Similar Products Formats: Music. Wild Dogs. Kenny Rogers. Great White. The Cars. Dead End. Elton John. Simple Minds. MX Machine. The Alarm. Kitchens of Distinction. How to Order. International Shipping. Discussion in ' Music Corner ' started by Ricko , Mar 29, Log in or Sign up. Steve Hoffman Music Forums. Location: Toronto. I'm pretty much a fan too, as he had a long string of superb hits in the '60s.
John54 , Mar 29, Location: Los Angeles Ca. Back at the time, he seemed to be releasing new stuff faster than Madonna did in the 80s. Man, every time I turned around, there was a new single. I liked all of it Location: New England. Jerry , Mar 29, Location: Brisbane, Australia. Ricko , Mar 30, Jerry , Mar 30, Location: Philadelphia, PA. In the early s, Pitney decided to spend only six months each year on the road in order to spend more time with his family.
The song had been a UK No. The duet brought him his first UK No. The single remained at the top for four weeks, and also went to No. Pitney and Almond appeared on the Terry Wogan television show in Britain. In , Pitney sang harmony vocals on Jane Olivor 's recording of his hit " Half Heaven — Half Heartache ", which was released on her 'comeback' album Love Decides.
At the height of his fame in , Pitney married his childhood sweetheart, Lynne Gayton, and the couple had three sons, Todd, Chris, and David. Pitney was touring the UK in the spring of when his manager found him dead in his hotel room in Cardiff , Wales, on April 5.
An autopsy found the cause of death to be a heart attack and that he had severely occluded coronary arteries. On September 20, , a plaque to Pitney was unveiled at the town hall in his hometown of Rockville, Connecticut. Members of the family attended. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Gene Pitney. Retrieved 6 September Hartford Courant.
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