Don Cherry


Don Cherry (January 11, 1924 - April 4, 2018) was a traditional pop and big band singer (not to be confused with the same-named jazz trumpeter) with smooth crooner vocals who became famous during the 1950s. His best known songs include the Top 5 smashes, "Thinking Of You" (1950) and "Band Of Gold" (1955), the latter of which went gold. He was also the voice behind the Mr. Clean commercials of the late 1950s and early 1960s.

Best known songs (with years) include:

  • Mona Lisa (1950)
  • The 3rd Man Theme (1950)
  • Thinking Of You (1950)
  • Belle, Belle, My Liberty Belle (1951)
  • Vanity (1951)
  • Band Of Gold (1955)
  • Ghost Town (1956)
  • I'm Still A King To You (1956)
  • Namely You (1956)
  • Wild Cherry (1956)

Pop charts debut year: 1950

Years active: 1951 - ca. 1960s

Genres: Big band, traditional pop

Labels: Decca, Columbia


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