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Dick James (III) (1920–1986)

Dick James was born on December 12, 1920 in London, England as Richard Leon Isaac Vapnick. He died on February 1, 1986 in London. See full bio »


(age 65) in London, England, UK

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Known For

High Hell
High Hell Singer
Dulcimer Street
Dulcimer Street Soundtrack
Bachelor of Hearts
Bachelor of Hearts Soundtrack
Teenage Bad Girl
Teenage Bad Girl Soundtrack


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 1961 Mary Had a Little... (performer: "Mary Had A Little...")
 1958 Bachelor of Hearts (performer: "When You're Young")
 1958 High Hell (performer: "Man's a Man")
 1956 Teenage Bad Girl (writer: "Get With It")
 1948 Dulcimer Street (performer: " (Little) Girl In Blue")
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 1958 High Hell
Singer (voice)
 1957 Together Again (TV Series)
- Episode #1.1 (1957)
 1956 Gaby
Bit Role (uncredited)
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 1975 Three for All (executive producer)
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 1975 Opportunity Knocks (TV Series)
Himself - Judge
- Songwriters Show 1975 (1975) ... Himself - Judge
 1974 Radio Wonderful (Documentary short)
 1972 Whatever Happened to Tin Pan Alley? (TV Movie documentary)
 1952 Hit Parade (TV Series)
- Episode #1.2 (1952) ... Himself
- Episode #1.1 (1952) ... Himself
 1950 Rooftop Rendezvous (TV Series)
- Episode #1.18 (1950) ... Himself

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James sold his shares of Northern Songs (the company he co-founded with The Beatles and Brian Epstein) to Britain's ATV in 1969, fearing both the Beatles' breakup and the negative publicity generated by John and Yoko's "peace campaign." James reportedly made no attempt to either inform the Beatles of his plans or give them a chance to buy him out; John learned of the sale reading a newspaper ... See more »

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