b. Madras, India. Sisters Yvonne and Heather Wheatman made their recording debut in 1963 under the name the Myrtelles. Their unsuccessful reading of Leslie Gore’s ‘Just Let Me Cry’ was followed by two singles as Sue And Sunshine, before the duo settled on the above appellation in 1966. When several soul-styled releases failed to chart, Sue And Sunny embarked on a more remunerative career as session backing singers. Their most notable appearance was on Joe Cocker’s international hit, ‘With A Little Help From My Friends’, but they also contributed to Love Affair’s ‘Rainbow Valley’. Sue And Sunny later formed part of the original Brotherhood Of Man, but their involvement ended prior to this act’s ascendancy. Sunny (Heather) enjoyed a UK Top 10 hit in her own right with ‘Doctor’s Orders’ (1974) while Sue (Glover) completed an album, enterprisingly entitled Solo. Together the duo have remained in demand as backing singers, particularly as part of James Last’s entourage.
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