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Joe Dolce Biography | Poet

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Joseph "Joe" Dolce (/ ' d o l t e /, originally / ' d o l t s / ; born 1947 in Painesville, Ohio ) is an American-born, Australian singer/songwriter, poet and essayist who achieved international recognition with his multi-million-selling song, " Shaddap You Face ", released under the name of his one-man show, Joe Dolce Music Theatre, worldwide, in 1980-1981. The single reached number one in 15 countries, it has sold more than 350,000+ copies in Australia, and has remained the most successful Australian produced single in music history for over thirty-three years selling an estimated six million worldwide. It reached No. 1 on the Australian Kent Music Report Singles Chart for eight weeks from November 1980.