The Essex was a R&B group formed in 1962.The founding members were with
the U.S. Marine Corps stationed in Okinawa, Japan. The female lead singer,
Anita Humes, was also a Marine. Three months after "Easier Said Than Done"
reached #1 , the group had a #12 hit with the follow-up song, "A Walkin’ Miracle"
in September 1963.