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Lee Dorsey (I) (1926–1986)

New Orleans-born Lee Dorsey was a former boxer who turned rock singer. He had a minor hit for a local New Orleans record company that resulted in a contract with Fury Records, a nationally distributed label. In 1961 he recorded the catchy "Ya Ya", which went to the #1 spot on the US charts. A follow-up record, "Do-Re-Mi", was a smaller hit. It ... See full bio »

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Known For

Casino Soundtrack
(1995)
Meet the Parents Soundtrack
(2000)
American Graffiti Soundtrack
(1973)
(1988)

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 2019 24/7 College Football (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Arizona State Sun Devils (2019) ... (performer: "Occapella")
 2019 The Simpsons (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Winter of Our Monetized Content (2019) ... (performer: "Working in the Coal Mine" - uncredited)
 2018 Un homme pressé (performer: "Ya Ya") / (writer: "Ya Ya")
 2016 Alleycats (performer: "Working In A Coal Mine")
 2012 The Dream Team (performer: "Ya Ya") / (writer: "Ya Ya")
 2012 House (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Gut Check (2012) ... (performer: "Everything I Do Gonh Be Funky (From Now On)" - as Irving Lee Dorsey)
 2010 This Is England '86 (TV Mini-Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (2010) ... (performer: "Give It Up" - uncredited)
  Treme (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2010) (writer - 1 episode, 2010)
- Meet De Boys on the Battlefront (2010) ... (performer: "Ya-Ya" - uncredited) / (writer: "Ya-Ya" - uncredited)
 2010 Secret Diary of a Call Girl (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.5 (2010) ... (performer: "Working in the Coal Mine" - uncredited)
  True Blood (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2008) (writer - 1 episode, 2008)
- The Fourth Man in the Fire (2008) ... (performer: "Give It Up" - uncredited) / (writer: "Give It Up" - uncredited)
 2006-2007 Ramsay's Kitchen Nightmares (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- The Fenwick Arms Revisited (2007) ... (performer: "Confusion" - uncredited)
- The Fenwick Arms (2006) ... (performer: "Confusion" - uncredited)
 2001 He Died with a Felafel in His Hand (writer: "Ya Ya Ringe Ringe Raja")
 2000 Meet the Parents (performer: "Ya Ya") / (writer: "Ya Ya")
 1999 Seven Girlfriends (performer: "Ride Your Pony")
  Tohuwabohu (TV Series) (performer - 3 episodes, 1992 - 1994) (writer - 1 episode, 1998)
- Blasts from the Past (1998) ... (writer: "Ya Ya" - uncredited)
- Seite 17 (1994) ... (performer: "Working In The Coal Mine" - uncredited)
- Reg.Nr.11 (1993) ... (performer: "Working in the Coal Mine" - uncredited)
- Kapitel 6 (1992) ... (performer: "Working in the Coal Mine' - uncredited)
 1997 Dream with the Fishes (performer: "When Can I Come Home")
 1995 Casino (performer: "Working In The Coal Mine")
 1992 Otto - Der Liebesfilm (writer: "Ya Ya")
 1990 The Wonder Years (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Cost of Living (1990) ... (performer: "Working in a Coal Mine" - uncredited)
 1990 Married... with Children (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Peggy Made a Little Lamb (1990) ... (performer: "Working in a Coal Mine")
 1990 Waiting for the Light (performer: "Working in a Coal Mine")
 1988 Moonlighting (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Between a Yuk and a Hard Place (1988) ... (performer: "Working in the Coal Mine" - uncredited)
 1988 Everybody's All-American (performer: "Workin' in A Coal Mine")
  Frank's Place (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1988) (writer - 1 episode, 1988)
- The Recruiting Game (1988) ... (performer: "Ya Ya" - uncredited) / (writer: "Ya Ya" - uncredited)
 1979 The Wanderers (performer: "Ya Ya") / (writer: "Ya Ya")
 1973 American Graffiti (writer: "Ya Ya")
 1967 D'hier et d'aujourd'hui (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Petula d'hier et d'aujourd'hui (1967) ... (writer: "Ya ya twist")
  Where the Action Is (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1966) (writer - 1 episode, 1966)
- Episode #3.16 (1966) ... (performer: "Ya Ya", "Workin' in a Coal Mine") / (writer: "Ya Ya")
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Single: "Can You Hear Me" / "Work, Work, Work" (Amy Records) See more »

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Cousin of Antoinette K-Doe. See more »

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Capricorn

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