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Born in Bronx, New York, USA
Died in Pompano Beach, Florida, USA
Birth NameErnest Peter Maresca

Mini Bio (1)

Ernie Maresca was born on August 21, 1938 in Bronx, New York, USA as Ernest Peter Maresca. He died on July 8, 2015 in Pompano Beach, Florida, USA.

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Singer/songwriter; wrote the #1 hit for Dion DiMucci in 1961, "Runaround Sue" and had his own top-five hit in the early '60s with "Shout Shout (Knock Yourself Out).".
Was an original member of the 1950s doo-wop group The Regents, who did the classic "Barbara Ann", which hit #1 on the pop charts in 1961. Their follow-up song, "Runaround", hit #28 the same year.

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