1. The 60s female group known as The Breakaways consisted of Jean Hawker, Margot Newman, and Vicki Brown. In addition to recording their own songs, they did session work with many artists, including the background vocals on The Jimi Hendrix Experience's version of Hey Joe. The trio, who formed in 1962, were all married to showbiz husbands. Vicky to Joe Brown. Jean to Mike Hawkes, a successful songwriter and Margot to Tony Newman.