The Fleetwoods were a pop vocal group from Olympia, Washington. Gary Troxel, Gretchen Christopher, and Barbara Ellis were alble to unite their voices into wonderful harmonies. They will always be remembered for their two number one hits, “Mr. Blue” and “Come Softly To Me.”
They did have a number of other hits and placed 11 singles on the BILLBOARD MAGAZINE Hot 100, 1959-1963. “Runaround” was tpical of their light pop sound with the female voices supporting Troxel’s. It peaked at number 23 during its 13 weeks on the chart.