R.I.P. Lee Andrews

[youtube id=”3tT1WmAZHm8″] Lee Andrews of the Philadelphia doo-wop group Lee Andrews & The Hearts passed yesterday at the age of 79. Andrews and Hearts were successful in the 1950’s with “Teardrops” “Try The Impossible” and “Long Lonely Nights.” The group broke-up in 1959 but Andrews and a different lineup of the group made one recording and toured until 1968. In the ’70’s, Andrews formed Congress Alley which included his wife Jaqui Andrews. The couple is also known for being the parents of Amir “Questlove” Thompson, co-founder of The Roots and singer Donn T. Questlove paid tribute to his father on Instagram and thanked him for all the life lessons and hoped that he and his sister Donn made him proud.

 

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