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The Chantels

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The Chantels

The Chantels has been played on NTS shows including Diddy Wah, with Well, I Told You first played on 15 June 2015.

The Chantels were the first black female group to have nationwide success. The group was established in the early 1950's at St. Anthony of Padua school in the Bronx. The group consisted of Arlene Smith (lead), Sonia Goring, Rene Minus, Jackie Landry Jackson and Lois Harris. They got their name from a rival school, St. Frances de Chantal.

They were discovered by Richard Barrett, lead singer of the Valentines and eventually signed to End Records. Their first single was "He's Gone" (Pop #71) in…

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Well, I Told You
The Chantels, Sammy Lowe Orchestra
Carlton1961
Well, I Told You
The Chantels, Sammy Lowe OrchestraCarlton1961
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Memories
The Chantels
Sequel Records1990
Memories
The ChantelsSequel Records1990
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