@ allmusic : Easily the most solid and long-lasting vocalist of his era, his laid-back delivery and expansive voice charmed audiences for decades, from his first appearance with a brother quartet into his eighth decade of performance as the head of his own dinner theater in Branson, Missouri.
@last.fm : After landing a spot as a regular on Steve Allen’s Tonight Show in 1955, he was signed to a recording contract with Cadence Records, a small label in New York run by conductor Archie Bleyer. His third single, “Canadian Sunset” (1956) hit the Top Ten, and was soon followed his only Billboard #1 hit, “Butterfly”
Audio : It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year . Moon River . Can’t Take My Eyes Off You . Sleigh Ride . Music To Watch Girls By . Happy Holiday/The Holiday Season . White Christmas . Can’t Get Used To Losing You . Born Free . Do You Hear What I Hear? .
Video : Interview With Jools Holland . w/ Henry Mancini – Moon River . Love Story On The Muppet Show! . w/ Antonio Carlos Jobim – Girl From Ipanema . w/ Sammy Davis, Jr. – Breezin’ Along with the Breeze . w/ Tony Bennett – City Medley . w/ Julie Andrews – Language Of Love .