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Johnny Mathis

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"Sometimes I feel I earn too much," says Mr. Mathis

Interview by Maureen Cleave, The Evening Standard, 15 July 1961

"YOU'D BE amazed how many people have an awful lot of money," said Johnny Mathis easily, thinking no doubt what an awful lot of mugs ...

Comment — The Mathis Chart Mystery...

Profile by Keith Matthews, Record Mirror, 16 February 1963

DID JOHNNY Mathis burn his boats when he appeared on Juke Box Jury? A question which arises because of his recent lack of hits in ...

Johnny Mathis: Talk Of The Town, London

Live Review by Alan Walsh, Melody Maker, 30 July 1966

JOHNNY MATHIS' European cabaret debut at London's Talk Of The Town on Monday, confirmed that he's a superb song stylist though some of his nervous ...

New Albums from Fleetwood Mac, Paul Butterfield, Captain Beefheart et al

Review by uncredited writer, Melody Maker, 24 February 1968

PETER GREEN'S FLEETWOOD MAC: Fleetwood Mac (Blue Horizon). One of the group events of last year for blues fans was the formation of the ex-Mayall guitarist Peter Green's ...

Superstar Johnny Mathis Still Thinks About Jazz

Interview by Joel Selvin, San Francisco Chronicle, 4 February 1973

WHEN JOHNNY Mathis takes the Circle Star Theater stage next Friday, it will be the George Washington High star athlete's first appearance here in over ...

Thom Bell: Creator of Classical Soul

Interview by John Abbey, Blues & Soul, 9 November 1973

IF YOU study Thom Bell's creative work, there is an undeniable classical influence in everything he does. The easy explanation to this is that the ...

Mathis: Wearing Sinatra's crown

Interview by Jacoba Atlas, Melody Maker, 30 November 1974

BACK IN the fifties, before some of today's most fervent rockers were talking, Johnny Mathis was making million-selling hits. He was, in fact, an institution. ...

Johnny Mathis - The Heart of a Woman

Review by Max Bell, New Musical Express, 5 April 1975

JOHNNY BRISTOL'S RISING reputation as an ace producer hasn't, as far as I can see, resulted in any really solid product to back up the ...

Singles Reviewed by MARK COOPER

Review by Mark Cooper, Record Mirror, 22 January 1983

THE GAP BAND 'Outstanding' (Polygram) Yet another soul concerto from The Gap Band with a monstrously hard-hitting handclap from the engine room and a vocal ...

Johnny Mathis: Play Misty For Me

Live Review by Penny Reel, New Musical Express, 20 October 1984

JOHNNY MATHIS stands still long enough to move PENNY REEL at the Hammersmith Odeon. ...

Johnny Mathis: Royal Albert Hall, London

Live Review by Caroline Sullivan, The Guardian, 17 September 1996

Play Misty for us again, ole buddy ...

Johnny Mathis

Book Excerpt by Phil Hardy, Dave Laing, The Faber Companion to 20th-Century Popular Music, 2001

b. 30 September 1935, San Francisco, California, USA ...


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