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A female duo consisting of Lois Wilkinson and Andrea Simpson from London, England whose peak recording period was from 1963 to 1968. They were co-workers who entertained at office parties and amateur shows. Encouraged by co-workers to cut a record, they did a demo of "You Don't Have To Be A Baby To Cry," a tune they discovered on the back of Tennessee Ernie Ford's "Sixteen Tons." They named themselves the Caravelles after the French airliner. A local company, B. P. R. Records, liked the demo and re-did the song in a professional studio. It became a big hit in the United Kingdom and was picked up by Smash Records for North American distribution, peaking on the Billboard charts at #3 December 21, 1963. Wilkinson left the group to pursue a solo career as Lois Lane (3) and was replaced by other singers, most notably Lynne Hamilton, who had a hit in 1979 in Australia and again in 1989 in England with the song "On The Inside", the theme from the Australian women's prison TV drama Prisoner.
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Albums

The Caravelles - Unforgettable album art Various You Don't Have To Be A Baby To Cry Various - Unforgettable (Album, Comp) Starblend Records Ltd. UK 1982 Sell This Version
ECD 3691 The Caravelles - Mum & Dad's Choice album art Various You Don't Have To Be A Baby To Cry Various - Mum & Dad's Choice(CD, Album) K-Tel ECD 3691 UK 2001 Sell This Version
SBT2-0080 The Caravelles - Best of Malt Shop Memories  album art Various You Don't Have To Be A Baby To Cry Various - Best of Malt Shop Memories (3xCD) Sonoma Entertainment SBT2-0080 US 2010 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

TSKT 001, TSKT001 The Caravelles - How To Kill The DJ [Exhibit B] album art Various You Don't Have To Be A Baby To Cry Various - How To Kill The DJ [Exhibit B](12", P/Unofficial) Kill The DJ Records, Kill The DJ Records TSKT 001, TSKT001 France 2004 Sell This Version

Compilations

The Caravelles - Thank Your Lucky Stars Vol. 2 album art Various You Don't Have To Be A Baby To Cry Various - Thank Your Lucky Stars Vol. 2 (Comp) Decca, Decca UK 1963 Sell This Version
MU 45/2 The Caravelles - Informationsplatte - Liste Januar 1964/I album art Various You Don't Have To Be A Baby To Cry and 1 more… Various - Informationsplatte - Liste Januar 1964/I(LP, Comp, Promo) Telefunken, Decca, RCA, London Records, Warner Bros. Records MU 45/2 Germany 1964 Sell This Version
249 167 The Caravelles - Beat Club '67 album art Various Hey Mama You've Been On My Mind Various - Beat Club '67(LP, Comp) Polydor 249 167 Germany 1967 Sell This Version
The Caravelles - Solid Gold Rock 'N' Roll Volume 1 album art Various You Don't Have To Be A Baby To Cry Various - Solid Gold Rock 'N' Roll Volume 1 (Comp) Mercury, Mercury US 1972 Sell This Version
5P 6042 The Caravelles - Super Pop Rock And Soul album art Various You Don't Have To Be A Baby To Cry Various - Super Pop Rock And Soul(5xLP, Comp) Columbia House 5P 6042 US 1973 Sell This Version
The Caravelles - Roots Of British Rock album art Various You Don't Have To Be A Baby To Cry Various - Roots Of British Rock (Comp) Sire US 1975 Sell This Version
The Caravelles - Rock N' Roll Gold  album art Various You Don'e Have To Be A Baby To Cry Various - Rock N' Roll Gold (Comp) Mercury Austria 1976 Sell This Version
The Caravelles - British Rock Classics album art Various You Don't Have To Be A Baby To Cry Various - British Rock Classics (Comp) Sire US 1979 Sell This Version
BK/HS-D1980 The Caravelles - 40 Super Hits album art Various You Don't Have To Be A Baby To Cry Various - 40 Super Hits(4xLP, Comp) Sire Records, Inc. BK/HS-D1980 Netherlands 1980 Sell This Version
6448 213 The Caravelles - Pop Music From 1963 album art Various You Don't Have To Be A Baby To Cry (as The Caravells) Various - Pop Music From 1963(LP, Comp) Mercury 6448 213 Scandinavia 1982 Sell This Version
111.30006 The Caravelles -  Chartbreaker - Hit-Diary Vol. 6: 1963 album art Various You Don't Have To Be My Baby To Cry (as The Caravells) Various - Chartbreaker - Hit-Diary Vol. 6: 1963(CD, Comp) Vidisc 111.30006 Germany 1988 Sell This Version
The Caravelles - The Spirit Of The 60s: 1963 album art Various You Don't Have To Be A Baby To Cry Various - The Spirit Of The 60s: 1963 (Comp) Time Life Music Europe 1990 Sell This Version
R2 70989 The Caravelles - The Best Of The Girl Groups, Volume 2 album art Various You Don't Have To Be A Baby To Cry Various - The Best Of The Girl Groups, Volume 2(Cass, Comp) Rhino Records (2) R2 70989 US 1990 Sell This Version
R2 70989 The Caravelles - The Best Of The Girl Groups, Volume 2 album art Various You Don't Have To Be A Baby To Cry Various - The Best Of The Girl Groups, Volume 2(CD, Comp) Rhino Records (2) R2 70989 US 1990 Sell This Version
The Caravelles - Rock Era - Love Songs album art Various You Don't Have To Be A Baby To Cry (as Caravelles) Various - Rock Era - Love Songs (Comp) Wisepack Ltd. Sweden 1991 Sell This Version
MWCD-192 The Caravelles - Rock 'N' Roll The Greatest Years - 1963-64  Volume 1 album art Various You Don't Have To Be A Baby To Cry Various - Rock 'N' Roll The Greatest Years - 1963-64 Volume 1(CD, Comp) Music World MWCD-192 Australasia 1991 Sell This Version
HB 006 The Caravelles - Heartbreaking Ballads 6 album art Various You Don't Have To Be A Baby To Cry Various - Heartbreaking Ballads 6(CD, Comp) Not On Label HB 006 Europe 1991 Sell This Version
SUD-08 The Caravelles - Superhits 1963 album art Various You Don't Have To Be A Baby To Cry Various - Superhits 1963(CD, Comp) Time Life Music SUD-08 US 1991 Sell This Version
2RNR-46, OPCD-2635 The Caravelles - The 60's: Jukebox Memories album art Various You Don't Have To Be A Baby To Cry Various - The 60's: Jukebox Memories(CD, Comp, RM) Time Life Music, Warner Special Products 2RNR-46, OPCD-2635 US 1992 Sell This Version
LECD 422 The Caravelles - Love Let It Be Me album art Various You Don't Have To Be My Baby To Cry Various - Love Let It Be Me(CD, Comp) Wisepack Ltd. LECD 422 UK 1992 Sell This Version
FAT CD 404/4 The Caravelles - Pop Hits - Volume Four album art Various You Don't Have To Be A Baby To Cry (as Caravelles) Various - Pop Hits - Volume Four(CD, Comp) Fat Boy Records (2) FAT CD 404/4 UK 1993 Sell This Version