The Addrisi Brothers
|Tags:||rock and roll sock hop|
|Decades:||1970s 1990s 2000s|
Don (14 December 1938, Winthrop, Massachusetts, USA, d. 13 November 1984) and Dick Addrisi (b. 4 July 1941, Winthrop, Massachusetts, USA) were a Californian-based pop duo that recorded for over two decades, but are best remembered as songwriters for their gentle ballad, Never My Love, which was a US number 2 in August 1967 for the Association. (Over 20 years later, Never My Love was confirmed as the second most performed song of the twentieth-century after the Righteous Brothers Youve Lost That Lovin Feeling.) As singers, the Addrisi Brothers first charted in the USA in 1959 with Cherrystone on Del-Fi Records, the west coast label that also recorded Ritchie Valens. They later recorded without success for various labels, and it was not until 1972, signed to Columbia Records, that they reappeared in the US chart and had their first Top 30 hit with Weve Got To Get It On Again. Five...