Don Ciccone
1946 - 2016
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Don Ciccone, a singer-songwriter who was a member of the Four Seasons, the Shondells, and the Critters, died Saturday, according to his daughter. He was 70.

Born in New Jersey, Ciccone was a founding member of the Critters, who had minor hits in the 1960s and helped the American front hold its own during the British Invasion years. Their "Mr. Dieingly Sad," written by Ciccone, and "Younger Girl" both made their way to the Billboard charts.

After his time with the Critters, Ciccone joined the U.S. Air Force, serving during the Vietnam War. After the war, he was tapped by Frankie Valli to join the Four Seasons, where he played guitar and bass. He also contributed lead vocals to songs including "December 1963 (Oh, What a Night)" and "Rhapsody."

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After leaving the Four Seasons in 1981, Ciccone began touring with Tommy James & the Shondells as their bassist and musical director, remaining on until 1987. Later in life, Ciccone pursued a solo recording career, recording albums including "Lost & Found."

Ciccone is survived by his wife, Stephanie, and his two children, Marli and D'Arcey.

Published in Los Angeles Times on Oct. 10, 2016.
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August 6, 2020
Don was a beautiful person. Still miss him
David Chan
Friend
April 11, 2020
Great Guy and Good Air Force friend.
Lou Rucker
Military
February 21, 2020
Four Seasons, Oh What a Night......Best bass backing ever!
Just played that track yet again.
Thanks Don,
RIP Franko
One of your many admirers in the U.K.
(Nowhere for uk admirers so Ive gone as US Minor Outlying Island)
Frank Byrne
Significant_other
January 13, 2020
I'm still enjoying his music after all these years....particularly his great hit Mr. Dieingly Sad.....for those of us that served in the military during those years and passed the loneliest time possible, this is a great song.
John Lunt
October 15, 2019
I miss Don always...he was an amazing man and a friend all through school...he had a beautiful soul...didnt know he passed 3 years ago on 10/08/16. Blessings to his family....he will never be forgotten
Kathleen DiDario
Classmate
April 15, 2019
My sincere condolences to the Ciccone family. I just learned of his passing while enjoying The Critters music on UTube. Don and I served together in the US Air Force at Dover AFB in Dover, Delaware in 1967. Don received orders to report to Dyess AFB Texas and was devastated that he had to leave the east coast while he was exploring his future musical career. He offered me $100 to take his orders which I gladly accepted as I was not a big fan of Dover. His uncle was Colonel in the Air Force so the orders were changed and we were both pleased. I saw him years later before a concert in Little Rock, Ak while he was with The Four Seasons and he hadnt changed a bit. He was a very talented friend who I shall not forget.
Neal Treu
Friend
April 7, 2019
SALUTE !
Hugh Gemmell
April 7, 2019
Salute
Hugh Gemmell
March 22, 2019
Many years have passed since your big hit Mr. Diengly Sad and I'm still enjoying the wonderful song. God bless!!
John Lunt
January 28, 2019
I am so sad that you are gone. I just looked you up and saw the video "Dec 63" and I was in awe of you. RIP Mr cicconne, RIP.
Phyllis Jonson
January 14, 2019
A wonderfully talented guy. I'm grateful that I got to see him a few years ago at Don't Tell Mama NYC, where he was introduced at the show put on by Brian Gari.
Sue Zee
December 12, 2018
I am 61 and unknowingly loved Don for years. I recently became obsessed with Mr. Dieingly Sad. The lyrics, the vocals...my God it does not get any better. Thank you sir and thank you for your service. I will forever be Mr. Dieingly glad that you blessed us with your incredible talent.
John Hiatt
Friend
November 21, 2018
Mr. Dieingly Sad is one of my favorites. I just learned Mr. Ciccone performed it. He was a great part of The Four Seasons. Loved his part in December 63. Fantastic voice and from all accounts a fantastic person. RIP
Bruce Myers
September 26, 2018
Didn't know you personally but loved you just the same! Rest in peace
Dan Dan Bucciano
September 17, 2018
USAF graduation Chanute AFB 1966.
Don and I were in the Air Force together. We were in the same class in tech school at Chanute AFB for three months. He and I were barracks commanders and we had a few special privileges, We were allowed off-base and we had later curfew hours. There was a base talent show while we were there and it was the first time I heard him really sing and play the piano. He brought the house down with his performance and won hands down. We spent a lot of time together while we there. I am posting our graduation picture from tech school. He is third from the right back row and I am first on the left bottom row.
RALPH DAUGHERTY
Military
September 14, 2018
Would have loved to say "thank you, Don" for one of the most beautiful love songs ever written, "Mr. Diengly Sad." When I learned that the man who wrote and sang this incredible song was from NJ I just beamed with pride. Also enjoyed his work on "Swearin to God" with the 4 Seasons. RIP Don and bless your family.
Gerard Iacangelo
July 8, 2018
Don played with the Critters out of Bridgewater, and I played with the Creations out of New Brunswick.I'm sure our paths must have crossed.
Keep singing on the other side.
Bruce, FL
July 3, 2018
My condolences to your family for their loss. Don was an incredibly talented man who will be missed my many.
Jason Jannotti
February 12, 2018
my favorite songs of all time, our song, me and my wife. Best written song that should have reached #1
Sorry to hear about his passing.
sam shapiro (Ft. Lauderdale Fla.)
December 17, 2017
I just found out about the passing of Don & I'm devastated! Mr.Diengly Sad is to me one of the greatest songs ever written of all time.I was 11 yrs.old in the summer of 1966 & heard it for the first time & immediately fell in love with the song.I became a musician & still play that song to this day & wonder what genius came out of Don's thinking to create the whole idea.The chord changes,melody,vocal harmonies they just kill me & even 51 yrs later still sounds amazing.I always wanted to meet Don & tell him myself what a genius & gifted talent he was.Now sadly I'll never get the chance.In memory of Don I will always play Mr.Diengly Sad until I die.My deepest sympathies to Don's family R.I.P.Don I will miss you.
September 1, 2017
Wrote one of, if not THE, most beautiful songs to ever fill the ethers.
From the bottom of my heart, thank you Mr.Ciccone, for a wonderful memory.
JoAnn Agnone
July 27, 2017
Saw Don and the Critters perform many times while in High School and at Villanova. He was incredible, without a doubt, one of the most talented and underrated musicians, singers and song-writers of our generation. The musical IQ up in heaven just got a little higher with Don up there.
James Ravelle
July 10, 2017
Wrote to Don a few years ago about "Mr. D.S." and the lyrics. He was kind enough to help me cover the beautiful song with the "correct" lyrics. Thanks, Don. You will be missed.
~Dr. Jim
Little Falls, NJ
July 2, 2017
Mr Dieingly Sad is a gorgeous song..I wrote Don years ago and complimented him and said I was going to cover it and he told me if I needed any help with the chords to let him know.. What a nice guy..RIP Don...
Raymond Smith
June 29, 2017
Good By Old Friend , you will allways be a great memory
John Mikos
June 8, 2017
I was deeply shocked and saddened when I only found out today (June 8,'17 ) that one of my most valued and respected mentors had passed away.I was only 13 when "Mr. Dyingly Sad" became a hit,and I'm so glad now that a couple of years ago I managed to get in touch with Don on Facebook and tell him what an impact that song had on me as an aspiring vocalist.My heart goes out to Don's family and to all his friends whose lives he no doubt also had a huge impact on.God Bless You Don Ciccone,Thankyou for the beautiful music and inspiration.
Derek Belbin
June 7, 2017
My deepest sympathy to family and friends. I did not know Don personally but sure would have liked to. I've included an e-mail reply I received from Don several years ago - seemed appropriate. Don, when I first listened to Mr. Dieingly Sad in 1966 I thought it was the most beautiful song I've ever heard Still is! From: celebritylisting [mailto:celebritylisting@gmail.com] Sent: Sunday, September 28, 2014 9:23 PM To: Leathers, Al Subject: Mr D. Sad Al, Thanx so much for the nice words. I was inspired by a beautiful young lady whom I wanted to marry but I was about to be drafted into the Vietnam war. They weren't drafting females ... hence, the last 2 lines of the hook. We eventually married & had 2 children. She has since passed away but her memory lives on in a song. Thanks again. Lots of life, Don Ciccone Ps: Plz visit my website from time to time because I'm going to be releasing a book and some new things soon.
Alan Leathers
May 5, 2017
Will always remember him from "Who Loves You" with Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons". Kepp playing them Don till I finally meet you. God Bless and "Thanks".
Conrad Linloff
April 30, 2017
Making music
I am so saddened to hear that Don left the earth. He had a great listening ear and was willing to help others without hesitation. I am very happy that I had the pleasure to know him, learn some guitar skills from him, and have a glass of ice tea or two just for an opportunity to chat
Rabe Cogsil
April 11, 2017
Massively talented artist. Exceptional vocalist, guitarist and writer/arranger. Mu dear roommate in the military and so very personable. My good friend Dona !
John Rosina
April 9, 2017
So sorry not to have learned of Don's passing sooner. We met in'66 at Chanute AFB and continued our friendship at Dover AFB. He was a wonderful and talented man. Please accept my condolences.
Robert Hedin
March 31, 2017
Sadly, I just found out tonight that Don passed away in October last year. Don was an incredibly talented and hard working musician and singer-songwriter during his lifetime. I have been a Frankie Valli & The 4 Seasons fan since the 1970's when I was a youngster. I had hoped to see 3 out of the 6 1970's era Four Seasons in Saratoga Springs,NY, a few years back when The Hit Men appeared, but Don was sidelined with health issue. I was able to meet Gerry Polci and Lee Shapiro, though on that downpour night where the audience was unfortunately inattentive and obnoxious while I was there only to see the band. Don emailed after and apologized for not being able to make that show and said that he hoped to meet up in the future and he'd sign that 8x10 band photo from Helicon. Sadly, that never happened. Last year was a rough one for me as my Dad's health declined in August and he was in 2 nursing homes and wasn't able to overcome the heart failure and passed away on December 16th. I've been out of it since. Yes, 2016, what a very sad year. R.I.P. Mr Ciccone :-(
Ian Zukswert
February 8, 2017
My Sympathy to the Family and Friends who know Don Ciccone better than myself. I was familiar with The Four Seasons but never saw them in concert. I was fortunate to meet Don Ciccone and hear him play in Port Salerno, Fl at the Pirates Loft. Wow! He could he draw a crowd! You always wanted to be there when He and his band were playing.
Again, Prayers and thoughts of Sympathy to the family and many friends he had. He will be missed.
Mg Scharf
Madelyn Goodner Scharf
February 1, 2017
GOD BLESS AND R.I.P.THANKS FOR YOUR GREAT MUSIC!
ED GORKA
January 29, 2017
Don and I grew up in Plainfield, NJ. His home was three doors down from mine on Ravine Road. I remember Don playing his accordion several times during "Show and Tell" days in the third grade. I always knew he would be a star someday and he did reach that level. Unfortunately after high school our paths separated and we didn't see each other. Last April (2016) after over 52 years we were able to schedule a reunion. Don and his wife Stephanie, Steve Dudley and his wife Mac and my wife Jill and I met in St. Lucie, FL. We had a blast sharing stories and memories from the old school days. Don was quite the entertainer and story teller. We all agreed to meet again this spring and I was just about to text Don to see if he was available in April. Unfortunately I received the news of his death late last night. I am shocked and saddened. My thoughts and prayers go out to his wife Stephanie and his children. Although we were apart many years I have so many great memories and stories about Don. He was a wonderful guy and I will certainly miss him. RIP my friend.

Jim Weigel
Edmond, OK
Jim Weigel
January 26, 2017
It broke my heart to read this news about Don, although I haven't seen him for many years, in memory, he was one of the best friends I ever found in life and it was so comforting to be able to think he was still out there somewhere. So much talent, so much class and what a beautiful mind. Condolences to his surviving loved ones.
Carrie Johnson
January 14, 2017
RIP, Don, our Mr. Dyeingly Sad. Sing in Heaven and let all of us know by sending down light showers with sunshine and rainbows to see, hear and feel. Our sympathy to Stephanie, your children, your colleagues, and friends around the world. You will be sorely missed. Nancy & Frank
Nancy Smythe & Frank Ginocchio
January 8, 2017
A few minutes ago, I saw the 'RIP Don Ciccone' message while playing a You Tube video of "Don't Let the Rain Fall Down on Me" and couldn't believe it - as I hadn't heard the news before.

How sad! I always wanted to thank Don for creating an extremely innovative, romantic slice of top forty music that never got old.

Although being in broadcasting has allowed me to interview several recording artists, I regret that I never had the privilege of meeting Don, or seeing him perform in person.

I first discovered "Mr. Dieingly Sad" as a young child and couldn't play it enough (it shared turntable time only with the likes of Meet the Beatles).

Later, it was one of the first records I searched for and made it a point to play after landing my first radio job as a top forty oldies DJ in Blairstown, NJ. ("Younger Girl" and Don's work with the 70's-era Four Seasons were also in our rotation!).

While corporate radio has not given The Critters their proper respect as the list of over-played oldies has devolved to fewer than 100 titles, Don Ciccone remains one of the best talents of the top forty era.

The fact that Don went to serve his country without complaint at the height of the Vietnam War - leaving behind his rising music career at the time - says a lot about his priorities.

My deepest sympathy to Don's family. THANK YOU for sharing him with the rest of us!

Freddy Mertz
Lodi, NJ
FreddyMertz@aol.com
Freddy Mertz
January 5, 2017
My grandmother was a Ciccone and your dad and my mom are cousins. We were so sorry to learn that your dad has passed. My mom saw him a few years ago performing at Saratoga Racetrack, I saw and met him years ago when he was with The Four Seasons
Thank you for lending his public self for us to enjoy
Kathleen Oreilly Kuczkuda
January 4, 2017
Please accept my deepest sympathy for the loss of such a wonderful man. I hope he's singing his masterpiece, "Mr. Dieingly Sad " in Heaven for all to enjoy as much as we did and still do. May God give you the strength to get through. God bless
Linda Kampf
December 31, 2016
Just last year I met Don at a restaurant in Stuart, Fl to give him my 45 of "Younger Girl" which according to him he never had a copy of the record. He was a real gentle gentleman. Not to mention he had a cool looking Harley.
I got to see him perform a couple times in Stuart, Fl. With his band, Skeezix.
Chuck S
December 3, 2016
Dolores Peluso
November 27, 2016
Steph, we are so terribly sorry about your loss. We just found out this evening. The last time I talked to Don he was so proud of all the work he was doing and couldn't help, as always, to mention how much he loved you. I wish there was something I could say but I know nothing would be appropriate. Samantha and Kevin
Samantha KSS Television and Film Production
November 22, 2016
Don came to the campus at Montclair State University last April to help our students in our fundraiser for Autism NJ. He flew up from Florida, donated both his time and unmatched talent, and we had a record fundraiser. The students loved him, as did so many others. I'll miss a great talent and a great man.
Larry Weiner
November 20, 2016
I remember Don Ciconne and Jimmy Ryan practicing in their dorm room at Villanova. So sorry to find out of his passing.
Charlie Messenger
November 8, 2016
I knew Don at Maxson Jr HS in Plainfield NJ
He had a beautiful voice. Played guitar and sang in the music room after school. Very handsome and mature. A great young man. Sorry he passed away. Condolences to the family.
Barbara (Grote) Pirmann
November 3, 2016
Valenda Newell
November 3, 2016
DON WAS AN AMAZING FRIEND AND MENTOR TO MY SON, DAVID.
DON SHARED SO MUCH WITH DAVID. HE WAS GENEROUS IN GIVING HIS TIME, FRIENDSHIP AND SHARING HIS ALL HIS WISDOM WITH DAVID.
DAVID IS DEVASTATED BECAUSE HE LOST HIS ONE TRUE MALE FRIEND.
I WANT TO THANK YOU DON FROM THE BOTTOM OF MY HEART FOR BEING THERE FOR DAVID THROUGH HIS UPS AND DOWNS...YOU NEVER GAVE UP ON DAVID.
WE'LL MISS YOU SO MUCH
MY PRAYERS GO OUT TO DON'S WIFE AND FAMILY.. FOR PEACE AND STRENGTH DURING THIS VERY DIFFICULT TIME AND FOR THEIR LOSS...
THANK YOU AGAIN DON
WE LOVED YOUR SENSE OF HUMOR AND DOWN TO EARTH SPIRIT..
LOVE PIXIE AND DAVID MUNOZ
Sierra Munoz
November 3, 2016
To a wonderful man who was a friend father and mentor to my nephew David of which our family will be extremely grateful.His contribution to the music industry will be missed.His family will be in our prayers
Susan Lauriellos
Friend
November 2, 2016
our thoughts a d prayers are with you
jack DePietro
October 24, 2016
I remember at thirteen buying the single Mr Dieingly Sad and have always had a great affection for this song and the wonderful memories of such great songwriting. Thank you Don and know this music will live on
Kim Green
October 22, 2016
We are sorry to hear about your loss of such a talented man. Our prayers and thoughts are with you.
Sandra and John Allison
October 22, 2016
To Don's family:Please accept my condolences on your loss. What a musician. Loved Mr. Dieingly Sad, a song Don wrote & sang lead. Hard to believe it's been 50 years since that song came out. Sounds great in 2016 also. The cover version of the Spoonful's Younger Girl was also great. Also loved him when he played with Frankie & the Seasons and Tommy James's Shondells. He will never be forgotten, forever remembered. Classy guy. May he RIP.
God Bless.
Todd Schuster
October 22, 2016
to Don Thank You. may God be w/ you. David Chan
DAVID CHAN
October 21, 2016
Just arrived in New Jersey for my high school reunion decided to look for don....found him here with God so saddened many blessings safe journey and prayers for all much love
"the younger girl"
Jan Murdock
October 20, 2016
Don will be missed by so many. He was a great musician and a great human being.
My sympathies go out to those he left behind.
Johanna Mabee
October 19, 2016
rest in peace.my pal.j.j.petrillo
October 19, 2016
Please accept my deepest condolences. There is little that I personally can say or do to ease your pain and suffering. May knowing that you are in the thoughts and prayers of many bring a measure of comfort. We look forward to the time when all things that cause sickness and death will be eradicated by God's kingdom (Matt 6:9,10).
October 18, 2016
As a friend and former classmate, elementary thru high school and catechism, I send my heartfelt condolences to Don's family and friends. Thanks for the memories and your music.
Faye Rossini
October 17, 2016
BRUNO GARGANO
October 17, 2016
I saw Donald at our last Class Reunion. We had so much fun. I brought my yearbook and I reminisced with his friend from California. His friend never signed my yearbook in high school but he requested my wish. Donald dated my friend, Joanne Wenzel, in Maxon Jr. High and then maybe high school.

Condolences go out to his wife and children. I really did not get to know Donald but I will be at the memorial.

Margaret Fontaine(Turi)
October 17, 2016
Stephanie, we are so saddened to hear of Don's passing and doubly so since we didn't get to spend much time with the two of you. Rick will never forget backing up Don on the drums while he played and sang "Mr. Dieingly Sad" on Rick's guitar....the highlight of his very short musical "career". We will think of you both whenever we hear a Four Seasons song and we send our condolences to the rest of his family as well.
Rick & Rory Ackerman
October 16, 2016
Dear Marli and Darcy - I was so sad to learn of your dad's passing last week. He was a warm and wonderful person...I don't know if you remember, I worked for him for several years when he had his DCP-King of The Jingles business in Ridgewood. He was so well liked and always had a good word for everyone. He will be missed. May good memories of him get you through this difficult time. Fondly, Ilene Greene
Ilene Greene
October 16, 2016
I met Don in 2004 when he came to teach guitar and bass lessons with me in Palm City, Florida. He was fun to work with, great to talk to, told amazing stories and taught my son how to play the bass.

My son and i feel blessed to have known Don. He was a bright flame and will be missed greatly.
Donna Vojcsik
October 16, 2016
My Sincere Condolences to the Family and Friends of Mr. Ciccone. I'm still enjoying his contributions to our music scene. May you lift your voice, and rejoice.... God Bless
Dwaine Johnson
October 15, 2016
Condolences and heartfelt sympathy go out to Stephanie, Marli and D'Arcy on the sad loss of Don. May the Angels guide and comfort you in your grief. God will hold Don in His loving arms. The music world feels his loss as do his fans, but none more than family. God bless. Thank you, Don.
Susan Detweiler Rehm
October 14, 2016
Prayers and condolences to your family. Thank you for your service to our country and for the joy and love you generously shared with us through your life and musical talents. " And death shall have no dominion." Dave file, rockaway, nj,
Dave File
October 14, 2016
I first met Don in Plainfield NJ in the early sixties. I was a DJ on a local radio station and did several record hops with Don. He used to come over to my apartment and we'd record duets on my old Wollensak tape machine.
I'm still DJing up in Albany NY (WABY Albany, NY)and recently interviewed Don on my show "Reilly on the Radio"
His musical gift was only eclipsed by his sense of humor. I can hear him laughing now! Every day is a gift!
Joe Reilly
Joe Reilly
October 14, 2016
Joe Reilly
October 14, 2016
My deepest heartfelt condolences to the Ciccone family. During this heartbreak period, my petition is that our loving heavenly Father comfort all those who already miss his presence and grant you peace to get through this difficult time.
(Romans 15:4)
October 14, 2016
Mike Massimino
October 14, 2016
My condolences to the family. May God comfort you during this difficult time.
M C
October 13, 2016
Sad loss. You can never silence that voice and the memories will be here forever. I'm proud of him and his military service to America. Special comes in many forms, some even in uniform. Rest In Peace.
Gary Gullickson
October 13, 2016
My husband and I are recent friends of Don and Stephanie. I met them after Mass one Sunday at Our Lady of the Snows Catholic Chuch in Sun Valley, Idaho. They had only been married about one year when we met. They were a strikingly good-looking couple! I joined them for coffee several times after Mass and loved their unique story of meeting randomly on an airplane and falling in love.

I am deeply saddened with news of Don Ciccone's death this past weekend. What a huge loss for his beautful wife, Stephanie. Their life together was much too brief! Don's musical talents were truly amazing, but what I liked best about Don Ciccone was his humility. Don's musical talents and bigger-than-life personality will never leave our memories.

Stephanie, you are in my thoughts and prayers. May God's grace and your faith sustain you during this difficult and challenging time.
Judy and Tommy Wells
October 13, 2016
Music comes from heaven above into the soul of man. Don, sing before Jesus - the Saviour and lover of our souls. Our lives start here and continue there. Dear Lord, Comfort Don's family here until they are united with Don there. B Wilko - Perth, Western Australia
October 13, 2016
Stephanie,
My condolences to you and the rest of Don's family.
Jessica Linden
October 12, 2016
WE are all better lovers of music because he was a friend, fellow PHS classmate and who kept busy in the NY music picture for years...ending with the Hit Men......Mr. Dyingly Sad to us always as he sings keeps rolling across our minds.....
David Bowers
October 12, 2016
Don was 2 years ahead of me at Plainfield High. My girlfriends and I would go to the Shackamaxon CC to listen to The Critters. Loved that band! My condolences to his family.
Anita
Anita Hinkel
October 12, 2016
Sorry for your loss. We were stationed together at Dover AFB in 1968. What a sense of humor. His white corvette and black limo's used to show up at the aircraft hanger were he wrote some his songs. He was a good guy. Ray Wozniak. Easthampton Ma.
October 12, 2016
Thank you for the musical legacy you left for us to enjoy. Heartfelt condolences to your loved ones and fans.
October 12, 2016
So sad to hear the passing of Don. Met him through my sister and brother in law who were friends of his in New Jersey. The music world will never be the same. RIP
Karen Wenzel
October 12, 2016
I had the honor & pleasure of meeting Don many times when he toured with Frankie Valli. He was not only talented but a true gentleman. My condolences to his family.
Sherry Rianna Notarangelo
October 12, 2016
As Jesus says at Luke 23:43 you will be with me in paradise. How wonderful that will be!
Eve Mcdaniel
October 12, 2016
Mr. Dieingly Sad, what a great record it was. I'm not the only one. In a survey of thousands of people, it comes up as a song that should have been a hit, usually near the very top of the list! Hope Don knew how many people loved his songs.

Bob Smolarek - High Birge NJ
October 12, 2016
After only recently learning that fellow Critter band member, Kenny Gorka, had passed away, I am saddened beyond description to have just learned that music has lost someone so kind and talented as Don Ciccone. I first saw Don and The Critters perform as a young boy growing up in Chatham, New Jersey. I was only about 14 years old and I remember thinking that The Critters, with their wonderful harmonies being led by Don's amazing lead vocals, were every bit as good as The Beatles! I immediately went out and bought their album, Younger Girl. I remember hearing Don being interviewed many years ago on WCBS-FM (NYC)and explaining how he had written his epic-masterpiece-classic, "Mr. Dieingly Sad," in tribute to the woman had become his loving wife. My most heartfelt condolences and sympathy to Don's entire family, and everyone who loved Don and his amazing musical legacy.
Phil Vier
October 12, 2016
I'm sorry for your loss. May you all be comforted and strengthen by God almighty.
October 12, 2016
Our deepest sympathy to Don's family. We were privileged to know Don these past ten years. He will be missed.
Jack & Cindy Motter
Friend
October 12, 2016
Thank you Don. You will be missed. RIP
Karen & John Seuberth
October 12, 2016
You were a friend, a great musician, had the most beautiful voice ever...bigger than life. We are heartbroken.
Jeanne Gari
October 12, 2016
Thank you for giving so much ..
Gayle Asher
October 12, 2016
I am so sorry for the loss of your loved one. Please find peace and comfort in Psalms 119:786.
October 12, 2016
Sorry for your lost, may God give you the comfort you need during this difficult time
October 12, 2016
Shackamaxon CC, The Renagades, good times thanks Don your music lives on
orrin
October 12, 2016
I don't remember his music, but I am sure there are many that do. Thanks for the melodies. My condolence and prayers goes out to the family. 1 Cor. 15:26
j b
October 12, 2016
Rest with God Don, thanks for the awesome memories in your music. Prayers for your family during this time.
Robert Lester
October 12, 2016
Such a loss!!! Too soon, too soon... Growing up with Don, knowing him as one of the most uniquely talented people I've ever met...there is now a hole in my life. The memories will have to do...The Knights of Brubeck...The Crypt...his handmade comic books...sledding down the driveway with Duke snapping at my pants...Plainfield HS class of '64...and now wondering if he finished his book??? This past July he was so excited about it...

my prayers go out to his family.
Jeff Cordiano
October 12, 2016
Grief can be so hard, but our special memories help us cope. Remembering you and your loved one today and always.
October 12, 2016
It was a pleasure to have met you, Frankie and THE band those many, many years ago. I remember you and THE band to be most entertaining. My sincere condolences to the entire Ciccone family and friends. Rest in peace kind sir.
Allan Clarke - The Hollies
October 11, 2016
jeanne gari
October 11, 2016
My thoughts and prayers are with the Ciccone family. Mr. Ciccone's talent was truly a gift from above. May his soul have everlasting peace with our Heavenly Father.


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