Rich Cronin
American singer
Rich Cronin
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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Un 8 de setiembre nacieron Ricardo Montaner, Peter Sellers y Sara García - Andina
Google News - over 5 years
2010.- Muere el cantante estadounidense Rich Cronin. Es conocido por ser el líder y compositor de algunas canciones del trío pop americano LFO (Lyte Funky Ones). En junio de 2009, LFO se reúne y Rich regresa a los escenarios. Nace el 30 de agosto de 1975
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Legion faces tough decision after member's embellishments - The Wenatchee World Online
Google News - over 5 years
“We are all shocked to the bottom of our feet,” said Legion Post 10 past commander Rich Cronin. “It's almost like it's out of a movie. Every time we find something out, it's like, I can't believe it. And I can't believe it because he's such an
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Efemérides de espectáculos del 30 de agosto - SDP Noticias
Google News - over 5 years
Nace el cantante estadunidense Rich Cronin. También fue compositor del trío pop LFO (Lyte Funky Ones). En junio de 2009, LFO se reunió y Rich regresó a los escenarios. El 8 de septiembre de 2010, perdió la lucha contra el cáncer. 1977
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What happened to Jennifer Love Hewitt? - gulfnews.com
Google News - over 5 years
Jennifer once had her pick of high-profile men, and dated the likes of Carson Daly, John Mayer and Joey Lawrence, with LFO frontman, Rich Cronin, writing the band's hit single Girl on TV for her. But her recent love choices have seen the actress
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CELEBRITY BACHELORETTE, Ben Flajnik Hot Date With Jennifer Love Hewitt! - AstroChicks
Google News - over 5 years
She's dated a variety of Hollywood guys including Carson Daly, John Mayer, Joey Lawrence, and LFO singer Rich Cronin who passed away last year of leukemia. What we love most about Ms. Hewitt is she's not afraid to take chances, a hopeless romantic,
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Alternatív módon pasizott be a szexi sztár - Story Online
Google News - over 5 years
A méltán elfeledett LFO nevű fiúcsapat tavaly szeptemberben elhunyt frontembere, Rich Cronin az Ötösfogat című sorozatban szeretett bele Jenbe. Majd levelekkel kezdte bombázni, amiből szerelem, és 1999 nyarának egyik popslágere, a Girl on TV lett
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Walmart to celebrate opening as SuperCenter - Bradenton Herald
Google News - over 5 years
... MANATEE -- The 24-hour Walmart store at the intersection of University Parkway and Lockwood Ridge Road will celebrate its grand reopening Wednesday with face-painting, food sampling and a live radio feed, store manager Rich Cronin said
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Jennifer love hewitt - cea mai proasta actrita americana din ultimii 25 de ani - Acasa.ro
Google News - over 5 years
Pe lista de fosti iubiti ai lui Jennifer Love Hewitt figureaza Carson Daly, chitaristul John Mayer, actorul Joey Lawrence, precum si Rich Cronin, solistul grupului LFO. La un moment dat, ea a fost si logodita cu actorul scotian Ross McCall,
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Foto: Nekoč boš spoznal/a, da nisi več središče mojega vesolja, čeprav si ... - RTV Slovenija
Google News - almost 6 years
Foto: EPA Seznam nekdanjih ljubimcev igralke Jennifer Love Hewitt je precej dolg, na njem pa je tudi pokojni član skupine LFO Rich Cronin. Med njunim sestajanjem ga je igralka navdihnila, da je zanjo spisal skladbo Girl on TV
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Old Game Show Network Reinvents Itself with Interactivity
NYTimes - over 9 years
Sandwiched among reruns of classic episodes of ''The Newlywed Game'' and repeats of canceled network reality contests like ''Dog Eat Dog'' on GSN (formerly the Game Show Network), a new program called ''Without Prejudice?'' stands out. The 60-minute episodes examine how participants judge their peers, based on their views of hot-button topics (like
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In This Contest, Competitors Flex Their Lexicons and Victory Is All in the Definition
NYTimes - almost 10 years
Billy Dorminy was perspicuous, talking about poecilonyms on television, and there was nothing pusillanimous about the way he did it. Words, words, words. They were flying inside the main New York Public Library yesterday, where Billy, 16, of McDonough, Ga., was one of 50 finalists in the National Vocabulary Championship, which promised to reward
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MEDIA TALK; Going From Scandal to a Satirical Game, at the Speed of Online Humor
NYTimes - over 10 years
In these digital times, political scandals are often quickly commemorated by online games or parodies. The case of Mark Foley, the Florida Republican who resigned from Congress in disgrace in September, has led to ''Foley's Follies,'' an online game in which Mr. Foley's head is maneuvered through a Pac-Man-like maze as it tries to outrun
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BASKETBALL; As Spotlight Fades, Fraser Finds His Way
NYTimes - about 11 years
Last spring, Villanova center Jason Fraser set up an appointment with one of his sociology professors, Brian Jones, to discuss career options. Jones and Fraser talked about teaching, social work and the ministry. Jones remembers Fraser leading the conversations with two dominant themes: ''How can I prepare myself to be a community leader?'' And,
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Hollywood Unions Object To Product Placement on TV
NYTimes - over 11 years
A group of show business unions are denouncing the creeping practice of ''stealth advertising,'' the integration of commercial products into the story lines of television shows, which they say deceives audiences and forces writers and actors to do jobs they were not hired for. The Writers Guild of America, West, and the Writers Guild of America,
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THE MEDIA BUSINESS: ADVERTISING; 'What's My Line?' For Madison Avenue, it may be replicating old game shows for TV advertising.
NYTimes - almost 12 years
MADISON Avenue's going for game shows, and quiz shows too, not to mention talent shows. To attract attention amid the commercial clutter, a growing number of advertisements appearing on television are borrowing creative elements from famous TV shows of the past. There are spoofs of vintage game shows, salutes to successful quiz-show contestants,
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COVER STORY; In Search Of Youth: Game Show Makeovers
NYTimes - over 12 years
ASKED which of four American artists painted ''Nighthawks,'' an ''ode to big-city loneliness,'' a contestant on ''Russian Roulette'' guesses Andrew Wyeth. (As anybody who has ever walked through the front door of the Whitney knows, it was Edward Hopper.) On ''Dog Eat Dog,'' a man asked to name the largest island in the Mediterranean Sea answers,
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COVER STORY; 'Love Connection' Meets 'The Osbournes'
NYTimes - over 13 years
THIRTY years ago, Chuck Woolery would never have pictured himself as a game-show host, let alone the flag bearer for an entire network built around buzzers and bonus rounds. But that was before he sang on Merv Griffin's talk show. After Mr. Woolery's performance, Mr. Griffin asked him to stay awhile. ''I had an interview that stretched to 15, 20
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POP REVIEW; Three Heartthrob Material Boys Threaten to Burst Bubble Gum
NYTimes - almost 17 years
One bit of sweet revenge accomplished by today's teeny-bop stars is the symbolic displacement of the popular boy. Boy bands like 'N Sync and the Backstreet Boys teach girls to favor sensitive choirboy types over the football-playing kind who barely assert themselves on a date until it comes to fumbling in the back of a car. Yet pop is never through
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Rich Cronin
    THIRTIES
  • 2010
    Age 35
    In the summer of 2010, Cronin suffered a relapse, and he was treated at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital in Boston.
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  • 2009
    Age 34
    During a January 2009 appearance on The Howard Stern Show, Cronin claimed that Hewitt abruptly ended the relationship after he confronted her concerning reports that she was unfaithful during their relationship.
    More Details Hide Details In March 2005, Cronin sought treatment for constant headaches, and was diagnosed with a form of leukemia known as acute myelogenous leukemia. He underwent chemotherapy at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston. By January 2006, his leukemia was in remission, but recurred in 2007. He subsequently started the Rich Cronin Hope Foundation for Leukemia to raise awareness. He was trying to make it his mission to educate people about the urgent need for donating blood, and even more so, bone marrow. He was left with such severe leg pain that Brad Fischetti and Lima had to help the singer get dressed before shows and carry him on stage.
    Cronin's final song, "It Only Gets Better," was recorded in 2009 after the LFO reunion tour, and released shortly after his death.
    More Details Hide Details Billboard described the song as an "upbeat tune reminiscent of the boy band's past hits "Summer Girls" and "Girl On TV," but the lyrics discuss Cronin's health struggles and how they altered his view of the world".
  • 2008
    Age 33
    In 2008, Cronin released his first solo album Billion Dollar Sound.
    More Details Hide Details He recorded two hit songs, "Impossible" and "Story of My Life". Cronin also formed a rap duo with Doug Ray (formerly of Bad Ronald) called Loose Cannons. They released one album entitled Life Goes On. The band performed shows from 2006 until 2008. On June 3, 2009, LFO posted a blog entitled "LFO IS BACK" on their official MySpace page which announced that they had reunited and were going on tour beginning July 9, 2009, with Rookie of the Year, Go Crash Audio, and Kiernan McMullan. A new song titled "Summer of My Life" was also announced in association with the reunion. In September 2009, however, LFO announced that they had again broken up.
  • 2007
    Age 32
    In 2007, Cronin was a cast member for the VH1 reality show Mission: Man Band.
    More Details Hide Details The show also starred Chris Kirkpatrick of 'N Sync, Jeff Timmons of 98 Degrees and Bryan Abrams of Color Me Badd. The four former pop stars came together in Orlando, Florida to reestablish their music careers and to pitch their new music to major record labels over the period of three weeks in hopes of getting a record deal.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1999
    Age 24
    Cronin began dating actress Jennifer Love Hewitt in 1999 after meeting her backstage at the Blockbuster Entertainment Awards. Cronin wrote the song "Girl on TV" about Hewitt for which she also appeared in the video. They broke up in 2000.
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    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.
    More Details Hide Details The single also went platinum in the US with sales of over 1,000,000 units. The group's second album, "Life is Good", was released on Davis' new label, J Records, with Cronin writing or co-writing each song on the album. The group had success with the album's first single, "Every Other Time." LFO disbanded in 2002.
  • TEENAGE
  • 1993
    Age 18
    Cronin attended Sacred Heart High School, graduating in 1993.
    More Details Hide Details He also attended Bridgewater State College and worked part-time in a Blockbuster video store. Cronin was the founding member of the pop group LFO. The group started out in Germany on BMG in 1997 with member, Brian Gillis aka "Brizz". In the spring of 1998 the group opened up for *NSYNC and by this time were signed to BMG/Logic Records in the US. They were labeled as the "bad boys of pop" citing influences: The Beastie Boys and New Edition. They released two singles: "Sex U Up (The Way You Like It)" and "Can't Have You" with original member, Brian Gillis. Gillis left the group frustrated with the direction of the group and lack of success. His brother, Mike Cronin, was a manager for the pop group O-Town. Harold "Devin" Lima was added to the group to replace Brian Gillis six months before the hit "Summer Girls", was released. By this time, the group had transitioned from Logic Records to Arista Records. Executive Clive Davis mentored and worked closely with Cronin on the group's self-titled debut album.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1974
    Born
    Cronin was born in West Roxbury, Massachusetts on August 30, 1974, and grew up in Kingston, Massachusetts, of Irish and Swedish ancestry.
    More Details Hide Details He had a brother, Michael and a sister Cassandra.
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