David Whitfield was a popular Tenor of the mid 1950,s
In his day he was fabulously popular , and sang to capacity crowds .
He appeared on the Ed sullivan show several times with great aplomb .
In the later 1950,s his style of singing had to compete with the likes of Buddy Holly , Elvis Presley ,and by the early 1960,s had moved into musicals such as "The Desert Song" and "Rose Marie", and recorded classic albums such as "ALONE" with his wonderful semi operatic style of singing.
In his day he sang a large range of songs and was sometimes likened to the great Mario Lanza.