Johnny Mathis is coming to Boise. The 81-year-old singer celebrated his 60th year as a recording artist in 2016. He’s recorded 78 original albums and has sung with everyone from Barbara Streisand to Ray Charles.
He’s known for a long-string of hits – he’s had 43 singles on the Billboard pop charts – including “Chances Are,” “It’s Not for Me To Say,” and six original Christmas albums.
Back in 1955, Mathis was at a crossroads. He was faced with a decision – take a chance at as an athlete in the Olympic Trials or sign a recording contract with Columbia Records. That decision defined the rest of his life and career.
Mathis is working on a new album which will be released this summer. He’ll be performing Thursday night at the Morrison Center in Boise.
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