Dee Dee began her career in journalism, songwriting and singing at age sixteen. Since that time she has been a newspaper columnist, top forty recording artist (singing as Dick and Dee Dee, one of the most popular recording duos of the Sixties), songwriter, performer, and author of the newly released narrative non fiction memoir, Vinyl Highway.
Dee Dee performed with such high profile artists as the Beach Boys, Rolling Stones, Dionne Warwick, Dick Clark, Tina Turner and many others. Her television performances include American Bandstand, Where The Action Is, Shindig, and the British television show, Ready, Steady, Go. Dee Dee sang in the motion picture Wild, Wild Winter and performed in the first precursor to videos, Scopitone. She toured the United States, Japan and Europe as Dick and Dee Dee (visit www.dickanddeedee.com to view vintage videos).
Some of Dee Dee's exploits are chronicled in other books. "Rock and Roll and Remember," by Dick Clark and "Liberty Records," by Michael "Doc Roc" Kelly. A UCLA writer's program student, she attended numerous memoir classes during the years spent writing Vinyl Highway. She also attended the Maui Writer's Retreat, 2003.
Vinyl Highway is currently available through Altergate Publishing and IPG distribution.