Tuesday, April 05, 2016

Carlo Mastrangelo, R. I. P.

Carlo Mastrangelo - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Carlo Mastrangelo (October 5, 1938 - April 4, 2016) was an American doo-wop and progressive rock singer. Born and raised in the Bronx, he lived in an apartment on the corner of 179th St. and Mapes Ave. He was an original member of The Belmonts (with or without Dion DiMucci), a popular singing group of the late 1950s and early 1960s.[1][2] He also led the progressive rock/jazz ensemble, "Pulse", during the 1970s.

2 comments:

Jeffrey Meyerson said...

Oh, crap. I've got a CD set of Dion's live "comeback" concert (now some 25 years in the past) and Carlo was there to sing backup on "I Wonder Why" and others, plus do one solo himself.

RIP

Bill Crider said...

I have that CD. The Belmonts were great, with or without Dion.