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Allbut, Phyllis (1942–)

American vocalist. Name variations: Phyllis Allbut Meister; Jiggs Allbut; The Angels (originally known as the Starlets). Born Sept 24, 1942, in Orange, New Jersey; sister of Barbara Allbut (vocalist, b. 1940).

With sister Barbara and Linda Jansen, formed The Angels (Orange, NJ, 1961), one of most successful girl groups (early 1960s); with Angels, released million-selling hit "My Boyfriend's Back" (1963) which reached #1 pop and #2 R&B. Other Angels' singles include "I Adore Him" (1963), "Thank You and Goodnight" (1963), "Wow Wow Wee (He's the Boy for Me)" (1964), and (last single for a major-label) "Papa's Side of the Bed" (1974).

Allbut, Phyllis (1942–)

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