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Musical Tommy Roe

Tommy Roe is an American pop music singer-songwriter who was a well-known bubblegum music artist in the late 1960s. He had many catchy songs with interesting lyrics. His first number one hit came in 1962 with “Sheila”. His next hits to reach the charts were “Everybody” and “The Folk Singer”. Tommy roe had a successful tour of the United Kingdom he moved from the U.S. and spent several years living there. In 1964 he recorded “Diane from Manchester Square”.  His other hits included “Sweet Pea” in 1966 and “Hooray for Hazel”.

His song “Dizzy” rose up to number one on the U.K. Singles Chart in 1969 and went on to sell two million copies and earned a gold disc. That same year Tommy Roe starred in an episode of the TV show “Green Acres”. His final top 10 single was “Jam Up and Jelly Tight” giving him his fourth gold record. He is well remembered for his pop songs which are still played on oldies stations today. Tommy Roe was inducted into the Georgia Music Hall of Fame in 1986 and he has performed with 1960s nostalgia rock and rollers.

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