The Dion Page

The Dion Page

  • Dion The Wanderer
    February 5, 2018

    Dion The Wanderer

    Rock and Roll It might seem that the wanderer has lots of girls and lots of fun, but he realizes it doesn’t amount to much. The lyric says: “I roam from town to town / I go through life without a care / I wave my two fists of…

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  • Dion Runaround Sue
    January 21, 2018

    Dion Runaround Sue

    Rock and Roll One golden oldie favorite is the classic “Runaround Sue” by Dion. The song was written by Dion and Ernie Maresca. They say it was about the kind of girl who wants you to love her, but when it comes to a commitment, she’s off to someone else. In…

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  • "I Wonder Why" by Dion and The Belmonts
    January 15, 2018

    Dion and The Belmonts I Wonder Why

    Doo Wop Dion and the Belmonts were one of the quintessential doo wop groups in this first era of rock and roll. They hailed from the Bronx in New York City. Group members were Dion DiMucci, Carlo Mastrangelo, Fred Milano, and Angelo D'Aleo. They called themselves The Belmonts because…

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  • Dion and the Belmonts A Teenager in Love
    December 17, 2017

    Dion and The Belmonts A Teenager in Love

    Doo Wop Music Ah, love can break your heart at any age, but it can be tough for teenagers. The song was written by the team of Doc Pomus and Mort Shuman (other songs by them include "Save the Last Dance for Me" "This Magic Moment"). The Belmonts were…

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  • Dion and the Belmonts Where or When
    November 22, 2017

    Dion and the Belmonts Where or When

    Doo Wop Music Dion and the Belmonts had a top ten hit with the song “Where Or When.” It was released in 1959 and rose up to #3 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100. The song comes from the 1937 Richard Rodgers & Lorenz Hart musical Babes In Arms,…

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