Shepherd Sisters


The Shepherd Sisters were a vocal quartet from Middletown, OH consisting of Martha (d. 1992), Gayle (May 31, 1936 - May 7, 2018), Judith (d. 2009), and MaryLou Shepherd. They had a Top 20 hit in 1957 with "Alone (Why Must I Be Alone)."

Best known songs (with years) include:

  • Alone (Why Must I Be Alone) (1957)
  • Don't Mention My Name (1963)

Pop charts debut year: 1957

Years active: ca. late 1950s - 1960s

Genres: Pop/rock

Labels: Lance, Atlantic Records


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