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Petula Clark

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On the Beat

Column by Louise Criscione, KRLA Beat, 31 March 1965

PETULA CLARK really "tore up" the Ed Sullivan audience Sunday night. This girl sure swings; she even had the sedate adult audience clapping their hands ...

A Lady In Show Business — Petula Clark

Profile and Interview by Maureen Cleave, Detroit Free Press, 9 May 1965

The Girl Who Sings 'Downtown' ...

Backstage Report: Pet Clark A Hit At Party

Report by Louise Criscione, KRLA Beat, 26 May 1965

ONE OF THE record world's most popular attractions is the meet-the-press party for a performer whose records are bursting through the charts. ...

Petula Clark Goes Midtown And Captivates Copa Patrons

Profile by Robert Shelton, The New York Times, 16 October 1965

Petite Performer With Big Voice Demonstrates Why She's So Popular ...

Fun, Work Behind The Cameras At Filming of 2nd T.A.M.I. Show

Report by Louise Criscione, KRLA Beat, 25 December 1965

A COUPLE OF weeks ago The BEAT took you behind the scenes of a recording session to show you that it was not so easy ...


Essay by Paul Williams, Crawdaddy!, March 1966

ROCK 'N' ROLL songs, according to a joke now about ten years old, have three types of lyrics: a) I love my baby, b) my ...

BEAT Exclusive: Petula Clark Wants To Stay

Interview by Louise Criscione, KRLA Beat, 7 May 1966

PETULA CLARK has been called The First Lady of Pop and she must be because ever since 'Downtown' she has had only hit after hit, ...

Petula Clark: Cocoanut Grove, Los Angeles CA

Live Review by Louise Criscione, KRLA Beat, 28 May 1966

KRLA Night At The Cocoanut Grove!!! ...

John Mayall, Love, Petula Clark et al Albums

Review by Nick Jones, uncredited writer, Melody Maker, 6 August 1966

Single minded blues men ...

Petula Clark, Julie Felix, the Fortunes, Helen Shapiro: Palladium, London

Live Review by Alan Smith, New Musical Express, 11 March 1967


New Albums From The Doors, Roy Orbison, Sonny & Cher et al

Review by Peter Jones, Norman Jopling, Record Mirror, 22 April 1967

Orbison Gibson album — a fine LP but could be depressing... ...

Call Me: The Songs Of Tony Hatch

Sleeve notes by Kieron Tyler, Sanctuary Records, July 2002

WHEN PETULA Clark hit number one in America with 'Downtown' in January 1965 she became the first British solo singer to top the US charts. ...

Petula Clark: The Essential Petula Clark ***

Review by Jeff Tamarkin,, 2003

PETULA CLARK had already logged seven Top Ten singles in her native Britain by the time she hitched a ride on the British Invasion in ...

Petula Clark: Lost In You (The End Records/Sony)

Review by Steven R Rosen, Blurt, 15 May 2013

AS MUCH A surprise as finding a new album by 80-year-old Petula Clark (singer of the 1964 pop-rock classic 'Downtown') on a label that also ...

Petula Clark: An Interview

Interview by Carl Wiser, Songfacts, 4 July 2013

PETULA CLARK WAS 80 years old when she released her 2013 album Lost In You, an elegant and contemporary set produced by John Williams – ...

see also Tony Hatch


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