Songwriter; Fassert (born 1938) is most famously known as the writer of the popular song "Barbara Ann"[The Beach Boys - Barbara Ann] which was originally written for the band that he was in at the time, The Regents (2). In 1961, the song reached #13 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. It was covered by other artists, including the Beach Boys on their 1965 album, The Beach Boys - Beach Boys' Party!, with the single reaching #2 on the Billboard chart. Fassert wrote "Barbara Ann" for his sister, Barbara Ann Fassert. His brother, Charles Fassert, was the original 2nd tenor of the Regents.
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