WHY DO LOVERS BREAK EACH OTHERS HEARTS – Bob B Soxx and The Blue Jeans – Well I don’t know but they do!
This track was quite popular at the first Twisted Wheel
in Manchester. Bob B. Soxx was Bobby Sheen
by another name.
Bob B. Soxx and the Blue Jeans were an early 1960s girl group that included Darlene Love
, Fanita James and Bobby Sheen
. They had three massive hits, Zip-A-Dee Doo-Dah
(original was written in 1946, from Song of the South), Why Do Lovers Break Each Other’s Hearts?
and Not Too Young to Get Married
also were played at the ‘Wheel’.
Darlene Love also recorded as part of The Crystals
BOB B. SOXX and the BLUE JEANS
Bobby Sheen (b ’43, St Louis MO), Graycha Nitzsche (wife of Jack Nitzsche), Darlene Love
and Fanita James. Last two with Jean King became the legendary session trio the Blossoms.
Others “(Today I Met) The Boy I’m Gonna Marry” (1963) and “Wait Til’ My Bobby Gets Home” (1963). Sang the lead for the Crystals’ “He’s A Rebel” (1962) and “He’s Sure The Boy I Love” (1963).
See also The Blossoms
, The Girlfriends and Honey Cone
, all had members in Bob B. Soxx and The Blue Jeans.
Produced by PHIL SPECTRE
Bob B. Soxx – History of Rock
Bob B. Soxx and the Blue Jeans – Answers