Johnnie Ray

Johnnie Ray (January 10, 1927 – February 24, 1990) was an American singer, songwriter, and pianist. Extremely popular for most of the 1950s, Ray has been cited by critics as a major precursor of what would become rock and roll, for his jazz and blues-influenced music and his animated stage personality.

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1956 In Music - Top Hits On Record
... Ain't Good)" – Georgia Gibbs "I Remember You" – Doris Day "I Want to Be Loved" – Johnnie Ray "I Want You, I Need You, I Love You" – Elvis Presley "I Was the One" – Elvis Presley "I'll ...
List Of Number-one Singles In Australia During The 1950s - 1952
7 June Pee Wee King "Slow Coach (Slow Poke)" 5 weeks 14 June Johnnie Ray "Cry" 5 weeks 21 June Johnnie Ray "Cry" 5 weeks 28 June Johnnie Ray "Cry" 5 weeks 5 July Johnnie ...
1952 In Music - Top Hits On Record
... All of Me" - Johnnie Ray "Anytime" - Eddie Fisher "Auf Wiederseh'n Sweetheart" - Vera Lynn "Be My Life's Companion" - The Mills Brothers "Botch-A-Me (Ba-Ba-Baciami Piccina ... Sun" - Johnnie Ray The Four Lads "Ramblin' Man" - Frankie Laine "Rock of Gibraltar" - Frankie Laine "Settin' the Woods on Fire" - Frankie Laine Jo Stafford "A Sinner Am I" - Johnnie Ray "Slow Poke ...
Lee Gordon (promoter) - Australian Career
... Undeterred by this failure, Gordon went ahead with a tour by popular American singer Johnnie Ray in August 1954 ... Johnnie Ray's second Australian tour in 1955 was a landmark in the history of Australian entertainment ... Ray's emotionally charged performances electrified local audiences, who had not seen anything like it before ...

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