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Name Marilyn "Twinkle" Ripley
Born 15 July 1948
Hometown Surbiton, England
Years Active 1963 - 1984
Record Labels Decca Records
Associated Acts The Smiths
Official Website

Twinkle is an English singer who achieved success in the 1960's.


  • Her single "Terry" was listed #11 in the "Singles To Be Cremated With" section of the September 16, 1989 NME feature "Headful Of Heroes".[1]


Golden Lights, Original Single


  • Twinkle, 1965


  1. NME. (2008-07-14). "Singles To Be Cremated With" - list by Morrissey, NME (Sep. 16, 1989). Morrissey-solo. Retrieved from

Discogs Information



Twinkle was the stage name used by Lynn Ripley (born 15 July 1948, Surbiton, Surrey, England - died 21 May 2015, Isle of Wight, England) an English singer and songwriter, with 9 work titles registered with BMI publishing.

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Lynn Annette Ripley (15 July 1948 – 21 May 2015), better known by the stage name Twinkle, was an English singer-songwriter. She had chart success in the 1960s with her songs "Terry" and "Golden Lights".