One of my favourite Flashbacks with Dick & Dee Dee

The California duo, Dick and Dee Dee, (Dick St. John and Mary Sperling) first met in junior high school in the late fifties. The duo lost track of each other until Dee Dee’s first year at college when they both started working at See’s Candies in Los Angeles. On their lunch breaks they discovered a mutual love of song writing and ended up collaborating on a song called, “I Want Someone.” The flip side, The Mountain’s High, became their first gold record, storming up the charts in summer of 1961. The song spent two weeks at the #2 position on the Billboard Hot 100. The Mountain’s High reached the #37 position in the UK Singles Chart. Dick and Dee Dee played in the Los Angeles area for six months, backed by the new, upcoming surf band, The Beach Boys. Throughout the Sixties, Dick and Dee Dee recorded a total of eight chart singles, five of which made the top 30 nationally…

 

 

Published on November 2, 2019 at 9:05 pm by Radio Man

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