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April Stevens

Real Name:Carol Vincinette LoTempio
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American singer and songwriter, born April 29, 1929, in Niagara Falls, New York; died April 17, 2023, Scottsdale, Arizona, at age 93.
Older sister Nino Tempo (born Antonino Bart LoTempio), son of Anna LoTempio and Samuel Joseph LoTempio. The family relocated to Los Angeles in 1948.

Began recording career at age 22 for RCA Victor in 1951. She charted with her brother as a singing duo 17 times on the U.S. charts, as Nino Tempo & April Stevens, and won a Grammy Award in 1963 for best rock & roll recording for the song "Deep Purple." She charted twice as a solo artist, including "Teach Me Tiger" (written by her brother Nino), which was banned in many areas for its suggestive lyrics, and "Wake Up and Love Me" (written by her, her brother Nino and Jeff Barry).

She also charted three times with songs she wrote, including #41 in the U.K. with "A Woman's Story" by Marc Almond in 1986 (co-written with brother Nino and Phil Spector).

Sites:ninoandapril.com , Wikipedia , Imdb
In Groups:Nino Tempo & April Stevens, Carol & Anthony
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