PAUL Young is a well known name amongst 80s music fans, thanks to his long career as a singer. But what is his background? And what are his biggest songs? Here's what you need to know... Who is Paul Young? What is his background? Paul Antony Young, 62, was born January 17, 1956 and is an English singer, songwriter and musician. He started out in the 70s as the frontman of the short-lived bands Kat Kool & the Kool Cats, Streetband and Q-Tips. But he hit international stardom when he became a solo star in the early 80s and became a teen idol. What are Paul's hit songs? As a solo star Paul has enjoyed a lot of success, his biggest hits are: Every Time You Go Away Come Back and Stay Love of the Common People Wherever I Lay My Hat Don't Dream It's Over When did Paul's wife die? Do they have children? Paul met Stacey, 52, a model - who, at the time, was known as Stacey Smith - on the video shoot for his second single Come Back and Stay in 1983 and they married in 1987. On January 26, … [Read more...] about How old is Paul Young, when did his wife Stacey die, how many children does he have and what are his hit songs?
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The Rotary Club of Senlac’s Lakeside Music Picnic is fast approaching and all are invited to this fun family event set in one of the county’s most stunning gardens. The annual event is hosted and organised by The Rotary Club of Senlac, and will be held in the gardens of Rotarian Pat and Judy Connor at Camelot, 90 Westfield Lane, St Leonards on Sea, on August Bank Holiday Sunday (August 26).Local covers band, The Rockitmen who performed at Senlac Rotary’s Classic car Show, Bodiam, last month, will be headlining the Lakeside Music Picnic with their footstomping mix of classic 60’s, 70’s and 80’s hits. Visitors can take their own picnic to enjoy by the lake while listening to the music and partake of a tipple of Pimms or tea and coffee which will be available to purchase. Proceeds from he picnic will be donated to ’Friends of Fia’ (a young local girl who has Alexander disease) and other local good causes.Rotarian Colin Goldsack says they aim … [Read more...] about Join the fun at Lakeside Music Picnic
PUBLISHED: 16:14 18 May 2018 | UPDATED: 16:14 18 May 2018 Charlie Coe 15,000 fans turned out for the Let's Rock festival at Earlham Park last year UK Live Let’s Rock Norwich is returning to the fine city’s Earlham Park on Saturday May 26 with a retro-themed festival to take thousands of revellers back to the 1980’s. Club Tropicana will welcome its VIP guest for the the second year on May 26 Headlining the event are The Human League, whose hit single ‘Dont You Want Me’ was the Christmas Number 1 single in 1981, and former Neighbours and The Sound of Music stage star Jason Donovan. Exclusive DJ sets will also be performed by Pat Sharp and Nathan Moore of Brother Beyond. The annual event will also welcome the new Retrobates Party Live to the stage, headlined by Annabella Lwin of 80’s band Bow Wow Wow, one of the UK’s most successful all-girl bands Fuzzbox, and club and dance star Hazell Dean. The bank holiday weekend event marks the … [Read more...] about Jason Donovan and The Human League set to wow 80s music fans at Lets Rock Norwich festival in Earlham Park
On what will be an absolute MUST for fans of 80s music, Culture Club and Belinda Carlisle will share a stage in Newcastle later on this year. Topping the bill will be Culture Club who, since their inception in 1981, have sold more than 50 million records worldwide, lead by their classic hits, Do You Really Want to Hurt Me, Karma Chameleon, and I’ll Tumble 4 Ya. The group is of course fronted by British singer/songwriter Boy George, who is universally recognised as one of music’s iconic artists. George was recently presented with the Ivor Novello lifetime achievement award in 2015 for his contribution to the music industry. Roy Hay, Mikey Craig and Jon Moss make up the remaining original line up ready to hit the road for the tour, which will arrive at the Metro Radio Arena on Saturday, November 17. They are joined on the lineup by another multi-million seller from the 80s. After leaving successful girl group The Go Gos, Belinda Carlisle scored smash hit after smash hit on … [Read more...] about Culture Club confirm Newcastle concert with another 80s legend
An almost packed audience was treated to some ‘Strictly’ glamour last night at the King’s Lynn Corn Exchange where favourites from the BBC hit Kristina Rihanoff and Robin Windsor took the lead in a journey of dance down the ages.Kicking off with the Roaring 20s Kristina and the team of extraordinarily talented dancers demonstrated the dance crazes of each era from the glamorous Foxtrot to Lindy Hop, street, break dancing and the hip hop of the here and now and of course the ever-popular Argentine tangoHighlights included Julia Cheng’s phenomenal solo performance of hip hop and Julia Ruiz Fernandez’s traditional Flamenco.There was a dazzling array of costume changes and some great group dances - the troupe also included Strictly’s Oksana Platero who made it to the semi-finals with Judge Robert Rinder.The dance numbers were interspersed with songs from the various eras too performed by X-Factor favourite Christopher Maloney and singer-song writer Beth … [Read more...] about Review: Dance to the Music at Lynn Corn Exchange entertains and gives a history lesson too