Bobby Sherwood (May 30, 1914 in Indianapolis, Indiana – January 23, 1981 Auburn, Massachusetts) was a trumpet player, bandleader, actor and composer. He appeared in three films including Pal Joey in 1957. His sons Billy and Michael are both musicians. Sherwood was a regular performer on The Red Buttons Show on TV in the fifties. He hosted the DuMont variety show Stars on Parade (1953-54), was the announcer for DuMont's The Morey Amsterdam Show, and the host for the ABC game show Quick As a Flash (March to May 1953). He composed the music for at least one film, Campus Sleuth (1948).
Friday August 18 is Hawaii Statehood Day - *We will be sharing many of the popular songs of The Islands this week to commemorate Hawaii Statehood celebrations. More about Statehood Day*