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Ames, Ed (9th July 1927-21st May 2023)

He was a singer born Edmund Dantes Urick in Malden, Massachusetts, and was in a family quartet called The Urick Brothers with his brothers which was formed in 1947.

He appeared on many TV shows and was in 40 episodes of Daniel Boone as well as various films and then returned to singing.

In the 1960s he joined RCA Victor and had 4 Top 20 chart hits with them. He appeared on Broadway in One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest and The Crucible and off-Broadway in The Fantasticks.

There is a famous interview with Johnny Carson where he demonstrated tomahawk throwing and the result was one of the longest laughs in the history of television.

He died at home in Los Angeles in May 2023 when he was 95 years old.

Ed Ames Recordings
Somewhere (Rick Besoyan )
My Love Is Yours (Rick Besoyan )





Ed (9th July 1927-Present)