Born Dion Francis DiMucci in 1939 in the Bronx, Dion is a singer songwriter known for having over a dozen Top 40 hits in the late 1950s and 60s, especially "Runaround Sue" and "The Wanderer." After being part of Dion and the Belmonts, he embarked on a solo career in 1961. He was elected to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 1989.


Dion is featured in The Music Edition, Guest Editor, Jonathan Galkin / DFA