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An engaging crooner, TV personality, and entrepreneur, Andy Williams was one of the most bankable and popular singers of his era. With his laid-back delivery, supple voice, and amiable charm, Williams rode a wave of success that took him from a childhood vocal act with his brothers to worldwide fame as a solo artist, eventually finding latter-day success as a theater impresario in Branson, Missouri. Though he started out as a crooner in the post-Frank Sinatra style, his wide-ranging taste in music (as evidenced by the guests on his '60s variety show) found him embracing artists and songs across generational and stylistic boundaries; and he can be heard on record interpreting songs that range from traditional pop to rock to bossa nova, country, and beyond. From the pre-rock & roll era onward, Williams was one of the most recognizable singers of his day.

Born in Wall Lake, Iowa, Williams sang in his church choir and later formed a quartet with his three brothers. The group performed on radio throughout the Midwest, then moved to Los Angeles to make it in show business. The Williams Brothers Quartet appeared on Bing Crosby's 1944 hit "Swinging on a Star" and appeared with comedienne Kay Thompson during the late '40s.

Andy Williams finally began his solo career in 1952, making several appearances on Steve Allen's The Tonight Show before signing a contract with Archie Bleyer's Cadence Records in 1955. He hit the Top Ten in 1956 with his third single for the label, "Canadian Sunset." One year later, his soft-toned cover of the Charlie Gracie rockabilly nugget "Butterfly" hit number one (it's still his biggest hit). Additional Top Ten entries "Are You Sincere," "Lonely Street," and "The Village of St. Bernadette" followed before Williams moved to Columbia in 1961.

Despite another big hit in 1963, "Can't Get Used to Losing You," Williams failed to generate much action on the singles charts during the 1960s. Instead, his highly rated variety program on NBC-TV spurred interest in the ever-growing LP market for adult and middle-of-the-road audiences. The popular 1962 album Moon River & Other Great Movie Themes featured the song he's most identified with, and the following year's Days of Wine and Roses hit the top of the album charts. Nine more LPs hit the Top Ten for Andy Williams during the '60s, many organized around loose themes — Broadway, ballads, and one album that featured members of his family. Though 1971's Love Story was a platinum success that sparked a Top Ten hit for the title song, his television show was canceled that year.

Andy Williams remained very popular during the '70s, especially for British audiences. His single "Solitaire" hit the Top Ten there in 1973, though it didn't even chart in America. Two of his subsequent albums also performed well, but only in Britain. He released relatively few LPs during the 1980s, but returned to the pop world in the early '90s when he founded his own theater/resort in the home-grown entertainment capital of Branson, Missouri. Williams continued to headline shows there for 20 years, although he announced from its stage during a Christmas 2011 show that he had been diagnosed with cancer. It finally took his life on September 25, 2012.

Title: At High Altitude

Artist: Andy Williams

Genre: Pop

Title: Build Bridges

Artist: Andy Williams

Genre: Pop

Title: Delicately Built

Artist: Andy Williams

Genre: Pop

Title: Bon Voyage

Artist: Andy Williams

Genre: Pop

Title: Lead The Dance

Artist: Andy Williams

Genre: Pop

Title: The Saving Idea

Artist: Andy Williams

Genre: Pop

Title: Stories On Vinyl

Artist: Andy Williams

Genre: Pop

Title: Enjoy The Day

Artist: Andy Williams

Genre: Pop

Title: Souvenirs Of Summer

Artist: Andy Williams

Genre: Pop

Title: Stained Glass

Artist: Andy Williams

Genre: Pop

Title: Early Bloomers

Artist: Andy Williams

Genre: Pop

Title: Collect Seashells

Artist: Andy Williams

Genre: Pop

Title: Clear Vision

Artist: Andy Williams

Genre: Pop

Title: Behind

Artist: Andy Williams

Genre: Pop

Title: A World Of Love

Artist: Andy Williams

Genre: Pop, Pop Rock

Title: Beyond The Hillberry

Artist: Andy Williams

Genre: Pop

Title: Delightful Trip

Artist: Andy Williams

Genre: Pop

Title: Bridge

Artist: Andy Williams

Genre: Pop

Title: Tower Of Strength

Artist: Andy Williams

Genre: Pop

Title: Laid Back

Artist: Andy Williams

Genre: Pop

Title: Ice Landscape

Artist: Andy Williams

Genre: Pop

Title: Forecaster

Artist: Andy Williams

Genre: Pop

Title: Blues For You

Artist: Andy Williams

Genre: Pop

Title: Dressy

Artist: Andy Williams

Genre: Pop

Title: Explore New

Artist: Andy Williams

Genre: Pop

Title: Santas Reindeer

Artist: Andy Williams

Genre: Pop

Title: Good Old Memories

Artist: Andy Williams

Genre: Pop

Title: Hear And Feel

Artist: Andy Williams

Genre: Pop

Title: Setting Of The Sun

Artist: Andy Williams

Genre: Pop

Title: Sea Smooth

Artist: Andy Williams

Genre: Pop

Title: Music Connection

Artist: Andy Williams

Genre: Pop

Title: The Last Attempt

Artist: Andy Williams

Genre: Pop

Title: Truth Matters

Artist: Andy Williams

Genre: Pop

Title: Strike A New Path

Artist: Andy Williams

Genre: Pop

Title: Profoundly Love

Artist: Andy Williams

Genre: Pop

Title: Share My Heart

Artist: Andy Williams

Genre: Pop

Title: Where Santa Lives

Artist: Andy Williams

Genre: Pop

Title: Light Branched

Artist: Andy Williams

Genre: Pop

Title: A Traveller

Artist: Andy Williams

Genre: Pop

Title: Watch Out

Artist: Andy Williams

Genre: Pop

Title: The Three Wise Men

Artist: Andy Williams

Genre: Pop

Title: Wallflower

Artist: Andy Williams

Genre: Pop

Title: Ask To Dance

Artist: Andy Williams

Genre: Pop

Title: Enjoy It

Artist: Andy Williams

Genre: Pop

Title: Show Pleasure

Artist: Andy Williams

Genre: Pop

Title: This Spring Feeling

Artist: Andy Williams

Genre: Pop

Title: Good Prospects

Artist: Andy Williams

Genre: Pop

Title: Chill Out

Artist: Andy Williams

Genre: Pop

Title: Empire

Artist: Andy Williams

Genre: Pop

Title: Search For Meaning

Artist: Andy Williams

Genre: Pop

Title: To Infinity

Artist: Andy Williams

Genre: Pop

Title: This Record

Artist: Andy Williams

Genre: Pop

Title: In New Ways

Artist: Andy Williams

Genre: Pop

Title: Prismatic Colours

Artist: Andy Williams

Genre: Pop

Title: Christmas Classics

Artist: Andy Williams

Genre: Pop

Title: Retrospective

Artist: Andy Williams

Genre: Pop

Title: Litter Of Kittens

Artist: Andy Williams

Genre: Pop

Title: Between

Artist: Andy Williams

Genre: Pop

Title: The Wisdom

Artist: Andy Williams

Genre: Pop

Collections

Title: Cocktail Bar Jazz

Genre: Jazz

Title: Your Favorite Songs

Genre: Pop

Title: Rock-a-Hits

Genre: Pop

Title: Pop Gold, Vol. 1

Genre: Pop

Title: Symphony of Love

Genre: Pop

Title: Bye Bye Love

Genre: Pop

Title: Pop Goes Jazz 3

Genre: Jazz

Title: Hot Summer Hits

Genre: Pop

Featuring albums

Title: My Dream Duets

Artist: Barry Manilow

Genre: Jazz, Rock, Pop

Title: High Time

Artist: Henry Mancini

Genre: Pop

Title: Radio Hits Of the '60s

Artist: Various

Genre: Pop

Title: Hukilau Hulas

Artist: Various Artists

Genre: Pop, Pop Rock

Title: The Music Of Henry Mancini

Artist: Various

Genre: Pop

Title: Les voix d'or

Artist: Various Artists

Genre: Pop

Title: Superior Dancing 1

Artist: Condisc

Genre: Jazz, Pop

Title: Superior Dancing 2

Artist: Condisc

Genre: Jazz, Pop

Title: 100 Hits Forever

Artist: Weather Report

Genre: Pop

Title: The Christmas Album

Artist: Mariah Carey

Genre: Jazz, Pop

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