Dee Dee Sharp

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by Dee Dee Sharp

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Dione LaRue, 9 September 1945, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. A backing vocalist for the Cameo -Parkway labels, Dee Dee Sharp was the uncredited voice on Chubby Checker’s ‘Slow Twistin’’ single. Her own debut, ‘Mashed Potato Time’, was recorded at the same session and, thanks to the power of Dick Clark’s American Bandstand television show, this energetic, exciting song became an immediate success. Cameo sadly chose to milk its dance-based appeal and releases... Read more

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soul
60s
female vocalists
oldies
rhythm and blues
rock and roll
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