Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Dick & Dee Dee

You old guys remember them, right? They have a neat webpage, and this one has a video clip from the long ago that might make you a little misty-eyed.

Hat tip to Fred Blosser.

8 comments:

  1. Without looking, I'd say they sang "Mountains High" or a title pretty darn close to that... now to look at the clip. Yep, got it the first time. Yay me. I had the 45. Purple label, I think.

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  2. Oh, and that's Dee Dee...

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  3. I really like the arrangement, harmony, and orchestration. The other versions I've heard (Bellefonte, Kingston Trio, the old Kodak commercial) keep things simple, but Dick & Dee Dee bat it over the fence. The song peaked at Billboard #24 on 12/26/63.

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  4. A good version, and it shows they could do a nice ballad if the wanted to.

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  5. Anonymous2:59 PM

    Of course I remember them. I think I have a 45 of "The Mountain's High" too. Wikipedia says Dick died in 2003.

    Jeff

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  6. Hi Bill: I appreciate your wonderful comments about Turn Around. As someone mentioned, Dick St. John passed away in 2003. I've been singing the Dick and Dee Dee songs again with a new partner since 2009.
    I also have a memoir out, titled, Vinyl Highway, Singing as Dick and Dee Dee.
    Best Wishes
    Dee Dee (Sperling )Phelps

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  7. Thanks for commenting here, Dee Dee! I remember all those songs well. I'll have to check out the memoir.

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