Eddie Fisher

Genres: Comedy Drama Holiday & Seasonal Horror Pop / Rock Sci-Fi / Fantasy Television Vocals
Descriptive "tags": 50s jazz easy listening eddie fisher american pop hard bop philadelphia guitar Powered by AudioScrobbler
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1980s 1990s 2000s
Artist Compilations: Eddie Fisher (Guitar)

Biography

Edwin Jack Fisher, 10 August 1928, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Fisher was a ‘bobby sox idol’, one of the most popular US singers of the 50s, with a strong, melodic voice. He sang with the bands of Buddy Morrow and Charlie Ventura at the age of 18, and his nickname was ‘Sonny Boy’ because of his affection for Al Jolson songs. In 1949 he gained nationwide exposure on Eddie Cantor’s radio show. Signed to RCA - Victor Records, and accompanied by Hugo Winterhalter, Fisher had a string of US Top 10 hits through to 1956, including ‘Thinking Of You’, ‘A Man Chases A Girl (Until She Catches Him)’, ‘Turn Back The Hands Of Time’, ‘Tell Me Why’, ‘I’m Yours’, ‘Maybe’/‘Watermelon Weather’ (duets with Perry Como), ‘Wish You Were Here’ (number 1), ‘Lady Of Spain’, ‘I’m Walking Behind You’ (number 1), ‘Oh My Pa-Pa’ (number 1), ‘I...

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