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Known for hits like “Rubber Ball,” “He’s a Rebel,” and “Hello Mary Lou.” He had 16 Top 40 hits and continued charting after the British Invasion.
He married wife Lynee. The couple had three sons together.
How did Gene Pitney die?
Gene Pitney's death was caused by Heart Attack.
|Cause of death||Heart Attack|
|Age of death||66 years|
|Birthday||February 17, 1940|
|Death date||April 5, 2006|
|Place of death||N/A|
|Place of burial||N/A|
Let’s say I’m not feeling well, and somebody would say to me, ‘Just do an easy show, just go out and do a light…’ – I can’t! I cannot do that kind of a show. I have to still put 150 percent into it, and it’s funny: it’s so healing to do that.Gene Pitney
I was just different. When the other kids gravitated to football or basketball, I went fishing and skating. I was into trapping animals, pheasants and squirrels. Not only was I trapper, I was a taxidermist.Gene Pitney
I’m a performer. I’ve tried everything there is.Gene Pitney
I always feel that it’s great when you can be happy when you’re by yourself. That’s not a bad thing.Gene Pitney
You have ‘listeners’ ears’ when you’re just starting out, and your ‘listeners’ ears’ tell you what will work. You lose those ears later, when you break songs down into production elements too much.Gene Pitney