Johnny Standley


Johnny Standley (December 6, 1912 - May 27, 1992) was a musician, actor, and comedian from Milwaukee, WI. He topped the charts in 1952 with the comedic, self-penned "It's In The Book," which sold over two million copies and went gold.

Best known songs (with years) include:

  • It's In The Book (Parts 1 & 2) (1952)

Pop charts debut year: 1952

Years active: ca. 1950s

Genres: Novelty, comedy, spoken

Labels: Capitol


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