In 1963 actor (Moondoggie in Gidget, The Guns of Navarone, The Gene Krupa Story, Vic Fontaine in Star Trek: Deep Space Nine)/singer (Goodbye Cruel World, Because They're Young, Didn't We, All, Her Royal Majesty) James Darren (James Ercolani) released "Backstage, (I'm Lonely)" (Willie Denson, Fred Anisfield).

Singer/composer Gene Pitney got into the top thirty with "Backstage (I'm Lonely) in 1966.