1919 Richard "Billy" Vaughn (April 12, 1919 - September 26, 1991) was an American singer, multi-instrumentalist, orchestra leader, and A&R man for Dot Records. He was born in Glasgow, Kentucky, where his father was a barber who loved music and inspired Billy to teach himself to play the mandolin at age of three, while suffering from measles. He went on to learn a number of other instruments. Vaughn charted a total of 42 singles on the Billboard charts. He also charted thirty six albums on the Billboard 200, beginning with 1958's Sail Along and ending with 1970's Winter World of Love.
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