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Val Doonican MP
(1927 - 2015)
Michael Valentine Doonican
Michael Valentine Doonican (3 February 1927 – 2 July 2015) was an Irish singer, of traditional pop music and swing who was well known for his novel...
Paul William Weller MP
(born 25 May 1958) is an English musician and singer-songwriter. Starting with the band The Jam (1976–1982), Weller went on to branch out musically to a more s...
(1947 - 1977)
A correspondent writes: Marc Bolan was one of pop music's most enigmatic figures and had reached a critical point in his career. After shrewdly adapting his early folk style to the needs of "heavy meta...
Andy Gibb MP
(1958 - 1988)
Andy Gibb (5 March 1958 – 10 March 1988) was an English singer and teen idol, and the youngest brother of the Bee Gees: Barry, Robin, and Maurice Gibb.
Davy Jones MP
(1945 - 2012)
A singer, actor, and jockey who became a teen idol in the '60s and '70s, David "Davy" Jones' chief claim to fame is his career as a Monkee and his vocal rendition of "Daydream Believer."
He was born ...
Cilla Black, OBE MP
(1943 - 2015)
"Cilla Black", "OBE"
Priscilla Maria Veronica White - Cilla Black OBE
Cilla Black OBE (born Priscilla Maria Veronica White, 27 May 1943) is an English singer, actress, entertainer and media personality. Championed by The...
Barry Alan Crompton Gibb MP
Barry Alan Crompton Gibb, CBE (born 1 September 1946) is a musician, singer and songwriter and producer, who rose to worldwide fame as a founder member of the Bee Gees. He is also the eldest and last...
Maurice Ernest Gibb MP
(1949 - 2003)
Maurice Ernest Gibb, CBE (22 December 1949 – 12 January 2003) was a musician, singer-songwriter and record producer. He was born in the Isle of Man to English parents, the twin brother of Robi...
David Bowie MP
Manhattan and London
David Bowie was born David Robert Jones in Brixton, London on 8 January 1947.His mother, Margaret Mary "Peggy" (née Burns), of Irish descent, worked as a cinema usherette, while his father, Hayw...
Sir Mick Jagger MP
"Sir Michael Philip Jagger"
Swaggering, thick-lipped Brit Mick Jagger has been the lead singer and (along with guitarist Keith Richards) main songwriter for the consistently popular and influential rock band The Rolling Stones si...