James Melton

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Moultrie, Georgia, USA
James Melton was a popular singer, a Met lyric tenor, a recording artist for Victor and Columbia records and a producer and actor. He was raised in Citra, Florida, where he worked on a farm raising pigs and loading watermelons. He made his first public appearance as soloist in a local choir. A high school teacher noticed his talents and encouraged him to further his vocal studies, so he studied at and graduated from Nashville's Ward-Belmont Conservatory. Read more...


Character: Himself

Sing a Song 1932

Character: Himself

Texaco Star Theatre 1948