What song does Fred Sanford always try to sing on Sanford and son.
Fred Sanford’s favorite song and the one he often sung on Sanford and Son was “If I Didn’t Care” by The Ink Spots. It has been covered by the Hilltoppers, Connie Francis, David Cassidy, The Platters, The Moments, and Madness. The original single sold 19 million copies, making it the 7th best selling single of all time. (The number 1 best single of all time is Bing Crosby’s “White Christmas” (1942) which has sold over 50 million copies worldwide.)
Red Foxx, who played Fred Sanford, died of a heart attack on October 11, 1991 while on the set for the TV show The Royal Family. The cast and crew thought Foxx was making a joke, as he had often pretended to have a heart attack in his role as Fred Sanford.