Dinah Lee

Real Name:
Diane Marie Jacobs
Profile:
The most successful female 60's singer in Australasia.

Born in Waimate NZ, raised by a foster family in Christchurch. In 1960 starting seeing Phil Garland and joined his band 'The Saints' and later The Playboys' who then toured with Max Merritt and the Meteors. Max took her on a tour with Bill and Boyd.

Haddleton signed her into a five year management deal including 25% of her profits. But he scored her a regular spot on "Top 20 Club" and a contract with Viking Records. Max Merritt and the Meteors backed her first 2 singles ("Don't You Know Yockomo" and "Reet Petite"), which she chose and arranged.

Conservative NZ was shocked by her 'weird' dance moves and radical fashion sense, and were outraged when she dared to wear bermuda shorts on stage. Coined "'Queen Of The Mods'" she rocketed up the charts selling out of her singles' 1st pressing. Diana moved to Australia and like 'Pavlova' and 'Spreadable Butter' was quickly referred to as Australian.
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Albums

Dinah Lee - Introducing Dinah Lee album art Dinah Lee Introducing Dinah Lee (Album) Viking New Zealand 1964 Sell This Version
Dinah Lee - The Mod World Of Dinah Lee album art Dinah Lee The Mod World Of Dinah Lee (Album) Viking, Viking New Zealand 1965 Sell This Version
Dinah Lee - The Sound Of Dinah Lee album art Dinah Lee The Sound Of Dinah Lee (Album) Viking New Zealand 1965 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

Dinah Lee - Do The Blue Beat - The Jamaica Ska album art Dinah Lee With Max Merritt And His Meteors* Dinah Lee With Max Merritt And His Meteors* - Do The Blue Beat - The Jamaica Ska (Single) Viking New Zealand 1964 Sell This Version
Dinah Lee - Don't You Know... album art Dinah Lee With Max Merritt And His Meteors* Dinah Lee With Max Merritt And His Meteors* - Don't You Know... (EP) Viking New Zealand 1964 Sell This Version
Dinah Lee - Reet Petite album art Dinah Lee With Max Merritt And His Meteors* Dinah Lee With Max Merritt And His Meteors* - Reet Petite (Single) Viking Australia 1964 Sell This Version
Dinah Lee - Don't You Know Yockomo album art Diane Lee* Don't You Know Yockomo (Single) His Master's Voice Australia 1964 Sell This Version
Dinah Lee - Johnny (Joanie) album art Dinah Lee Johnny (Joanie) (Single) Viking New Zealand 1964 Sell This Version
Dinah Lee - I'll Forgive You Then Forget You album art Dinah Lee I'll Forgive You Then Forget You (Single) Viking New Zealand 1964 Sell This Version
Dinah Lee - Who Stole The Sugar album art Dinah Lee With The Kavaliers* Dinah Lee With The Kavaliers* - Who Stole The Sugar (Single) Viking New Zealand 1964 Sell This Version
EA-4661 Dinah Lee - Who Stole The Sugar? / I'm Walkin' album art Dinah Lee Who Stole The Sugar? / I'm Walkin'(7", Single) His Master's Voice EA-4661 Australia 1964 Sell This Version
IN-7708 Dinah Lee - Blue Beat album art Dinah Lee Blue Beat(7", Single) Interphon Records IN-7708 US 1964 Sell This Version
VP 158 Dinah Lee Do The Bluebeat(7", Single) Viking VP 158 New Zealand 1964 Sell This Version
VE150, VE.150 Dinah Lee - Yeah, Yeah, We Love.. album art Dinah Lee With Max Merritt And His Meteors* Dinah Lee With Max Merritt And His Meteors* - Yeah, Yeah, We Love..(7", EP) Viking, Viking VE150, VE.150 New Zealand 1964 Sell This Version
Dinah Lee - I'll Forgive You, Then Forget You album art Dinah Lee I'll Forgive You, Then Forget You (Single) Aladdin (5) UK 1965 Sell This Version
Dinah Lee - I Can't Believe What You Say album art Dinah Lee I Can't Believe What You Say (Single) Aladdin (5) UK 1965 Sell This Version
Dinah Lee - He Don't Want Your Love Anymore album art Dinah Lee He Don't Want Your Love Anymore (Single) Viking New Zealand 1965 Sell This Version
TRS-E-9040 Dinah Lee I'll Forgive You Then Forget You(7", Single) Troubadour (6) TRS-E-9040 South Africa 1965 Sell This Version
172 Dinah Lee - The Birds And The Bees album art Dinah Lee The Birds And The Bees(7", Single) Viking 172 New Zealand 1965 Sell This Version
EA-4706 Dinah Lee - I Can't Believe What You Say album art Dinah Lee I Can't Believe What You Say(7", Single) His Master's Voice EA-4706 Australia 1965 Sell This Version
VE.170 Dinah Lee - Dinah Lee "Sings The Hits" album art Dinah Lee Dinah Lee "Sings The Hits"(7", EP) Viking VE.170 New Zealand 1965 Sell This Version
VE 167 Dinah Lee - Dance To The Blue Beat album art Dinah Lee Dance To The Blue Beat(7", EP) Viking VE 167 New Zealand 1965 Sell This Version
175 Dinah Lee - The Nitty Gritty album art Dinah Lee The Nitty Gritty(7") Viking 175 New Zealand 1965 Sell This Version
EA4774 Dinah Lee - Summertime album art Dinah Lee Summertime(7", Single, Promo) His Master's Voice EA4774 Australia 1966 Sell This Version
EA-4763 Dinah Lee Night Time Is The Right Time(7", Single) His Master's Voice EA-4763 Australia 1966 Sell This Version

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