Dee Dee Sharp Booking Agent – Cape Entertainment Agency
Music booking agents for original recording artist Dee Dee Sharp.
Book Dee Dee Sharp and other top celebrity talent from Doo Wop, the fifties, sixties, seventies, eighties and disco.


Dee Dee Sharp

Born in Philadelphia on September 9, 1945, Dee Dee began singing in her grandfather's church.

Answering a newspaper ad at age 13 for a girl who could read music, play piano and sing, she was soon singing background vocals on records by Frankie Avalon, Freddy Cannon and Chubby Checker.

In 1962 she took center stage at Cameo Parkway Records when she was asked to record her first solo record, "Mashed Potato Time". The record soared up the pop and R&B charts and was followed by a string of hits: "Gravy (For My Mashed Potatoes)", "Ride" , "Do The Bird", and "I Really Love You" among them. Only in her teens, Dee Dee Sharp became an international star. She toured the U.S. and Europe quite often as part of Dick Clark's "Caravan of Stars", working with just about every major act in the golden age of rock and roll.

Though best known for the dance hits she made famous in the 1960's, Dee Dee Sharp is also known for her interpretation of ballads and show tunes. She became the first rock and roller to perform in major supper clubs and show rooms working with such legendary performers as Gizelle McKenzie, Frank Fontaine, Don Rickles, Donald O'Connor, Tom Jones and Lou Rawls. Her many television appearances have included "Ed Sullivan", "Tonight Show", "Mike Douglas", "American Bandstand", and "Entertainment Tonight". Her music has been featured in such films as "Sister Act", "Hairspray", "Desperately Seeking Susan" and Troop Beverly Hills".

Among her many distinctions, Dee Dee Sharp's honors include a Life Achievement Award by the Philadelphia Music Foundation, has raised thousands of dollars for the United Negro College Fund; signed by Maybelline, the cosmetics firm, to write and record radio commercials for it's "Shades of You" products; enlisted by the Campbell Soup Company to help in their $30 million campaign to get consumers to use low fat soup instead of milk and butter in their Thanksgiving "Mashed Potatoes"; and is a 2001 inductee into the Rhythm and Blues Foundation.

Dee Dee headed Huga Management in the 1970's for her then husband, record producer Kenny Gamble of Philadelphia International Record Fame, where she guided such artists as Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes,The O'Jays, Billy Paul and Teddy Pendergrass into super stardom. Sharp recorded three albums of her own for the PIR label, critically acclaimed and arguably her best. In 1981 she scored a number one dance hit with "Breaking and Entering", which is still known as a dance floor favorite in many clubs throughout the nation.

In addition to her many music industry activities (which include writing the top ten gospel hit, "I Wanna Go Where Jesus Is" for Gloria Spencer), Dee Dee Sharp holds a PhD in Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania.

Singing is what Dee Dee Sharp loves best. Tantalizing vocals with a sassy style have been Sharp's signature during her thirty year career as a song stylist. Whether appearing in a plush showroom, performing before royalty, working a crown into a frenzy in a popular club, or headlining a rock and roll revue, audiences love this lady - truly deserving the Diva title!
Performances by Dee Dee Sharp are powerful, yet passionate and versatile. It is a rare gift to be able to hold and captivate an audience through voice and song. Dee Dee Sharp is a singer who has been doing just that for more than 30 years. Her repertoire includes contemporary rhythm and blues, mixed with current jazz and pop hits, in addition to her own vintage rock & soul favorites. Dee Dee gives her own specialized treatment to every song, packed with remarkable emotional delivery.


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We have travelled the world with all the original artists. Some of the Artists that are available through us are:

50s & 60s

? and The Mysterians - The 5th Dimension - The Association - Bill Medley - Righteous Brothers - Billy J Kramer - B. J. Thomas - Bobby Rydell - Brenda Lee - Brian Hyland - Cathy Jean and The Roommates - The Capris - The Chiffons - Chris Montez - Chubby Checker - The Classics - The Coasters
Connie Francis - The Contours - The Crystals - Danny & The Juniors - Dee Dee Sharp - Dennis Tufano original lead singer of The Buckinghams - Dickey Lee
Dion DiMucci - The Drifters - The Duprees - Larry Chance and The Earls - Eddie Holman - Eric Burdon & The Animals - Fabian
Terry Johnson's Flamingos - The Four Tops - Frankie Avalon - La La Brooks lead singer of The Crystals - Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons - Freddy Cannon -
1910 Fruitgum Company
- Gary Lewis & The Playboys - Gary "US" Bonds - Gene "The Duke of Earl" Chandler - The Happenings
Herman's Hermits starring Peter Noone - Terry Sylverter of The Hollies - Jay & The Americans
Jay Black (The Voice) - Jerry Butler - Jimmy Beaumont & The Skyliners - Jimmy Clanton - Johnny of Santo & Johnny - Johnny Rivers - Johnny Tillotson
Joey Dee & The Starliters - Jr. Walker's Allstar Band - Kathy Young - Kenny Vance & The Planotones - Little Anthony & The Imperials - Little Peggy March
Maurice Williams & The Zodiacs - Merrilee Rush - The Mystics - Lenny Welch - Little Richard - Lou Christie - The Lovin Spoonful - The Marcels
Martha Reeves & The Vandellas - The Marvelettes - Mary Wilson of The Supremes - Mel Carter - Mitch Ryder - Motortown All-Stars - The Orlons - Paul and Paula
Felix Cavaliere’s Rascals - Randy & The Rainbows - Ron Dante of The Archies - The Reflections - Sam Moore of Sam & Dave
Sam the Sham - The Shadows of Knight - The Shirelles - Shirley Alston Reeves Original lead singer of The Shirelles - Smokey Robinson / The Miracles
The Temptations Review featuring Dennis Edwards - The Tokens - Tommy James & The Shondells - Tommy Roe - The Turtles - The Tymes - The Vogues

70s & 80s

Air Supply - Ambrosia - America - Anita Ward - A Taste of Honey - Bowzer (formerly of Sha Na Na) - The Chi-lites - Chuck Negron, Formerly of Three Dog Night
The Delfonics - Dionne Warwick - Don McLean - The Dramatics - Dr. Elmo - Evelyn "Champagne" King - Foreigner - Freda Payne - Gloria Gaynor
Journey - J.T. Taylor - Kool and the Gang - KC & The Sunshine Band - Kool and the Gang - The Manhattans - Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis Jr - Martha Wash
Marty Balin - Maxine Nightingale - Melanie - O’Jays - Patti LaBelle - Peaches & Herb - Peter Frampton - Poco’s Paul Cotton - The Pointer Sisters - Sister Sledge
The Spinners - The Stylistics - Styx - Suzi Quatro - Tavares - Thelma Houston - Three Dog Night - Tony Orlando - The Trammps - Village People - War

Dee Dee Sharp Booking Agent – Cape Entertainment Agency
Music booking agents for original recording artist Dee Dee Sharp.
Book Dee Dee Sharp and other top celebrity talent from Doo Wop, the 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s and disco.


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