Guy Mitchell

Pop Singer
Born Feb 27, 1927

Guy Mitchell, born Albert George Cernik was an American pop singer, successful in his homeland, the U.K. and Australia. As an international recording star of the 1950s he achieved record sales in excess of 44 million units and this included six million-selling singles. He was inducted into the Hit Parade Hall of Fame in 2008. In the fall of 1957, Mitchell starred in his own ABC variety show, The Guy Mitchell Show.… Read More

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1927 Birth Born on February 22, 1927.


1947 20 Years Old Mitchell served in the United States Navy for two years in World War II, then sang with Carmen Cavallaro's big band. In 1947 he recorded for Decca with Cavallaro's band, but left due to food poisoning. … Read More
1949 22 Years Old He won on the radio show Arthur Godfrey's Talent Scouts in 1949 as a soloist. … Read More
1956 29 Years Old He ventured into rock with songs including "Heartaches by the Number", "Rock-a-Billy", "The Same Old Me", and his biggest hit, "Singing the Blues", which was number one for 10 weeks in 1956. … Read More


1982 55 Years Old In February 1982 he re-recorded 20 of his popular songs with new musical backings (in stereo) at the Audio Media Studio in Nashville, Tennessee for Bulldog Records (No. … Read More


1999 72 Years Old Mitchell died on July 1, 1999, aged 72, at Desert Springs Hospital in Las Vegas, Nevada of complications from cancer surgery. … Read More
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