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A shy, withdrawn English schoolteacher falls for a flashy showgirl.
In some ways, I`ve always approached singing as acting, and the voice is just like a way of carrying the song.
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 1949 began her recording career with "Put On Your Own Shoes, Lucy".
Her favorite songs are "Black Coffee" by Peggy Lee, "I`ve Got You Under My Skin" by Frank Sinatra, "Hallelujah" by Michael McDonald, "This Masquerade" by The Carpenters, "Life In The Fast Lane" by The Eagles, "Something" by The Beatles, "Wouldn`t It Be Nice" by The Beach Boys and "Love For Sale" by Clare Teal. Of all the songs she has recorded, her favorites are "To Memphis" and her duet with Dusty Springfield, "Corner Of The Sky". (Source: BBC Radio 2 "Tracks of My Years").