Related Information for Freddy Cannon Freddy Cannon, born Frederick Anthony Picariello, in Revere, Massachusetts, on December 4, 1940, is an American rock-n-roll singer. Picariello grew up in the North Boston suburb of Lynn and learned to play guitar as a boy. In high school, he formed a band and tried to emulate the hard-driving style of Little Richard. Picariello eventually signed with Philadelphia label Swan Records, a recording studio in which Dick Clark had an interest. Clark brought Picariello national exposure through.. read more