David Carroll And His Orchestra


David Carroll (October 15, 1913 - March 22, 2008, b. Rodell Walter Schreier) was an orchestra leader, songwriter, and arranger who served as the musical director at Mercury from 1951-1960 and became famous as a performing artist during the mid and late 1950s. He is best known for his Top 10 instrumental arrangement of the 1903 pop standard, "Melody Of Love" (1955). He later became the bandleader for The Smothers Brothers' road show band.

Best known songs (with years) include:

  • It's Almost Tomorrow (1955)
  • Melody Of Love (1955)
  • Fascination (1957)
  • Ship That Never Sailed (1957)
  • Midnight Lace (1960)
  • White Rose Of Athens (1962)

Pop charts debut year: 1954

Years active: ca. early 1950s - ca. late 1970s

Genres: Easy Listening

Labels: Mercury


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