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Posted: 29 Nov 17, 09:36 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I usually remember Cliff Richard for his song entitled "Ocean Deep"!

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Posted: 30 Nov 17, 10:34 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Millenium Prayer is better than Bohemian Rhapsody.

It even edges Galway Girl by Ed Sheercunt.

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Posted: 01 Dec 17, 07:41 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

It's music for people that are closer to death (either emotionally or physically) than I am, and I just have to remember that whenever I wonder why it's worshiped so heavily.

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Posted: 09 Dec 17, 12:42 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I think it is because he has a very good voice. The pop stars of the 1960's still endure because the generation of fans from those days are still around. The songs from those days are more melodic and easy to sing. That is why they continue to live on because people can sing their songs in karaoke sessions. All the singers in the 1960's have really good and mesmerizing voices.

Take his song "Congratulations". It came in second in the Eurovision song contest at that time but people still remember this song whereas no one remembers which song came in first in that year.

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Posted: 20 Dec 17, 18:17 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Not everyone's cup of tea, but there is no denying that he has put out some fantastic tunes.
I watched a video last week of him in Oz. He tells the audience that media say nasty things, and one topic in particular they used to hound him with was sell by dates and that he had past his, and says this was back in the 70's.
"Then this happened..."
and went right into Devil Woman. Thought that was outstanding.

Don't get me wrong, he's got a lot of scheidt in that back catalog, but he's playing Glasgow next year and I fancy going just to experience it.

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Posted: 04 Feb 18, 12:45 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I was a major Cliff fan before I discovered Queen in '86. Back in the early eighties i was in the fan club.
By then his "Golden Period" from 76-83 had gone and his music was pappy.
Ironically, it was his songs from "Time" that put me off buying any more of his albums!
I still play "I'm Nearly Famous" through "Silver" quite regularly.

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Posted: 04 Feb 18, 21:10 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

That is why your only friend is your hamster and the mail man.

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Posted: 04 Feb 18, 21:36 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

mooghead wrote:

That is why your only friend is your hamster and the mail man.


Hey!
Don't diss my mail man.
He brings me nice parcels every week :)

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Posted: 25 Mar 18, 08:48 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Cliff Richard has the same dumb smile I’m all his promo photos. He sounds ashamed of his sexuality.

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Posted: 12 May 18, 16:20 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

john bodega wrote:

He's one of the famous pedos - somehow he's gotten away with it though


You have evidence of this? Your post has been passed on to the Met.

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Posted: 16 May 18, 07:53 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Hey, editing out my 'allegedly' doesn't make you clever

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Posted: 16 May 18, 09:27 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

john bodega wrote:

Hey, editing out my 'allegedly' doesn't make you clever

Hardly, trying to cover your tracks by editing it yourself however, doesn't make you clever.


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Posted: 16 May 18, 09:45 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

It's all hearsay after a certain point amirite

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Posted: 18 May 18, 20:53 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Everyone who had a hit single in the 50's was instantly called the British Elvis, Honestly it ranges from Tom Jones to Tommy Steele.

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Posted: 21 May 18, 08:36 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Scary

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Posted: 13 Jul 18, 06:35 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

My grandmother used to sing the German version of "Lucky Lips" to me when I was a child - he was already old fashioned when I was a child but in England he was huge with no. 10 hits over 5 decades. It still boggles my mind that the police raided his house in his absence and invited the BBC to film the action from a helicopter. What an extreme low that was for the English justice system and public television. It was open season against any gay celebrity (or perceived gay celebrity) in the wake of the Savile scandal. There was never a shred of evidence that Cliff Richard abused anyone, old or young.



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