Artie Singer

Real Name:
Arthur Singer
Arthur "Artie" Singer (February 1, 1919 – May 2, 2008). American songwriter, music producer and bandleader. He was the co-writer and producer of the hit songs "At the Hop" and "Rock and Roll Is Here To Stay" by Danny & the Juniors.

In the first years of his career, Singer had an employment in the orchestra of Philadelphia's broadcasting company WCAU (which later became a TV station). He was bass player and worked under director Joey Kearns up to the year 1942. After he came back from his service as GI in 1946, he was re-employed in this orchestra, which was now le by Elliot Lawrence. Also the arising TV technique offered Singer new possibilities. In 1950, he joined Paul Whiteman's TV-show Paul Whiteman's TV Teen Club, where he was working as vocal coach, e.g. for Sonny Graham.

Singles & EPs

888 Artie Singer - Cafe Concertina album art Artie Singer Cafe Concertina(7", Single) Checker 888 US 1958 Sell This Version

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