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Johnny Mathis

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Johnny Mathis in concert at the Chumash Casino Resort in Santa Ynez, California, on May 25, 2006.

Source: Wikipedia

John Royce "Johnny" Mathis (born September 30, 1935) is an American singer of popular music and jazz. Starting his career with singles of standard music, he became highly popular as an album artist, with several dozen of his albums achieving gold or platinum status and 73 making the Billboard charts to date. Johnny Mathis has sold well over 350 million records worldwide, a according to Guinness Book of World Records writer and charts music historian Paul Gambacini and some other sources. This makes Mathis the third biggest selling artist of the 20th century.

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  • Birth name: John Royce Mathis
  • Born: September 30, 1935 (age 79) Gilmer, Texas, United States
  • Genres: Pop, soul, jazz, easy listening
  • Occupation(s): Singer, songwriter, actor
  • Years active: 1956–present
  • Labels: Columbia, Mercury
  • Website: www.johnnymathis.com

Read more about Johnny Mathis at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

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Billboard, 2019-09-26 05:28:37
Jo-An Anderson Fox, a Nashville-based talent and marketing executive who repped such singers as Johnny Mathis, Bobby Vinton, Perry Como, Jerry Vale,...

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Variety, 2019-01-04 23:19:01
That wonderful timeless voice you heard caroling you throughout the past holiday season (and throughout all the holidays seasons for the past half-century-plus) first came to national attention when the legendary singer Johnny Mathis signed up with Columbia Records and released his debut album, the jazz effort “Johnny Mathis” 65 ...

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