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Gene Pitney

Gene Pitney

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birthday
17th
February, 1940
Death
5th
April, 2006
Birth Place
Hartford, Connecticut, U.S.
Birth Sign
aquarius
Biography

Gene Francis Alan Pitney (February 17, 1940 – April 5, 2006) was an American singer-songwriter and musician.
Pitney charted 16 top 40 hits in the United States, four in the top ten. In the United Kingdom, he had 22 top 40 hits, and 11 singles in the top ten. Among his most famous hits are “Town Without Pity”, “(The Man Who Shot) Liberty Valance”, “Twenty Four Hours from Tulsa”, “I’m Gonna Be Strong”, and “It Hurts To Be In Love”. He also wrote the early 1960s hits “Rubber Ball” recorded by Bobby Vee, “Hello Mary Lou” by Rick Nelson, and “He’s a Rebel” by the Crystals. In 2002, he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

instruments played
drums
Guitar
Piano
Vocals
Also Known As

Billy Bryan

Birth Name

Gene Francis Alan Pitney

Genres

Pop

Occupations

Singer, songwriter, musician

Origin

Rockville, Connecticut, U.S.

Years Active

1961 2006

Name

Gene Pitney

Nationality

United States of America

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