Adorable Boy Serenades his Great Grandmother for her Birthday

MichaelandSiennaPublished: March 18, 2018Updated: March 20, 2018163 views
Published: March 18, 2018Updated: March 20, 2018

Adorable Boy Serenades his Great Grandmother for her Birthday. This is sure to be a tear jerker as you watch this young seven year old boy sing ‘Only You’ to his great grandmother on her 86th Birthday. Michael sings his cover of ‘Only You’ to his great grandmother as a present to her to show his love for her on her Birthday. He has learnt this song especially for this night as he wanted to sing her a special song on her special day to show his love for her and to say thank you for all that she has done for him. This will be a special memory for this cute young boy and the family in general in future years and his great grandmother was touched by this beautiful song to her. This adorable boy has been taking singing lessons for moments like this one and was brave to sing in front of the whole family. His great grandmother is almost embarrassed by the attention given to her and gives him a big kiss and hug at the end of the video. A beautiful and touching family moment that will be cherished forever.
"Only You (And You Alone)" (often shortened to "Only You") is a pop song composed by Buck Ram. It was originally recorded by The Platters with lead vocals by Tony Williams in 1955. The Platters first recorded the song for Federal Records on May 20, 1954, but the recording was not released. In 1955, after moving to Mercury Records, the band re-recorded the song (on April 26) and it scored a major hit when it was released in May. In November that year, Federal Records released the original recording as a single (B-side - "You Made Me Cry") which sold poorly.Platters bass singer Herb Reed later recalled how the group hit upon its successful version: "We tried it so many times, and it was terrible. One time we were rehearsing in the car ... and the car jerked. Tony went 'O-oHHHH-nly you.' We laughed at first, but when he sang that song—that was the sign we had hit on something.According to Buck Ram, Tony Williams' voice "broke" in rehearsal, but they decided to keep this effect in the recording. This was the only Platters recording on which songwriter and manager Ram played the piano.
The song held strong in the number 1 position on the U.S. R & B charts for seven weeks, and hit number five on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.It remained there for 30 weeks, beating out a rival cover version by a white band called The Hilltoppers. When the Platters track, "The Great Pretender" (which eventually surpassed the success of "Only You"), was released in the UK as Europe's first introduction to The Platters, "Only You" was included on the flipside. In the 1956 film Rock Around the Clock, The Platters participated with both songs, "Only You" and "The Great Pretender".’
Source: https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Only_You_(And_You_Alone)

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