Danny was born, James Daniel Couch on the island of Oahu, Hawaii, June 7th. His father, Charles G. Couch, was born in Albany, Georgia, of Scottish-Irish ancestry. The U.S. Navy brought him to the islands during the Korean War. He met and married Danny's mother, Margaret Leilani Hauoli, who was born and raised in Honolulu, and is of Hawaiian descent.
Danny was raised on the leeward coast of Oahu. Growing up in the islands, he lived side-by-side with children of different ethnic backgrounds and learn about their cultures. His young life centered around the leeward coast of Oahu: Nanakuli, Maili, Waianae, Makaka to Makua. You can hear the influence of these places on his CD, "SOMETHING TO REMEMBER,” in the song, "Let's Go Back To The Country and "When Hawaiian's Fall."
Music has been Danny Couch's life for decades. His love for it came from his Dad and his voice came from his mother. Danny's wonderful gift of song reaches across the world, across the oceans to touch all peoples hearts and souls who hear his music. His passion for singing and performing has grown stronger over the years.
In 1998, Danny's song, "These Islands," from his ALMOST PARADISE CD, put him in the spotlight world wide. His song was the theme song for the 1998 Miss Universe Pageant. It was a perfect song to help promote Hawaii so the Hawaii Visitors Bureau used the song "These Islands," in a worldwide campaign promoting Hawaii for six years. Currently, the Hawaii Convention Center is using this song to entice and promote major conventions to Hawaii.
As mentioned on his website, Danny has had the privilege of performing for such stars as Frank Sinatra, Barbara Streisand, Englebert Humperdinck, Tom Jones and the cast of Charlie's Angel's. And he has had the pleasure of opening for many top acts; Paul Anka, Glen Campbell, Sheena Easton, Al Green, Sheckie Green, Sergio Mendez, Neil Sadaka, David Pack, and Dionne Warrick.
Danny has performed at many places. His favorite was the Hale Koa hotel where he had the honor of performing for the men, women and families of the Military. Danny was with the Hale Koa for thirteen and a half years. He built the show from one night a week with about 125 people to twice a week with an audience capacity of 900. Every night after the show Danny would sign autographs till the last person had a chance to meet Danny. After Danny left the Hale Koa Luau, at the end of 2003, he had to take a rest to remove non cancerous tumors from his throat