Johnny Maestro & The Brooklyn Bridge – 40th Anniversary Edition
Best known for their million selling rendition of Jimmy Webb’s “The Worst That Could Happen,” Johnny Maestro and the Brooklyn Bridge was created in 1968 when two bands, The Rhythm Method and The Del-Satins featuring Johnny Maestro, merged. From the late 1950’s to the early 1960’s Johnny Maestro was the lead singer of The Crests, fronting such hits as ‘Sixteen Candles’, ‘Trouble In Paradise’, ‘Step By Step’, and others. The Del-Satins recorded hits as well, ‘Teardrops Follow Me’ and were most respected studio background vocalists working with many artists most notably with Dion, on his solo hits including ‘The Wanderer’ and ‘Runaround Sue’ and many others.
The Rhythm Method was 7-piece local Long Island band popular on the local club circuit. Known for their trademarks of strong vocal and horn arrangements, The Brooklyn Bridge recorded hit after hit beginning with their first gold record for Jimmy Webb’s, ‘The Worst That Could Happen’. Other hits include ‘Welcome Me Love’, ‘Blessed Is The Rain’, and ‘Your Husband, My Wife’. The Band’s countless television appearances include ‘The Ed Sullivan Show’ They continue to make numerous concert appearances in the US and abroad, recently visiting Germany and England.
This concert from 2008 is finally on DVD! The show was recorded at The Sellersville Theater, Sellersville, PA. on May 6, 2006. The DVD features interviews of all the group members, a montage of the history of Johnny Maestro and The Brooklyn Bridge, The Long Island Music Hall of Fame Awards with Jimmy Webb and the concert, featuring 23 songs.