Guy Mitchell
American pop singer
Guy Mitchell
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.
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VIDEO: San Diego County Residents Mourn Seau’s Death
Carlsbad Patch - almost 5 years
The Wednesday morning death of former NFL star Junior Seau drew hundreds of mourners to his beachfront home, where the life-long Oceanside resident was often seen enjoying the sun and chatting up neighbors.   “He was a good, humble man,” said neighbor Eric Dobbins, who often saw Seau surfing, riding his bike on the boardwalk and eating dinner at Oceanside haunt Primo’s. ”He didn’t act like a celebrity. He never exploited that.” Related: Junior Seau Death Being Investigated as Suicide Outside the residence, people wept, sang hymns and embraced each other. Friends, family and fans piled flowers near the doorstep and some gathered on the beach to pray and create a giant cross made of stones. As Seau’s mother left the house, she cried out “God bless you all” and thanked the crowd for their support.   Many of the onlookers seemed to have a personal reason that brought them there to pay respect, including Pearlie Daniels, who knew Seau for many years. “What I will remember mo ...
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Burn cricketers beat leaders Stockton to lift Guy Mitchell Cup - The Press, York
Google News - over 5 years
UNDERDOGS Burn lifted the Guy Mitchell Cup after beating HPH York Vale Cricket League division one leaders Stockton & Hopgrove by 30 runs at Selby on Sunday. It completed a bad weekend for Stockton, whose advantage at the top of the league table had
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Bob Merrill: The Music That Made Him - Playbill.com
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Eileen Barton ("If I Knew You Were Comin', I'd've Baked a Cake"), Arthur Godfrey ("Candy and Cake"), Jimmie Rodgers ("Honeycomb"), Sarah Vaughan ("Make Yourself Comfortable"), Guy Mitchell ("My Truly, Truly Fair," "She Wears Red Feathers and a Huly
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Re-live the 1950s on Heritage Weekend - Wokingham Times
Google News - over 5 years
These include sweet rationing, the sounds of Guy Mitchell and wedding dresses costing just £6. As is customary with the Heritage Weekend, Lady Elizabeth Godsal, the High Steward of Wokingham, will join the mayor of Wokingham Town Council,
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York win Graham Headley Memorial Cup - The Press, York
Google News - over 5 years
... attack as Heworth were blown away for just 39. In-form Richard Proctor took 3-10, Ahmed 2-5 and Ben Williams wrapped up the innings with two wickets in three balls. Tomorrow sees the Guy Mitchell Cup final between Stockton & Hopgrove and Burn at Selby
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HOTEL 71 MEZZ LENDER, LLC v. TUTT - Leagle.com
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Guy Mitchell and others 1 are judgment debtors as a result of their default of personal guaranties of a loan that Hotel 71 made to an entity owned and controlled by the judgment debtors in order to acquire and renovate a hotel in Chicago named "Hotel
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Wolfson: Sam Mitchell will get a well-deserved interview after all - 1500 ESPN
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Mitchell was eventually fired in Toronto by a new boss, Bryan Colangelo, who always wanted to bring in his own guy. Mitchell lost nine of his first 17 games in 2008-09 and Colangelo saw an opening. Jay Triano came in and finished the season 15 games
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Cornwall Ontario Economic Sr Dev Honcho Bob Peters at Fancy Food Show in ... - Cornwall Free News
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Bob Peters with With Guy Mitchell, White House Chef at the Fancy Food Show in Washington. Washington DC - We heard from Bob Peters of Economic Development here in Cornwall Ontario where he is sharing some of the amazing opportunities and advantages of
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Traders slam Southwold roadworks that coincide with Latitude Festival - Norwich Evening News
Google News - over 5 years
Guy Mitchell, chairman of Southwold and District Chamber of Trade, said the day after Latitude was an important for local shops and busineses as hundreds of people leaving the festival would be visiting the town. He claims the roadworks will not only
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Book Review: 'Car Guys vs. Bean Counters' by Bob Lutz - BusinessWeek
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“Small cars are like vodka,” the hard-drinking car-guy's-car-guy Mitchell once noted. “People will try them out, but they won't stay with them.” These days, people pay hundreds of dollars for bottles of colorless, flavorless, odorless liquor—and small
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This Day in Music: July 1st - Gibson
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1999, American singer Guy Mitchell, died aged 72 at Desert Springs Hospital in Las Vegas. He had the 1957 UK & US #1 single “Singing the Blues' plus over 10 other UK Top 40 singles. Mitchell also appeared as George Romack in the 1961 NBC western
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Artist discovering Christopher Columbus in Columbus - Sauk Prairie Eagle
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Artist Robert Ladislas Derr, associate professor of art at The Ohio State University, is searching for one to three community members interested in singing “Christopher Columbus,” a short song by 1950s pop artist Guy Mitchell about the legendary
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Gay, Guy and the Truly tape - Irish Times
Google News - over 5 years
On that occasion he used as his signature tune My Truly, Truly Fair, recorded by the American crooner with a similar name, Guy Mitchell. There was a minor controversy at the time because copies of the tapes were found in the recording studio at Largo
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George Grant Added to Huskie Line-up - Patch.com
Google News - over 5 years
Grant, from the gifted Huskie class of '63, will sing the smash hit, "Singing the Blues", by Guy Mitchell. The hit song, stayed #1 on the Billboard Box for 9 weeks in 1956. Grant, a regular with the school group, "The Argonauts" is also working on a
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Even as Royal Palm becomes James hotel, questions still linger on what led to ... - PR NewsChannel (press release)
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As name changes, court papers reveal Carbon Capital 'instigated negative publicity' which contributed to the financial collapse and led to a series of false 'Miami Herald' articles about Guy Mitchell to gain financial leverage
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NAS Jax chefs compete in top culinary competition - Florida Times-Union
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“We also met with civilian chefs from the Food Network, including Guy Mitchell, and representatives from Anheuser Busch and McCormick (the spice people). It was a great experience, we learned quite a bit and brought back a lot of knowledge to share
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Performance artist from Ohio seeks local voices - The Commercial Dispatch
Google News - over 5 years
Artist Robert Ladislas Derr is searching for one to three community members interested in singing "Christopher Columbus," a short song by 1950s pop artist Guy Mitchell about the legendary 15-century explorer, for his 10 town multi-media project,
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Monday Afternoon - Senior's Golf, June 14th - Wawa-news.com
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-Draw for 9 holes of Golf , courtesy of the Chapleau Golf Club : Bruce Staines. -Draw for one Canadian Tire Voucher, courtesy Wawa Canadian Tire: Jack Aitkenhead. -Draw for two Sleeves of Golf balls from a Anonymous donor: Guy Mitchell + Chris
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US Attorneys Set Sights on Banks - Corporate Counsel
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The bank's largest borrower, Guy Mitchell, is charged with diverting $25 million in construction and real estate loans to his personal accounts (some of which he allegedly used to buy an island in the Bahamas) with the help of Ballard, whom he is also
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Runners and triathletes compete - Summerland Review
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Male 19-39: First Ryan Migneault, second Guy Mitchell, third Joe Mitchell. Male 40-59: First Stephen Taylor, second Doug Holmes, third Kevin Bourchier. Male 60+: First Don Bergstrom, second Bill Atkinson, third Terry McPhillamey
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Guy Mitchell
    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 1999
    Age 71
    Mitchell died on July 1, 1999, aged 72, at Desert Springs Hospital in Las Vegas, Nevada of complications from cancer surgery.
    More Details Hide Details In 2007, to commemorate what would have been his 80th birthday, the English division of SonyBMG released The Essential Collection CD. His song "Heartaches by the Number" was part of the soundtrack of the 2010 video game Fallout: New Vegas.
  • FIFTIES
  • 1982
    Age 54
    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.
    More Details Hide Details BDL 2041 in the UK). The album was entitled "20 Golden Pieces of Guy Mitchell" (not to be confused with "20 Golden Greats" by Mitchell released in 1979). The songs on the album are:- Side 1 Side 2
  • TWENTIES
  • 1956
    Age 28
    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.
    More Details Hide Details He married three times, first to Jackie Loughery, a former Miss USA, then to Elsa Sorensen, who had been a Miss Denmark. His third wife, Betty, survived him after 25 years of marriage.
  • 1949
    Age 21
    He won on the radio show Arthur Godfrey's Talent Scouts in 1949 as a soloist.
    More Details Hide Details Mitch Miller, in charge of talent at Columbia Records, noticed Cernik in 1950. He joined Columbia and took his new stage name at Miller's urging: Miller supposedly said, "my name is 'Mitchell' and you seem a nice 'guy', so we'll call you Guy Mitchell." Bob Merrill wrote hits for Mitchell. In the 1950s and 1960s Mitchell acted in such movies as Those Redheads From Seattle (1953) and Red Garters (1954). He appeared in "Choose a Victim", a 1961 episode of Thriller. His first hit was "My Heart Cries for You" (1951).
  • TEENAGE
  • 1947
    Age 19
    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.
    More Details Hide Details He went next to New York City and made records for King Records as Al Grant (one, "Cabaret", appeared in the Variety charts).
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1927
    Born
    Born on February 22, 1927.
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