The Big Band era was just about over in terms of chart success but Eddy Howard and His Orchestra still had one big hit song left in them.
He formed his first band during 1939 and had a great deal of success during the 1940s. His second and last number one hit came during 1951 when “(It’s No) Sin” reached the top of three BILLBOAD MAGAZINE Pop Singles Charts.
Best Sellers In Stores Chart – Dec. 15, 1951 – 2 weeks at #1.
Most Played By Disc Jockeys Chart – Nov. 17, 1951 – 7 weeks at #1.
Most Played In Jukeboxes Chart – Nov. 29, 1951 – 1 weeks at #1.
He was a rare big band leader who provided his own vocals. He died in his sleep during 1963 at the age of 48.