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Date Posted: Saturday, May 12, 04:05:57am
In reply to: Vera Lynn, 100, is probably the oldest. 's message, "OT: List of charted pop singers 80 and older? ..." on Saturday, May 12, 03:43:11am

Doris Day at 96.

Louise Tobin is 99 had hit with "There'll Be Some Changes" made in 1941.
Made it to number 2 on the Hit Parade.

Frankie Valli, James Darren, Connie Francis.
There’s gotta be tons.

Shirley Bassey is 81.

Tony Bennett is 91.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tony_Bennett

Ed Ames is 90.
obitchecker

Julie Andrews is 82.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Julie_Andrews

Frank Ifield in 80.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frank_Ifield

Johnny Mathis is 85.

Jack Jones 80, Tommy Sands 80, Tom Paxton 80, Wanda Jackson 80, Engelbert Humperdinck 81, Steve Lawrence 82, Jerry Lee Lewis 82, Bobby Vinton 82, Pat Boone 83, Don Everly 81, Willie Nelson 84, Loretta Lynn 85, Petula Clark 85, Little Richard 85, Tab Hunter 86, Jaye P. Morgan 86, Joni James 87, Phyllis McGuire 87, Anita Kerr 90, Marilyn Maye 90, Harry Belafonte 91, Christine McGuire 91, Jane Morgan 93, Charles Aznavour 93.

Don’t forget cousin to Jerry Lee, Mickey Gilley is 82.

Dave Bartholomew, 99, reached number 14 on the national Billboard R&B chart in early 1950 with "Country Boy".Not the pop chart, but I thought I'd mention it.

Dave Bartholomew, 99, co-writer Fats Domino recorded it and charted it in 1960.
obitchecker
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6e20BYSbels

Sammy Turner, of "Lavender Blue" fame, is 85, going on 86.
obitchecker
"Lavender Blue":https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cQamRxRj6PE
"Always":https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DtdhkZ79mgU
"Paradise":https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yYMS5pkExpo
I always felt he was underrated. He (and producers Leiber and Stoller)
really put feeling into those old standards.

Ronnie Dove is 82, and still performing to this day.
Tom D.

Would Bill Wyman (age 81) of the Rolling Stones count?
Lemnpiper

Oh yes, He also had a solo career!
http://www.45cat.com/artist/bill-wyman

Just heard "Personality" singer Lloyd Price on the radio. Still alive at 85.

Peggy King 88, Mindy Carson 88, Betty Madigan 90?
Three more wonderful gals.

Two more; Sue Thompson 92, Sunny Gale 91.

Fred D. Stobaugh a one hit wonder at 99.
(b.August 22, 1917) is a retired truck driver from Peoria, Illinois. A documentary video about the making of the song Oh Sweet Lorraine that Stobaugh wrote for his wife of 73 years, making him the oldest artist to appear on the Hot 100
-"Oh Sweet Lorraine".

Sadly, Fred died in 2016.
Here is his obituary. ...
http://www.dignitymemorial.com/obituaries/bartonville-il/fred-stobaugh-7181276

Fred lived to age 99, but was a one-hit wonder at age 96.

Willie Nelson 85, Kenny Rogers will turn 80 this August, Loretta Lynn 86.
I know they are country, but they did have some major pop hits.
David S.

Freddy "Boom Boom" Cannon is 81, born in Revere, MA, on 4 December 1936.

As noted in an earlier message, Shirley Jones and Richard Chamberlain are both 84.

Barry McGuire is 82, born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, on 15 October 1935.

Sander "Sandy" Nelson turns 80, on 1 December 2018.

Santo Farina, of Santo & Johnny, is 80, born on 24 October 1937 in Brooklyn, New York.

Roberta Flack is 81, born on 10 February 1937 in Black Mountain, North Carolina.

Bobby Lewis is still tossin’ and turnin’ at 93.

I was born on the date that "The Ballad of Davy Crocket" ascended to #1, and its singer Bill Hayes is still going strong at 92 !

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