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Johnny Maestro (1939–2010)

Manhattan (Lower East Side) native Johnny Maestro (born John Mastrangelo) has the distinction of being in three top-selling vocal groups dating back to the early days of rock-and-roll: The Del-Satins and The Crests in the 1950s and The Brooklyn Bridge in the 1960s and 1970s. He was the lead singer in The Crests, formed in 1956. That group, renowned... See full bio »

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 1979 Hair
Black Boys (as John Maestro)
 1972 The Daredevil
Brooklyn Bridge Leader
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 1972 The Daredevil (music producer)
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 1979 Hair (performer: "Black Boys")
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 2005 Doo Wop Cavalcade: The Definitive Anthology (TV Movie)
Himself - Host
 1999 Doo Wop 50 (TV Movie documentary)
 1991 Sweet Talkin' Guys (TV Movie documentary)
 1975 20 Years of Rock & Roll (TV Movie documentary)
Himself (lead, Brooklyn Bridge)
 1970 It's Your Thing (Documentary)
 1959-1961 New American Bandstand 1965 (TV Series)
Himself / Himself, as 'The Crests'
- Episode #4.165 (1961) ... Himself
- Episode #4.164 (1961) ... Himself
- Episode #3.203 (1960) ... Himself, as 'The Crests'
- Episode #2.177 (1959) ... Himself, as 'The Crests'
 1958-1960 The Dick Clark Show (TV Series)
Himself, as ' The Crests' / Himself as 'The Crests / Himself, as The 'Crests' / ...
- Episode #3.46 (1960) ... Himself as 'The Crests
- Episode #3.40 (1960) ... Himself, as The 'Crests'
- Episode #3.27 (1960) ... Himself, as ' The Crests'
- Episode #3.28 (1960) ... Himself, as ' The Crests'
- Episode #3.8 (1959) ... Himself as ' The Crests'
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 2011 My Music: Rock, Pop & Doo Wop (TV Movie)
Himself (as The Crests)

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Other Works:

CD (w/The Brooklyn Bridge): "Today" (Columbia) See more »

Alternate Names:

The Crests | John Maestro

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Member of the 1950s vocal group The Del-Satins (although he didn't sing with them until the 1960s), lead singer in the 1950s/1960s group The Crests and the 1960s/1970s group The Brooklyn Bridge. See more »


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