Song of the Day: Dee Dee Sharp, “Mashed Potato Time”

Singer Dee Dee Sharp was born Dione LaRue in Philadephia 77 years ago today. Her first single, “Mashed Potato Time,” was her most successful, reaching #2 on the Hot 100 and #1 on the R&B chart in 1962. Here, she’s lip-syncing on one of the popular shows of the day, either Hullabaloo or Shindig. If anyone knows for sure, let me know in the comments…

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