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Gene Pitney

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 Wanna Love My Life Away" hit #26 on the UK singles chart & just broke into the top 40 in the US. Read more on

Gene Pitney has 3 songs that have been featured in movies like Hairspray, Look Who's Talking, SubUrbia and Sundown: The Vampire in Retreat. What is your favorite song by Gene Pitney?


Songs from Gene Pitney

Town Without Pity
The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance
Yesterdays Hero

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