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Dave Dee

Born: 1941-12-17 - Died: 2009-01-09
Cause of Death:
Prostate Cancer


Death Summary: Dave Dee had suffered from prostate cancer since early 2001. He finally succumbed to his illness in Kingston Hospital, South West London on January 9, 2009.

Who was Dave Dee : Dee was a songwriter and singer, who was the frontman for Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick and Tich.

The group, whose name is an amalgam of their nicknames, spent more weeks in the UK Singles Chart than The Beatles between 1965 and 1969.

Recently Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick and Tich had their song “Hold Tight” featured in Quentin Tarantino’s segment (Death Proof) of the 2007 film Grindhouse. A character in the movie also explains how Pete Townshend almost quit The Who to join the group.
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11 Signatures in Dave Dee's guestbook

  1. alan nilsson Says:

    Keep writing up there dave be with you soon.
    loved you songs and the group

  2. Jeannie Says:

    Thank you for the pleasure you gave, the time you spentwith your legion of fans, the 60′s scene have lost their showman, until we meet again I shall miss you Love Jeanniexx

  3. moira Says:

    i saw him many times in swansea grand in the sixtys show my children had a photograph of him and the group he will be sadly missed in the grand swansea a great singer iv just ben listening to the legend of xanadu now great stuff and im of to the sixtys concert tonight miss you moira

  4. Raewyn Says:

    Just love listening to your music, will always remember it and the fabulous songs you created.

  5. julie wilkes Says:

    love you so much rest in peace my dream lover xxx

  6. sheila Says:

    dear dave thankyou for all the happy hours you gave me i miss you so so much love sheila

  7. Jacqui Double (Australia) Says:

    i nvever saw DDDBMT, if they came to Australia, they didnt come to my home town, but i loved them, I have every single (45′s) and of course CD’s… I loved them, my favourite was Last night in Soho, and Legend of Xanadu.. R.I.P Dave xxxxx

  8. Jacqui Double (Australia) Says:

    thanks for your beautiful music miss you always

  9. peter grattan Says:

    i was 15 in 1967, working for the NZ promoter who toured them. great guy, awesome frontman, our group played many of their hits too. so sad they never cracked the usa.

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