Lennie Baker, American musician and singer, Died at 69

Lennie Baker was born on April 18, 1946, in Whitman, Massachusetts and died on February 24, 2016, in Weymouth, Massachusetts.

He was an American singer and saxophone player

He was best known for the 1950s rock group, Danny and the Juniors.

Then, Lennie became a member of the musical group Sha Na Na, doing vocals and playing sax.

Baker had toured with the group and appeared alongside them on the television series, Sha Na Na, which aired from 1978-1981.

Lennie featured in the movie Grease with them, singing lead on the song, Blue Moon. He appeared in several other movies with the group, as well.

He received his territory education at the Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts where he joined Phi Kappa Tau Fraternity.

He retired in 2000 to Martha’s Vineyard in Massachusetts.

During January 2014, Lenny returned to support his alma mater, Whitman Hanson Regional High School and its drama club’s production of Grease, singing Blue Moon as he did in the motion picture to a capacity crowd.

Baker never got married.

He left behind his 3 brothers, nieces, and nephews and great nieces and nephews

Before his death, Lennie had been hospitalized with an infection.

Lennie Baker passed away at 69 yrs old.