1. Gene Pitney

    Gene Pitney

    6 Albums, 17 Songs

    • Gene Pitney [Magic Collection]
    • The Collection [Pickwick]
    • 18 All Time Greatest Hits
    • 25 All-Time Greatest Hits
    • A Street Called Hope
    • Gene Pitney Sings Just for You/World Wide Winners
    • Greatest Hits, Vol. 1 [Golden Stars]
  2. Hal David 1921 - 2012

    September 07, 2012 8:00 AM EDT Hal David, who died Sept. 1 at the age of 91, was a lyricist with a unique understanding of how to partner a singer and a song. For all the adventure longtime partner Burt Bacharach infused in the melodies of the tunes they wrote together, David w ...

  3. Hal David's Chart Legacy: From 'Raindrops' to 'Close to You;' Dionne Warwick to Notorious B.I.G.

    September 02, 2012 7:43 PM EDT Hal David's sensitive and romantic lyrics provided the perfect counterpoint to Burt Bacharach's hip and cool melodies and together, the celebrated pair of composers charted on the Billboard Hot 100 for decades. Hal David, Legendary Songw ...

  4. Hal David, Songwriting Legend, Dead at 91

    September 01, 2012 7:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 With Burt Bacharach, Wrote Slew of Hits Including "Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head," "That's What Friends Are For," "What's New, Pussycat" Hal David, the stylish, heartfelt lyricist who teamed with Burt ...

  5. Hal David, Legendary Songwriter and Former ASCAP President, Dead At 91

    September 01, 2012 6:15 PM EDT LOS ANGELES (AP) - Hal David, the stylish, heartfelt lyricist who teamed with Burt Bacharach on dozens of timeless songs for movies, television and a variety of recording artists in the 1960s and beyond, has died. He was 91. David died of complica ...

  6. March 18, 2009

    March 18, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – Brenda Lee, Gene Pitney, Isaac Hayes, Ramones, Talking Heads and Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers are inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. 2001 – Four teenage girls are crushed to death in a shopping mall in Indonesia, when hundreds ...

  7. This Day in Music

    April 05, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Singer/songwriter and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Gene Pitney dies in Wales at the age of 65. 2006 - Singer/songwriter and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Gene Pitney dies in Wales at the age of 65. 2005 - The Library of Congress announces the th ...

  8. This Day in Music

    February 17, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Legendary percussionist and bandleader Ray Barretto, one of the leading figures of the Latin jazz movement that exploded in New York in the late 1940s, dies in Hackensack, N.J. He is 76. 2006 - Legendary percussionist and bandleader Ray Barre ...

  9. This Day in Music

    April 05, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Singer/songwriter and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Gene Pitney dies in Wales at the age of 65. 2006 - Singer/songwriter and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Gene Pitney dies in Wales at the age of 65. 2005 - The Library of Congress announces the th ...

  10. This Day in Music

    February 17, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Legendary percussionist and bandleader Ray Barretto, one of the leading figures of the Latin jazz movement that exploded in New York in the late 1940s, dies in Hackensack, N.J. He is 76. 2006 - Legendary percussionist and bandleader Ray Barre ...

  11. Autopsy: Pitney Died Of Natural Causes

    April 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 An autopsy on singer Gene Pitney, who was found dead in a hotel room in the Welsh capital Cardiff on Wednesday morning, showed he died of natural causes, police said. An autopsy on singer Gene Pitney, who was found dead in a hotel room in the Welsh ...

  12. Singer Gene Pitney Dies In Cardiff

    April 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Singer Gene Pitney, who shot to fame in the 1960s with hits including "24 Hours From Tulsa," has died while on tour in Britain, according to his agent, Jene Levy. Gene Pitney, a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame whose hits included ...

  13. Gene Pitney Dies On Tour In U.K.

    April 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Gene Pitney, a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame whose hits included "Town Without Pity" and "Only Love Can Break a Heart," died this morning (April 5) at a hotel in Wales after playing a show, Gene Pitney, a member of t ...

  14. This Day in Music

    February 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>1998 - </b>Do-it-yourself singer/songwriter Ani DiFranco's label Righteous Babe Records ships 250,000 units of her latest album, "Little Plastic Castle," just to keep up with a greatly increased de 2004 - The Darkness c ...

  15. Fountains Of Wayne Rounds Up Rarities

    April 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fountains Of Wayne has gathered two disc's worth of rarities for the album "Out-of-State Plates," due June 28 via Virgin. The set also boasts two new songs: "The Girl I Can't Forget" and the single "M Fountains Of ...

  16. This Day in Music

    February 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2004 - </b>The Darkness confirms its status as Britian's new favorite rock band at the Brit Awards at London's Earls Court, taking three major trophies. The band _ which led the nominations going i 2004 - The Darkness confir ...

  17. CHART BEAT BONUS

    May 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred Bronson reports on the chart feats of Darryl Worley and Burt Bacharach. SEVENTH FRAME: Darryl Worley's "Have You Forgotten?" (DreamWorks) continues its run atop Billboard's Hot Country Singles & Tracks, making it the lon ...

  18. This Day in Music

    February 17, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Brad Paisley joins the cast of the Grand Ole Opry. 2001 - Brad Paisley joins the cast of the Grand Ole Opry. 1999 - More than 9.1 million viewers tune in to the Brit Awards broadcast on the U.K.'s ITV commercial networ ...