FREDDY CANNON is the singer of some of the mostmemorable ’50s and ’60s rock & roll hits. He is most closely identified with his four biggest-selling singles: “Tallahassee Lassie,” “Way Down Yonder In New Orleans,” “Palisades Park,” and “Action!” Recording his first Top Ten single at the age of 19, Freddy was an overnight sensation on both sides of the Atlantic. When his debut album, The Explosive! Freddy Cannon, hit Number One in England he cemented his fame in the British Isles. Freddy was featured on all of the top television shows in America and England, including Shindig!, Hullabaloo, American Bandstand, Midnight Special, Where the Action Is, and The Mike Douglas Show. Freddy was such a hit with Dick Clark, that he became the most frequent guest star on American Bandstand. Freddy was one of the stars of the teenage cult films Just For Fun and Village of theGiants. Freddy was portrayed on the screen in George Clooney’s 2002 film Confessions of a Dangerous Mind. His music has been featured in several films, including 2011’s X-Men: First Class. Where the Action Is! is Freddy’s first book. He lives in Los Angeles.
On the Billboard Hot 100 dated April 27, 1963, Little Peggy March began a three-week reign with “I Will Follow Him.” Fifteen years, one month and 13 days old when her command began, March remains the youngest solo female to top the tally.
JOHNNY TILLOTSON’S artistic ability and energetic personality consistently delights audiences of all age groups.
He was born in Jacksonville, Florida, where he lived with his parents until he was nine years old. At that time because of family illnesses he was given the responsibility of taking care of his grandmother in Palatka, Florida, some 50 miles away. He traveled back to Jacksonville to be with his parents each summer.
2014 Inductee into the American Pop Music Hall of Fame
2014 BrandLaureate International Legendary Award
2011 Inductee into the Florida Artist Hall Of Fame
2008 Inductee into the Hit Parade Hall of Fame
2006 Alumnus Of Distinction College of Journalism and