Gene is best remembered for his memorable recordings of such songs as, “A Town Without Pity” which won a Golden Globe Award and was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Song, “Only Love Can Break A Heart,” and “Twenty Four Hours From Tulsa”. In 2002, he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Gene died of a heart attack on April 5, 2006 at the age of 66 in his hotel room in Cardiff, Wales. His final show was at Cardiff’s St David’s Hall.
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