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Dee Delecta Clark
Birth: Nov. 7, 1938
Mississippi County
Arkansas, USA
Death: Dec. 7, 1990
Cobb County
Georgia, USA

Singer. Born Delectus Clark in Blytheville, Arkansas, he began his career singing in the Kool Gents, a Chicago-based R&B group. In 1957, he met guitarist Phil Upchurch and together they wrote the hit song "Nobody But You" (1959). Going on as a solo artist, his other songs included "Hambone", "Just Keep It Up", "Hey Little Girl", "How About That" and "Raindrops", his biggest hit in 1961. As the Sixties wound down he toured and also recorded a few gospel albums. Until his death from a heart attack in in Smyrna, Georgia, he stayed active in music. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 

Cause of death: Heart attack
Fender Cemetery
Clay County
Illinois, USA
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Originally Created by: Jimmy Gilstrap
Record added: Jan 02, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7050317
Dee Delecta Clark
Added by: Jimmy Gilstrap
Dee Delecta Clark
Added by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
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"Raindrops... falling from my eyes." An old favorite!
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