Thomas Adrian Sands (born August 27, 1937)  is an American pop music singer and actor. Working in show business as a child, Sands became an overnight sensation and instant teen idol when he appeared on Kraft Television Theater in January 1957 as "The Singin' Idol".
The Songman Tommy Sands' new book, published in the UK in 2005 and now available in the US, "...shows the rare gift of combining objectivity with passion. His fine mellow prose sparkles with humour and compassion." With a Fenian fiddle in one ear and an Orange drum in the other, Sands was reared in the foothills of Mourne Mountains.
Always a country music fan, Tommy Sands' mother gave him a guitar for Christmas when he was seven. He taught himself to play and, at age eight, got a job at radio station KWKH in Shreveport, Louisiana, performing twice a week. Later, he and his mother moved to Houston where, in 1951, he cut his first record for Freedom Records.
Was a disc jockey at age 12 with a radio station and cut his first record at age 14 which attracted the attention of Col. Tom Parker ( Elvis Presley 's manager) and RCA Records. He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Recording at 1560 Vine St. He is the son of Grace (Dickson), a big band singer, and Ben Sands, a pianist.
- Thomas Adrian Sands
- August 27, 1937 in Chicago, Illinois, USA
Tommy Sands (Irish singer) Tommy Sands with The Sands Family at the Bardentreffen festival 2014 Tommy Sands (born 19 December 1945)  is a Northern Irish folk singer, songwriter, radio broadcaster, and political activist.
24/01/2021 · The Life and Tragic Ending of Tommy Sands Tommy Sands was born Thomas Adrian Sands on August 27, 1937. Sands was born into a musical family in Chicago, Illinois; his father, Ben, was a pianist, and...
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Tommy Sands (Thomas Adrian Sands) was born on 27 August, 1937 in Chicago, Illinois, USA, is an Actor, Soundtrack. Discover Tommy Sands's Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of networth at the age of 84 years old?
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