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#1 in 1969
|Tommy Roe born Thomas David Roe, May 9,1942, in Atlanta,
Georgia, he attended Brown High School, he graduated in 1959. Roe had a
Billboard #1 hit record in the United States and Australia in 1962 with
the track "Sheila". The following year scored a Top 10 hit
with "Everybody", which reached #3. Following a more
successful tour of the United Kingdom by his friend Roy Orbison, Roe
toured there and then moved to England where he lived for several years.
In 1965, he and Jerry Lee Lewis combined with Orbison to create an album
for the Pickwick International label. During the 1960s, he had several
more Top 40 hits, including 1966's #6 hit "Hooray for Hazel",
and #8 hit "Sweet Pea". In 1969, his song "Dizzy"
went to No. 1. Roe was inducted into the Georgia Music Hall of Fame in
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