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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
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I am 9 and i like old music the Beatles Motown
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jagb121
Hi to JT! Great Entertainer!
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jagb121
The best....
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I am 11 and I like oldies like Boy George,Selen a , a n d Whitney Houston
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I love oldies
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I heard this song in Back In the Future
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j.m. forever in our hearts he was the best of the best
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Now that is music !!
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Johnny maestro and the Crest the best !
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Johnny Maestro. One of the best voices in the history of music!!
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The best----The. 50's
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I said this a million times Johnny Maestro should have been in the Rock &Roll hall of fame -he should of lived to see this great accomplishme n t - RIP Johnny
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Johnny Maestro. The best
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will7776
omg johnny maestro the greatest truly missed gone from us to early rip
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nursepriscil l a
Came across this station by accident looking for Flamenco music. What a GREAT mistake to come across this music!!...my 14 year old son just LOVE, LOVE, LOVES this music! Says Mom, I could listen to this 24/7 for the rest of my life, I love this music!
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Johnny Maestro had one of the best voices in the music industry. Thanks for the great music & memories. RIP!!
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JOHNNY MAESTRO AND THE CRESTS, WOW WHAT MEMORIES WITH 16 CANDLES AND JOHNNY, GREAT MUSIC, GREAT MEMORIES, GREAT MAN.
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hwy1sgt99
Johnny was also a Del Satin
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This a great!!!!!!! The music and the comments!!!!
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will571804
In my opinion, Johnny Maestro was the best of all doo wop.....then forming the Brooklyn Bridge to top off with Worse that could happen along with Welcome me Love and My husband, your wife. Heaven is blessed with your music.....
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The best JM God Bless!
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I was sweet 16
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I took my little girl friend to the sock hop . And dance to this song by Johnny Maestro& The Crests
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Earth angle
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Model Girl was amazing
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I'm 10 and I luv my oldies I learned them from my dad luv you dad if your reading this��������
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RECORDANDO AQUELLOS AYERES ,.-´+´-., CALLE 28 Y MAPLE STREET ,.-´+´-., WEST LOS ANGELES CALIFORNIA ,.-´+´-., LOS DUKES WEST SIDE ,.-´+´-., BENITO BARRETO JIMENEZ ,.-´+´-., GRACIAS Y BENDICIONES COMPAÑEROS Y COMPAÑERAS ,.-´+´-., MIL GRACIAS X ABERLOS CONOSIDO ,.-´+´-., X FORMAR PARTE DE MI VIDA ,.-´+´-., SIEMPRE ESTARAN EN MI MENTE Y CORAZON ,.-´+´-., GRACIAS ,.-´+´-., GRACIAS ,.-´+´-., GRACIAS ,.-´+´-.,
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reed.anthony 1 9
Johnny and the Crests belong in the R&R HoF....What a disgraceful omission
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Thnx for the trip on memory Lane
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Mahalo to all you folks at Pandora..... . . . . . . . . . . . U DA Best......
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Awesome. song
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Where's my lowrider when I need it
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jrsjrsjrs57
Can't remember the last time I heard this. It's as good as ever. Thanks for a shot of the past. Timeless
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Good times Love this Song!
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This is one of the many jams that I know by heart. Even after my accident with a car and being in the hospital for a long while...
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Wow, I'm 14 again what memories. Cute girls sneaking out at night,and singing on the corner with friends.
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I really love his songs
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I like it aloh��
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YOU COULD PICK JOHNNY'S FABULOUS VOICE OUT OF A MILLION!!!
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Love this Song!!!' Great!!!!!
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Don't read this because it actually works. You will be kissed on the nearest Friday by the love of your life. Tomorrow will be the best day of your life. However if you don't post this you will die in 2 days. Now you started reading this so don't stop. This is soscary put this on at least 5 songs in the next 143 minutes. When done press f6 and your lovers name will appear on the screen in big letters this is so scary because it actually works.
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Better then music they play now,crazy rap,hard rock,n crap that don't make sense,hip hop music, ""just doo wop""listen to it alday.
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I remember when I waz 16 , it waz a nice birthday ¿? ####
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Smooth as cream. An "integrated" ? group was a bit unusual for that time. Nice to know there was a beginning.
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marvins39
r.i.p. johnny...gre a t voice
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Great ban
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We lost Mr. Johnny Maestro in 2010 due to cancer,but his music along with The Brooklyn Bridge will live on for ever.Thanks for sharing your talent.
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dragonlady60 8 8
Grt music....grt times....... !
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