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Gene Pitney (born Gene Francis Alan Pitney in Hartford, Connecticut, USA on 17 February 1940 - died 5 April 2006 (Cardiff, Wales). After a successful singing career spanning five decades, at the age of 66, he was found dead of natural causes, while in the middle of a sellout UK tour.

Pitney, a pop rock pioneer, had his greatest success overall in Britain, first travelling there after his first self penned hit in 1961. "I…

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  • The artistic experience of the great singer Gene Pitney about his years of success in Italy is told - with exclusive images - in this link: http://www.michelebovi.it/?p=3293&lang=en
  • Gene Pitney:un grande uomo, un grande artista! E cantava anche in italiano...
  • For anyone who is interested, EMI release on 23 April 2012 'Completely Cilla: 1963-1973' - a 5CD boxset of material by the British pop singer Cilla Black who began her career alongside The Beatles in Liverpool during the 1960s. Cilla went on to chart 18 Top 40 singles during that decade and toured across the world with many of the other sixties greats. The new set contains 139 recordings all produced by George Martin (the man behind The Beatles' hits) and comes with a bonus Region 0 / NTSC DVD of many previously unreleased BBC TV music performances.
  • [url=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8RM8OGItctc]Gene Pitney & Marc Almond - Somethings gotten hold of my Heart [/url] at YouTube
  • If the only thing this man had ever done was write He's A Rebel, it would have been more than enough
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  • Gene had a terrific voice & delivery. He is sadly missed but his legacy continues on his recordings. Many fond memories from the 'baby boomer' generation of the 60s & 70s. Go to www.findagrave.com to see his Biography & burial details ~~ just click on Famous Grave Search. Rest In PEACE. God bless~!
  • My email is genep@ihug.co.nz....... Have a look at web site... www.jonpalmer.co.nz
  • Gene... is the best ever in my opinion.................such a sad loss for everyone.. a nicer person u couldnt find.. and TALENTED.. any one interested in gene music feel free to email me personally... I manage a guy in NZ who does Gene Pitney Tribute Shows.... and man he has to be good to get past me... ihave worked with him for 3 years now.... done shows in NZ and Australia... looking to get him to the USA and Uk.... I would be happy to send complimentry copy of his CD...all gene songs.........!! its doesnt get any better.....
  • Polish blood! [2] He's amazing.

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