Dickey Lee
Roc-N-Roll Graffiti Recorded Live in Nashville, Tn. 1999

Patches
#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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