Patches" is a song written by Barry Mann and Larry Kolber and performed by Dickey Lee. It reached on the . pop chart and on the . R&B chart in 1962. It was featured on his 1962 album The Tale of Patches. The song tells the story of teenage lovers of different social classes whose parents forbid their love. The girl drowns herself in the "dirty old river.
Dickey Lee. Patches (8-Trk, Album). Dickey Lee. The Tale Of Patches (LP, Mono). Smash Records (4). MGS 27020.
All the great songs and lyrics from the "The Tale of Patches" album ont he Web's largest and most authoritative lyrics resource. Royden Dickey Lipscomb (born 21 September 1936, Memphis, Tennessee), known professionally as Dickey Lee (sometimes misspelled Dickie Lee or Dicky Lee), is an American pop/country singer and songwriter, best known for the 1960s teenage tragedy songs "Patches" and "Laurie (Strange Things Happen).
Johnny Preston - Dickey Lee. album: Santa Claus, My Pony & Me. Ballad of a Teenage Queen. album: The Tale of Patches. album: Keep In Sight. Travelin' Man. album: Ice And Cream. album: The Very Best Of. I Saw Linda Yesterday. album: Remember the 60's: Dreamy Nights. album: The Memphis Recordings from the Legendary Sun Studios2, Vo. If You Gotta Make a Fool of Somebody. album: Dickey Lee: Greatest Hits. Roses Are Red. album: Expensive Bling. album: Emotional Security. Lee Dickey - Big Brother. album: I Saw Linda Yesterday.
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Dickey Lee-Patches guitar tab, guitar tabs, bass tabs, chords and guitar pro tabs. Barry Mann - Larry Kolber). Verse 1: Db Gb Db/Ab Down by the river that flows by the coalyards Db Gb Ab Stand wooden houses with shutters torn down Db Fm Gb Db/Ab There lives a girl everybody calls Patches Db Ab7 Db A7 Patches, my darling, of old Shantytown. Verse 2: D G D/A We planned to marry when June brought the summer D G A I couldn't wait to make Patches my bride D F G D/A Now I don't see how that ever can happen D A7 D My folks say no and my heart breaks inside.
|1||Patches Larry Kolber / Barry Mann||Dickey Lee|
|2||Roses Are Red Al Byron / Paul Evans||Dickey Lee|
|3||Wolverton Mountain Merle Kilgore / Claude King||Dickey Lee|
|4||Little Bitty Tear Hank Cochran||Dickey Lee|
|5||Tell Laura I Love Her Ray Peterson||Dickey Lee|
|6||Travelin' Man Jerry Fuller||Dickey Lee|
|7||Miller's Cave Jack Clement||Dickey Lee|
|8||Teen Angel Jean Surrey / Red Surrey||Dickey Lee|
|9||Running Bear Jiles Perry Richardson||Dickey Lee|
|10||Devil Woman Marty Robbins||Dickey Lee|
|11||Ebony Eyes John D. Loudermilk||Dickey Lee|
|12||Ballad of a Teenage Queen Jack Clement||Dickey Lee|
CreditsAl Byron - Composer
Jack Clement - Composer
Hank Cochran - Composer
Paul Evans - Composer
Jerry Fuller - Composer
Merle Kilgore - Composer
Claude King - Composer
Larry Kolber - Composer
Dickey Lee - Primary Artist
John D. Loudermilk - Composer
Barry Mann - Composer
Ray Peterson - Composer
Jiles Perry Richardson - Composer
Marty Robbins - Composer
Jean Surrey - Composer
Red Surrey - Composer