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Donovan Tea Scott

Solo Production Singer

Dunes Hotel Inc

HQ Phone: (732) 903-7777

Dunes Hotel Inc

1601 Ocean Ave

Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey 08742

United States

Company Description

Official Website. Visit the Dunes Motel in Point Pleasant Beach, NJ. Our classic Jersey Shore motel offers newly renovated accommodations, free parking, WiFi, a swimming pool and affordable rates! ... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Individual Member
PATRICK FULLERTON

Lead Singer
The Young Americans

Affiliations

Member
The Lettermen!!!...And

Web References (59 Total References)


Las Vegas Show | The Lettermen | South Point Hotel

www.southpointcasino.com, 15 Mar 2012 [cached]

Since then, Mark Preston, Ernie Pontiere, Bobby Poynton, Darren Dowler, Don Campeau, Chad Nichols and Donovan Tea, have each had stints as members of The Lettermen.

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Donovan Tea was born in Houston, Texas and started singing professionally at 17 when he won an international vocal competition in Guilford, England. After touring Europe, he returned home to sing at the Hollywood Bowl with the L.A. Master Chorale. At eighteen, he became a lead singer for The Young Americans, appearing in Las Vegas for the first time in 1973 opening for the likes of Sammy Davis, Jr., Rich Little and Tony Bennett, and also performed for then President Gerald Ford in Washington, D.C.
While with The Young Americans, he guest-starred on NBC's holiday special "Merry Christmas, Fred, From The Crosbys," performing a tap dance number with Fred Astaire and singing backup for Bing Crosby on the song "White Christmas. In 1977 Donovan began performing as a soloist at the prestigious nightclub "The Horn" in Los Angeles, opening his career to nightclubs around the country and to performing in the cruise ship industry.
In late 1978, early 1979, Donovan eventually became a solo production singer at The Dunes Hotel in Las Vegas NV. in the revue "Casino De Paris". It was during his time there that he first met The Lettermen when they attended one of The Dunes shows. He then moved over to The Stardust Hotel as lead production singer in the revue "Lido De Paris" for about four years, until 1984, when he heard of the vacancy he now fills in The Lettermen.
Donovan Tea has remained a continuous member of The Lettermen since he joined the group in September of 1984, making him the longest tenured Letterman next to Butala.
Donovan's most favorite things in life are his wife Darla, his children Landry and Lawson, and working his cattle ranch in North Central Tennessee.
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Bobby considers his return to The Lettermen a true honor and looks forward to recreating the magic on stage and in the recording studio once again with Tony Butala and Donovan Tea.
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The Lettermen are: Tony Butala, Donovan Tea and Bobby Poynton


The Lettermen ~ Biography

www.thelettermen.com, 1 Aug 2011 [cached]

The Lettermen are Bobby Poynton, Donovan Tea & Tony Butala

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Since then, Mark Preston, Ernie Pontiere, Bobby Poynton, Darren Dowler, Don Campeau, Chad Nichols and Donovan Tea, have each had stints as members of The Lettermen.
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Donovan Tea was born in Houston, Texas and started singing professionally at 17 when he won an international vocal competition in Guilford, England. After touring Europe, he returned home to sing at the Hollywood Bowl with the L.A. Master Chorale. At eighteen, he became a lead singer for The Young Americans, appearing in Las Vegas for the first time in 1973 opening for the likes of Sammy Davis, Jr., Rich Little and Tony Bennett, and also performed for then President Gerald Ford in Washington, D.C.
While with The Young Americans, he guest-starred on NBC's holiday special "Merry Christmas, Fred, From The Crosbys," performing a tap dance number with Fred Astaire and singing backup for Bing Crosby on the song "White Christmas. In 1977 Donovan began performing as a soloist at the prestigious nightclub "The Horn" in Los Angeles, opening his career to nightclubs around the country and to performing in the cruise ship industry.
In late 1978, early 1979, Donovan eventually became a solo production singer at The Dunes Hotel in Las Vegas NV. in the revue "Casino De Paris". It was during his time there that he first met The Lettermen when they attended one of The Dunes shows. He then moved over to The Stardust Hotel as lead production singer in the revue "Lido De Paris" for about four years, until 1984, when he heard of the vacancy he now fills in The Lettermen.
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obby considers his return to The Lettermen a true honor and looks forward to recreating the magic on stage and in the recording studio once again with Tony Butala and Donovan Tea


THE LETTERMEN INDIVIDUALS & TIMELINE- www.patfullerton.com

www.patfullerton.com, 11 Sept 2010 [cached]

Donovan Tea

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Donovan Tea


Today, The Lettermen are Tony ...

www.mccallumtheatre.com, 22 Jan 2011 [cached]

Today, The Lettermen are Tony Butala, Donovan Tea and Mark Preston.

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Donovan Tea was born in Texas and started singing professionally at 17 and at 18, became a lead singer for The Young Americans and later sang in revues in Las Vegas. Donovan joined the The Lettermen in 1984 and his tenure of over twenty-five consecutive years as a Letterman has been the longest other than Tony's.


Since then, Mark Preston, Ernie Pontiere, ...

www.ohioriversternwheelfestival.org, $reference.date [cached]

Since then, Mark Preston, Ernie Pontiere, Bobby Poynton, Darren Dowler, Don Campeau, Chad Nichols and Donovan Tea, have each had stints as members of The Lettermen.

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Donovan Tea was born in Houston, Texas and started singing professionally at 17 when he won an international vocal competition in Guilford, England. After touring Europe, he returned home to sing at the Hollywood Bowl with the L.A. Master Chorale. At eighteen, he became a lead singer for The Young Americans, appearing in Las Vegas for the first time in 1973 opening for the likes of Sammy Davis, Jr., Rich Little and Tony Bennett, and also performed for then President Gerald Ford in Washington, D.C.
While with The Young Americans, he guest-starred on NBC's holiday special "Merry Christmas, Fred, From The Crosbys," performing a tap dance number with Fred Astaire and singing backup for Bing Crosby on the song "White Christmas. In 1977 Donovan began performing as a soloist at the prestigious nightclub "The Horn" in Los Angeles, opening his career to nightclubs around the country and to performing in the cruise ship industry.
In late 1978, early 1979, Donovan eventually became a solo production singer at The Dunes Hotel in Las Vegas NV. in the revue "Casino De Paris". It was during his time there that he first met The Lettermen when they attended one of The Dunes shows. He then moved over to The Stardust Hotel as lead production singer in the revue "Lido De Paris" for about four years, until 1984, when he heard of the vacancy he now fills in The Lettermen.
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obby considers his return to The Lettermen a true honor and looks forward to recreating the magic on stage and in the recording studio once again with Tony Butala and Donovan Tea

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