Singer Johnny Maestro Dead At 70 (Photos)


Singer Johnny Maestro of the band The Brooklyn Bridge has died at the age of 70, after battling cancer.   Read more on Johnny Maestro’s death below.

Johnny Maestro started out singing in the New York subways and years later went on to record the teen love song,”Sixteen Candles.”

The singer died on Wednesday night in Florida after a battle with cancer at the age of 70.

Maestro was the lead singer of the Crests in the 1950s and then ten years later performed with the Brooklyn Bridge. Maestro still performed with the Brooklyn Bridge until he was diagnosed months ago with cancer.

Some of Maestro’s popular songs included   “The Worst That Could Happen”, “Blessed is the Rain,” and “You’ll Never Walk Alone.”

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