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February 02, 2016

Singer Gary 'U.S.' Bonds to be honored for Lifetime Achievement at Lehigh Valley Music Awards

The Morning Call

Rock and R&B singer Gary "U.S." Bonds, best known for his 1960s hits "New Orleans" and "Quarter to Three," will receive a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Lehigh Valley Music Awards in March, it was a just announced.

Bonds will be given the honor at the ceremony at 4 p.m. March 6 in Musikfest Cafe at ArtsQuest Center in Bethlehem. He is the second such artist to be honored; Philadelphia legend Chubby Checker got a Lifetime achievement award in 2015.

Bonds has had a career of more than 45 years, and in the 1960s had a half-dozen songs hit the Top 30, with five making the Top 10.

He started with the Top 5 "New Orleans" in 1960 and had his only No. 1 with "Quarter to Three" in 1961. Other top hits included "School Is Out," "Dear Lady Twist" and "Twist Twist Seņora."

In the early 1980s, Bonds had a career resurgence with two albums, "Dedication" and "On the Line," and collaborations with Bruce Springsteen and Steven Van Zandt. His song "This Little Girl" was a comeback hit in 1981, hittin No. 5 on the Mainstream Rock chart.

Bonds, 76, performed at Stabler Arena in Bethlehem in the 2002 Christmas Spectacular fund-raiser for Camelot for Children, and headlined Easton's Heritage Day celebration in 1990.

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