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#6 in 1961
|Troy Shondell was born Gary Shelton, May 14, 1940, in Fort
Wayne, Indiana. Troy passed away January 7, 2016 from complications of
Alzheimer's and Parkinson's Diseases in a nursing home in Picayune,
Mississippi. He became a transatlantic one-hit wonder, by releasing a
single that made the record charts in both the US and the UK. The song,
"This Time" (or sometimes billed as "This Time (We're
Really Breaking Up)" sold over one million records, earning gold
disc status. Indeed, in a single year, sales rose to more than three
million copies. He wrote his first song at age 14, which was recorded by
Little Anthony & The Imperials.
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