Caption: Chee Chee & Peppy (1972), Credit: Buddah Records
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Chee Chee & Peppy (1972) 

The Young Hearts of Soul! The Chee Chee & Peppy Story (Part B): with Dottie Moore-Thomas

From: Howard Burchette
Series: The Funk Show
Length: 55:40

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"CHEE CHEE & PEPPY" was a pre-teen / teenage R&B act of the early 1970's. They were a cross between MARVIN GAYE & TAMMI TERRELL and PEACHES and HERB. The act was made of Dottie Moore-Thomas and Keith Bolling. Their signature hit was "I KNOW I'M IN LOVE" released in 1971 on Buddah Records. This show will includes an interview with Dottie Moore-Thomas about the days of CHEE CHEE & PEPPY. The music from the two CHEE CHEE & PEPPY albums (1971 & 1981) has been sampled plus music from other Philadelphia SOUL artists and Buddah Records stable mates.

Chee_chee_peppy_lp_small Howard Burchette and Dottie Moore-Thomas sat down and discussed the history of Chee Chee & Peppy .  Their first release "I Know I'm In Love" was recorded at Sigma Sound Studios in Philadelphia in 1971. The album released on Buddah Records followed in 1972. The mentor and manager of the group was singer, writer and producer Jesse James .

SEGMENT ONE :  Only music

SEGMENT TWO: Interview with Dottie Moore-Thomas and discussd the Chee Chee & Peppy song "Yabba Dabba Do",  talked about the Chee Chee & Peppy touring band, and appearing on Dick Clark's American Bandstand on July 17, 1971.

SEGMENT THREE: Interview with Dottie Moore-Thomas as we discussed the Bu ddah Record label, her meeting Ray Charles and school.

Piece Description

Howard Burchette and Dottie Moore-Thomas sat down and discussed the history of Chee Chee & Peppy .  Their first release "I Know I'm In Love" was recorded at Sigma Sound Studios in Philadelphia in 1971. The album released on Buddah Records followed in 1972. The mentor and manager of the group was singer, writer and producer Jesse James .

SEGMENT ONE :  Only music

SEGMENT TWO: Interview with Dottie Moore-Thomas and discussd the Chee Chee & Peppy song "Yabba Dabba Do",  talked about the Chee Chee & Peppy touring band, and appearing on Dick Clark's American Bandstand on July 17, 1971.

SEGMENT THREE: Interview with Dottie Moore-Thomas as we discussed the Bu ddah Record label, her meeting Ray Charles and school.

Broadcast History

2010

Musical Works

Title Artist Album Label Year Length
Wake Up Everybody Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes The Best Of Harold Melvin & The Bluenotes . Sbme Special Mkts. 1995 07:32
Everybody Stand Up & Clap Your Hands Fred Parris & Black Satin The Buddah Box . Essex 1994 03:47
Claudine Movie Clip Various Super Bad Super Black . Waste Management 2004 :54
On And On Gladys Knight & The Pips Claudine / Pipe Dreams. Shout Factory 2008 04:20
Never Never Never Chee Chee & Peppy Chee Chee & Peppy. Buddah Records BDS 5116 1972 02:50
Gospel Groove Billy Preston The Complete Vee-Jay Recordings. Collectables 2002 03:00
Mocking Bird Chee Chee & Peppy Chee Chee & Peppy. Buddah Records BDS 5116 1972 02:42
You Send Me The Ponderosa Twins +1 2 + 2 + 1 = Ponderosa Twins Plus One. Horoscope 1971 03:19
Ooh Child The Five Stairsteps First Family of Soul: The Best of Five Stairsteps . Sbme Special Mkts. 2008 03:19
Intro Linda Jones Never Mind the Quality: Feel the Soul. Sequel Records UK 1997 01:46
Your Precious Love Linda Jones Never Mind the Quality: Feel the Soul. Sequel Records UK 1997 05:25
I’m Gonna Move To The Outskirts of Town Ray Charles Genius + Soul = Jazz . Concord Records 2010 03:41
Loving You Really Comes Easy Chee Chee & Peppy Chee Chee & Peppy. Buddah Records BDS 5116 1972 03:31
Hey Girl The Ponderosa Twins +1 2 + 2 + 1 = Ponderosa Twins Plus One. Horoscope 1971 02:45
Where Do We Go from Here The Tramps Love Train: The Sound of Philadelphia . Sony Legacy 2008 03:43
I Don't Love You Anymore Teddy Pendergrass Love Train: The Sound of Philadelphia. Sony Legacy 2008 03:58
Gospel Groove Billy Preston The Complete Vee-Jay Recordings. Collectables 2002 03:00

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