Lenny Welch

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Lenny Welch
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Welch in 1965
Background information
Birth name Leon Welch
Born (1938-05-15) May 15, 1938 (age 75)
New York, United States
Origin Asbury Park, New Jersey, United States
Genres Pop music
Occupations Singer
Instruments Vocals
Years active 1950s-present
Labels Decca Records, Cadence Records, Kapp Records, Columbia Records, Mercury Records, Commonwealth United Records, Roulette Records, Atco Records, Mainstream Records, Big Tree Records
Website http://www.lennywelch.com/

Lenny Welch (born Leon Welch, May 15, 1938), is an American MOR/pop singer.

Career[edit]

He was born in New York and raised in Asbury Park, New Jersey. His biggest hit, a cover version of the big band standard "Since I Fell for You," reached number 4 on U.S. Billboard Hot 100 in 1963.[1] His other hits included "Ebb Tide" in 1964, that was featured in the film Sweet Bird of Youth. He also recorded the first vocal version of "A Taste of Honey" in 1962. He also performed the theme to the 1967 CBS TV series Coronet Blue.

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

  • Since I Fell for You (1963)
  • Two Different Worlds (1965)
  • Rags to Riches (1966)
  • Lenny (1967)
  • It's All About Love (2005)

Compilation albums[edit]

  • Anthology (1958-1966) (1996)

Singles[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hamilton, Andrew. Lenny Welch biography. Allmusic. Accessed December 30, 2007