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Donna Loren performing "I'm Ready" live on Shindig, air date 3/10/65. Backing her up are the Shindogs consisting of Delaney Bramlett, Glen D. Hardin and the legendary James Burton doing a guitar solo. Donna began working with James when she was 9-years old and continued working with him into the 80's. Glen D. Hardin, along with James Burton, was a member of the famous "TCB" Elvis back-up band in the 70's. The TCB Band teamed up with Ms Loren in the 80's to record some tracks that are part of a new CD of her 80's material being released Summer 09: www.donnaloren.net. The song "I'm Ready" was originally made famous by Fats Domino in the 50's.
Donna Loren was the one-and-only "Dr Pepper Girl" from 1963 to 1968. She was signed to a long-term contract with the soft-drink company to sing all television and radio commercials, do all magazine and billboard advertising representing them in every capacity, sometimes sharing the spotlight with American Bandstand's Dick Clark. This relationship led to her touring in Dick Clark's Caravan of Stars with other popular acts like The Supremes and singing solos in the popular Beach Party films starring Annette Funicello and Frankie Avalon. Later, she became the regular female vocalist on the popular 60's American live rock n roll TV show "Shindig" and she appeared in singing and acting roles in many popular TV shows like Batman, Gomer Pyle, The Mothers-In-Law, Red Skelton, Milton Berle and various game shows. She's released 20 singles, an album and 2 CD's. Ms Loren is currently in the studio again making music. More info: www.donnaloren.com