Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Dion’s motto as an artist? ‘Take the money out of the decision’

Apr 22, 2022 362

BY: Charles Passy

Dion DiMucci is best known as the rock ‘n’ roller who rose to fame more than a half-century ago with such hits as “I Wonder Why,” “Teenager in Love” and “Runaround Sue.” And, of course, there’s his signature song, “The Wanderer,” a number that spoke to the Bronx-born artist’s gutsy attitude.

But his wandering didn’t end there. Dion, as he’s simply known, has maintained a vibrant presence on the musical scene through the years. He had a folk hit in 1968 with “Abraham, Martin and John.” He has recorded a number of blues albums, including the Grammy-nominated “Blues with Friends” (2020). 

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