Petula Sally Olwen Clark, CBE (born 15 November 1932) is a British singer, actress, and composer with one of the longest serving careers of a British singer, spanning more than seven decades. Clark's professional career began during the Second World War as a child entertainer on BBC Radio .
Petula Clark began as a singing child prodigy in the U.K. at the age of 9.. Promoted and tutored by an enthusiastic father, she had started singing professionally at the age of seven and she became a familiar singing voice on wartime radio and in concerts for the troops. By the end of the 1940s she was an established singing star and she also appeared as an actress in many films of the era ...
Petula Clark (Epsom, Surrey, Inglaterra, 15 de noviembre de 1932) es una cantante, actriz y compositora británica, conocida por sus exitosas canciones en los años 1960, en especial «Downtown», «I Know a Place», «My Love», «Colour My World», «A Sign of the Times» y «Don't Sleep in the Subway».
Biografia. Petula è figlia di due infermieri del Long Grove Hospital, Doris Phillips e Leslie Norman Clark. Nel suo paese d'origine è considerata la cantante più popolare del ventesimo secolo (70 milioni di dischi venduti in tutto il mondo).
In October 2011, Irish band the Saw Doctors remade "Downtown" with Petula Clark singing some lines: the track is credited to the Saw Doctors featuring Petula Clark. According to Saw Doctors' member Leo Moran the group habitually played snippets of well-known songs during their encore numbers: "One night for no particular reason we did 'Downtown' and you could see people loved it.
Petula Clark Downtown. 1964 snapchat : alexhashs
This great song was released in 1964 and made number 1 in the U.S and number 2 here in the UK.