I saw an Oct 2010 interview with Johnny and Tavis Smiley. I can't seem to find it again, but in it he shared that his "Let it Be Me album of 2010 was a tribute to his Father. who was born Just a tidbit @JohnnyMathis
I FINALLY HAD AN OPPORTUNITY TO LISTEN TO JOHNNY'S RECENT "LET IT BE ME" HIS TRIBUTE TO THE COUNTRY GENRE. IT IS WITHOUT A DOUBT BEAUTIFUL.IT IS 100 JUST AS SWEET AND PRECIOUS TO THE HEART AS ALL HE HAS A SIMPLICITY AND SOFNESS THAT INONLY HTE COULD BRING.EVER DONE BUT WITH @JohnnyMathis
Many years ago I had the opportunity to sing in the choir of San Francisco State College (now University). It has been a long time since I have seen him. He is going to be in Fresno on Dec. 4, 2010 and I would like to greet him, at least briefly backstage. @JohnnyMathis
John Royce "Johnny" Mathis (born September 30, 1935) is an American singer of popular music and jazz. Starting his career with singles of standard music, he became highly popular as an album artist, with several dozen of his albums achieving gold or platinum status and 73 making the Billboard charts to date. Johnny Mathis has sold well over 350 million records worldwide, according to Guinness Book of World Records writer and charts music historian Paul Gambaccini and other sources. This makes Mathis the third biggest selling artist of the 20th century.