SINGAPORE - Rita Chao, A-Go-Go Queen and part of a duo with singer Sakura Teng, died in July 2014 of colon cancer, her mother revealed on Feb 2. She was 64.
A popular singer in the 1960s and 1970s, she also sang with bands like The Quests.
She sang in both English and Chinese, and did many covers of English songs in Chinese. She also sang in Japanese.
Here are some of her songs:
One of her first and greatest hits is Shake, Shake, Shake
Teng and Chao were well known for their Mandarin song Peach Blossom River
She was also known for her cover of English song Sixteen Candles
Wooly Bully is another Chinese cover of a 1965 English hit song
She could handle both quick tempo songs, and ballads