Singer Gene Pitney's Music Stands Test of Time
Songwriter and singer Gene Pitney has died at age 65. He was best known for such 1960s hits as "Town Without Pity," "The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance" and "Only Love Can Break A Heart." Pitney was found earlier Wednesday in a hotel room after performing last night in Cardiff, Wales.
Pitney never had a hit in the United States after 1968. But he continued to be popular abroad, where he was on tour when he died.
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