Rich Cronin

Born Aug 30, 1974

Richard Burton "Rich" Cronin was an American singer and songwriter. He was the lead singer and primary songwriter for the pop group Lyte Funkie Ones or LFO.

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1974 Birth Cronin was born in West Roxbury, Massachusetts on August 30, 1974, and grew up in Kingston, Massachusetts, of Irish and Swedish ancestry. … Read More


1993 18 Years Old Cronin attended Sacred Heart High School, graduating in 1993. … Read More


1999 24 Years Old 1 More Event
The group's breakout hit "Summer Girls" was written by Cronin in 1999, hit #3 on Billboard's Hot 100, and was #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 Single Sales chart for six weeks. … Read More


2007 32 Years Old In 2007, Cronin was a cast member for the VH1 reality show Mission: Man Band. … Read More
2008 33 Years Old In 2008, Cronin released his first solo album Billion Dollar Sound. … Read More
2009 34 Years Old 1 More Event
Cronin's final song, "It Only Gets Better," was recorded in 2009 after the LFO reunion tour, and released shortly after his death. … Read More
2010 35 Years Old 1 More Event
In the summer of 2010, Cronin suffered a relapse, and he was treated at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital in Boston.
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