Rick Dees

Real Name:
Rigdon Osmond Dees III
Profile:
Rick Dees has made an indelible mark in the entertainment world with his captivating enthusiasm and quick-witted style. A comedic performer, entertainer, and renowned radio personality, he is best known for his #1 internationally syndicated radio show Rick Dees Weekly Top 40 and for the novelty song "Disco Duck." He is a People's Choice Award recipient, a Grammy nominated performing artist, and Broadcast Hall of Fame inductee. He wrote two songs that appear in the film Saturday Night Fever, plus wrote and performed the title song for the film, Meatballs. Dees also is co-founder of the E.W. Scripps television network, FINE LIVING, and hosts the morning show at Movin' 93-9 FM in Los Angeles.

Born Rigdon Osmond Dees III in Jacksonville, Florida, Dees was raised in Greensboro, North Carolina. He graduated from Greensboro's Grimsley High School, and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a Bachelor’s Degree in Radio, TV and Motion Pictures, where he was a member of the Tau chapter of Pi Kappa Alpha.
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Albums

ALS 07 Rick Dees - Air Wars album art Rick Dees, Bob Landree, John Long (11), Carter Davis, Ruth McAfee, Debbie Howell Rick Dees, Bob Landree, John Long (11), Carter Davis, Ruth McAfee, Debbie Howell - Air Wars(LP, Promo) Arista ALS 07 US 1978 Sell This Version
NBR 102 Rick Dees - Hurt Me Baby Make Me Write Bad Checks! album art Rick Dees Hurt Me Baby Make Me Write Bad Checks!(LP, Album) No-o-o Budget Records NBR 102 US 1983 Sell This Version
81231-1 Rick Dees - Put It Where The Moon Don't Shine album art Rick Dees Put It Where The Moon Don't Shine (Album) Atlantic 81231-1 US 1984 Sell This Version
TOT 97001 Rick Dees - Demo '96-'97 album art Temple Of Tune, Zaki (6), Rick Dees, Georges Lang Temple Of Tune, Zaki (6), Rick Dees, Georges Lang - Demo '96-'97(CD, Smplr) Jam Productions (5) TOT 97001 Belgium 1997 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

2090 243 Rick Dees Barely White (That'll Get It Baby)(7", Single) RSO 2090 243 Denmark 1977 Sell This Version
STX-3213 Rick Dees - You Got Those Lips album art Rick Dees You Got Those Lips Stax STX-3213 US 1978 Sell This Version
STX-3207 Rick Dees - Bigfoot album art Rick Dees Bigfoot (Single, Maxi) Stax STX-3207 US 1978 Sell This Version
RS 939 Rick Dees - Meatballs album art Rick Dees Meatballs (Single) RSO RS 939 US 1979 Sell This Version
M-7048 Rick Dees - Chantilly Lace / Disco Brief album art Rick Dees Chantilly Lace / Disco Brief(7", Single) Mushroom Records (5) M-7048 US 1980 Sell This Version
JDC 12-13 Rick Dees - Gift Rappin' / Merry Christmas (Wherever You Are) album art Rick Dees Gift Rappin' / Merry Christmas (Wherever You Are)(12", Maxi) JDC Records JDC 12-13 US 1981 Sell This Version
NBR-1680 Rick Dees - Merry Christmas / Hurt Me Baby-Make Me Write Bad Checks album art Rick Dees / Willard Wizeman Rick Dees / Willard Wizeman - Merry Christmas / Hurt Me Baby-Make Me Write Bad Checks(7") NO-O-O Budget Records NBR-1680 US 1983 Sell This Version
A 9601 Rick Dees - Get Nekked album art Rick Dees Get Nekked (Single, Maxi) Atlantic A 9601 UK 1984 Sell This Version
NBR-1681 Rick Dees - Attack Of The Fly / Double Shot album art Rick Dees / Fraternity Boys Rick Dees / Fraternity Boys - Attack Of The Fly / Double Shot(7") No-o-o Budget Records NBR-1681 US Unknown Sell This Version

Compilations

MRC 0971 Rick Dees - Greatest Hit (The White Album) album art Rick Dees Greatest Hit (The White Album)(LP, Comp) Macola Record Co. MRC 0971 US Unknown Sell This Version