Artist Bio – Pat Boone – Singer, Songwriter, Actor (ARCHIVED)
Charles Eugene Patrick Boone, popularly known as Pat Boone was born on June 1, 1934 in Jacksonville, Florida.
He is known as a legendary musician, spokesperson, actor and songwriter.
Beginning of His Career : It was Pat Boone who popularized many R&B songs by black artists of those times. He was one of the most popular performers in the 1950s and was loved for his smooth and likeable singing style.
His Singing Style : Boone sang a number of melodious ballads with his strong baritone and won the hearts of many with his soothing singing and impressive style.
Some of Pat Boone’s all time hits include ‘Love Letters In The Sand’, ‘April Love’, ‘Don’t Forbid Me’, ‘Ain’t That A Shame’ and ‘Friendly Persuasion’. Boone acted in some films including Journey to the Center of the Earth.
Some Achievements and Recognition –
1) His recorded theme song for the film April Love in 1957 was nominated for an Academy Award.
2) The Billboard Magazine recognizes him as the #10 rock recording artist in history.
3) Was included in the GMA Hall of Fame by the Gospel Music Association.
For more information on Pat Boone, visit: http://www.patboone.com/
- I’ll Be Home
- Love Letters in the Sand
- Remember You’re Mine
- Sugar Moon
- Don’t Forbid Me
- April Love
- Johnny Will
- Speedy Gonzales
- Moody River
- Friendly Persuasion
- The Main Attraction
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