Boone, February 2011
|Birth name||Charles Eugene Boone|
|Born||June 1, 1934
Jacksonville, Florida, United States
|Genres||Christian, pop, country, rock and roll, patriotic|
|Occupations||Singer-songwriter, actor, motivational speaker, spokesman|
|Labels||Republic, Dot, Tetragrammaton, Melodyland (Motown), Hip-O, The Gold Label, MCA|
|Associated acts||Debby Boone (daughter)|
Charles Eugene "Pat" Boone (born June 1, 1934 in Jacksonville, Florida) is an American singer, writer and actor. He was a very successful pop musician in the 1950s and 1960s. His many hits were covers of black R&B musicians' songs. At that time black musicians were not played on white radio stations. His daughter Debby is also a singer.
Boone hosted a half-hour ABC variety television series. There were 115 episodes from 1957 to 1960. Many musical performers, including Edie Adams, Andy Williams, Pearl Bailey and Johnny Mathis were on the show.
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