Pat Dinizio

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Birthday
12, 1955
Birthplace
Scotch Plains, NJ
Death Date
Dec 12, 2017 (62)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
12, 1955
Birthplace
Scotch Plains, NJ
Death Date
Dec 12, 2017 (62)

About

Singer-songwriter and founding member of the rock group The Smithereens, the group that released singles like "Too Much Passion."

Before Fame

He formed The Smithereens with his New Jersey friends Jim Babjak, who plays guitar, the bassist Mike Mesaros, and Dennis Diken on drums.

Trivia

In addition to his work with The Smithereens, he released several solo albums, including a 2006 collections of cover songs for piano.

Family Life

He was born in Carteret, New Jersey.

Associated With

He was the subject of an ESPN2 documentary because he tried to be on an MLB team; the documentary included guest appearances from other great rockers, like Joan Jett and Bruce Springsteen.