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Big Dee Irwin

voc, 1932-1995 US, New York City
Singer / Songwriter of R&B/Soul and Pop
A.k.a. DiFosco T. Ervin Jr Dee Ervin

DiFosco "Dee" T. Ervin Jr. (July 6, 1932 – August 27, 1995), usually known professionally as Big Dee Irwin, was an American singer and songwriter whose biggest hit was a version of "Swinging On A Star" in 1963, recorded as a duet with Little Eva.

     
Genres
  • R&B/Soul
  • Pop
  • Rock
  • Blues
Plays With
The Pastels
Popular Tracks   
Swinging on a Star on Another Night With Big Dee Irwin: The Complete Dimension Recordings And More by Big Dee Irwin
I Wish You a Merry Christmas on Another Night With Big Dee Irwin: The Complete Dimension Recordings And More by Big Dee Irwin
The Christmas Song on Another Night With Big Dee Irwin: The Complete Dimension Recordings And More by Big Dee Irwin
I Can't Help It - I'm Falling in Love on Another Night With Big Dee Irwin: The Complete Dimension Recordings And More by Big Dee Irwin
Happy Being Fat on Another Night With Big Dee Irwin: The Complete Dimension Recordings And More by Big Dee Irwin
It's Only a Paper Moon on Another Night With Big Dee Irwin: The Complete Dimension Recordings And More by Big Dee Irwin
Follow My Heart on Rare Soul: Groove & Grind 1963-1973 by Various Artists
Better To Have Loved and Lost on Northern Soul Philly Edition by Various Artists
Been so Long on Another Night With Big Dee Irwin: The Complete Dimension Recordings And More by Big Dee Irwin
Soul Waltzing on Another Night With Big Dee Irwin: The Complete Dimension Recordings And More by Big Dee Irwin

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Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Swinging On A StarBig Dee Irwin, Little Eva2010Album
Discotheque / The Sun's Gonna Shine TomorrowBig Dee Irwin2005Single
Another Night With Big Dee IrwinBig Dee Irwin1997Compil.
Slow DanceBig Dee Irwin1988Album
Tossing And Turning / Swinging On A StarThe Ivy League / Big Dee Irwin & Little Eva1988Single
I Only Get This Feeling / I Stand AccusedBig Dee Irwin, The Glories1987Single
I Can't Get You Off My MindBig Dee Irwin1977Single
Face To Face / You Broke My FaceBig Dee Irwin1976Single
Blue Moon / Swinging On A StarThe Marcels / Big Dee Irwin1975Single
I Didn't Want To Do It, But I DidBig Dee Irwin & Mamie Galore1969Single
I Can't Stand The Pain / My Hope To Die GirlBig Dee Irwin1968Single
I Only Get This FeelingBig Dee Irwin1968Single
Medley: By The Time I Get To Phoenix / I Say A Little Prayer / All I Want For Christmas Is Your LoveBig Dee Irwin & Mamie Galore1968Single
Better To Have Loved and Lost / LindaBig Dee Irwin1967Single
Our Moonlight WonderlandBig Dee Irwin & Suzie1966Single
A Sweet Young Thing Like YouBig Dee Irwin1966Single
Ain't That Lovin' You BabyBig Dee Irwin, Suzie1966Single
I Wanna Stay Right Here With YouBig Dee Irwin1965Single
Suzi & Big Dee IrwinSuzie & Big Dee Irwin1965Single
Follow My HeartBig Dee Irwin1965Single
It's Only A Paper Moon / PersonalityBig Dee Irwin1964Single
Heigh-ho / It's My BirthdayBig Dee Irwin1964Single
Heigh-Ho / I Want So Much To Know YouBig Dee Irwin1964Single
You're My Inspiration / SkeeterBig Dee Irwin1963Single
Happy Being Fat / Soul Waltzin'Big Dee Irwin1963Single
Swinging On A StarBig Dee Irwin / Little Eva1963Single
Swinging On A Star / Another Night With The BoysBig Dee Irwin1963Single
Donkey WalkBig Dee Irwin1963Single
I Wish You A Merry Christmas / The Christmas SongBig Dee Irwin And Little Eva1963Single
Everybody's Got A Dance But Me / And Heaven Was HereBig Dee Irwin1962Single
'Tis Farewell / Let's Try AgainBig Dee Irwin1960Single
You're My InspirationBig Dee IrwinSingle
Swinging on a star/Heigh-HoBig Dee IrwinSingle
Heigh-HoBig Dee IrwinSingle
You Satisfy My Needs / That's All I Want From YouBig Dee Irwin / Leonard WayneSingle
Don't Say Nothin' Bad About My Baby / Swinging On A StarThe Cookies / Big Dee IrwinSingle
Swinging On A Star / Hot Rod LincolnBig Dee Irwin / Charlie RyanSingle
Sunshine Love / You Saved Me From DestructionBig Dee IrwinSingle
I Only Get This Feeling / Have Love Will Travel / Because Of My HeartBig Dee Irwin / Rosey Jones / Frankie Beverly And The ButlersCompil.
Cherish / Ain't No WayBig Dee IrwinSingle
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