Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy.
Another 3 wins.
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(TV Series) (singer - 17 episodes)
(TV Series) (singer - 217 episodes)
"I Believe" / "On The Sunny Side Of The Street" (Amos Records)
2 Biographical Movies |
1 Print Biography |
3 Articles |
2 Pictorials |
Francesco Paolo Lo Vecchio
Did You Know?
In my leaner days I failed many an audition because, I was told, I sounded "too black" . . . I'm certain the confusion was the direct result of the music that influenced me while I was developing my style. I guess I became the first of the so-called blue-eyed soul singers.
When performing his signature hit "Mule Train" at the 1950 Academy Awards, he caused the unintentional comic highlight of the evening when his whip wouldn't crack properly. After a series of false starts ("Oops, that's no good. Can we try it again?") that got him, the audience, and music director Alfred Newman
laughing uproariously, he was finally able to sing the song through to completion, ...
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