I've been trying to remember -- off and on for about two days -- the name of the British, good-looking, brown haired young male singer in the mid to late 1960's. I can't even remember the name of one of his songs but I know I really liked his songs. We were living in Canada at the time, but I assume he was known on the pop charts in the United States, too. I was thinking I'd like to see a video on You Tube of him singing some of those songs I loved and then I realized I absolutely cannot remember his name. He was singing about a girl or love lost or love forever or something. He had a great voice and a great sound. It might have been about the time of Buddy Holly, but a different sound to this artist.
Buddy Holly died in 1959, but I am still trying to think of British male pop stars. Cliff Richard comes to mind, but Billy J. Kramer was more memorable in looks and music. He recorded a Lennon/McCartney tune "Bad to Me" and followed up w/ "Little Children." The other one is Donovan, more of a hippie, with "Sunshine Superman." I hope that helps jog your memory!
Cliff Richard has always been considerably more popular in Britain than in North America. I can recall a handful of hits in the early 1960's, such as Summer Holiday, The Young Ones, Bachelor Boy, It's All in the Game, and Don't Talk to Him. Though he continued with a string of hits in Britain, he sort of disappeared from the North American airwaves, until a big hit in the mid-seventies, called We Don't Talk Anymore.
Apparently, at 70 years old, he still tours regularly. Good for him.
I decided to write a hub about him. I was so amazed tonight to find him so busy and having performed so many songs through the decades.
You've sure got a good memory. I will have a look -- you must be from Britain. Thanks for all the song titles.
Cliff Richard sang at the Queen's Jubiliee Concert at Buckingham Palace in June, he described himself as the only performer to have had a hit in every decade during the Queen's reign.
by meow48 7 years ago
What is the correct term? British or English? Scot or Scottish?okay, this may be rather silly, but to the folks from england, do you prefer to called British or English???? The same question to those from Scotland, is it Scot or Scottish?? thanks for your participation ahead...
by Arthur Russ 5 days ago
According to Wikipedia, the Rat Race can be described as “a competitive struggle to get ahead financially or routinely” and “The term is commonly associated with an exhausting, repetitive lifestyle that leaves no time for relaxation or enjoyment”.During the 1980s in Britain Margaret...
by ngureco 6 years ago
What Is The Difference Between Great Britain, Britain, England, UK, British Isles, Etc, Etc?A post office clerk once told me I have to pay a higher postage for Great Britain than UK because Great Britain was very far away.
by apeksha 9 years ago
I like Ricky Martin very much and his songs -- "Nobody wants to live lonely"and "Maria"He can sing all types of songs...not only rock n hip hop but emotional songs also.what do u think?
by Castlepaloma 11 days ago
This tRump, far tops all environmentalist bs I have ever heard. Trump said,, “I’m an environmentalist.” Sir! and I have won many awards for it. This actually isn’t the first time Trump has tried to tell people that he’s a champion of the environment. In 2017, he said, “I’m a...
by dglo 8 years ago
I'm trying to remember the name of a band from around '86. The lead singer was female. She had a...raspy, kinda country sound. They had one song that got a little bit of air time. Any clues who it could have been?
Copyright © 2018 HubPages Inc. and respective owners. Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners. HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc. HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.
|HubPages Device ID||This is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.|
|Login||This is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.|
|HubPages Traffic Pixel||This is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.|
|Remarketing Pixels||We may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.|
|Conversion Tracking Pixels||We may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.|