BiographyQueens, New York City, New York, USA
New York-born Brian Hyland had his first hit when he was 16 years old with the novelty song "Itsy Bitsy Teeny Weeny Yellow Polka Dot Bikini", which went to #1 in 1960. Some minor hits followed over the next few years until he hit it big again in 1962 with the teenage lament "Sealed With a Kiss". A few years later he had another respectable hit with "The Joker Went Wild". Read more... pop charts but got him some respectable critical reviews, also. A few years later his old hit "Sealed With a Kiss" was re-released in Great Britain and cracked the Top Ten.