It is taking longer than expected to fetch the next song to play. The music should be playing soon. If you get tired of waiting, you can try reloading your browser.


Please check our Help page for information about troubleshooting Pandora on your browser.

Please ensure you are using the latest Flash Player.


If you are unable or do not wish to upgrade your Flash Player,
please try a different browser.


Please check our Help page for information about troubleshooting Pandora on your browser.
Your Pandora Plus subscription will expire shortly.
More Info
No Thanks
Your Pandora Plus trial will expire shortly.
Restore
Close
close
Your Pandora Plus trial subscription will expire shortly. Upgrade to continue unlimited, ad-free listening.
Upgrade Now
You've listened to hours of Pandora this month. Consider upgrading to Pandora Plus.
More Info
No Thanks
Close
Hi . Pandora is using Facebook to personalize your experience. Learn MoreNo Thanks
 Upgrade  sign up   |   help   |  
-0:00
0:00
Change Skin

Free personalized radio that
plays the music you love

Now Playing
Music Feed
My Profile
Create a Station
People who also like this

Johnny Maestro & The Crests

One of the most successful integrated doo wop groups, the Crests waxed the classic ballad "16 Candles" in 1959. Formed in 1956, they began recording the next year for Joyce, where they inched onto the pop lists with "Sweetest One." Moving to the brand-new Coed logo, Johnny Maestro's (b. May 7, 1939) warm tenor made "16 Candles" a national smash, and pop/R&B hybrids like "The Angels Listened In" and "Step by Step" also did well. Maestro went solo in 1960, scoring the next year with "Model Girl" on Coed, while the Crests attempted to survive on their own. Maestro eventually reclaimed stardom as leader of Brooklyn Bridge, an 11-piece aggregation that hit with "Worst That Could Happen" in 1968. ~ Bill Dahl, Rovi
full bio

Selected Discography

x

Track List: Johnny Maestro & The Crests: For Collectors Only

Disc 1

1. 16 Candles

2. Angels Listened In

4. Trouble In Paradise

5. Way You Look Tonight

6. Flower Of Love

7. Pretty Little Angel

9. Let Me Be The One

10. My Special Angel

11. Step By Step

12. Gee But I'd Give The World

14. Journey Of Love

15. I.O.U.

16. Paper Crown

18. I Thank The Moon

19. Always You

20. Mister Happiness

Disc 2

1. The Angels Listened In

2. Silhouettes

3. Model Girl

4. The Test Of Love

5. Isn't It Amazing

6. Beside You

9. Six Nights A Week

10. Step By Step

11. What A Surprise

14. If My Heart Could Write A Letter

16. A Year Ago Tonight

17. Earth Angel

19. A Rose And A Baby Ruth

Comments

Report as inappropriate
This was real music brings back good memories pmcn
Report as inappropriate
Johnny and the crest. It doesn't get must better than that
Report as inappropriate
Good night
Report as inappropriate
Still of the night I'll remember for ever
Report as inappropriate
You truly are one of the BEST voices in the Do-Wop era. Saw you at St. Mark's Church in Brooklyn years back and you stood after your performance signing autographs,s m i l i n g and shaking hands with many. GOD BLESS YOU AND THANK YOU FOR YOUR MUSIC
Report as inappropriate
Smooth harmonies .
Report as inappropriate
Its SO Sad He PASSED with that cancer - LOVED Him & CRESTS ! !
Report as inappropriate
Its SO Sad that PASSED With that cancer , LOVED his music
Report as inappropriate
You are my special angel
Report as inappropriate
Love this music, makes me mellow
Report as inappropriate
Real music, and real talent, for real people!
Report as inappropriate
Love it
Report as inappropriate
I think johnny had a great voice. I was actually his class mate in St James grammar school was he was John Mastrangelo. Miss u
Report as inappropriate
Good night my angel
Report as inappropriate
Johnny had a uniquely lovely voice, whether with the Crests, or the Brooklyn Bridge, their sound makes me miss my Maria....
Report as inappropriate
Yes I just think the people who vote. Don't know, how great he was
Report as inappropriate
You ever just want to
Report as inappropriate
No one can answer the question why he is not in the Hall
Report as inappropriate
Can ANYONE tell me why Johnny Maestro is not in the hall of fame!! Look at the people in it--they can' t match Johnny's voice!!! He was one of the best.
Report as inappropriate
Miiss the oldies
Report as inappropriate
Darling baby, have always been in love with you since we were in high school!!! Till we meet again,in the next life!!!!
Report as inappropriate
Back to the Future.
Report as inappropriate
kmenker1 - Thanks for sharing about your 16 candles birthday your mom gave. So sweet!
Report as inappropriate
Love Johnny's sound always
Report as inappropriate
Linda where can yoube
Report as inappropriate
Slow dancing at it's best.
Report as inappropriate
Not in hall of fame same on them
Report as inappropriate
Good song Silhouette
Report as inappropriate
I will always will be true to it will last forever Mimi mike
Report as inappropriate
����
Report as inappropriate
Ralph best music of the 50/60
Report as inappropriate
jtp_enterpri s e s
HAD A CHANCE TO TALK TO JOHNNY AT A DANCE IN TOTOWA N J HE IS MISSED R I P.
Report as inappropriate
patshsh
Brings back all the memories from the past. Beautiful music & voices. (((hug))
Report as inappropriate
On my 16th birthday, 5-18-60, my mom went around through the kitchen to the living room where she had readied my '45' of 16 Candles on the Hi-Fi and started it playing. She brought my birthday cake into the dining room to the song and my heart skipped a beat. To this day it still skips a beat whenever I hear the song. ��❤️��
Report as inappropriate
Whenever I hear Johnny Maestro sing I picture myself back at home, in East Harlem , NY. During those hot summer nights when it was too hot to be upstairs. You'd hear his songs playing in the candystores jukeboxes! My big brother and sister would be hanging out with their pals, and I'd be playing hopscotch, or Black Crow! My most spectacular memories, and he just takes me back !!!!! You should play more of his music, now that we're coming into hot summer nights!
Report as inappropriate
I love Johnny maestro, when he was with the Brooklyn Bridge, i miss his voice all the time god bless you Johnny maestro. Junior
Report as inappropriate
The first time I listened to the 16 CANDLES song me and my girl where hooked on the crests music, we were both 16 at that time and now I am 73 and still listening to the fabulous CRESTS....R. I . P . JOHNNY
Report as inappropriate
DONT READ THIS. YOU WILL BE KISSED ON THE NEAREST POSSIBLE FRIDAY BY THE LOVE IF YOUR LIFE. TOMORROW WILL BE THE BEST DAY OF YOR LIFE. NOW YOU'VE STARTED READING THIS. DON'T STOP THIS IS SO FREAKY. But if you read this and ignore it, then you will have very bad luck PUT THIS ON 15 SONGS IN 143 MINUTES. WHEN YOURE DONE PRESS THE SPACE BAR AND YOUR CRUSH'S NAME WILL APPEAR IN BIG LETTERS ON THE SCREEN THIS IS SO CREAPY CAUSE IT ACTUALLY WORKS
Report as inappropriate
Just does not get any better than this!! RIP Johnny!
Report as inappropriate
Johnny should have lived to see that the Crest &the Brooklyn Bridge should have been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of fame -It's a rr a l
Report as inappropriate
You are my special angel my love. You have been gone for 2 months now . I miss you every second of the day and tears never leave my eyes. I know your watching over me my special angel!!!! Love you so much. RIP MY LOVE
Report as inappropriate
It's like they put me into a trance... :)
Report as inappropriate
JM. The best
Report as inappropriate
Now, this is what you call Classic Music, RIP Johnny!!
Report as inappropriate
Johnny Maestro should be inducted in the RocknRoll Hall of Fame
Report as inappropriate
rachelrod201 0
Johnny thank you for all u gave to music and romance. So many memories with ur great songs sung by your beautiful voice.
Report as inappropriate
Johnny thanks for all the joy brought with this #1 favorite classic
Report as inappropriate
One of the greatest singers ever
Report as inappropriate
Beautiful sounds!
Report as inappropriate
Miss your voice, but have your tapes.
Show more

Don't have a Pandora account? Sign up

We're sorry, but a browser plugin or firewall may be preventing Pandora from loading.

In order to use Pandora internet radio, please upgrade to a more current browser.

Please check our Help page for more information.

It looks like your browser does not support modern SSL/TLS. Please upgrade your browser.

If you need help, please email: pandora-support@pandora.com.

In order to use Pandora internet radio, please upgrade to a more current browser
or install a newer version of Flash (v.10 or later).

In order to use Pandora internet radio, please install Adobe Flash (v.10 or later).

[116, 111, 84, 69, 106, 92, 88, 81, 72, 77, 65, 112, 93, 88, 117, 87, 124, 109, 94, 90, 121, 105, 66, 81, 88, 123, 100, 108, 118, 124, 68, 76, 94, 72, 107, 90, 112, 84, 117, 85, 83, 107, 74, 81, 110, 89, 81, 81, 111, 79, 123, 109, 79, 106, 99, 69, 96, 120, 65, 107, 122, 91, 80, 114, 114, 72, 81, 96, 79, 66, 114, 78, 83, 124, 116, 103, 123, 120, 69, 122, 124, 113, 85, 114, 100, 104, 106, 105, 100, 69, 85, 87, 106, 119, 113, 64, 79, 92, 103, 64, 72, 124, 91, 83, 82, 115, 100, 81, 107, 74, 75, 85, 127, 110, 76, 79, 117, 118, 97, 125, 98, 76, 96, 117, 72, 77, 116, 89, 112, 85, 109, 114, 109, 87, 100, 110, 105, 92, 69, 77, 86, 112, 73, 69, 94, 119, 104, 103, 79, 123, 90, 71, 67, 127, 123, 125, 120, 67, 97, 81, 82, 100, 90, 85, 125, 112, 83, 124, 64, 82, 74, 106, 101, 86, 82, 95, 86, 116, 117, 83, 119, 83, 101, 83, 72, 65, 74, 77, 122, 123, 64, 124, 126, 99, 106, 81, 68, 65, 110, 91, 92, 91, 66, 75, 99, 116, 89, 124, 101, 75, 99, 108, 118, 75, 91, 82, 88, 122, 91, 117, 126, 75, 82, 91, 81, 95, 112, 87, 121, 68, 71, 64, 69, 69, 100, 72, 108, 116, 96, 76, 79, 113, 125, 81, 99, 69, 80, 108, 111, 67, 69, 72, 79, 91, 109, 77, 83, 125, 92, 108, 90, 96, 69, 77, 119, 96, 107, 106, 73, 93, 92, 110, 64, 105, 92, 122, 75, 110, 104, 111, 114, 127, 111, 64, 83, 104, 72, 95, 86, 86, 73, 81, 72, 110, 92, 94, 114, 72, 110, 72, 110, 109, 93, 124, 65, 73, 125, 68, 88, 95, 74, 112, 104, 77, 93, 98, 101, 117, 104, 89, 104, 113, 122, 119, 104, 65, 118, 79, 82, 127, 72, 122, 107, 109, 93, 101, 89, 109, 79, 74, 90, 75, 114, 76, 83, 105, 90, 65, 70, 81, 127, 116, 73, 116, 104, 81, 117, 71, 72, 118, 68, 91, 120, 111, 110, 115, 93, 126, 117, 109, 99, 64, 79, 98, 109, 92, 112, 89, 119, 121, 98, 92, 104, 65, 110, 109, 118, 108, 100, 109, 102, 92, 64, 72, 85, 89, 72, 108, 107, 90, 124, 74, 85, 82, 68, 126, 105, 127, 83, 89, 94, 68, 113, 88, 94, 67, 78, 96, 125, 111, 115, 93, 115, 102, 111, 84, 121, 119, 66, 67, 108, 89, 115, 88, 82, 66, 64, 122, 120, 102, 114, 78, 119, 88, 110, 118, 73, 121, 67, 98, 117, 87, 79, 127, 92, 65, 67, 92, 124, 64, 104, 87, 87, 66, 70, 90, 100, 89, 68, 95, 96, 109, 70, 112, 108, 77, 92, 122, 71, 84, 103, 116, 125, 99, 93, 83, 106, 122, 68, 125, 108, 98, 112, 85, 110, 85, 95, 104, 75, 70, 80, 124, 95, 115, 93, 72, 116, 86, 122, 81, 71, 100]