Petula Clark (English singer & actor)

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Legal name: Petula Sally Olwen Clark


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. In 1954 she charted with "The Little Shoemaker", the first of her big UK hits, and within two years she began recording in French. Her international successes have included "Prends mon coeur", "Sailor" (a UK number one), "Romeo", and "Chariot". Hits in German, Italian and Spanish followed. In late 1964 Clark's success extended to the United States with a four-year run of career-defining, often upbeat singles, many written or co-written by Tony Hatch and Jackie Trent.

These songs include her signature song "Downtown", "I Know a Place", "My Love", "A Sign of the Times", "I Couldn't Live Without Your Love", "Who Am I", "Colour My World", "This Is My Song" (by Charles Chaplin), "Don't Sleep in the Subway", "The Other Man's Grass Is Always Greener", and "Kiss Me Goodbye". In the United States Clark was sometimes called "the First Lady of the British Invasion". Clark has sold more than 68 million records. She has also enjoyed success in the musical film Finian's Rainbow and in the stage musicals The Sound of Music, Blood Brothers, Sunset Boulevard and Mary Poppins.

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1957You Are My Lucky StarPetula Clark2
1959Petula Clark in HollywoodPetula Clark1
1962Hello ParisPetula Clark2
1962In Other WordsPetula Clark1
1962Rendez-vous avec Petula ClarkPetula Clark accompagnée par Peter Knight, ses chœurs et son orchestre1
1963PetulaPetula Clark1
1963Petula ClarkPetula Clark1
1965DowntownPetula Clark1
1965I Know a Place (The New Petula Clark Album)Petula Clark2
1965In LovePetula Clark1
1965The World’s Greatest International HitsPetula Clark1
1966I Couldn’t Live Without Your LovePetula Clark2
1966My LovePetula Clark2
1967These Are My SongsPetula Clark5
1967Colour My WorldPetula Clark2
1968PetulaPetula Clark1
1969Portrait of PetulaPetula Clark1
1974Come On HomePetula Clark1
197620 All Time GreatestPetula Clark1
1995Blue Lady: The Nashville SessionsPetula Clark1
1996The Broadway Kids Sing BroadwayThe Broadway Kids with special guest Petula Clark2
1996The Best of Petula ClarkPetula Clark1
1997TodayPetula Clark1
1997Merry Christmas … Joyeux NoelPetula Clark1
1998Here For YouPetula Clark2
1998Where the Heart IsPetula Clark1
2000Conversations in the WindPetula Clark1
2004Live at the Paris OlympiaPetula Clark1
2013Lost in YouPetula Clark2

Album + Compilation

1968Petula Clark’s Greatest Hits, Vol. 1Petula Clark1
1971TodayPetula Clark1
1972Petula Clark's Greatest HitsPetula Clark1
1985This Is My SongPetula Clark1
1986Greatest HitsPetula Clark1
1986Greatest Hits of Petula ClarkPetula Clark3
1986Greatest HitsPetula Clark2
1986Give It a TryPetula Clark1
1987The Hit Singles CollectionPetula Clark1
1988C'est ma chansonPetula Clark1
1988Downtown - The Petula Clark CollectionPetula Clark1
1988DowntownPetula Clark2
1988My GreatestPetula Clark51
1988The Hit Singles CollectionPetula Clark1
1989CollectionPetula Clark1
1989Downtown: 20 Greatest HitsPetula Clark1
1989DowntownPetula Clark41
1990The Special CollectionPetula Clark1
1990The Best of Petula Clark, Volume 1Petula Clark1
1990The EP CollectionPetula Clark1
1991Greatest HitsPetula Clark1
1991The Very Best of Petula ClarkPetula Clark1
1992I Know a PlacePetula Clark1
1992Petula Clark Treasures, Volume OnePetula Clark1
1992Pet SongsPetula Clark1
1992Petula Clark in Hollywood / In Other Words / Rarities and ObscuritiesPetula Clark1
1992The Best of Petula ClarkPetula Clark1
1992The Original HitsPetula Clark1
1992The Best of Petula Clark, Volume 2Petula Clark1
1993The Golden HitsPetula Clark1
1993The EP Collection Vol. 2Petula Clark1
1994Gold: Greatest HitsPetula Clark1
1994The Nixa Years Vol. 1Petula Clark1
1994The Nixa Years Vol. 2Petula Clark1
1994The Polygon Years Vol. 1, 1950-1952Petula Clark1
1994The Polygon Years Vol. 2, 1952-1955Petula Clark2
199516 Most Requested SongsPetula Clark31
1995GoldPetula Clark1
1995I Love to Sing (Pye 35th Anniversary 3 CD Box Set)Petula Clark1
1995The Other Man’s Grass (Is Always Greener) / Petula: Kiss Me GoodbyePetula Clark1
1996The Very Best of Petula ClarkPetula Clark1
1996Les Années PetulaPetula Clark1
1997Her Greatest HitsPetula Clark1
1997The Classic CollectionPetula Clark1
1997This Is My SongPetula Clark1
1998Anthologie, Volume 1 : Rendez-vous avec PetulaPetula Clark1
1998Colour My World (Compilation, 1998)Petula Clark1
1998Les Grands Numéro 1Petula Clark1
1998Petula Clark Sings Tony HatchPetula Clark1
1998The Complete Golden Hits CollectionPetula Clark1
199920 Succès InoubliablesPetula Clark1
199941 succès inoubliablesPetula Clark1
1999Anthologie, Volume 3 : 1963-1964Petula Clark1
1999Anthologie, Volume 4: 1964–1965Petula Clark1
1999Downtown - The Pye AnthologyPetula Clark2
1999Downtown: The Greatest Hits of Petula ClarkPetula Clark1
1999Petula Clark (Classic World)Petula Clark1
1999The International CollectionPetula Clark1
2000Downtown / The New Petula Clark AlbumPetula Clark1
2000My Love / I Couldn't Live Without Your LovePetula Clark1
2000Sings The International Hits / These Are My SongsPetula Clark1
2000The Other Man's Grass Is Always Greener / Colour My WorldPetula Clark1
2000LegendaryPetula Clark1
2000Anthologie, Volume 5 : 1966-1968Petula Clark1
2000In Hollywood / In Other WordsPetula Clark1
2000Music: The Pye Anthology, Volume 2Petula Clark2
2000Petula 65/66Petula Clark1
2000Petula Clark Greatest HitsPetula Clark1
2000Ses plus belles chansonsPetula Clark1
2000The Very Best OfPetula Clark1

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