Doris Akers

Doris Akers

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Doris Mae Akers (b. May 21, 1923 Brookfield, Missouri, d. July 26, 1995) was an American composer. Akers was the daughter of Floyd and Pearl Akers. She had nine siblings; Edward, Floyd, Evelyn, Marian, Donald, Nellie, Bernice, Harley, and Charles. The family moved to Kirksville, Missouri when she was five years old. Her stepfather John taught her to play 3 chords on the piano when she was about 8 years old. During the 1930s she formed a group with her siblings, Edward, Marian and Donald, who went by the name of "Dot and The Swingsters." She wrote her first song at the age of 10 called, "Keep The Fire Burning In Me."
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  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 8mm | 200g
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135717987
  • 9786135717983