Johnny Maestro

By JJ Duncan on
Johnny Maestro, known best for his work with Jonny Maestro and the Brooklyn Bridge, died after a prolonged battle with cancer Wednesday in Cape Coral, Florida. The doo-wop singer was 70. Maestro broke ground as a singer in the 1950s as he formed one of the first successful interracial vocal groups, The Crests. The group charted a number 2 hit single in 1958 with its best-remembered song "16 Candles."Maestro performed solo for a number of years before Brooklyn Bridge was formed in 1968...Read Full Story