Shirelles Singer Dies Of Cancer

Doris Kenner-Jackson was 58.

Doris Kenner-Jackson, a singer for the influential '60s R&B group the Shirelles, died of lung cancer Friday (Feb. 4), in Sacramento, Calif., according to the Sacramento County coroner's office. She was 58. The New Jersey quartet scored six top-10 hits from 1960 to 1962, including "Will You Love Me Tomorrow," "Dedicated to the One I Love," "Soldier Boy" and "Mama Said." The Beatles covered two Shirelles songs — "Baby It's You" and "Boys" — on their first album, Please Please Me. The Shirelles were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1996.