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johnny-mathis today

John Royce “Johnny” Mathis started his music career recording singles of
standards and soon became a popular album artist, with several dozen
achieving gold or platinum status, and 73 making the Billboard charts. The
Guinness Book of World Records, lists Johnny Mathis has having sold 350
million records worldwide. Mathis received the Lifetime Achievement Award
in 2003 from the  Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. He was inducted
into the Grammy Hall of Fame, a special Grammy award established in 1973.

chances are 45

“Chances Are” was Johnny’s first “Most Played” hit, October of 1957

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4 Responses to “JOHNNY MATHIS IS 76 TODAY”

  1. tracy says:

    Remembering Johnny Mathis, mom and dad in the livingroom…..holding eachother tightly….dancing!

  2. Jennifer Lucas says:

    Hi, Tracy! My father was Johnny’s pianist & conductor from the late 60s til 1983. I have wonderful memories of standing backstage . . so glad to know that Johnny is not forgotten!

  3. Salina Ferguson says:

    I remember my dad was a Johnny Mathis fan he even tried mimicing him I today have all the albumes of Johnny Mathis my dad left behind, my dad past away in 2006 and he loved Johnny Mathis music and I like the songs alfy or chances are danny boy and so on all his Christmas music I have today and I still listen to those songs and the music still sound good

  4. Angella says:

    Happy Birthday Johnny!!! Luv,Luv,Kiss,Kiss,Hug,Hug!!!

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