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.
Gene Pitney werd op 17 februari 1940 in Hartford geboren als zoon van Anna Orlowsky en Harold Pitney. Hij was het derde van vijf kinderen. Zijn grootouders van moederszijde kwamen uit Polen. In 1967, op het toppunt van zijn populariteit, trouwde hij met zijn jeugdliefde Lynne Gayton. Zij kregen drie zoons, Todd, Chris en David.
Gene Pitney in quegli anni frequenta spesso l'Italia e si innamora del paese, tanto che nel 1967 sposa sua moglie Lynn a Ospedaletti, a pochi chilometri da Sanremo. Negli anni successivi è ritornato alcune volte in Italia per partecipare a spettacoli televisivi o a serate, ma la sua carriera è proseguita negli Stati Uniti.
This cover by "Gene Pitney" was released in 1967 and made number 5 here in the UK charts,it did not do so well in the U.S.
"The Burt Bacharach-Hal David song "(The Man Who Shot) Liberty Valance" became a Top 10 hit for Gene Pitney. Though based upon the movie's plotline, it was n...
06/04/2006 · American singing legend Gene Pitney died of natural causes, a post-mortem examination has confirmed. Pitney , who was midway through a UK tour, was discovered in his bed at the Cardiff Hilton on ...
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