Gene Pitney

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Legal name: Gene Francis Alan Pitney

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Gene Francis Alan Pitney (February 17, 1940 – April 5, 2006) was an American singer-songwriter, musician, and sound engineer. Through the mid-1960s, he enjoyed success as a recording artist on both sides of the Atlantic and was among the group of early 1960s American acts who continued to enjoy hits after the British Invasion.

Pitney charted 16 Top-40 hits in the U.S., four in the Top 10. In the UK he had 22 Top-40 hits, and 11 singles in the Top Ten. He also wrote the early 1960s hits "Rubber Ball" recorded by Bobby Vee, "He's a Rebel" by the Crystals, and "Hello Mary Lou" by Ricky Nelson. In 2002, he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

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Discography

Album

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1965 Famous Country Duets George Jones, Melba Montgomery & Gene Pitney 1
1994 George Jones & Gene Pitney George Jones & Gene Pitney 1
1999 George Jones & Gene Pitney / It's Country Time Again George Jones & Gene Pitney 1
2008 Espanol - Famous Hits Recorded N Spanish Gene Pitney 1
Backstage Gene Pitney 1
Sings Just for You Gene Pitney 1
Something's Gotten Hold of My Heart Gene Pitney 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1974 24 Hours From Tulsa (Greatest Hits Series, Volume 1) Gene Pitney 1
1986 The 22 Greatest Hits Gene Pitney 1
1988 Gene Pitney Anthology 1961-1968 Gene Pitney 1
1992 Mr. Hitmaker Gene Pitney 1
1993 Gene Pitney Gold Gene Pitney 1
1994 The Very Best of Gene Pitney Gene Pitney 1
1994 The Best of Gene Pitney Gene Pitney 1
1995 Greatest Hits Gene Pitney 1
1995 Something’s Gotten Hold of My Heart Gene Pitney 1
1995 Ultimate Anthology Gene Pitney 1
1998 The Hits and More Gene Pitney 1
1999 25 All-Time Greatest Hits Gene Pitney 1
2000 Looking Through Gene Pitney: The Ultimate Collection Gene Pitney 1
2005 Something's Gotten Hold of My Heart: The Collection Gene Pitney 2
2006 The Best of Gene Pitney Gene Pitney 1
20 Greatest Hits Gene Pitney 1
22 Greatest Hits Gene Pitney 1
24 Greatest Hits Gene Pitney 1
24 Hours from Tulsa Gene Pitney 1
Gene Pitney Sings Great Ballads Gene Pitney 1
Gene Pitney's Greatest Hits Gene Pitney 1
Gene Pitney's Greatest Hits Gene Pitney 1
Golden Hits Gene Pitney 1
Greatest Hits Gene Pitney 1
Greatest Hits of Gene Pitney Gene Pitney 1
Greatest Hits, Volume 1 Gene Pitney 1
His Golden Classics Gene Pitney 1
Looking Through the Eyes of Love Gene Pitney 1
Somethings Gotta Hold Of My Heart Gene Pitney 1
The Best of Gene Pitney Gene Pitney 1
The Definitive Collection - Volume One Gene Pitney 1
The Gene Pitney Collection Gene Pitney 1
The Platinum Collection 27 Original Hits Gene Pitney 1
Unchained Melody Gene Pitney 1

Single

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1961 Town Without Pity / Air Mail Special Delivery Gene Pitney 1
1962 Half Heaven, Half Heartache / Tower Tall Gene Pitney 1
1964 I'm Gonna Be Strong Gene Pitney 1
1965 I Must Be Seeing Things Gene Pitney 1
1965 Last Chance to Turn Around / Save Your Love Gene Pitney 1
1967 Something's Gotten Hold of My Heart / Where Did the Magic Go Gene Pitney 1

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