Dino Danelli, the drummer for Young Rascals, died on Thursday, December 15, aged 78. Danelli has been described as “one of the greatest rock drummers of all time”. Danelli’s bandmates announced the news on social media by uploading a photo of him and writing that people have learned a lot from his experience in the music industry. . According to the article:
“I hope you all continue to admire his abilities and show him your love. Thank you for your continued support of his various activities throughout his career. You all made it possible for him to realize his ambition to be a musician and an artist. Joe Russo wishes you all the best.”
Dino Danelli’s cause of death has not been announced, nor has a funeral been held.
Twitter users pay tribute to Dino Danelli.
Dino Danelli has amassed a large following over the years thanks to his drumming skills. As news of his death spread, Twitter was flooded with tributes:
RIP Dino Danelli. https://t.co/chH3kgm0lg
– Clem Burke (@clem_burke) December 16, 2022
Sad to hear that the great Dino Danelli has passed away. An excellent drummer and artist. I will never forget all the happy times we had on Broadway during the Rascals run. Original student. Original, period. 💔
– Maureen Van Zandt (@MVZaGoGo) December 15, 2022
Dino Danelli became famous as a member of the group The Young Rascals.
Danelli began his career by founding The Young Rascals in 1964. The quintet debuted at a nightclub in New Jersey. The Young Rascals are known for songs like Good Lovin’, Groovin’, People Gotta Be Free, How Can I Be Sure, A Beautiful Morning and others. In March 1966, the rock band’s self-titled debut album topped the Billboard charts. They released eight more albums before disbanding in 1972. Although Eddie Brigati and Gene Cornish last appeared on their seventh album, Search and Nearness, their next two albums received mixed reactions. financially positive and critical. The group’s extraordinary journey lasted until one of its members, David Brigati, announced his departure from the group in 1970.
The band signed to Columbia Records in 1971, and although they released two albums, they didn’t get as many good reviews as their previous productions. Over the years, the band members kept changing and the founders quickly began looking for a solo career in the music business. Dino Danelli, Felix Cavaliere, Eddie Brigati, Gene Cornish, David Brigati, Robert Popwell and Danny Weis are among the notable actors. The group reshuffled in April 2010 for an event in New York, followed by two more in 2012 and 2013.
Danelli formed another band, Bulldog, when The Young Rascals disbanded in the 1970s. However, the group did not last more than three years. Danelli has performed with bands such as Fotomaker, Little Steven & The Disciples of Soul and others with The Young Rascals and Bulldog. Danelli is survived by unidentified family members. Throughout the years, Danelli has never talked about his private life.