|Genres:||Pop / Rock|
|Tags:||60s pop rock and roll swing rock n roll vocal rock rockabilly twist|
21 April 1939, Bronx, New York, USA. Marescas one hit was the rousing rock n roll tune, Shout! Shout! (Knock Yourself Out), from 1962, which went to number 6 on the US chart. With great support from the vocal group, Del-Satins, Maresca created a piece that epitomized the spirit of early rock n roll with its sense of fun and enthusiasm for dance. But he was mainly a behind-the-scenes talent, writing and producing acts for the Laurie label in New York City. The songs he composed included No One Knows for Dion And The Belmonts; Runaround Sue and The Wanderer for Dion, and Runaround for the Regents. Most of the acts he worked with were hard-hitting, Italian-American, doo-wop groups who came from the Bronx, notably the Belmonts, Regents, Camelots, Del-Satins, Nino And The Ebbtides, and the Five Discs. In the UK, Shout! Shout (Knock Yourself Out) was remade in...