Ernie Maresca

Ernie Maresca

60s, Rock and Roll, pop, swing, rock n roll

Ernie Maresca (b August 21 1938, The Bronx, New York City), is an American songwriter, singer, and record company executive, best known for writing or co-writing some of Dion's biggest hits. He began singing and writing in a doo-wop group, the Regents, who later had a hit with "Barbara Ann". His song "No-One Knows" came to the attention of Dion DiMucci, who recorded it successfully with the Belmonts on Laurie Records, the record reaching # 19 on the pop charts in 1958.