Joseph "Joe" Dolce (, originally ; 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 1980-81. 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.
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