This day (September 30, 1935), in Gilmer, Texas, is born Johnny Mathis, an American singer of popular music .
Wikipedia : This day (September 30, 1935), in Gilmer, Texas, is born Johnny Mathis, an American singer of popular music .
Johnny Mathis : Nevertheless, Johnny remained in New York and landed bookings at some of the leading nightclubs such as the Village Vanguard, The Blue Angel and Basin Street East. In June of 1957, Johnny appeared on the Ed Sullivan Show where he was introduced to the record buying public and became a national celebrity and household name.
@Facebook : A sublime vocalist whose approach to pop music transcends passing fads and trends, he has performed songs in an incredible variety of styles and categories — from music composed for stage and film to golden era jazz standards, contemporary pop hits, and holiday music both sacred and secular
@ last.fm : Johnny’s Greatest Hits went on to become one of the most popular albums of all time and spent an unprecedented 490 continuous weeks (almost ten years) on the BILLBOARD Top Albums Chart.