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Dickey Lee - The Artist

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 1957


Released first pop single (and published song), "Dream Boy" (recorded on Tampa Records); stayed at the #2 spot of the biggest rock-'n-roll station in Memphis for 12 weeks; song was promoted by disc jockey Dewey Phillips, also credited with breaking Elvis.

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1958Signed with Sun Records; first major recording contract.
1961Signed with Jack Music as a writer.
1961Signed with Smash Records; first release was pop hit "Patches" which earned him a place on the rock-'n-roll circuit.
1963First major cut by another artist, George Jones' recording of "She Thinks I Still Care"
1965Signed recording contract with Twentieth Century Fox; scored with pop hits, "Laurie" and "The Girl From Peyton Place"
1969Moved from Memphis to Nashville.
1971Signed with RCA Records as a country artist; stayed for 10 years.
1971 Released - Never Ending Song of Love
1975 Released - Rocky
1976 Released - 9,999,999 Tears
1976Earned Grammy and CMA nominations (Country Song of the Year) for "The Door Is Always Open"
1993IBMA Song of the Year Finalist ( Bluegrass) for "Everybody's Reaching Out For Someone"
1995Dickey Lee was inducted into the Nashville Songwriter's Hall of Fame
1996
 
Nominated for CMA Song of the Year (Country) for "Keeper of the Stars"
ACM (Academy Of Country Music) song of the year in 1996.
 


Awards - - -  1996-AMC\Song of the Year\Keeper of the Stars

- - Received 20 BMI Performance Awards
- - - NSAI Hall of Fame Songwriter

Dickey Lee - The Writer

Catalog Highlights
Dickey Lee - writer/co-writer of songs below

 

SONGARTIST and  YEAR RECORDEDWRITER (s)

SHE THINKS I STILL CARE
 
GEORGE JONES   1962

ANNE MURRAY 1974

ELVIS PRESLEY 1977

JAMES TAYLOR 1993

DICKEY LEE

THE DOOR IS
ALWAYS OPEN

DAVE & SUGAR 1976

WAYLON JENNINGS

TENNESSEE PULLEYBONE
 
Jamey
Johnson, 2008
DICKEY LEE
BOB McDILL
YOUíRE THE FIRST TIME I THOUGHT ABOUT LEAVING REBA McENTIRE 1983               DICKEY LEE
KERRY CHATER
LETíS FALL TO PIECES TOGETHER

 GEORGE STRAIT 1984

   

DICKEY LEE
TOMMY ROCCO
JOHNNY RUSSELL

IíVE BEEN AROUND ENOUGH TO KNOW JOHN SCHNEIDER 1984   DICKEY LEE
BOB McDILL
IN A DIFFERENT LIGHT DOUG STONE 1991   DICKEY LEE
BOB McDILL
BUCKY JONES
THE KEEPER OF THE STARSTRACY BYRD 1995   DICKEY LEE
DANNY MAYO
KAREN STALEY
I SAW LINDA YESTERDAYDICKEY LEE 1962   DICKEY LEE
ALLEN REYNOLDS
STANDING KNEE DEEP IN
A RIVER
DON WILLIAMS 1992

KATHY MATTEA 1993

JOE COCKER 1994 DICKEY LEE
BOB McDILL
BUCKY JONES
EVERYBODY'S REACHING OUT FOR SOMEONEPAT DAISY 1972BRENDA LEE SHIRLEY JONESTHE COX FAMILY 1993DICKEY LEE
ALLEN REYNOLDS
I'LL BE LEAVING ALONECHARLEY PRIDE 1977   DICKEY LEE
WAYLAND HOLYFIELD
HE BROKE YOUR MEMORY LAST NIGHTREBA McENTIRE 1984   DICKEY LEE
BUCKY JONES