Born Stanley Robert Vintula, Jr., in Canonsburg. His song "There I've Said It Again," was the last to hit Number One in the USA before the British Invasion. Credits his mother Dorothy for the inspiration in writing his hit song "My Melody of Love" with Polish words in it. This hit record led the way for The Bobby Vinton Show and for invitations to the White House. Was named as an Ambassador to Poland and traveled to Poland to perform.