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Merrill Osmond

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The Resume

    (April 30, 1953- )
    Born in Ogden, Utah
    Middle name is Davis
    Lead vocalist/bassist for The Osmonds
    Appeared regularly on The Andy Williams Show (1962-67)
    Regular on 'The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters' (1963–64)
    Recorded the single 'You're Here to Remember (I'm Here to Forget)' with Jessica Boucher (1987)

Why he might be annoying:

    He had a bipolar disorder.
    He is nicknamed The Bear.
    He's a Tony Dow lookalike.
    He covered the opening song for the original Freaky Friday movie ('I'd Like to Be You for a Day').
    A sibling rivalry developed as the group focus shifted away from him, the original lead singer, and to his teen idol brother Donny.
    He describes himself as a 'very conservative' person whose experience with Donald Trump is that he was 'a nice guy' (while also clarifying that he disagrees with many of Trump's statements).

Why he might not be annoying:

    He grew up the middle of nine kids.
    He was the first of the performing Osmond kids to get married.
    His solo hit 'You're Here to Remember' peaked at number 62 on the Hot Country Singles chart in May 1987.
    His second eldest son is deaf.
    He and his son founded The Hearing Fund which helps children living with hearing loss and helps raise deaf awareness globally.
    He produced a special benefit/television variety program to raise funds for families of Utah servicemen involved in Operation Desert Storm.
    He announced his intent to retire from performing in 2022 and performed his last American show in Las Vegas.
    Donny Osmond cried and emotionally embraced him after he performed his final show (April 7, 2022).

Credit: BoyWiththeGreenHair


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