Quotes

By The Andrews Sisters:

  • “The wonderful thing was that we were together for so many years. We dressed together, we slept together, we roomed together, we went shopping together, and of course we rehearsed together. We never separated.”
    — Maxene Andrews
  • “I was the rebellious one.”
    — Maxene Andrews
  • “We were such a part of everybody’s life in the Second World War. We represented something overseas and at home – a sort of security.”
    — Patty Andrews
  • “We were very fortunate, because we had so many hits, so we’d be singing out all hits.”
    — Patty Andrews
  • “I am ignorant and that’s why I’m happy!”
    — Patty Andrews
  • “Patty was the fun one of the group, the clown who kept us laughing during those endless periods of backstage boredom.”
    — Maxene Andrews
  • “It just wasn’t wanting to sing together again, but the public never really wanted The Andrews Sisters to break.”
    — LaVerne Andrews
  • “LaVerne was the swinger of the group on stage. She was a great dancer, was very fashion conscious, and she had a beautiful figure. She had a great sense of humor, and she loved people.”
    — Maxene Andrews 

    About The Andrews Sisters:

  • “They had so much energy. The Andrews Sisters had more energy than any other singing group.”
    — composer Saul Chaplin
  • “I wanted to become an Andrews sister. My wish was that they could become a quartet and I’d be the forth singer.”
    — actress June Allyson
  • “The Andrews Sisters were one of the most successful trios in the business.”
    — singer Mel Torme
  • “No matter how pop tastes have switched from boogie to ballads, sagebrush to sambas, waltzes and calypsos to be-bop, The Andrews Sisters have continued to be faves. In discs, they rank second only to Bing Crosby on the Decca lists.”
    — Billboard, 1946
  • “Less than a year ago, Patty LaVerne and Maxene Andrews were obscure vocalists in an overcrowded entertainment world – but today – as if by magic, the name Andrews Sisters is a household word throughout the nation.”
    — Decca Records, 1938