Johnny Brandon

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Johnny Brandon (born 1925) is an English singer and songwriter, popular during the 1950s, who recorded for a number of labels. His perennial backing group was known as The Phantoms. His early hits included "Tomorrow" and "Don't Worry". He also recorded versions of "Slow Poke" (re-titled as "Slow Coach") and "Painting the Clouds with Sunshine".

Brandon later composed several Off-Broadway musicals, including Cindy (1964) and Billy Noname (1970). In 1979, he was jointly nominated for a Tony Award for Best Original Score for his work on Eubie!. Brandon is also known for his involvement in the musicals Ain't Doin' Nothin' But Singin' My Song (1982) and Oh, Diahne! (1997).

Now in his eighties, he resides in the United States. He released his first solo album, Then and Now, in 2005.[1]

Chart single discography[edit]

  • "Tomorrow" (1955) (Polygon) - UK #8[2]
  • "Don't Worry" (1955) (Polygon) - UK #18[2]

† Credited as Johnny Brandon with The Phantoms and The Norman Warren Music[2]
‡ Credited as Johnny Brandon with The Phantoms[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Village area resident releases new album , The villager.com. Retrieved November 13, 2006.
  2. ^ a b c d Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 76. ISBN 1-904994-10-5. 

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