#OnThisDay – Bobby Vinton13/09/2016
#OnThisDay: 21st Sept, 1963, Bobby Vinton started a three week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Blue Velvet'. The single became a hit in the UK 27 years later when it reached No.2!
FunFact: Bobby Vinton grew up in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania, the same home town as Perry Como! As a teenager, Vinton was very interested in the Big Band sound and learnt to play first the clarinet, then the trumpet.