Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Cliff Richard & The Shadows - Move It

Sir Cliff Richard (born Harry Rodger Webb on 14 October 1940) is an Indian born British Anglo-Indian singer-songwriter. With his backing group The Shadows, Richard dominated the British popular music scene in the late 1950s and early 1960s.

During six decades, Cliff Richard has charted many singles, and holds the record (with Elvis Presley) as the only act to make the UK singles charts in all of its decades (1950s–2000s). He is the only singer to have had a number one single in the UK in five consecutive decades, doing so from the 1950s through to the 1990s. On the British charts, Richard has had more than 130 [single], albums and EPs make the top 20, more than any other artist. He has sold more than 250 million records.

On 20 November 2009, Cliff Richard and the Shadows performed at the Globe, Stockholm. Performance is part of the 50th anniversary tour. The tour commences in September 2009, features 36 shows throughout the UK and Europe and extends to Australia, New Zealand and South Africa in 2010.

Todays tune is "Move It" is a song recorded by Cliff Richard and the Drifters (the UK band that would evolve into The Shadows). Originally intended as the B-side to "Schoolboy Crush", it was released as Richard's debut single on August 29, 1958 and became his first hit record.

More info @ Cliff Richard's Official Website or The Shadows' Official Site

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