Johnny Mathis is one of the most successful crooners in the history of pop music, selling more than 350 million albums, amassing dozens of gold and platinum albums. Johnny’s Greatest Hits (1958 Columbia) was the first greatest hits compilation ever released and it stayed on the charts for 490 weeks, just short of ten years and is still one of the best selling, multi-platinum albums of all time. He’s been making records for over 50 years, and is still in fine voice in 2009. He’s #3 on the list of top selling male vocalists and made more than 110 albums.
John Royce Mathis was born into a large family in Gilmer, Texas in 1935. The family moved to San Francisco while... Read More