Shirley Ellis Net Worth

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Shirley Marie O'Garra (Stage name: Shirley Ellis; Married Name Shirley Elliston; 19 January 1929 - 5 October 2005) was an American soul music singer and songwriter of West Indian origin. She is best known for her novelty hits "The Nitty Gritty" (1963) (US #8), "The Name Game" (1964) (US #3) and "The Clapping Song" (1965) (US #8/UK #6). "The Clapping Song" sold over one million copies, and was awarded a gold disc.By 1954 she had written two songs which were recorded by The Chords. Ellis was originally in the group The Metronomes and she went on to marry the lead singer, Alphonso Elliston. All her solo hits were written by her and her manager, record producer, and songwriting partner, Lincoln Chase.Ellis had recording contracts with the Kapp Records subsidiary Congress and later Columbia and Bell Records, but retired from the music industry in 1968.

Date Of BirthJanuary 19, 1929
Place Of BirthBronx, New York City, NY, US
Star SignCapricorn


Rock'n Roll2017performer: "Clapping Song Clap Pat Clap Slap"
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon2016TV Series writer - 1 episode
Joy2015/Iwriter: "The Name Game" - as Shirley Elliston
I Believe in Miracles2015Documentary performer: "Soul Time"
American Horror Story2013TV Series writer - 1 episode
Little Fockers2010writer: "The Name Game"
How to Make It in America2010TV Series performer - 1 episode
Step Up 2: The Streets2008performer: "3-6-9"
Spider-Man 32007writer: "The Name Game"
Lumines II2006Video Game writer: "Bottle Rocket"
Bewitched2005writer: "The Name Game" 1964
Assault on Precinct 132005writer: "The Name Game"
Meet the Fockers2004writer: "The Name Game" - as Shirley Elliston
Scooby-Doo2002writer: "The Name Game"
Scratch2001Documentary performer: "The Clapping Song Clap Pat Clap Slap"
Bedazzled2000writer: "The Name Game"
Flawless1999writer: "The Name Game"
A Walk on the Moon1999writer: "The Name Game" 1964 - as Shirley Elliston
In & Out1997"The Name Game"
The Simpsons1993TV Series 1 episode
Tiny Toon Adventures1992TV Series music - 1 episode
Radio Flyer1992writer: "The Name Game"
My Girl1991writer: "The Name Game"
Dogfight1991performer: "THE NITTY GRITTY"
Hudson Hawk1991writer: "THE NAME GAME"
Kidsongs: Very Silly Songs1991Video short writer: "The Name Game"
Doogie Howser, M.D.1989TV Series writer - 1 episode
Martians Go Home1989writer: "The Name Game" - as Shirley Elliston
Designing Women1988TV Series 1 episode
Inside Out1986writer: "The Name Game"
Hollywood a Go GoTV Series performer - 2 episodes, 1965 - 1966 writer - 2 episodes, 1965 - 1966
Shindig!TV Series writer - 2 episodes, 1965 performer - 1 episode, 1965
Juke Box Jury1963TV Series performer - 1 episode


Where the Action Is1966TV SeriesHerself
Hollywood a Go Go1965-1966TV SeriesHerself - Singer
Shindig!1965TV SeriesHerself - Singer
New American Bandstand 19651964TV SeriesHerself - Musical Guest

Archive Footage

Beat! Beat! Beat!1966TV SeriesHerself - Musician

Known for movies

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