A Fool Never Learns by Andy Williams

#13: A Fool Never Learns by Andy Williams

City: Halifax, NS
Radio Station: CHNS
Peak Month: February 1964
Peak Position in Halifax ~ #2
Peak position in Vancouver ~ #41
Peak Position on Billboard Hot 100 ~ #13
YouTube: “A Fool Never Learns
Lyrics: “A Fool Never Learns

Howard Andrew “Andy” Williams was born in Wall Lake, Iowa, in 1927. In 1938, he was part of a quartette of siblings called the Williams Brothers. They appeared as guests on radio stations in Des Moines (IA), Cincinnati (OH) and Chicago. When he was 17, he joined the United States Merchant Marine and served during World War II. In 1944, the Williams Brothers sang backing vocals on Bing Crosby’s “Swinging On A Star”. In the mid-40s, the Williams Brothers appeared in the 1944 films, Janie and Kansas City Kitty, and the 1947 films Something in the Wind, Good News and Ladies Man.  Andy Williams and two of his brothers also appeared in the 1946 movie The Harvey Girls. 

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