Sam Fletcher was called "The Man With The Golden Voice". Born Ira Levi Fletcher, on January 15, 1933, in rural Tennessee. His biggest fans include some of history's greatest vocalists -Nat King Cole, Aretha Franklin and Nancy Wilson- to name a few. He was known for his good looks, impeccable showmanship and a voice that reduced listeners to tears.
Sam Fletcher skyrocketed to fame after a series of ground-breaking 1960's television appearances and nightclub engagements that ignited L.A.'s legendary live jazz scene. Southern California's affluent African-American celebrities and professionals followed him to legendary rooms like The Memory Lane, The Pied Piper, The Casbah and Page 4.
He reigned over the so-called" Mink Coat crowd"-L.A.'s well- heeled, martini-swilling Black glitteratti during America's period of social upheaval. He was a glamorous figure who carried himself with class...