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The Caravelles, Lois Wilkinson (born 3 April 1944, Sleaford, Lincolnshire, England) and Andrea Simpson (born 9 September 1946, Finchley, London), were a British duo girl band, best known for their 1963 hit single, "You Don't Have to Be a Baby to Cry".
The Caravelles named themselves after the French airliner. Their best known song, "You Don't Have To Be A Baby To Cry", was originally a regional hit for Moon Mullican, and then was used as the B-side to Tennessee Ernie Ford's hit single "Sixteen Tons". The Caravelles version of "You Don't Have To Be A Baby To Cry" reached #3 in the Billboard Hot 100 in America, and #6 in the UK Singles Chart.
They could not retain their success, and Lois Wilkinson left and recorded as Lois Lane.Andrea Simpson carried on as The Caravelles through the 1980s with a series of replacements; and still performed the occasional gig into the 1990s.