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Lugee Alfredo Giovanni Sacco (born February 19, 1943), known professionally as Lou Christie, is an American singer-songwriter best known for three separate strings of pop hits in the 1960s, including his 1966 smash, "Lightnin' Strikes" and his incredible 3 octave vocal range.

Sacco was born in Glenwillard, Pennsylvania and raised in suburban Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Sacco traveled to New York after graduating from Moon Area High School and found work as a session vocalist. His sister Susan Christie had a minor… read more

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  • no but Lou Christie is Count of Mountie Christie's great-great etc grandson...when the count finally got out of the Bastille, he made up for lost time and actually had quite a few grandkids...funny what a couple decades in a prison will do to some guys...Fooey
  • Cool tunes. Is he Chris Christie's grandfather?
  • well this is the guy who invented The Tammys, therefore he is automatically cool
  • We can safely say that Mr. Christie's favorite vowel is "i" yi yi yi yi...
  • dat falsetto
  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gma5IUNMTn0
  • best songwriter
  • as shrill and girlish as lou christie's falsetto is, i'll never be half the man that he is
  • I dont get it. His greatest song is SHE SOLD ME MAGIC! Why you people dont understand that?

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