 1966; the union brought four children (two sons and two daughters). She then helped him write and record his material under the Islamic name "Sakinah Muhammad," and also had a short career on Broadway and made short appearances in films. She also contributed songs to different movie soundtracks (including the film Cotton Comes to Harlem). In 1971, she reunited with Delores "Dee Dee" Kennibrew, Mary Thomas, and Barbara Alston as the Crystals and toured and performed in rock-&-roll revival shows. Their touring lasted until 1973 when the members decided to devote their time to their families. The Crystals were one of the most successful girl groups of the 1960s. ... 1966 was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1966 calendar). ... This article is about the street in New York City. ... 1971 is a common year starting on Friday (click for link to calendar). ... Delores Dee Dee Kennibrew was born in 1945 as Delores Henry. ... The Crystals were one of the most successful girl groups of the 1960s. ... 1973 was a common year starting on Monday. ...


In 1983, she and her family moved to London where she and Morris continued their careers in music. In 1990, they moved to Vienna, Austria where she continued singing and writing songs with Morris and also hosted a local radio show. She and Morris separated in 1999. Brooks moved back to the United States at the turn of the century. 1983 is an integer and composite number that represents a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... London is the capital city of the United Kingdom and of England. ... 1990 is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the city and federal state in Austria. ... 1999 is a common year starting on Friday of the Common Era, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ...


External links

Official webpage (http://www.nico70ies.com/sakinah.html)


 
 

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