Pat Boone

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Charles Eugene "Pat" Boone (born June 1, 1934) is an American singer, composer, actor, writer, television personality, motivational speaker, and spokesman. He was a successful pop singer in the United States during the 1950s and early 1960s. He sold over 45 million records, had 38 top-40 hits, and appeared in more than 12 Hollywood films.

According to Billboard, Boone was the second-biggest charting artist of the late 1950s, behind only Elvis Presley, and was ranked at No. 9 in its listing of the Top 100 Top 40 Artists 1955–1995. Boone still holds the Billboard record for spending 220 consecutive weeks on the charts with one or more songs each week.

At the age of 23, he began hosting a half-hour ABC variety television series, The Pat Boone Chevy Showroom, which aired for 115 episodes (1957–1960). Many musical performers, including Edie Adams, Andy Williams, Pearl Bailey, and Johnny Mathis, made appearances on the show. His cover versions of rhythm and blues hits had a noticeable effect on the development of the broad popularity of rock and roll. Elvis Presley was the opening act for a 1955 Pat Boone show in Cleveland, Ohio.

As an author, Boone had a number-one bestseller in the 1950s (Twixt Twelve and Twenty, Prentice-Hall). In the 1960s, he focused on gospel music and is a member of the Gospel Music Hall of Fame. He continues to perform and speak as a motivational speaker, a television personality, and a conservative political commentator.

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Year Title RatingReleases
1956 Howdy! 1
1957 Hymns We Love 2
1959 Tenderly 1
1959 He Leadeth Me 2
1961 Moody River 1
1962 I'll See You In My Dreams 1
1963 Pat Boone Sings Guess Who? 2
1995 White Christmas 1
1997 In a Metal Mood: No More Mr. Nice Guy 1
12 Tender Love Songs 1
Hymns We Love 1
Pat Boone's Golden Hits 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title RatingReleases
1986 The Complete Hit Album 1
1987 Love Letters in the Sand 1
1989 A Portrait of Pat Boone 1
1997 The Fifties - Complete 1
1998 The Best of Pat Boone 1
2000 Pat's 40 Big Ones 1
16 Golden Classics 1
16 Original World Hits 1
A Merry Christmas 1
April Love 1
Love letters in the sand 1
Love Letters in the Sand 1
More Greatest Hits 1
Pat Boone's Greatest Hits 1
Rocks 1
The Best of Pat Boone 1


Year Title RatingReleases
1956 I Almost Lost My Mind / I'm in Love With You 1
1956 Anastasia / Don't Forbid Me 1
1957 April Love / When the Swallows Come Back to Capistrano 1
1957 Love Letters in the Sand / Bernardine 1
1962 Speedy Gonzales 1
1962 The Main Attraction 1
Pat Boone 1

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