Johnny Desmond

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... read moreJohnny Desmond's ultra-smooth vocals earned him the nickname of "The Creamer." He enjoyed success in Detroit during the 1930s before forming a foursome known as the Downbeats, which joined Bob Crosby's band, the Bob-O-Links. Desmond joined Gene Krupa's band as a lead singer in 1941, later worked...

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It's A Lonesome Old Town
2:20
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The Last Time I Saw Paris
2:13
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Sleigh Ride
2:54
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Elmer's Tune
2:47
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Moonlight Cocktail
3:18

Biography

Active: 1930s-1960s
Country Of origin: United States of America

Johnny Desmond's ultra-smooth vocals earned him the nickname of "The Creamer." He enjoyed success in Detroit during the 1930s before forming a foursome known as the Downbeats, which joined Bob Crosby's band, the Bob-O-Links. Desmond joined Gene Krupa's band as a lead singer in 1941, later worked with Glenn Miller's Air Force Band, and was known as "The G.I. Sinatra." He later was a featured member of Don McNeill's Breakfast Club in Chicago and recorded for RCA, Coral, and MGM. He was also featured on '50s television staples Hit Parade and Face the Music. ~ Ron Wynn~ Rovi

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