Beverley Sister Joy dies aged 91
1 September 2015
From the section Entertainment & Arts
The Beverley Sisters (with Joy in the centre) were the first British female group to score a top 10 hit in the US
Joy Beverley, one third of the vocal harmony group the Beverley Sisters, has died at the age of 91.
The singer, from Bethnal Green in London, was the eldest sister in the trio, who were known for songs including Little Drummer Boy and the Irving Berlin standard Sisters.
They had their own BBC TV show in the 1950s and were made MBEs in 2006.
Joy was also married to Wolverhampton Wanderers’ star Billy Wright until his death from cancer in 1994.
She died on Monday after suffering a stroke last week her son, Vince Wright, told the Express and Star.
Source:: BBC Entertainment