Friday, April 17, 2009

ഉ FRANKIE AVALON, Venus|Why|Bobby Sox To Stockings|

Frankie Avalon (born Francis Thomas Avallone on September 18, 1939 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is an American actor, singer, sex symbol, and former teen idol. By the time he was 12, Avalon was on U.S. Television for his trumpet, and as a teenager, played with Bobby Rydell in Rocco and the Saints. In 1959, "Venus" and "Why" went to number one on Billboard magazine's Hot 100. "Why" was the last #1 of the 1950s. Avalon had 31 charted Billboard U.S. Singles from 1958 to late 1962, including "I'll Wait For You" (U.S. #15), "Just Ask Your Heart" (U.S. #7), "Bobby Sox to Stockings" (U.S. #8), and "A Boy Without a Girl" (U.S. #10), most hits written and/or produced by Bob Marcucci, head of Chancellor Records. In 1964, he helped open the Circle Star Theater in San Carlos, CA. [wikipedia]

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