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Engelbert Humperdinck

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Engelbert Humperdinck (2017)

Interview by Maureen Paton, Rock's Backpages audio, 17 November 2017

The former Arnold George Dorsey talks about his voice; his rivavlry with Tom Jones; his new album The Man I Want to Be, and its dedication to his wife, Patricia, and her struggle with Alzheimer's; riding his Harley down the PCH; doing Bruno Mars and Ed Sheeran songs; his chilren, and duetting with his granddaughter; his signature song 'Release Me', and his wish to have duetted with Elvis.

File format: mp3; file size: 30.4mb, interview length: 31' 38" sound quality: ****

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New Singles from the Rolling Stones, Otis Redding et al

Review by uncredited writer, Melody Maker, 14 January 1967

Stones old firm back in strength ...

Walkers — Humperdinck — Stevens — Hendrix... on a 25 — Day Rave!

Interview by Penny Valentine, Disc and Music Echo, 1 April 1967

Blast-off for THE big four is this Friday — Here's Disc's curtain-raiser by the stars themselves ...

Engelbert Humperdinck, The Walker Brothers, Jimi Hendrix, Cat Stevens: Finsbury Park Astoria, London

Live Review by Chris Welch, Melody Maker, 8 April 1967

A show which proves pop still has something up its sleeve ...

Engelbert Humperdinck, Anita Harris, the Rockin' Berries: Adelphi, Slough

Live Review by Alan Walsh, Melody Maker, 4 November 1967

Engelbert replaces Ken Dodd as idol of the mums ...

Engelbert: from dawn till dusk

Report by Alan Walsh, Melody Maker, 17 February 1968

ONE SLEEPY eye topped by tousled black hair raised itself from under the bedclothes and a voice said: " Ho, lads, we sail on the ...

Engelbert Humperdinck: Engelbert Humperdinck (Decca SKL 5030)

Review by Peter Jones, Record Mirror, 6 December 1969

Warmth sells Engels voice ...

Tom Jones: Live at Caesars Palace/Engelbert Humperdinck: Live at the Riviera, Las Vegas

Review by Gary Pig Gold, In Music We Trust, August 2001

CAUTION: EVEN THE most self-respecting of record stores now house a section way in the back, between the Soundtrack and Male Vocalist departments, called "Lounge." ...

Backstage in the '60s

Memoir by Chris Welch, Rock's Backpages, 25 July 2009

LIFE BACKSTAGE AT pop shows in the Swinging '60s was always a hoot. Looking back, it's fun to recall how casual and relaxed it all was ...


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