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Brit Girls Of The Sixties Volume Three: Cilla Black, Sandie Shaw & Lulu By David Bret
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Cilla Black (1943-2015) was the only important British female singer to emerge from the "Mersey Sound" explosion of the early 1960s. The archetypal girl-next-door, despite fame and fortune... More > she never lost touch with her Northern roots, and her sudden death in August 2015 plunged a whole nation into mourning. A veritable lodestar of talent, her speciality was powerhouse Continental ballads, with which she was unrivalled. After her singing career slowed down she went on to become one of the country's most popular television personalities, and will never be replaced in the hearts of the British public. "The Barefoot Princess From Dagenham", Sandie Shaw was one of the decade's most alluring images. She topped the British charts three times and romped to victory in the Eurovision Song Contest. Lulu was the wee Scottish lassie with the voice which could demolish a skyscraper, and was the only Brit Girl to top the US charts. Includes full 1960s Vinyl Uk and European discographies.< Less
Brit Girls of the Sixties Volume Three: Cilla Black, Sandie Shaw & Lulu By David Bret
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Cilla Black (1943-2015) was the only important British female singer to emerge from the "Mersey Sound" explosion of the early 1960s. The archetypal girl-next-door, despite fame and fortune... More > she never lost touch with her Northern roots, and her sudden death in August 2015 plunged a whole nation into mourning. A veritable lodestar of talent, her speciality was powerhouse Continental ballads, with which she was unrivalled. After her singing career slowed down she went on to become one of the country's most popular television personalities, and will never be replaced in the hearts of the British public. "The Barefoot Princess From Dagenham", Sandie Shaw was one of the decade's most alluring images. She topped the British charts three times and won Eurovision. Lulu was the wee Scottish lassie with the voice which could demolish a skyscraper. Hers was a bigger struggle than most, from Glasgow tenement block to superstardom. She was the only Brit Girl to top the US charts.< Less
Rock Hudson: The Gentle Giant By David Bret
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Since David Bret published his best-selling Rock Hudson biography in 2004, two key figures in Rock’s story—his wife Phyllis Gates and his last lover, Marc Christian—have died,... More > allowing a great deal to be told which could not be told whilst they were alive. In this much-revised biography, Bret discusses every aspect of Rock’s life: parental abuse, discovering his sexuality while in the US Navy, his scores of male lovers, his prostitution to agents and talent scouts, the hidden truth behind his lavender marriage, his battle to conceal his sexuality from the media, his involvement with San Francisco’s gay scene, and the tragedy of his final years as the first major celebrity to contract AIDS. Published to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the actor’s death, in Rock Hudson: The Gentle Giant, David Bret has produced a rewarding portrait of a warm-hearted, wonderful man who, though atrociously maligned by the media back in 1985 when he died, remains revered by his millions of fans around the world.< Less
Rock Hudson: The Gentle Giant By David Bret
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Since David Bret published his best-selling Rock Hudson biography in 2004, two key figures in Rock’s story—his wife Phyllis Gates and his last lover, Marc Christian—have died,... More > allowing a great deal to be told which could not be told whilst they were alive. In this much-revised biography, Bret discusses every aspect of Rock’s life: parental abuse, discovering his sexuality while in the US Navy, his scores of male lovers, his prostitution to agents and talent scouts, the hidden truth behind his lavender marriage, his battle to conceal his sexuality from the media, his involvement with San Francisco’s gay scene, and the tragedy of his final years as the first major celebrity to contract AIDS. Published to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the actor’s death, in Rock Hudson: The Gentle Giant, David Bret has produced a rewarding portrait of a warm-hearted, wonderful man who, though atrociously maligned by the media back in 1985 when he died, remains revered by his millions of fans around the world.< Less