RIP Vic Damone

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RIP Vic Damone

Postby Muskrat » 12 Feb 2018, 19:00

Underrated if not unknown by those whose knowledge of pop balladeers begins and ends with Sinatra


Sinatra and Damone, along with Tony Bennett, Perry Como, Dean Martin and others – comprised a group of Italian Americans who dominated the postwar pop music field. Far from resenting the mimicry, Sinatra praised Damone’s singing ability.

Damone still drew crowds in nightclubs and concerts into his 70s, before illness prompted his retirement to Palm Beach with his fifth wife, fashion designer Rena Rowan.




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Re: RIP Vic Damone

Postby sloopjohnc » 12 Feb 2018, 21:29

That's too bad. Always liked him.