In 2010, I was asked to edit and help publish an interview with Eugene Pitt, original lead singer of the Jive Five, as conducted by Bob Miner, for Keep Rockin’ magazine. With Gene’s passing, I thought it was appropriate for fans to hear his history in his own words and also read some kind words
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Gary Puckett at the Riviera in North Tonawanda
Saturday, October 5, 2019 at 7:30 PMRiviera Theatre & Performing Arts Center
67 Webster Street
N Tonawanda NY 14120
Phone: (716) 692-2413
Beginning with “Woman, Woman” in 1967, Gary Puckett & The Union Gap’s first 5 releases went gold and he went on to sell more records in 1968 than any other recording act – including The Beatles. On the strength of “Young Girl”, “This Girl is a Woman Now”, “Lady Willpower” and “Over You” he toured, the world, performed at the White House for royalty, and appeared on more than 50 television shows and specials. His 2001 PBS television appearance still airs to this day.
The show will open up with Motown favorites, The Shades of Blue (“Oh How Happy”).
Presented by Scotty Productions in association with Pop, Rock & Doo Wopp Live!