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R.I.P. Gene Pitney

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by Bob Lee (QSC), Apr 5, 2006.


  1. Bob Lee (QSC)

    Bob Lee (QSC) In case you missed it, I work for QSC Audio! Commercial User

    Jul 3, 2001
    Costa Mesa, Calif.
    Technical Communications Developer, QSC Audio
    He was from the Connecticut town where I've lived the biggest chunk of my life so far. A lot of the locals, both in and out of the music scene, knew him well.
     
  2. Bob, I couldn't place the name, but was sure I'd heard it before. Then, when I found this link I realized he was the guy who sang, "Town Without Pity."
    www.tsimon.com/pitney.htm

    I didn't know he co-wrote some songs with Ricky Nelson and others.

    R.I.P.

    Mike
     
  3. Bob Lee (QSC)

    Bob Lee (QSC) In case you missed it, I work for QSC Audio! Commercial User

    Jul 3, 2001
    Costa Mesa, Calif.
    Technical Communications Developer, QSC Audio
    Yup, that was him. He also recorded a Mick Jagger-Keith Richards tune that charted in the US before the Rolling Stones' own records did.

    Curiously, the Hartford area lost two of its most renown musical artists in a span of just a couple days. Jazz great Jackie McLean died at his Hartford home earlier this week.
     
  4. MAJOR METAL

    MAJOR METAL The Beagle Father Staff Member Supporting Member

    RIP.
     

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