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Interesting Facts About Dick and Dee Dee
- Dick and Dee Dee's first Liberty Records single, "The Mountain's High," reached Number 2 on the Billboard and Cashbox Magazine national record charts in 1961.
- Dick and Dee Dee received a gold record (indicating 1 million record sales) for The Mountain's High. (There was no "platinum" record category at that time.).
- "The Mountain's High" remained on the national charts for four or five months.
- In 1965, Dick and Dee Dee received their second gold record (indicating one million record sales) for "Thou Shalt Not Steal" (the song reached #13 on the Billboard charts).
- Between 1962 and 1964, the duo received three "Silver" records (indicating half a million in sales per record) for "Tell Me" (#22 on the Billboard Charts), and "Young and In Love" (#6 on Adult Contemporary and #17 on Pop Singles on the Billboard Charts), and "Turn Around" (#27 on the Billboard Charts).
- Dick and Dee Dee were the only act to ever sing on a record with the Rolling Stones.
- In 1963, the Beach Boys were Dick and Dee Dee's back up band.
- Dick and Dee Dee appeared as semi-regulars on the national ABC television show, Shindig.
- Derek Taylor, who was also the Beatles press agent, helped to create Dee Dee's "look."
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