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9 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Gene Pitney. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Gene Pitney, often where they are interviewed.

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9 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Gene Pitney. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Gene Pitney, often where they are interviewed.

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A "DIG THIS" SPECIAL ATTRACTION" - "The Splendor of It All" - An Eclectic Collection Dedicated To The Memory of Late Friend & Poet Dave Pink- - A Soulful Country, Folk & Rock Fest Featuring Jennifer Warnes, Billy Stewart, Gene Pitney, Patti Smith & More

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"The Splendor of It All" - An Eclectic Collection Dedicated To The Memory of Late Friend and Poet Dave Pink- - A Soul, Folk, Blues and Rock Fest Featuring Jennifer Warnes, Billy Stewart, Gene Pitney, Patti Smith & More- 21 Tracks- 1 Hour and 17 Minutes
Aug 31 2020 · 1hr 17mins
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Gene Pitney

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He was a popular singer, but also a songwriter. Gene Pitney will surprise you with some of the titles he penned and a couple of little known stories.

Jul 29 2020 · 4mins

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Gene Pitney Part 2

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Gene recalls working with the Rolling Stones and George Jones; balancing career and family; a couple of great Phil Spector stories. Recorded in 1987 in Vancouver.
May 05 2020 · 11mins
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Gene Pitney Part 1

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Gene talks about the enduring appeal of early rock'n'roll; the real story behind his first record; some of the biggest hits of his songwriting career; the background story of Town Without Pity. Recorded in 1987 in Vancouver.
May 05 2020 · 10mins

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Cumple de Gene Pitney

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Gen Francis Alan Pitney (17 febrero 1940 - 5 abril 2006) fue un cantante, compositor, músico, e ingeniero de sonido.

Pitney alcanzó 16 Top 40 hits en los EE.UU.
Feb 17 2017 ·
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15th February 10 - Gourmet On The Go And Gene Pitney's Tic Tacs

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Iain Coyle welcomes John Ryan and Britain's premier stand up comedian, Tim Clark to play 'Ngog - where's his brain?'. We ask, would you take £100m for Torres and were we unlucky against Arsenal? We also excitedly announce the new Life 'n Death iPhone app - a great way to get this podcast before anyone else as well as the latest Liverpool FC news from the BBC and Guardian.co.uk. Oh, and this is the episode were Fernando turned Coyley gay.
Feb 15 2010 · 44mins
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The Gene Pitney Memorial Show Part 2 on Rewind with Jimmy Jay

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The Gene Pitney Memorial Show Part 2 on Rewind with Jimmy Jay. Join us now on Rewind with Jimmy Jay
May 07 2006 · 53mins
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The Gene Pitney Memorial Show Part 1 on Rewind with Jimmy Jay

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The Gene Pitney Memorial Show Part 1 on Rewind with Jimmy Jay. Join us now on Rewind with Jimmy Jay
May 02 2006 · 53mins
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Gene Pitney

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"Sue Lawley's castaway this week is the singer-songwriter Gene Pitney. Gene grew up in Rockville, Connecticut, the middle child of a large family. His father worked in the local mills and the family sold fruit and vegetables from their garden to supplement this income. A shy child, Gene says that performing couldn't have been further from his mind, although he enjoyed singing. His first solo performance at school resulted in an embarrassing whimper as Gene was petrified by the expectant audience.

In his teens he began to learn the guitar and piano, and formed a local band whilst at high school, finding that performing was a good way to overcome his shyness. Spotted by what Gene calls "the proverbial fat man with a cigar", he was taken to New York and recording contracts soon followed. Soon his songs were being recorded by some of the biggest stars of the time - Hello Mary Lou was released by Rick Nelson, Roy Orbison recorded Today's Teardrops as the B-side to his million-selling single, Blue Angel, and Rubber Ball became a worldwide hit for US artist Bobby Vee and UK artist Marty Wilde. By the mid sixties Gene had found international success with the Bacharach song Twenty Four Hours From Tulsa. In 1990 he had his first number one in this country with Something's Gotten Hold Of My Heart, a duet with Marc Almond.

[Taken from the original programme material for this archive edition of Desert Island Discs]

Favourite track: The Last Song by Elton John
Book: The Giant Book of Mensa Puzzles by Robert Allen
Luxury: Case of Opus One wine
Mar 02 2003 · 34mins