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FACTFILE Tony has had global No 1 hit songs with (Is This The Way To) Amarillo; Las Vegas; I Did What I Did For Maria and Top 10 hits with Avenues & Alleyways; Walk Like a Panther; Sweet September; Drive Safely Darling and many more. Musical influences and heroes include Frank Sinatra and namesake Ella Fitzgerald. Born: 25 April 1943 Birth Name: Anthony Fitzgerald Visit www.tonychristie.com for all the latest news on this year's album and book releases and tour dates.
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TONY CHRISTIE is a legendary English singer and International hit maker. He has recorded million selling albums and singles, performed in the worlds best-known arenas and major festivals including Glastonbury and has found fame all around the world in a career that spans five decades.
2019 is a massive year for Tony with his latest album Pop Nonsense released in May, his long awaited autobiography in October, tours of the UK, Europe and Australia and a string of summer festivals including Chris Evans renowned Car Fests supporting UK childrens charities plus a forthcoming announcement that will propel his extraordinary career into yet another sphere dear to Tonys heart.
Tonys hits have been written by songwriting royalty including Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber, Neil Sedaka and Howard Greenfield, Richard Hawley, Jarvis Cocker, Alex Turner of the Arctic Monkeys and Mitch Murray and Peter Callander with his work released on iconic record labels from MGM, MCA, Universal to Acid Jazz.
Albums including Welcome To My Music which went triple platinum in Germany alone in the early 1990s and The Definitive Collection No 1 in the UK in 2005 are just the tip of Tonys enduring success. Widely regarded as his finest work and critically acclaimed is Made in Sheffield released in 2008 featuring the cream of songwriting talent from where Tonys career took off and where he met his wife Sue. Tony was born just 15 miles away in the South Yorkshire pit town of Conisbrough.
Tonys distinctive vocal style and his unique talent to get to the heart of every song has won him fans in every continent both for his live shows and recordings. He has also appeared in numerous stage and TV shows including the hit West End musical Dreamboats & Petticoats and featured on the original album Evita singing On This Night of a Thousand Stars as Magaldi.