Lee Dorsey

Lee Dorsey

Lee Dorsey

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Latest Release

Night People [Discothèque Credits Over & Underdub] album art
  • Night People [Discothèque Credits Over & Underdub]
  • July 2022
  • 1 Song

Top Songs

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Working in the Coal Mine
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Get out of My Life Woman
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Work, Work, Work
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The Greatest Love
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Everything I Do Gohn Be Funky (From Now On)

Albums

  • Yes We Can, Pt. 1

    Jun 2022 • 1 song

  • Get Out Of My Life, Woman

    May 2022 • 1 song

  • Everything I Do Gohn' Be Funky

    Sep 2021 • 20 songs

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Lee Dorsey

Biography

Lee Dorsey epitomized the loose, easygoing charm of New Orleans R&B perhaps more than any other artist of the '60s. Working with legendary Crescent City producer/writer Allen Toussaint, Dorsey typically offered good-time party tunes with a playful sense of humor and a loping, funky backbeat. Even if he's remembered chiefly for the signature hit "Working in a Coalmine," it was a remarkably consistent and winning combination for the vast majority of his recording career. Dorsey was born in New Orleans on December 24, 1924 (although some sources list 1926), and moved to Portland...
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