I Remember Me - The First 25 years - Frank Ifield Autobiography Volume One
AUTOBIOGRAPHY VOL. 1
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    MATON GUITAR | ED SULLIVAN - ROY ORBISON | CLIFF RICHARD & THE SHADOWS
SHIRLEY BASSEY - PATSY ANN NOBLE | PAT BOONE - KATHY KIRBY
Frank with original Maton guitarFrank with customised Maton guitar

The BBC Antiques Roadshow was visited in September 2001 by Ray Brett, a former member of Frank Ifield's band. Ray was given this guitar as a present when Frank returned to Australia. It was the first guitar that Frank had taken to the UK, an archtop Maton, that had a custom made pickguard in the shape of Australia. Frank is pictured with the guitar in original condition above left in Australia, and above right with the custom pickguard clearly visible. The Antiques Roadshow expert, Bunny Campione said that without the Ifield connection it would be worth 2000. The fact that Frank Ifield made an album with the Beatles would put the value up to 10-15,000 !!! Full story...

Early 60s studio photoEarly 60s studio photo

with Ed Sullivanwith Roy Orbison
Above Left: Appearing on a London broadcast of The Ed Sullivan Show.
Above Right: Roy Orbison visiting Frank at home.

with Cliff Richard and The Shadows
Above In a television studio with Cliff Richard and The Shadows.

with Shirley Basseywith Patsy Ann Noble
Above Left: Returning from a television appearance in Barcelona with Shirley Bassey.
Above Right: Doing the twist with Patsy Ann Noble.

with Pat Boonewith Kathy Kirby
Above Left: Appearing on the BBC show 'Pop Inn' with Pat Boone.
Above Right: Frank's first summer season at Blackpool in 1963 was at the ABC Theatre and Kathy Kirby was his co-star. This was a record breaking season followed up in 1965 by a return season where Frank's co-star was Jimmy Tarbuck. Once again they broke all box office records.

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