Mel Carter

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Birthday
22, 1939
Birthplace
Cincinnati, OH
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
22, 1939 (age 80)
Birthplace
Cincinnati, OH

About

1960s pop and soul singer best remembered for a popular 1965 song entitled "Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me." The song reached # 8 on the U.S. Billboard music chart and sold more than a million copies soon after its release.

Before Fame

His early singles include "When a Boy Falls in Love" (#44 on U.S. music charts) and "The Richest Man Alive."

Trivia

His Billboard Top 50 pop hits include -- in addition to "Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me" -- "You, You, You" and "Band of Gold."

Family Life

He grew up in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Associated With

His debut hit song, "When a Boy Falls in Love," was written in collaboration with singer/songwriter/producer Sam Cooke.