In the forties Eve Young was a big band singer with the likes of Benny Goodman. In 1952 Karen Chandler aka Eve Young (Eve Nadauld) peaked at number five with "Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me" (Harry Noble). She was married to noted arranger Jack Pleis.

Discovered by Quincy Jones, Mel Carter reached the top of the Adult Contemporary chart and number eight on the Top One Hundred in 1965.