Gichy Dan

Real Name:
Frank Passalacqua
Silken-voiced Staten Island crooner Gichy Dan, aka Frank Passalacqua, took his name from Beachwood # 9, an old rock'n'roll number from the 1950s. « We would concoct this romance thing, then make up some profound story, » as Coati Mundi says. Gichy Dan was baby-faced, sweetly dispositioned and everyone adored him. Adriana says, « Gichy Dan would have been a new Johnny Mathis, if he hadn't prematurely died of AIDS. » For August, « Gichy Dan was the precursor to Kid Creole and the Coconuts; had I known it, he would have been Kid Creole. I knew he could handle the material. »

Singles & EPs

106402 Gichy Dan - Cowboys & Gangsters album art Gichy Dan Cowboys & Gangsters (Single) Celluloid, Ze Records 106402 France 1981 Sell This Version