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Title: TAB HUNTER
Post by: doowopbob on July 09, 2018, 03:17:38 PM
Just read on CNN.com that Tab Hunter died Sunday, July 8th.  He was 86.  Quite a career.


Title: Re: TAB HUNTER
Post by: JoeC on July 09, 2018, 07:25:47 PM
RIP, Tab. Six weeks on the Billboard Charts in the Spring of 1957 with his "Young Love."  I preferred the Sonny James version which got released first and, I think, outsold Tab. Both were joint #1's. Rare.

Pretty good documentary on his life shows up now and then on cable. Think it's called Tab Hunter Confidential.


Title: Re: TAB HUNTER
Post by: Shandy on July 09, 2018, 08:21:51 PM
WOW, didn't think he was that much older than me.


Title: Re: TAB HUNTER
Post by: dead dog on July 10, 2018, 03:01:39 PM
WOW, didn't think he was that much older than me.

WOW! ! ! Shandy, I didn't know you are 86. You surely (and don't call me surely) don't look that old. :o, :-*


Title: Re: TAB HUNTER
Post by: Shandy on July 10, 2018, 05:40:56 PM
Bill - I'll 86 you, LOL.  Don't think you've ever seen me unless you're on FB, but I'm the reverse of his age.


Title: Re: TAB HUNTER
Post by: doctordoowop on July 13, 2018, 12:54:42 AM
Manager  was   same  guy  who  made up   names  Rock  Hudson,   Troy  Donahue,  and  couple  other for handsome gay guys.  . 
How things have changed--LA  Times  listed  Anthony  Perkins  &  ??  as  his lovers --yrs  ago.

Agree  Joe--James version  much better.  &  Hunter's  version so  upset  Jack Warner that he started  WBros  records.


Title: Re: TAB HUNTER
Post by: JoeC on July 14, 2018, 07:41:55 AM
Manager  was   same  guy  who  made up   names  Rock  Hudson,   Troy  Donahue,  and  couple  other for handsome gay guys.  . 
How things have changed--LA  Times  listed  Anthony  Perkins  &  ??  as  his lovers --yrs  ago.

Agree  Joe--James version  much better.  &  Hunter's  version so  upset  Jack Warner that he started  WBros  records.

Tab sang it with all the emotion of what he was doing -- reading it for the first or second time, at the mic stand in the recording studio. Sounded totally disinterested.


Title: Re: TAB HUNTER
Post by: doctordoowop on July 14, 2018, 01:10:25 PM
Agree  Joe.