Lee Dorsey

Rhythm and blues, Musical Artist

1924 – 1986

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Who was Lee Dorsey?

Irving Lee Dorsey was an African American pop and R&B singer during the 1960s. His biggest hits were "Ya Ya" and "Working in the Coal Mine". Much of his work was produced by Allen Toussaint with instrumental backing provided by the Meters.

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Born
Dec 24, 1924
Portland
Also known as
  • Dorsey, Lee
  • Irving Lee Dorsey
  • Lee Dorsay
Ethnicity
  • African American
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Died
Dec 1, 1986
New Orleans

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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