Tommy Dee

ABOUT

Tommy Dee (July 16, 1933 - January 26, 2007, b. Donaldson) was a deejay in San Bernadino, CA who later became a country music producer, promoter, and record executive in Nashville. As a recording artist, he is best known for the self-penned and mostly spoken country ballad, "Three Stars" (1959), a tribute to Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and the Big Bopper (J.P. Richardson), with backing vocals provided by Carol Kay & The Teen-Aires.


Best known songs (with years) include:

  • Three Stars (1959)

Pop charts debut year: 1959

Years active: ca. late 1950s - 1960s

Genres: Country

Labels: Crest

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