Chuck Berry Laid To Rest - Click here to read the story
  Rosie Hamlin, Singer of "Angel Baby Dies At Age 71 - Click here to read the story
  Chuck Berry Dead At Age 90 - Click here to read the story
  Jerry Lee Lewis Sues Daughter For Alleged Abuse - Click here to read the story
  Singer Bobby Freeman Dies At Age 76 - Click here to read the story
John Zacherle, "The Cool Ghoul" Dies At Age 98 - Click here to read the story
Singer Bobby Vee Dies At Age 73 - Click here to read the story
Chuck Berry To Release First New Album In 35 Years - Click here to read the story
Actor Leonardo Dicaprio To Portray Sam Phillips In Upcoming Movie - Click here to read the story
Roy Orbison Biopic In Development - Click here to read the story
Health Update on Singer Wanda Jackson - Click here to read the story
Legendary Elvis guitarist Scotty Moore Dies At Age 84 - Click here to read the story
Jerry Lee Lewis Has A Tag Sale At His Home- Click here to read the story
Leave It To Beaver Star Tony Dow Reunites With First Car 51 Years Later- Click here to read the story
Alan Freed Gets A New Memorial in Cleveland- Click here to read the story
Alan Freed's ashes to be reinterred at memorial ceremony- Click here to read the story
Singer Fred Parris of Five Satins honored on 60th anniversary of song "In The Still Of The Night"- Click here to read the story
Dennis Greene, Co-founder of Sha Na Na Dies at age 66- Click here to read the story
New Elvis stamp due on August 12th- Click here to read the story
Singer Dave Somerville, Lead Singer of The Diamonds Dies At Age 81- Click here to read the story
Singer Joe Bennett Dies At Age 75- Click here to read the story
Singer Ben E. King Dies At Age 76- Click here to read the story
Singer Fred Parris of Five Satins Receives Award- Click here to read the story
Singer Lesley Gore Dies At Age 68- Click here to read the story
Singer Curtis Lee Dies- Click here to read the story
Raoul Cita - Founder of The Harptones Dies At Age 86- Click here to read the story
Alan Freed's Ashes To Be Moved From Rock & Roll HOF- Click here to read the story
Songwriter Gerry Goffin Dies At Age 75- Click here to read the story
Bill Haley's Guitarist Franny Beecher Dies At Age 92- Click here to read the story
Sid Caesar Dies At Age 91- Click here to read the story
Bobby Vee Braves Alzheimers To Record Once More- Click here to read the story
Phil Everly of The Everly Brothers Passes At Age 74 - Click here to read the story
Jay Traynor, Original Lead Singer of Jay & Americans Dies At Age 70 - Click here to read the story
Johnny Cash Boyhood Home Opening Soon - Click here to read the story
Kenny Vance Reflects On Losing His Home To Hurricane Sandy - Click here to read the story
The Woman Who Wrote The Song "Liberty Valance" - Click here to read the story
Bobby Mansfield, Lead Singer of the Wrens Dies At Age 76 - Click here to read the story
Big Bopper Jr. Dies At Age 54 - Click here to read the story
Bob Dylan Pays Homage To Bobby Vee - Click here to read the story
Fred Parris Of The Five Satins Collapses At Show - Click here to read the story
Lewis Lymon Passes At Age 69 - Click here to read the story
Phil Everly At Home - Click here to read the story
Marshall Lytle, Original Bass Player For Bill Haley's Comets Dies At Age 79 - Click here to read the story
Frank Bank, "Lumpy" from Leave It To Beaver Dies At Age 71 - Click here to read the story
Comedian Jonathan Winters Dies At Age 87 - Click here to read the story
Former Mouseketeer Annette Funicello Dies At Age 70 - Click here to read the story
"Rockin' Daddy" Rockabilly Singer Eddie Bond Dies at Age 79 - Click here to read the story
Buddy McCrae, Last Surviving Member of The Chords Dies - Click here to read the story
TV Western Actor Dale Robertson Dies At Age 89- Click here to read the story
Virgil Johnson, Lead Singer Of The Velvets Dies- Click here to read the story
Kenny Vance Talks About Losing His Home To Hurricane Sandy - Click here to read the story
Johnny Cash To Be Honored With New Postage Stamp - Click here to read the story
Jimmy O'Neill, Host Of TV's Shindig Dies - Click here to read the story
Elvis Song Lyrics Too Sexually Suggestive For School Musical - Click here to read the story
New Kenny Vance CD Out In February - Click here to read the story
Blues Legend Jimmy McCracklin Passes Away At Age 91 - Click here to read the story
Kenny Vance Loses Home And Posessions To Hurricane Sandy - Click here to read the story
Mickey "Guitar" Baker of "Love Is Strange" Fame Dies At Age 87 - Click here to read the story
Earl "Speedo" Carroll. Lead Singer Of The Cadillacs Dies At Age 75 - Click here to read the story
Mary Wells - The Queen of Motown Remembered - Click here to read the story
Cleve Duncan, Lead Singer of The Penguins Dies At Age 77 - Click here to read the story
Auditions For "Jersey Boys" Movie Lead Role Underway- Click here to read the story
Bobby Rydell Gets Double Organ Transplant - Click here to read the story
Guitarist Still Playing "Wipe Out" 50 Years Later - Click here to read the story
" The Lost Beach Boy" David Marks Talks About The Beach Boys Tour- Click here to read the story
Actor Don Grady, "Robbie" From My Three Sons Dies - Click here to read the story
Herb Reed, Last Surviving Member Of The Original Platters Dies At Age 83 - Click here to read the story
Bobby Vee Reveals He Has Alzheimers- Click here to read the story
TV Legend Dick Clark Dies At Age 82- Click here to read the story
Jerry Lee Lewis To Wed For The 7th Time- Click here to read the story
Clifton Music - End Of An Era - Click here to read the story
Rocker Charlie Gracie At Age 75 Has A New Single And CD - Click here to read the story
Legendary Singer Etta James Dies At Age 73 - Click here to read the story
Johnny Otis, Producer, Musician Dies At Age 90 - Click here to read the story
Jimmy Castor, Singer, Musician Dies At Age 71 - Click here to read the story
Original Belmont Fred Milano Dies At Age 72 - Click here to read the story
Real Life Memphis DJ Who Inspired Broadway Musical- Click here to read the story
Nun Who Kissed Elvis Prays For A Miracle - Click here to read the story
Beach Boys Announce Reunion Tour - Click here to read the story
Buddy Holly's Glasses Inspired Many - Click here to read the story
New Movie About Dion In The Works - Click here to read the story
Bob Burnett, Original Member Of The Highwaymen Dies At Age 71 - Click here to read the story
Barbara Orbison, Widow Of Roy Orbison Dies At Age 61 - Click here to read the story
Love Affairs - An Interview With Darlene Love - Click here to read the story
Buddy Holly Tribute Special To Air On PBS December 3rd - Click here to read the story
Chuck Berry - Still Reelin' And Rockin' On Stage At Age 85 - Click here to read the story
Dick Dale -The Cancer Warrior - Click here to read the story
James Brown Murdered? - Click here to read the story
Buddy Holly Gets Star On Walk Of Fame - Click here to read the story
New Monument To Mark Les Paul's Grave - Click here to read the story
Songwriter Jerry Lieber Dies At Age 78 - Click here to read the story
Ronnie Spector Remembers Amy Winehouse - Click here to read the story
Marshall Grant, Last Surviving Member Of Johnny Cash's Band Dies - Click here to read the story
Singer Gene McDaniels Dies At Age 76 - Click here to read the story
Al Pacino Portrays Phil Spector - Click here to read the story
Annette's Tragic Last Days - Click here to read the story
Bobby Vee To Retire - Click here to read the story
Gil Robbins, Original Member of The Highwaymen Dies - Click here to read the story
Annette Funicello Taken To Hospital After House Fire - Click here to read the story
"Running Bear" Singer Johnny Preston Dies - Click here to read the story
Etta James Gravely Ill, Family Battles Over Money - Click here to read the story
David Nelson Of TV'S Nelson Family Dies At Age 74 - Click here to read the story
NYC Radio DJ & TV Host Clay Cole Dies - Click here to read the story
Beach Boys Accused Of Lip Syncing Songs At Concert - Click here to read the story
Big Bopper's Son Reminsces About His Father - Click here to read the story
Barbara Billingsley, TV'S Leave It To Beaver Mom Dies At Age 94 - Click here to read the story
Soul Singer Solomon Burke Dies At Age 70 - Click here to read the story
Al Pacino To Portray Phil Spector In New Biopic - Click here to read the story
Famed New Orleans Recording Studio Cited As A Rock & Roll Historic Landmark - Click here to read the story
Promoter On The Hook For $24 Million For Infringing On The Drifters Name - Click here to read the story
Jerry Lee Lewis To Headline Winter Dance Party In Clear Lake Iowa Next Year - Click here to read the story
Howdy Doody Writer Dies At Age 85 - Click here to read the story
Lawdy Miss Clawdy - A New Musical About Lloyd Price In Works - Click here to read the story
Dinah versus Brook - Click here to read the story
Beach Boys To Reunite For 50th Anniversary Show Next Year - Click here to read the story
Doo Wop Legend And Motown Executive Harvey Fuqua Dies - Click here to read the story
New Phil Spector Documentary - Click here to read the story
Roy Rogers' Horse Trigger, His Dog Bullet And Other Items Up For Auction - Click here to read the story
Gene Autry's House Up For Sale - Click here to read the stor
Alan Freed's Daughter Dies - Click here to read the story
Brits Remember Eddie Cochran - Click here to read the story
Frankie Valli Sues Ex Jersey Boys - Click here to read the story
  Buddy Holly Peronal Effects Soon To Be Auctioned Off - Click here to read the story
  Johnny Maestro Memorial Service Planned - Click here to read the story
  Doo Wop Legend Johnny Maestro dies of cancer - Click here to read the story
  Johnny Maestro's personal message to his fans - Click here to read
  Phil Spector Roughed Up In Prison - Click here to read the story
  Fess Parker - TV's Davy Crockett Dies - Click here to read the story
  Suspicious Minds Expose Elvis Fake - Click here to read the story
  James Brown's Body Missing? - Click here to read the story
  Chuck Berry Statue In The Works - Click here to read the story
  Paul Anka Sues Estranged Wife - Click here to read the story
  Roy Orbison Gets Own Star On Hollywood Walk Of Fame - Click here to read the story
  Singer/Songwriter Bobby Charles Passes - Click here to read the story
  Connecticut's Jeri Lynne Fraser Still Singing It With Feeling - Click here to read the story
  Darlene Love Shines In Annual Christmas Extravaganza - Click here to read the story
  Rock Hall Of Fame Announces Latest Inductees - Click here to read the story
  Paul Anka Involved in Another Domestic Dispute - Click here to read the story
  Bob Keane - Discovered Ritchie Valens,Sam Cooke and Bobby Fuller Dies At Age 87 - Click here to read the story
  Darlene Love Movie Bio In The Works - Click here to read the story
  TV Legend Soupy Sales Dies At Age 83 - Click here to read the story
  Shelby Singleton, Famed Record Executive And Producer Dies - Click here to read the story
  Bogus Platter Group Challenged by Ct State Attorney General - Click here to read the story

  Legendary Innovator & musician Les Paul Dies at age 94 - Click here to read the story



  Billy Lee Riley Dies - Click here to read the story
  Remembering Bo Diddley - One Year Later - Click here to read the story
  Skyliners Movie Set For the Fall - Click here to read the story
  Buddy Holly's Real Peggy Sue To Open Diner - Click here to read the story.
  Three Stooges Movie In The Works - Click here to read the story.
  Estelle Bennett of The Ronettes Dies - Click here to read the story.
  Why Buddy Holly Matters - Click here to read the story.
  Big Bopper's Casket To Be Auctioned Off On EBAY - Click here to read the story.
  Paul Anka's Head & Wife Busted - Click here to read the story.
  A Little Bit Of Cleveland Comes To NYC - Click here to read the story.
  Check Out The New 50's Fins And Chrome Postage Stamps - Click here to view.
  Wally Cleaver at The Louvre - Click here to read the story.
  Monster Mash Singer's Remains Turned Into Jewelry - Click here to read the story.
  Dion salutes his HEROES on new CD - Click here to read the story.
  Gene Pitney Still A Huge Draw - Click here to read the story.
  New Roy Orbison Box Set Out - Click here to read the story.
  Original Member Of The Spaniels Dies - Click here to read the story.
  Trouble in Duprees Paradise - Click here to read the story.



  Bo Diddley Gets A Rockin' Send-Off - Click here to read the story.


   Singer Jerry Wallace dies - Click here to read the story.
   "Black Lagoon" Creature Actor, Ben Chapman Dies - Click here to read the story.





   Dion Dimucci - Teen Idol - Click here to read the story.

   Winter Dance Party Tour Documentary - Click here to read the story.



  Fats Domino Gets His Gold Records Back - Click here to read the story.
   Producer Bobby Robinson Facing Eviction - Click here to read the story.
   Bill Pinkney, Last of Original Drifters Dies - Click here to read the story.
   Jimmie Rodgers Update. Click Here To - Click here to read Story. Miracles do happen and one happened this morning
   Jimmie Rodgers To Undergo Serious Operation - Click here to read the story.
   The Story Of Johnny B Goode - Click here to read the story.
   Bo Diddley Recovering Slowly - Click here to read the story
   Zola Taylor of The Platters Dies - Click here for more information.
   Love Not Fade Away; Guarding Buddy Holly's Legacy - Click here for more information.
   The Gene Pitney Commemorative Committee has been established- Click here for more information.
   Big Bopper's Body To Be Exhumed- Click here to read the story.
   Dion Says He Saw The Devil- Click here to read the story
   Two Original "Jersey Boys" reflect Back- Click here to read the story.
   Singer Frankie Ford hit by car- Click here to read the story.


   Dick Clark to auction off his music memorabilia- Click here to read the story.
   Jerry Lee Lewis debuts his latest album - "Last Man Standing"- Click here to read the story.
   $3 Mil Reward offered if you can prove Elvis is alive - Click here to read the story.
   Herb Kalin of The Kalin Twins Dies - Click here to read the story.



Gene Pitney's final resting place
Floral tribute by "Wild" Wayne


Gene Pitney Funeral- Click here to see photos.

              
   Last photo of Gene Pitney on stage- Click here for the link.
   A message from Gene Pitney's wife and funeral arrangements

4/6/06
"Wild" Wayne visited with Gene Pitney's wife Lynne today to personally offer condolences on behalf of himself and his listeners on Gene's sudden passing and to also offer whatever comfort he could. Although the family is as heartbroken and devasted by his loss as we all are, Lynne wanted to personally thank all of Gene's fans for their outpouring of sympathy and love in this very difficult time for them. Your compassionate thoughts, words and prayers have been a tremendous help in dealing with their grief.The family has invited those who wish to say their final goodbye to Gene can do so by attending the wake on Tuesday, April 11th or the funeral service on Wednesday, April 12th. The details are as follows:
Wake -
Hours 4pm - 9pm
Tuesday, April 11th
Somers Funeral Home
354 Main Street
Somers, Ct
(860) 749-8413
More information on Gene Pitney's funeral can be found at
www.smallandpietrasfuneralhome.com

Funeral -
Wednesday, April 12th , 11am
All Saints Catholic Church
School Street
Somersville, Ct
(860) 749-8625


The family has requested that the burial service be private.



   Gene Pitney gets hip - Click here to read more.
   "Wild" Wayne and John "Bowzer" Bauman gave testimony before the State of Connecticut Judiciary Committe on March 14th, 2006 regarding House Bill 5801 - The Truth in Music Advertising Act designed to stop the "imposter" groups
  • Click here to read "Wild" Wayne's testimony before the State of Connecticut Judiciary Committee.
  • Click here to read part of John 'Bowzer" Bauman's testimony before the State of Connecticut Judiciary Committee.


  •   New Wanda Jackson Documentary in the Works- Click here to read the story.


       Remembering Ricky - Click here to read the story.
       RCA Preps Elvis Singles Box Set - Click here to read the story.


       Original Dupree Mike Arnone Dies - Click here to read the story.
       Elvis Still King of the Royalties - Click here to read the story.




       Fats Domino & family update after Hurricane Katrina - Click here to read the story.




       Fats Domino rescued in New Orleans - Click here to read the story.


    The Kalin Twins - Herbie (left) Hal - (right)
       Hal KalinofKalin Twins dies - Click here to read the story.
       Sign the petition for a Roy Orbison postage stamp - Click here.
       The "Killer" is still Rockin' at age 69 - Click here to read the story.
       Bill Haley & the 50 year old Rock song that started it all - Click here to read the story.

       Jerry Lee Lewis - A Single Man Again. - Click here to read the story.
       Oscar winner Tom Hanks to star & direct in Bill Haley Biopic - Click here to read the story.



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