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Tony Christie

An English male singer from Conisbrough, South Yorkshire.

His early songs were dramatic big voiced numbers, many of which were written by Mitch Murray and Peter Callendar.

Tony Christie has to many listeners a very clear and noted style.
"Is This The Way To Amorillo" was written by Neil Sedaka and became a hit in 1971 and 2002 and also in 2005 for Christie.

He recorded regularly throughout the seventies and made infrequent appearances on the charts.

Although his popularity waned in his native England through most of the 1980s and 1990s, he maintained a successful singing career in continental Europe during this period. This was especially so in Germany.

In 2002 "Is This the Way to Amarillo" was used in the TV comedy series Peter Kay's Phoenix Nights, leading to a resurgence in his popularity. The song was re-released on 14 March 2005 to raise money for the Comic Relief charity, and reached number one in the charts outselling all the first release's chart run put together.

It also became the longest running chart-topper since Cher's "Believe", almost 7 years earlier.

Tony Christie has always stood out for his perfect diction and his clarity in his voice. He is certainly a singers singer.

Hits include

"I Did What I Did For Maria"
"Don`t Go Down To Reno"
"Is this the way to Amarillo"

Albums include.

Tony Christie
With loving Feeling
From America with Love
Im not in love

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