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Barbara "Bibs" Elaine Brown

24 septiembre , 194010 julio , 2021

Singer, Songwriter and Founding member of 60’s girl group “The Angels” dies at 80.

Born in Newark, NJ on Sept. 24 1940. She passed away peacefully on July 10, 2021 in Scottsdale, AZ. Bibs was born on September 24, 1940 in Newark, NJ. "My Boyfriend's Back," performed by “The Angels“ rose to #1 on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart in 1963. Their hits included, "Til" 1961, "Cry Baby Cry" 1962, "Thank you and Goodnight" 1964. Their early television performances included "The Ed Sullivan Show," "Shindig," "The Mery Griffin Show," "Midnight Special,", "American Bandstand" and “The Mike Douglas Show”. Bibs also sang commercial jingles including those for Wendy’s, Milk, and Sticklets Gum. In the 80’s she left The Angels to run her husband Peter’s Architectural firm, Tuebner and Brown in Los Angeles. Later in life she returned to her love of songwriting and most recently recorded an EP of new songs with her two nieces.

Bibs loved to travel and enjoyed sports, horseback riding and throwing parties. She will be remembered as a bright light who brought joy, enthusiasm and laughter with her wherever she went. Bibs is survived by her sister Jiggs Sirico (Stan); nieces: Samantha Sirico-Pereda (Ramiro); Karalyn Bord (Kevin); great-nephews/nieces Casimir Bord, Satya Bord, Sonja Roy, Miro Pereda, and beloved dog Frank. A Celebration of Life for Bibs will be held in the Fall. If you would like to attend, please leave your contact information for the family below.

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Nicholas Adams

4 septiembre , 2021

Barbara was so kind to me when I sought information from her a couple of years ago about her father-in-law, the architect, William Brown. We had a couple of delightful conversations and she promised to look out further information she might have in storage for me. I promised to try and meet her in Ohio (if that might be possible). But in the end––well, not. These were memorable conversations with a gracious, witty, and generous person. You, who are family, have lost a special person. My warmest thoughts to you all. Nicholas Adams, Vassar College

Richard Stuve

4 agosto , 2021

I Grew up in the 50's & 60's on Long Island, New York and enjoyed listening to the great songs of those times. I never met the Angels but I will never forget those wonderful times they brought to my life listening and dancing to their music.
Still listening to the Angel's great songs to this day. A piece of my past has died. My Sincere condolences to her family. May she rest in piece.......

Rich Vernadeau

2 agosto , 2021

When I was a teen in Ocala, Florida the Angels' 45 singles and the album MY BOYFRIEND'S BACK were a big part of my life and when I moved to Texas they remained part of my music life (and still are). Thank you Bibs for your contribution to my life.

James Marlin

21 julio , 2021

Along with all her talents, Bibs was a wonderful neighbor. She lived next door to us or across the street for many years and truly she was a delight to know and be a neighbor of. Never a cross word, always upbeat. We will all miss her.

Vicki Yauch

19 julio , 2021

Rest in Peace my friend! You were an extremely talented woman that truly left a legacy of music and love. It was an honor to know you! I know God has welcomed you with open arms! Until we meet again…

Cathie Rodman

19 julio , 2021

We never met but I loved your music. Thank you so much for making my teen years fun.

Cathie

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