Frankie Avalon (* 18. September 1940 als Francis Thomas Avallone in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) ist ein US-amerikanischer Popsänger und Schauspieler, der mit seinen Schallplatten in den 1950er und 1960er Jahren erfolgreich war. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Karriere 1.1 Sänger 1.2 Als Schauspieler 2 Diskografie 3 Filmografie (Auswahl) 4 Literatur 5 Weblinks
Francis Thomas Avallone (born September 18, 1940), better known as Frankie Avalon, is an American actor, singer, and former teen idol. He had 31 charting U.S. Billboard singles from 1958 to late 1962, including number one hits, "Venus" and "Why" in 1959.
The most successful and best-known recording of the track was done by Frankie Avalon and released in 1959. Show more Show more Venus (Remastered) Frankie Avalon - Topic 587K views 8 years ago...
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One of a spate of teen idols to come out of Philadelphia in the 1950s and 1960s, Frankie Avalon--unlike many of the others--actually had a musical background, having been taught to play the trumpet at a very young age by his father. As a youth Avalon performed in local clubs and theaters.
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Real Name: Francis Thomas Avallone Profile: American vocalist of Italian descent, successful in music, film and TV business of the 1950s and 1960s. Born September 18, 1940, Philadelphia, PA., of Italian-Americans Mary Loretta and Nicholas J. Avallone. In 1959 he scored two #1 hits on the Billboard Hot 100, “Venus” and “Why”.TitleCatalog NumberYearIn Your Collection, Wantlist, Or ...CHL 5001, CHL-5001Frankie Avalon (Album, Comp) 8 versionsQuality, ChancellorV-1627The Young Frankie Avalon (Album) 7 ...CHLX 5004Swingin' On A Rainbow (Album, Comp) 7 ...CLP 1440Young And In Love (Album) 2 versions