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#6 in 1962
|Royden Dickey Lipscomb was born September 21, 1936, in Memphis,
Tennessee, known professionally as Dickey Lee (sometimes misspelled
Dickie Lee or Dicky Lee), best known for the 1960s teenage tragedy songs
"Patches" and "Laurie." Lee made his first
recordings in his hometown of Memphis for Tampa Records and Sun Records
in 1957-58. He achieved his first chart success in 1962, when his
composition "She Thinks I Still Care" was a hit for George
Jones, Later that year, "Patches," written by Barry Mann and
Larry Kobler and recorded by Lee for Smash Records. He was inducted into
the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1995.
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