Gene Pitney

    Gene Pitney

    • Gene Pitney
    Gene Pitney

    Gene Pitney

    • Gene Pitney

    Gene Pitney

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    It Hurts To Be in LoveGene Pitney
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    The Man Who Shot Liberty ValanceGene Pitney
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    I'm Gonna' Be StrongGene Pitney
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    Town Without PityGene Pitney
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    Only Love Can Break A HeartGene Pitney

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        One of the most interesting and difficult-to-categorize singers in '60s pop, Gene Pitney had a long run of hits distinguished by his pained, one-of-a-kind melodramatic wail. Pitney is sometimes characterized (or dismissed) as a shallow teen idol-type prone to operatic ballads. It's true that some of his biggest hits -- "Town Without Pity," "Only Love Can Break a Heart," "I'm Gonna Be Strong," "It Hurts to Be in Love," and "Twenty Four Hours From Tulsa" -- are archetypes of adole... Read more

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