What happened to Benny Mardones?

What happened to Benny Mardones?

Singer-songwriter Benny Mardones, whose hit “Into the Night” made two appearances on the top 20 of Billboard’s Hot 100 chart, died Monday, his friend and record producer Joel Diamond announced. He was 73. Mardones, a Vietnam veteran, was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease in 2000.

Did Benny Mardones pass away?

June 29, 2020
Benny Mardones/Date of death

How old is Benny Mardones now?

Benny Mardones
Died June 29, 2020 (aged 73) Menifee, California, U.S.
Genres Brown-eyed soul, soft rock
Occupation(s) Singer, songwriter
Years active 1978–2017

What did Benny Mardones died of?

Parkinson’s disease
Benny Mardones/Cause of death

Who is Mardones son?

Michael Mardones
Benny Mardones/Sons

Who did Benny Mardones marry?

Jane Braemerm. 2011
Benny Mardones/Spouse

Who is Heidi Benny Mardones?

Benny Mardones told Songfacts that the 16-year-old girl he’s singing about was named Heidi, and she lived in his apartment in Spanish Harlem. Their relationship was purely platonic, however, as Benny looked after Heidi and her family after her father left. Benny would pay her $50 a week to walk his basset hound, Zanky.

Is Benny Mardones from Syracuse?

Singer-songwriter Benny Mardones will be buried in Central New York, the area he considered his second home. After years in New York City and Los Angeles, Mardones stopped performing and moved here in 1985 to beat his cocaine and alcohol addiction. He ended up calling Syracuse his “hometown.”

How old was the girl in the Benny Mardones video into the night?

1. “ Is it about a creepy older guy hitting on a 16-year-old girl? Mardones, who co-wrote the song with Robert Tepper, was 33 when it first came out. Tepper, best known for performing “No Easy Way Out” on the “Rocky IV” soundtrack, was 30.

Where was Mardones buried?

Benny Mardones

Original Name Ruben Armand Mardones
Birth 9 Nov 1946 Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, USA
Death 28 Jun 2020 (aged 73) Menifee, Riverside County, California, USA
Burial Donated to Medical Science, Specifically: Parkinson’s research
Memorial ID 211930822 · View Source

Who sings If I could fly id pick you up?

Benny Mardones
Into the Night/Artists