Darnell Bristol Singer

Darnell "Dee" Bristol is a member of The Deele and a songwriter who co-wrote The Deele's "Two Occasions." Years later, he would be credited as a co-writer of Mariah Carey's "We Belong Together", when Carey would reusing portions of "Two Occasions." He has also been credited on certain releases with co-writing Bobby Brown's hits "Roni" and "Rock Wit' Cha" . Bristol is currently performing in a reformed Deele that includes three other original bandmembers, Carlos "Satin" Greene, Kevin "Kayo" Roberson, and Stanley "Stick" Burke. Bristol's children include Kevin, Nikki, Jeremy, and Jade.

Personal details

United States of America



Musical acts

1.The Deele Post-disco, Rhythm and blues, Contemporary R&B

1981 - 1988

The Deele is an American band from Cincinnati, Ohio who achieved success in the 1980s with such hit singles as "Body Talk" and "Two Occasions." When the group began recording in the early 1980s, the lineup consisted of Indianapolis native Kenny "Babyface" Edmonds along with Cincinnati musicians Antonio "L.A." Reid, Carlos "Satin" Greene, Darnell "Dee" Bristol, Stanley "Stick" Burke, and Kevin "Kayo" Roberson. They have currently reunited in an incarnation featuring Bristol, Greene, Roberson & Burke.

Member history

Member Role Start End
Guitar, Keyboard, Vocals 1981 1988
Drums 1981 1988
Kevin Roberson
Bass 1981 1988
Stanley Burke
Keyboard, Guitar 1981 1988
Carlos Greene
Vocals 1981 1988
Vocals 1981 1988


Album title Released Type
Eyes of a Stranger 1987 Studio album


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