Related Information for James & Bobby Purify James & Bobby Purify were an R&B singing duo, whose biggest hit was "I'm Your Puppet" in 1966.James Purify was born May 12, 1944 in Pensacola, Florida. "Bobby Purify" was actually two different singers; the first was James's cousin Robert Lee Dickey (Sep 2nd 1939 - Dec 29th 2011), who adopted the Purify name for performing, and sang on their early records. The I'm Your Puppet Songfacts states that after retiring, Dickey returned to his hometown of Tall.. read more