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2016 NEWS FEED:- LIVE ON STAGE 2016 | FRANK AT NUMBER ONE | SPUR AWARD 2016
FRANK BACK ON STAGE!
Australia's own 60s pop superstar, Frank Ifield, returned to the stage for two very special Mother's Day shows where he told his story and performed some of his hit songs for the first time in 30 years.
At Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre – Frank and the cast on stage:
Brodie Miles (as Young Frank), Wayne Horsburgh, Frank, Nicki Gillis and the band.
During this two-hour extravaganza where he told stories of his time at the top of the charts, he performed half a dozen of his hit songs and introduced some guest artists who sang other songs from the era when pop was grand.
Wayne Horsburgh, Frank Ifield, Nicki Gillis
This new show added the performance of his hit songs and lived up to its promise of being a delightful journey down memory lane for all ages.
The Orchestra:- Alan Freeman, Bob Howe, Frank Ifield, Leon Isackson, Robin Workman
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Frank Ifield is in the top ten for UK musicians who have spent longest at number one in the charts. Frank spent 17 weeks at number one in the sixties. This places him tenth in the list, just behind The Rolling Stones on 18 weeks.
Frank Ifield had hits in 1962 with I Remember You and The Wayward Wind as well as in 1963 with Lovesick Blues and Confessin’ (That I Love You).
The top ten UK artists who have spent longest at number one are:
Source: The Coventry Telegraph, Oct 2014.
- The Beatles - 69 Weeks
- Take That - 29 Weeks
- Wet Wet Wet - 23 Weeks
- The Spice Girls - 22 Weeks
- Queen - 21 Weeks
- Slade - 20 Weeks
- Elton John - 19 Weeks
- Rod Stewart - 18 Weeks
- The Rolling Stones - 18 Weeks
- Frank Ifield - 17 Weeks
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Thursday 10th March 2016
At the Canterbury Country
show in Sydney,
presented the 2016 International Spur Award
(in association with Canterbury-Hurlstone Park RSL Club
and Galston Rotary Club
FRANK IFIELD and TONY PAGE (Galston Rotary) with NEILLYRICH
As part of their prize, NeillyRich's recording 'Sure Feels Good To Me' has been released for airplay in the UK and Europe. In its first week it was the highest new entry on the country chart at #10, leapt to #5 in its second week and rose to #2. It continued to stay in the Top 20 for record number of weeks.
FRANK with 2014 winners STUIE FRENCH & CAMILLE TE NAHU
FRANK with previous winners NICKI GILLIS (2009) and WAYNE HORSBURGH (2000)
NeillyRich ... surprise!
FRANK IFIELD with AMELIA RICHARDS and MATT McNEILLY
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