Frankie Vaughan, CBE (3 February 1928 - 17 September 1999) was a singer of traditional pop music in the United Kingdom, who issued more than 80 recordings in his lifetime. Marilyn Monroe (born Norma Jeane Mortenson, June 1 1926 &ndash August 5 1962 baptized Norma Let's Make Love ( 1960) is a comedy musical film made by 20th Century Fox. The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire is a British Order of chivalry established on 4 June 1917 by King George V. Events 1112 - Ramon Berenguer III of Barcelona and Douce I of Provence marry uniting the fortunes of those two states Year 1928 ( MCMXXVIII) was a Leap year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Events 1176 - The Battle of Myriokephalon is fought 1462 - The Battle of Świecino (or Battle of Żarnowiec Year 1999 ( MCMXCIX) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1999 Gregorian calendar) Traditional pop or Classic pop or Standards music denotes in general Western (and particularly American popular music that either wholly predates the advent of The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom, the UK or Britain,is a Sovereign state located
Life and career
He was born Frank Abelsohn to a Jewish family in Liverpool, Lancashire, England. Judaism (from the Greek Ioudaïsmos, derived from the Hebrew יהודה Yehudah, " Judah " in Hebrew יַהֲדוּת Yahedut Liverpool ( is a City and Metropolitan borough of Merseyside, England along the eastern side of the Mersey Estuary Lancashire is a non-metropolitan county of historic origin in the North West of England, bounded to the west by the Irish Sea England is a Country which is part of the United Kingdom. Its inhabitants account for more than 83% of the total UK population whilst its mainland The name 'Vaughan came from a grandmother whose first grandson he was, who used to call Frank "my number one" grandson, in whose Russian accent "one" sounded like "Vaughan. "
In his early life, he was a member of the Lancaster Lads Club, a member group of the National Association of Boys' Clubs in the UK, and in his career he was a major contributor to the clubs, dedicating his monetary compensation from one song each year to them. He started out at the club intending to be a boxer. Boxing (sometimes also known as English boxing or pugilism) is a Combat sport in which two participants generally of similar weight, Then at age 14 he received a scholarship to the Lancaster College of Art, where he sang in the dance band. After a stint in the Royal Army Medical Corps in World War II (where he spent most of his time boxing) he returned to art school, this time at the Leeds College of Art. The Royal Army Medical Corps ( RAMC) is a specialist Corps in the British Army which provides Medical services to all British Army World War II, or the Second World War, (often abbreviated WWII) was a global military conflict which involved a majority of the world's nations, including Leeds ( is located on the River Aire in West Yorkshire, England
When he won a prize to design a furniture exhibition stand, he left for London, where he won second prize on a radio talent show. London ( ˈlʌndən is the capital and largest urban area in the United Kingdom. Radio is the transmission of signals by Modulation of electromagnetic waves with frequencies below those of visible Light.
Vaughan's career began in the late 1940s in the theatre doing variety song and dance acts. The 1940s decade ran from 1940 to 1949 Events and trends The 1940s was a period between the radical 1930s and the conservative 1950s which also leads the period to be A variety show or variety entertainment is an entertainment made up of a variety of acts especially Musical performances and Comedy Skits and He was known as a fancy dresser, wearing top hat, bow tie, tails, and cane. In the 1950s he worked for a few years with the Nat Temple band, and after that period he then began making records, and was popular in the UK. The 1950s Decade refers to the years of 1950 to 1959 inclusive A gramophone In 1955, he recorded what was to become his trademark song, "Give Me the Moonlight, Give Me the Girl. Events January 1 - RCA victor announces a marketing plan called "Operation TNT "
He recorded a large number of songs that were covers of United States hit songs, including Perry Como's "Kewpie Doll," Jimmie Rodgers' "Kisses Sweeter than Wine," Boyd Bennett's "Seventeen" (also covered in the U. In Popular music, a cover version, or simply cover, is a new rendition ( Performance or Recording) of a previously recorded commercially released The United States of America —commonly referred to as the Pierino Ronald "Perry" Como ( May 18 1912 &ndash May 12 2001) was an Italian-American singer and television personality " Kewpie Doll " is a popular Song written by Sid Tepper and Roy C James Frederick Rodgers (born September 18 1933, Camas Washington) is an American singer sometimes classified as a Rock and " Kisses Sweeter than Wine " is a popular Love song written by The Weavers in 1950 and a hit for Jimmie Rodgers in 1957 Boyd Bennett ( December 7 1924 - June 2 2002) was a Songwriter and Singer. S. by the Fontane Sisters), Jim Lowe's "The Green Door," and (with The Kaye Sisters), The Fleetwoods' "Come Softly to Me. The Fontane Sisters were a trio ( Bea Geri and Margi Rosse) from New Milford, New Jersey. Jim lowe is a British Record Producer Born 1971 London He has had success with Stereophonics including No " (The Green Door " is a 1956 popular Song with music by Bob Davie and Lyrics by Marvin Moore. The Fleetwoods were a Singing trio from Olympia Washington, United States; formed in the late 1950s " Come Softly to Me " is a popular Song written by Gary Troxel Barbara Ellis and Gretchen Christopher published in 1959 and performed by The Fleetwoods " From the 1950s through to the early 1960s, his recordings were popular in the UK. In 1961 Vaughan hit No 1 with "Tower of Strength" but the rise of beat music eclipsed his chart career for two or three years, he returned to the Top 10 in 1967 with "There Must Be A Way". The Top Forty or Top 40 is a music industry shorthand for the currently most-popular songs in a particular genre. Chart success eluded him after this although he did have two more top 40 singles "Nevertheless" and "So Tired".
He went to the United States in 1960 to make a movie with Marilyn Monroe, Let's Make Love and was an actor in several other movies, but his recordings were never chart hits in the U. The United States of America —commonly referred to as the Year 1960 ( MCMLX) was a Leap year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Marilyn Monroe (born Norma Jeane Mortenson, June 1 1926 &ndash August 5 1962 baptized Norma Let's Make Love ( 1960) is a comedy musical film made by 20th Century Fox. S.
During the 1960s, he became involved with youth social problems in Easterhouse, a large housing estate in the outskirts of Glasgow, and was influential in attracting new resources and inward investment to the area. The 1960s decade refers to the years from the beginning of 1960 to the end of 1969 Easterhouse is a post-war suburb to the north-east of the Scottish city of Glasgow. Glasgow (ˈglæzgoʊ is the largest city in Scotland and third most populous in the United Kingdom A longtime member of the Grand Order of Water Rats, Vaughan became King Rat in 1968, a feat he followed up in 1998. The Grand Order of Water Rats is an entertainment industry charity based in London, England.
He continued performing until 1985, when he starred in a stage version of 42nd Street at Drury Lane in London. 42nd Street is a musical with a book by Michael Stewart and Mark Bramble, lyrics by Al Dubin, and music by Harry Warren Drury Lane is a street in the Covent Garden area of London, running between Aldwych and High Holborn. After a year, he suffered a near fatal bout of peritonitis and had to leave the cast. Peritonitis is defined as Inflammation of the Peritoneum (the Serous membrane which lines part of the abdominal cavity and some of the Viscera He was married to Stella from 1951 to 1999 and they had three children and several grandchildren. He was awarded an OBE in 1965, a CBE in 1996, and as a resident of High Wycombe had been a Deputy Lord Lieutenant of the County of Buckinghamshire since 1993. The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire is a British Order of chivalry established on 4 June 1917 by King George V. The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire is a British Order of chivalry established on 4 June 1917 by King George V. See also High Wycombe Western Australia High Wycombe (hai ˈwɪk The title Lord Lieutenant is given to the British Monarch 's personal representatives in the United Kingdom, usually in a county or similar circumscription with varying A county is a Land area of Regional Government within a larger State. Buckinghamshire (abbreviated Bucks) is a ceremonial and non-metropolitan home county in South East England.
He died from heart failure in 1999, aged 71. Heart failure is a Cardiac condition that occurs when a problem with the structure or function of the Heart impairs its ability to supply
- 1950 - "The Old Piano Roll Blues" / "Daddy's Little Girl"
- 1950 - "Stay With The Happy People" / "Give Me You"
- 1953 - "My Sweetie Went Away" / "Strange"
- 1953 - "Too Marvellous For Words" / "No Help Wanted"
- 1953 - "Look At That Girl" (cover of Guy Mitchell) / "Send My Baby Back To Me"
- 1953 - "Bye Bye Baby" / "False Hearted Lover"
- 1953 - "Hey Joe" (cover of Frankie Laine) / "So Nice In Your Arms"
- 1953 - "Istanbul (Not Constantinople)" (cover of The Four Lads)/ "Cloud Lucky Seven (cover of Guy Mitchell)"
- 1954 - "The Cuff Of My Shirt" (cover of Guy Mitchell)/ "Heartless"
- 1954 - "From The Grape Came The Wine" / "She Took"
- 1954 - "Jilted" / "Do, Do, Do, Do, Do, Do It Again" Duets with Alma Cogan
- 1954 - "Out In The Middle of The Night" / "Crazy About You"
- 1954 - "My Son, My Son" (cover of Eddie Calvert) / "Cinnamon Sinner" (cover of Tony Bennett)
- 1954 - "Happy Days And Lonely Nights" (cover of The Fontane Sisters)/ "Danger Signs "
- 1955 - "Too Many Heartaches" / "Unsuspecting Heart (cover of Sunny Gale)
- 1955 - "Give Me The Moonlight Give Me The Girl" / "Tweedle Dee" (cover of LaVern Baker)
- 1955 - "Wildfire" / "That's How A Love Song Was Born"
- 1955 - "Something's Gotta Give" / "Why Did The Chicken Cross The Road"
- 1955 - "Seventeen" (cover of Boyd Bennett) / "Meet Me On The Corner" (cover of Max Bygraves)
- 1956 - "My Boy Flat Top" (cover of Dorothy Collins, also done by Boyd Bennett)/ "Stealin'"
- 1956 - "This Is The Night" / "Rock Candy Baby"
- 1956 - "Escape In The Sun" / "Honey Hair Sugar Lips Eyes Of Blue" (cover of Crew Cuts)
- 1956 - "Lucky Thirteen" / "Let's Go Steady"
- 1956 - "The Green Door" (cover of Jim Lowe) / "Pity The Poor Man "
- 1957 - "The Garden Of Eden" / "Priscilla"
- 1957 - "These Dangerous Years" / "Isn't This A Lovely Evening"
- 1957 - "What's Behind That Strange Door" / "Cold Cold Shower"
- 1957 - "Man On Fire" / "Wanderin' Eyes "
- 1957 - "Gotta Have Something In The Bank Frank" / "Single" Duets with the Kaye Sisters
- 1957 - "Kisses Sweeter Than Wine" (cover of Jimmie Rodgers) / "Rock-A-Chicka"
- 1958 - "We're Not Alone" / "Can't Get Along Without You "
- 1958 - "Kewpie Doll" (cover of Perry Como) / "So Many Women "
- 1958 - "Wonderful Things" / "Judy "
- 1958 - "Am I Wasting My Time On You" / "So Happy In Love"
- 1959 - "That's My Doll" / "Love Is The Sweetest Thing/"
- 1959 - "Honey Bunny Baby" / "The Lady Is A Square "
- 1959 - "Give Me The Moonlight Give Me The Girl" / "Happy Go Lucky (Re-Issue) "
- 1959 - "Come Softly To Me" (cover of The Fleetwoods) / "Say Something Sweet To Your Sweetheart" Duets with the Kaye Sisters
- 1959 - "The Heart Of A Man" / "Sometime Somewhere"
- 1959 - "Walkin' Tall" / "I Ain't Gonna Lead This Life"
- 1960 - "What More Do You Want" / "The Very Very Young"
- 1960 - "Love Me Now" / "I Was A Fool"
- 1960 - "Kookie Little Paradise" / "Mary Lou"
- 1960 - "Milord" (cover of Édith Piaf) / "Do You Still Love Me"
- 1961 - "Tower Of Strength" (cover of Gene McDaniels) / "Rachel" (cover of Al Martino)
- 1961 - "Don't Stop Twist" / "Red Red Roses"
- 1962 - "I'm Gonna Clip Your Wings" / "Travellin' Man (cover of Ricky Nelson)"
- 1962 - "Hercules" / "Madeleine"
- 1963 - "Hey Mama" / "Brand New Motor"
- 1963 - "You're The One For Me" / "I Told You So"
- 1963 - "Loop De Loop" / "There'll Be No Teardrops Tonight (cover of Tony Bennett)
- 1964 - "Alley Alley Oh" / "Gonna Be A Good Boy Now "
- 1964 - "Hello Dolly" / "Long Time No See"
- 1964 - "Susie Q" / "I'll Always Be In Love With You"
- 1964 - "Someone Must Have Hurt You A Lot" / "Easter Time"
- 1965 - "The Happy Train" / "You Darlin' You"
- 1965 - "Wait" / "There Goes The Forgotten Man"
- 1966 - "Cabaret/ Gotta Have You"
- 1967 - "There Must Be A Way" / "You're Nobody Till Somebody Loves You" (cover of Dean Martin)
- 1967 - "So Tired" / "If I Didn't Care"
- 1968 - "Nevertheless" / "Girl Talk"
- 1968 - "Mame" / "If I Had My Way"
- 1968 - "Souvenirs" / "Getting Used To Having You Around"
- 1969 - "The Same Old Way" / "You Can't Stop Me Dancing"
- 1969 - "Hideaway" / "Hold Me Close To You"
- 1970 - "Peace Brother Peace" / "You'll Never Walk Alone"
- 1970 - "With These Hands" / "I'll Give You Three Guesses"
- 1971 - "Find Another Love" / "Lorelei"
- 1971 - "What Am I To Do With You" / "Make The Circus Come To Town"
- 1972 - "Paradise" / "Same Old Love"
- 1972 - "Good Old Bad Old Days" / "The Good Things In Life"
- 1974 - "Unchained Melody" / "I'll Never See Julie Again "
- 1975 - "It's Too Late Now" / "Somewhere In This World"
- 1975 - "Close Your Eyes" / "Our World Of Love"
- 1975 - "After Loving You" / "Feelings"
- 1976 - "I'll Never Smile Again" / "Ragtime Cowboy Joe"
- 1976 - "One" / "Love Is Here To Stay"
- 1977 - "Red Sails In The Sunset" / "Seasons For Lovers"
- 1977 - "Take Me" / "Lemon Drops, Lollipops and Sunbeams"
- 1978 - "Think Beautiful Things" / "I Am Lucky"
- 1979 - "Think Beautiful Things" / "Simple Kiss"
- 1983 - "Stockport" / "Showmanship"
- 1984 - "Dreamers" / "Two Different Worlds"
- 1987 - "When Your Old Wedding Ring Was New" / "Lucky"
- 1957 - Happy Go lucky
- 1958 - Frankie Vaughan Showcase
- 1959 - At the London Palladium
- 1961 - Let Me Sing- I'm Happy
- 1961 - Warm Feeling
- 1962 - Live at the Talk of the Town
- 1963 - All Over Town
- 1965 - My Kind of Song
- 1966 - Return Date at the Talk of the Town
- 1967 - The Frankie Vaughan Songbook
- 1971 - This is Frankie Vaughan
- 1967 - There Must Be a Way
- 1968 - The Second Time Around
- 1970 - Mr Moonlight
- 1971 - Double Exposure
- 1972 - Frankie
- 1972 - Frankie Vaughan Sing-a-Long
- 1973 - Sincerely Yours
- 1974 - Someone Who Cares
- 1975 - Seasons for Lovers
- 1977 - Golden Hour Presents Frankie Vaughan
- 1977 - Frankie Vaughan 100 Golden Greats
- 1985 - Love Hits and High Kicks
Big V records
- 1979 - Moonlight and Love Songs
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