Guy Mitchell is an often overlooked star on the 1950s. He placed 26 songs on the BILLBOARD Hot 100 with two reaching number one. His 1956 release of”Singing The Blues” become one of the biggest hits of the decade when it topped the charts for 10 weeks.
His other number one hit came in late 1959 when on December 14, 1959, “Heartaches By The Number” reached number one. It would spend two weeks as the most popular song in the United States.
During the 1950s he also had his own television show and acted in a number of movies. As the 1960s progressed his career became less successful and the hits stopped. He passed away in 1999 at the age of 72 leaving behind two number one hits.