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'16 Candles' crooner Johnny Maestro dies

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Singer Johnny Maestro, the man who sang the 1958 doo-wop ballad “16 Candles” with the Crests and spent many years with The Brooklyn Bridge, who had a top-five hit with “The Worst That Could Happen,” has passed away in Florida after a battle with cancer. He was 70.

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