Johnny mathis

Experience the beautiful melodies and soulful voice of Johnny Mathis. Explore his iconic songs and albums, and immerse yourself in the golden era of music.
After the lukewarm reception to his debut album, Johnny Mathis caught fire with a series of hit singles. By age 22, he had the number one record in the country, "Chances Are." (Courtesy of Sony Music) Pasta, Normcore, Johnny Mathis, Johnny, Judy, Greatest Hits, Boogie Woogie, Black Media, Performance

Johnny Mathis was only 19 years old when a Columbia Records executive heard him singing in a San Francisco nightclub and decided to sign the teenage singer on the spot. After his first album, recorded in a jazz style, failed to register with the public, producer Mitch Miller guided Mathis to a more straightforward romantic sound, leading to hits like "Wonderful! Wonderful!" and "It's Not for Me to Say." A series of appearances on The Ed Sullivan Show made Mathis a national star, and at age…

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September 30, 1935: Johnny Mathis is born John Royce Mathis in Gilmer, Texas. He is raised in San Francisco. A star athlete, he turns down the chance to try out for the US Olympic Team as a high jumper in 1954 to pursue a career in music. Swooning hits like "Chances Are," "The Twelfth Of Never," "Misty," and "Wonderful! Wonderful!" earn him the title of the king of makeout music in the '50s and '60s, and a string of popular Christmas albums make him a radio favorite each holiday season. Texas, Popular, Fitness, Films, Maxis, Johnny Mathis, Johnny, Gilmer Texas, Royce

September 30, 1935: Johnny Mathis is born John Royce Mathis in Gilmer, Texas. He is raised in San Francisco. A star athlete, he turns down the chance to try out for the US Olympic Team as a high jumper in 1954 to pursue a career in music. Swooning hits like "Chances Are," "The Twelfth Of Never," "Misty," and "Wonderful! Wonderful!" earn him the title of the king of makeout music in the '50s and '60s, and a string of popular Christmas albums make him a radio favorite each holiday season.

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