Lenny Welch

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by Lenny Welch

Biography

15 May 1938, Asbury Park, New Jersey, USA. Treading the same path as Johnny Mathis, Welch built his career singing pop tunes with a hint of R&B flavour and a succinct sweetness in the voice. He began singing professionally in 1958, and signed with Archie Bleyer’s Cadence label in 1960. His record was a remake of an old Jerry Vale hit, ‘You Don’t Know Me’ and it went to number 45 on the pop chart in 1960, shaping the course of his career. In 1963 Welch’s remake of... Read more

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60s
pop
male vocalists
new jersey
american
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