Petula Sally Olwen Clark, CBE (born 15 November 1932) is an English singer, actress, and composer whose career has spanned seven decades. Wikipedia
Born: 15th November, 1932, Ewell, Surrey, England
Height: 5' 2" (157 cm)
Claim to Fame: Downtown
Colour My World is the sixth album released by Petula Clark in the US on Warner Bros. Records. It combines cover versions of popular songs of the era and original material, much of it written by Clark and Tony Hatch, who produced the recording and arranged it along with Johnny Harris and Frank Owens.
He is a shy schoolmaster. She is a music hall star. They marry and immediately have 283 children...all boys!
A shy, withdrawn English schoolteacher falls for a flashy showgirl.
There are definitely people who are stuck in the `60s and there are definitely people who think I am and it`s just not true. I was performing for a long time before the `60s and I`ll be doing exciting interesting things for along time to come.
In some ways, I`ve always approached singing as acting, and the voice is just like a way of carrying the song.
In August 1981, she opened in "The Sound of Music" in London`s West End with what was then the largest advance sale in British theatre history. What was originally intended to be a six-month run was extended to thirteen in order to accommodate public demand. During the week she took a break and her understudy played the role, the box office dropped a whopping 75%.
She has sold more than 70 million records worldwide, making her the best-selling British female vocalist in history.