Mel Carter (b. 1939) is a highly acclaimed and veteran soul/pop singer and actor with a flair for romantic ballads who became famous during the mid 1960s. Best known for the soaring "Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me" (1965), his many other hits also include his renditions of such traditional pop standards as "(All Of A Sudden) My Heart Sings" (1965) and the Jack Taylor/Bob Musel-penned "Band Of Gold" (1966, not to be confused with the same-named hit by Freda Payne). Carter appeared in such TV programs as "Marcus Welby, M.D.," "Sanford And Son," "Quincy, M.E.," "CHiPs," and "Magnum, P.I.," as well as "Friday Foster" (1975), "Chesty Anderson, USN" (1976), and several other movies.
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- Band Of Gold 1966
(This song was previously a hit for Don Cherry (1956), Kit Carson (1956), and the Hi-Fi Four (1956).)
- Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me 1965
- (All Of A Sudden) My Heart Sings 1965
(This song was previously a hit for Paul Anka (1959).)
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