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Birth Name:
Gene Francis Alan Pitney

Born:
Gene Pitney

Genre:
Pop

Years Active:
'60s, '70s, '80s, '90s, '00s






Gene Pitney

Biography

One of the most interesting and difficult-to-categorize singers in '60s pop, Gene Pitney had a long run of hits distinguished by his pained, one-of-a-kind melodramatic wail. Pitney is sometimes characterized (or dismissed) as a shallow teen idol-type prone to operatic ballads. It's true that some of his biggest hits — "Town Without Pity," "Only Love Can Break a Heart," "I'm Gonna Be Strong," "It Hurts to Be in Love," and "Twenty Four Hours From Tulsa" — are archetypes of adolescent or just-post-adolescent agony, characterized by longing and not a little self-pity.

Top Albums

Town Without Pity - Single, Gene Pitney
1. Town Without..
Gene Pitney: 18 All-Time Greatest Hits, Gene Pitney
2. Gene Pitney:..
Gene Pitney: Greatest Hits of All Time, Gene Pitney
3. Gene Pitney:..
George Jones and Gene Pitney, Gene Pitney
4. George Jones..
Only Love Can Break a Heart, Gene Pitney
5. Only Love Ca..
Golden Greats, Gene Pitney
6. Golden Great..
Singing The Platters Golden Platters (Original Musicor Recordings), Gene Pitney
7. Singing The ..
The Gene Pitney Story, Gene Pitney
8. The Gene Pit..
Blue Gene, Gene Pitney
9. Blue Gene
Gene Pitney Sings Worldwide Winners, Gene Pitney
10. Gene Pitney ..
Italiano, Gene Pitney
11. Italiano
Looking Through the Eyes of Love, Gene Pitney
12. Looking Thro..
Young & Warm & Wonderful, Gene Pitney
13. Young & ..
Sings Burt Bacharach & Others (Original Musicor Recording), Gene Pitney
14. Sings Burt B..
Sings Just For You, Gene Pitney
15. Sings Just F..
The Many Sides Of, Gene Pitney
16. The Many Sid..
Espanol - Famous Hits Recorded N Spanish, Gene Pitney
17. Espanol - Fa..
Gene Pitney's Big Sixteen, Vol. 2, Gene Pitney
18. Gene Pitney'..
The Country Side Of Gene Pitney (Original Musicor Recording), Gene Pitney
19. The Country ..
Big Sixteen Volume 3, Gene Pitney
20. Big Sixteen ..

Top Songs

NameAlbumTimePrice
1.
It Hurts to Be In LoveGene Pitney: 18 All-Time Gr..2:35$0.99
2.
Town Without PityGene Pitney: 18 All-Time Gr..2:54$0.99
3.
Only Love Can Break a HeartGene Pitney: 18 All-Time Gr..2:49$0.99
4.
(The Man Who Shot) Liberty ValanceGene Pitney: 18 All-Time Gr..2:58$0.99
5.
Town Without PityTown Without Pity (Remaster..2:56$0.99
6.
Half Heaven – Half HeartacheGene Pitney: 18 All-Time Gr..2:43$0.99
7.
Every Breath I TakeGene Pitney: Greatest Hits ..2:46$0.99
8.
Only Love Can Break a HeartGene Pitney: Greatest Hits ..2:48$0.99
9.
Twenty Four Hours from TulsaGene Pitney: 18 All-Time Gr..2:59$0.99
10.
Town Without PityTown Without Pity - Single2:51$0.99
11.
Twenty Four Hours from Tulsa1960's British Hit Para..2:57$0.99
12.
Every Breath I Take (Remastered) [fe..Every Breath I Take (Remast..2:43$0.99
13.
Something's Gotten Hold of My He..Stars We Are4:40$1.29
14.
Bye bye, mon amourLe Prince de Lumière (Volu..2:08$0.99
15.
Town Without Pity (Remastered)Your Birthday Present - Guy..3:18$0.99
16.
Only Love Can Break a Heart (Remaste..Only Love Can Break a Heart..2:54$0.99
17.
Town Without Pity (Remastered)Town Without Pity (Remaster..2:52$0.99
18.
Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (Remast..Man Who Shot Liberty Valanc..2:59$0.99
19.
(The Man Who Shot) Liberty ValanceMovie Hits And Themes - Ori..2:55$0.99
20.
Town Without PityMovie Hits And Themes - Ori..2:55$0.99
21.
Only You30 Succès inoubliables : ..2:49$0.99
22.
Tonight30 Succès inoubliables : ..2:31$0.99
23.
Man Who Shot Liberty Valance30 Succès inoubliables : ..3:01$0.99
24.
1-2-3-4-5-6-7 Count the Days30 Succès inoubliables : ..2:41$0.99
25.
Just One Smile30 Succès inoubliables : ..2:47$0.99

Top Music Videos

Twenty Four Hours from Tulsa (The Speek), Gene Pitney
1. Twenty Four Ho..


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