Goring, Sonia (1940–)

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Goring, Sonia (1940–)

American singer. Name variations: The Chantels. Born 1940 in NY; married.

While in a school choir at St. Anthony of Padua in the Bronx, formed the doo-wop group The Chantels (1956), one of 1st and most well-received girl groups; with Arlene Smith (lead), Lois Harris (1st tenor), Jackie Landry (2nd alto), and Rene Minus, released album We Are the Chantels (1958), singing 2nd soprano; has such hits as "Maybe" (1958), which was later covered by Janis Joplin (1969), "Look in My Eyes" and "Well, I Told You" (both 1961); released The Best of the Chantels (1990) and appeared with original group in reunion performances.

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