ShopMy NTS
Live now

Live on 1

Live on 2

The Jewels

NTS default image

The Jewels

The Jewels has been played on NTS in shows including Crossed Wires w/ Amanda Siegel, featured first on 19 June 2020. Songs played include I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles.

Famed for their classic 1964 single "Opportunity," R&B girl group the Jewels was formed in Washington, D.C. in 1961 by vocalists Sandra Bears, Grace Ruffin, Margie Clark and Carrie Mingo. Originally dubbed the Impalas, the fledgling quartet was soon befriended by Bo Diddley, who recorded their Checker label debut "I Need You So Much"; the record went nowhere though, and in 1962 new manager/producer Bob Lee changed their name to the Four Jewels. After issuing "Loaded With…

I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles
The Jewels
MGM Records1966
I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles
The JewelsMGM Records1966