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Tommy Roe in concert at Palm Springs 2002

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Sweet Pea
Sweet Pea (reprise)
Oh Carol
One Night With You
Dizzy
 
 

Tommy Roe bio

Tommy Roe was born in Atlanta, Georgia, USA on 9th May 1943.
 
Born Thomas (Tommy) David Roe in Atlanta, Georgia, United States, he was raised in Alpharetta, Georgia where he was part of a high school band.He was influenced by the sounds of the late Buddy Holly and with his clean-cut image became a popular musical performer throughout the 1960s.
 
Tommy Roe had a Billboard No.1 hit record hit in the United States and in Australia in 1962 with the song, "Sheila, and the following year scored Top 10 hits with "Everybody" and the "The Folk Singer".
 
Tommy Roe toured in the UK and then moved to England where he lived for several years.
 
During the 1960s, he had several more top forty hits nd in 1969, his song "Dizzy" went to No.1 in the UK Singles Chart and the Billboard No.1 in the USA. His Top 40 single "Jam Up and Jelly Tight" appeared in 1970.
 
Tommy Roe was inducted into the Georgia Music Hall of Fame in 1986 and his contribution has been recognized by the Rockabilly Hall of Fame.
 
Although his style of music declined in popularity with the 1970s, Tommy Roe maintained a following and has continued to perform at a variety of concert venues, sometimes with rock and rollers such as Freddy Cannon and Bobby Vee.
 

Tommy Roe Discography - Singles

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Date
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Sheila   1962  
Everybody   1963  
Sweet Pea   1966  
The Folk Singer   1963  
Hooray For Hazel   1966  
Dizzy   1969  
Jack and Jill   1969  
Jam Up and Jelly Tight   1970  
       
 
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Tommy Roe at the RocktoberFest, Palm Springs - October 2002
 
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