David Lerchey

David Lerchey

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Death 29 Jan 2005 (aged 67)
Burial Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend
Memorial ID 10413166 · View Source
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Doo-Wop Singer. He was a founding a member of one of the first integrated rock 'n' roll acts, the Del Vikings. The Del Vikings were formed by five U.S. Air Force airmen in Pittsburgh in 1955 and he was the group’s first white member who sang baritone. In 1956, the Del Vikings were signed by Dot Records, appeared on The Ed Sullivan Show and had two No. 1 hits: Whispering Bells and Come Go With Me in 1957. Other Del Vikings hits included Cool Shake, A Sunday Kind of Love, Summertime and Bring Back Your Heart. The group was inducted into the Doo-Wop Hall of Fame in 2003. His final performance was summer 2004, at Foxwoods Casino in Connecticut with the other surviving members of the Del Vikings. Cause of death, cancer at age 67.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
  • Added: 1 Feb 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10413166
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for David Lerchey (3 Dec 1937–29 Jan 2005), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10413166, ; Maintained by Find A Grave Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.