|Genres:||Comedy Movies Drama Movies Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock Soundtrack Television Vocals|
|Tags:||jazz 50s easy listening eddie fisher american pop philadelphia hard bop oldies guitar|
|Decades:||1950s 1960s 1980s 1990s 2000s|
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 Cantors 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, Im Yours, Maybe/Watermelon Weather (duets with Perry Como), Wish You Were Here (number 1), Lady Of Spain, Im Walking Behind You (number 1), Oh My Pa-Pa (number 1), I...