Happy Birthday to Dee Dee Sharp!


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HAPPY BIRTHDAY to Dee Dee Sharp, born Diane LaRue in Philadelphia 76 years ago today (Sept. 9). After being a backup singer on the Cameo label in the early '60s, she launched a solo career, and here is her biggest hit ("Mashed Potato Time"), which went to No. 2 on the Billboard pop charts in the spring of 1962, along with topping the R&B charts for four straight weeks ...