Monday, May 25

Listening Booth – Johnny Maestro & The Brooklyn Bridge, “The Worst That Could Happen”

Johnny Maestro, who died yesterday at the age of 70, made a name for himself as the lead singer of the Crests.  As music lovers know, the Crests scored a major hit in 1958 with “16 Candles”.  A few years later, Maestro left the group and eventually became the frontman for a group called (appropriately enough) Johnny Maestro & The Brooklyn Bridge.  Their biggest hit came in 1968 with a cover of a 5th Dimension tune, “The Worst That Could Happen”.  Here it is: