Dick And Dee Dee were a male-female pop duo from the early 1960s. The founding members were former classmates Mary Sperling and Richard Gosting (d. December 27, 2003) who subsequently became known as Dick St. John and Dee Dee Sperling, respectively.
In 1961, they debuted on the charts with "The Mountain's High," the song for which they are best remembered. This song, which peaked at #2 on the charts, was followed by a string of hits through 1965 that included "Young And In Love" (1963), "Turn Around" (1964), and "Thou Shalt Not Steal" (1965).
Throughout the early-mid 1960s, Dick and Dee Dee toured with many top bands and artists that included the Beach Boys and the Rolling Stones. In 2007, Sperling published a memoir, "Vinyl Highway, Singing As Dick And Dee Dee In The Sixties," which chronicles their life on the road. Dick and Dee Dee were also regular guests on the "Shindig!" TV show.
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- Teen Time - The Young Years Of Rock and Roll, Volume 1: Love Me Forever (VA)
- The Best of Dick & Dee Dee
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Dick And Dee Dee
- All My Trials 1964
(This song later also became a hit for Ray Stevens (1971).)
- Be My Baby 1965
- Love Is A Once In A Lifetime Thing 1963
- The Mountain's High 1961
- Tell Me 1962
- Thou Shalt Not Steal 1964
(This song was previously a hit for John D. Loudermilk (1962).)
- Turn Around 1963
- Where Did The Good Times Go 1963
- Young And In Love 1963
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