Don Cherry (Singer/Golfer)

Don Cherry (Singer/Golfer)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Donald Ross Cherry (born January 11, 1924) is an American singer of traditional pop music, best known for his 1955 hit, "Band of Gold"; and a former amateur and professional golfer. Cherry was born in Wichita Falls, Texas. He started as a big band singer in the orchestras of Jan Garber, Victor Young In 1951 he recorded his first solo hits, "Thinking of You" and "Belle, Belle, My Liberty Belle." In 1955 came his biggest hit, "Band of Gold," which reached 5 on the Billboard chart. It sold over one million copies, and was awarded a gold disc. The track peaked at 6 in the UK Singles Chart. He had three more hits in 1956 ("Wild Cherry," "Ghost Town" and "Namely You"), all backed by orchestra leader Ray Conniff. He was also the voice of the Mr. Clean commercials during the late 1950s and early 1960s.
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  • Paperback | 60 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 100g
  • United States
  • English
  • 613670420X
  • 9786136704203