Dee Dee Warwick

Born Sep 25, 1942

Delia Mae "Dee Dee" Warwick was an American soul singer. Born in Newark, New Jersey, she was the sister of Dionne Warwick, niece of Cissy Houston and cousin of Whitney Houston.

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Dee Dee Warwick.


1942 Birth Born on September 25, 1942.


1963 20 Years Old Dee Dee Warwick began to dabble in a solo career in 1963 cutting what is reportedly the earliest version of "You're No Good" for Jubilee Records, produced by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller, who later recorded Warwick on their own Tiger label with the 1964 single "Don't Think My Baby's Coming Back". … Read More
Warwick made her network TV debut performing the gospel song "Children, Go Where I Send Thee" with her sister Dionne on NBC's Hullabaloo, which aired March 30, 1965.
1966 23 Years Old It was on the Mercury label in 1966, that she had her biggest hit with "I Want to Be with You" from the Broadway show Golden Boy, a #9 R&B hit, which just missed the pop Top 40 at #41 (Nancy Wilson had reached #54 with her version entitled "I Wanna Be with You" in 1964). … Read More
1968 25 Years Old …  Warwick had one sister, Dionne Warwick, and a brother, Mancel Jr., who was killed in an accident in 1968 at the age of 21.. … Read More
1969 26 Years Old Although her occasional success in the R&B field - notably the 1969 Ed Townsend production of Foolish Fool - was enough for the label wishing to re-sign her in 1970, she signed with Atco at the invitation of Atlantic Records president Jerry Wexler himself, Wexler having admired Warwick's early session work.
1970 27 Years Old Warwick made her first recordings for Atco in February 1970, cutting four tunes with Townsend. … Read More


1973 30 Years Old In 1973, Warwick returned to Mercury but in 1974, she moved to Private Stock, where the 1975 single "Get Out of My Life" became her final charting (#73 R&B) song. … Read More


1984 41 Years Old After several years away from the recording studio, Dee Dee Warwick made her final recordings in the mid-80s: in 1984 her album Dee Dee Warwick, Call Me was released on Sutra Records and she subsequently recorded for Heritage. … Read More


1999 56 Years Old Dee Dee Warwick received a Pioneer Award from the Rhythm and Blues Foundation in 1999. … Read More


2006 63 Years Old In late 2006, Dee Dee returned to success singing background for Dionne in concert, and also was part of the "Family First" song in the Tyler Perry movie and soundtrack for Daddy's Little Girls.
In January 2008, Dee Dee was featured in the title song from Dionne's gospel album, Why We Sing.
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