Frank Ifield 1937年11月30日出生在英国伦敦,1948移居加拿大。Frank Ifield 是澳大利亚乡村音乐歌手,在60年代初他取得了相当大的成功,尤其是1962年到1963年在英国单曲排行榜。13岁就录制了歌曲"Did You See My Daddy Over There?",1959年他又回到了英国,他在英国的第一张唱片是"Lucky Devil"大获成功,不过后来的6张专辑取得成绩并不理想。1962年最终通过歌曲"I Remember You"占居音乐排行榜榜首7周之久。接着又推出了歌曲“情切布鲁斯”和“她教我如何华丽铃声” 。1964年以后Frank Ifield在英国的职业生涯开始走下坡路。Frank Ifield在美国也取得了骄人的成绩。            by Sandra Brennan   Australian singer/songwriter/yodeler Frank Ifield was one of the more original country artists to come from overseas. He was born in England, and moved to Australia in 1948. His father was an inventor and engineer famed for creating the Ifield pump, a device used in fuel systems for jet aircraft. While still in his teens, he became a regular on Bonningtons Bunkhouse, a popular radio program, and dropped out of school to pursue a music career full-time. He appeared on other radio shows as well, finally landing on the traveling Ted Quigg Show, where he stayed for many years.      Ifield signed with EMI Australia in 1953 and released two successful singles including Theres a Loveknot in My Lariat. Soon he was hosting a weekly television show Campfire Favourites. By 1959, Ifield was appearing on all three of the Sydney television channels. Later that year, he went to London, and had his first British hit in 1960 with Lucky Devil. He remained in England and in 1962 became a star with his yodeling classic I Remember You. The song stayed at the top of the British charts for over two months, and when released in the States it hit number five on the pop charts. His most successful year was 1963 when he scored two British number one hits; one of the chart toppers, Im Confessin (That I Love You, a cover of a Rudy Vallée hit, made it to the middle reaches of the U.S. pop charts as well.      He continued having pop chart success through 1964, but after that his career in Britain began to wane. He came to Nashville in 1966 and was made an Honorary Tennessean by the states governor, Frank Clement. Ifield recorded two albums in Nashville and debuted on the Grand Ole Opry, where he was a great success. During 1966-67, he had several mid-range hits: Call Her Your Sweetheart, No One Will Ever Know, and Tale of Two Cities, recorded for Hickory. He again found popularity in Europe during the 70s, particularly in Belgium, Holland and Luxembourg, and continued to tour and perform at country music festivals and cabarets.
  Frank Ifield 1937年11月30日出生在英国伦敦,1948移居加拿大。Frank Ifield 是澳大利亚乡村音乐歌手,在60年代初他取得了相当大的成功,尤其是1962年到1963年在英国单曲排行榜。13岁就录制了歌曲"Did You See My Daddy Over There?",1959年他又回到了英国,他在英国的第一张唱片是"Lucky Devil"大获成功,不过后来的6张专辑取得成绩并不理想。1962年最终通过歌曲"I Remember You"占居音乐排行榜榜首7周之久。接着又推出了歌曲“情切布鲁斯”和“她教我如何华丽铃声” 。1964年以后Frank Ifield在英国的职业生涯开始走下坡路。Frank Ifield在美国也取得了骄人的成绩。            by Sandra Brennan   Australian singer/songwriter/yodeler Frank Ifield was one of the more original country artists to come from overseas. He was born in England, and moved to Australia in 1948. His father was an inventor and engineer famed for creating the Ifield pump, a device used in fuel systems for jet aircraft. While still in his teens, he became a regular on Bonningtons Bunkhouse, a popular radio program, and dropped out of school to pursue a music career full-time. He appeared on other radio shows as well, finally landing on the traveling Ted Quigg Show, where he stayed for many years.      Ifield signed with EMI Australia in 1953 and released two successful singles including Theres a Loveknot in My Lariat. Soon he was hosting a weekly television show Campfire Favourites. By 1959, Ifield was appearing on all three of the Sydney television channels. Later that year, he went to London, and had his first British hit in 1960 with Lucky Devil. He remained in England and in 1962 became a star with his yodeling classic I Remember You. The song stayed at the top of the British charts for over two months, and when released in the States it hit number five on the pop charts. His most successful year was 1963 when he scored two British number one hits; one of the chart toppers, Im Confessin (That I Love You, a cover of a Rudy Vallée hit, made it to the middle reaches of the U.S. pop charts as well.      He continued having pop chart success through 1964, but after that his career in Britain began to wane. He came to Nashville in 1966 and was made an Honorary Tennessean by the states governor, Frank Clement. Ifield recorded two albums in Nashville and debuted on the Grand Ole Opry, where he was a great success. During 1966-67, he had several mid-range hits: Call Her Your Sweetheart, No One Will Ever Know, and Tale of Two Cities, recorded for Hickory. He again found popularity in Europe during the 70s, particularly in Belgium, Holland and Luxembourg, and continued to tour and perform at country music festivals and cabarets.
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