Musical Family Acts offer the best harmonies. Country Folk Music, transforms to pop ballads.
February 19, 1960
The Browns sang “The Old Lamplighter” on ABC-TV’s “American Bandstand.”
The Browns and Elvis at a restaurant during a tour.
2 of The Browns performing with Elvis.
This was a surprising image to me, the Elvis Lore was always him coming out of no where
but he worked his ass off all over the south and was discovered by the north
where he was suddenly a controversy
it is really only now where we begin to understand the subversion
August 3, 1959
The Browns, a trio consisting of siblings Maxine, Bonnie and Jim Ed, break into the Billboard Top 40 with their rendition of a Country flavored tune called “The Three Bells”. The record would go on to top the Hot 100, the Country chart, and somewhat surprisingly, the Billboard R&B chart.
August 24, 1959
The Browns, who were Jim Ed Brown and his sisters Maxine and Bonnie, had the top tune in the US with “The Three Bells”. The record is an English version of a French song originally titled “Les Trois Cloches”, written in 1945.
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Mar 11, 2009 – Singer-songwriter Maxine Brown first laid approving eyes on young Elvis Presley backstage at the Louisiana Hayride in 1954. She and her …
It was a memorable event in the career of the country trio from Pine Bluff, Arkansas. In her 2005 book, Looking Back to See, Maxine Brown, who along with brother Jim Ed and sister Bonnie made up The Browns, called the toppling of Elvis from Billboard’s premier chart one of the .
Jun 12, 2015 – Jim Ed Brown of The Browns, who toured with Elvis Presley early in his career, died on Thursday, June 11. The Browns, made up…
Nashville Chrome is about Maxine Brown, the leader of the Trio and main … story is also interlaced with mention of the singers of the era, including Elvis Presley, …
July 16, 2016
Bonnie Brown, of the Country / Folk trio The Browns, died of lung cancer at the age of 77. The trio, which included her brother Jim and sister Maxine, reached the Billboard Hot 100 with the chart topping “The Three Bells” in 1959 and again in 1960 with “Scarlet Ribbons” and “The Old Lamplighter”.