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Date: 05/04/06

A Year Without Pity

Oh look, this is getting ridiculous! There'll be no-one I admire left at this rate...

Photo of Gene Pitney

Gene Pitney died at a hotel in Cardiff at the age of 65. He was in the middle of a UK tour.

He was a remarkable songwriter and singer, with a career spanning over forty years. His vocal style and choice of material were very distinctive, he sang with range, power and emotion, and he toured incessantly, especially over here.

He was one of the greats of pop music. Goodbye to the Rockville Rocket.