Dorsey, Lee

Irving Lee Dorsey (December 24, 1924 or 1926, New Orleans, LA – December 1, 1986, New Orleans, LA) was an African American pop and R&B singer during the 1960s. His biggest hits were "Ya Ya" (1961) and "Working in the Coal Mine" (1966). Much of his work was produced by Allen Toussaint with instrumental backing provided by The Meters. Later opened music club in New Orleans, Louisiana called The Ya Ya Lounge. After appearing on the Steven Van Zandt produced debut album by Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes in 1976, Dorsey closed his club and went back to the music business. He died in 1986.

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Performed 1 times live with Bruce Springsteen.



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