Cliff richard & the shadows time for cliff and the shadows
Sir Cliff Richard (born Harry Rodger Webb 14/10/40 in Lucknow, India) moved as an 8-year-old to the UK, where it would be 10 more years before he and his group The Drifters emerged in the UK charts for the first time with 'Move It'. Cliff was heavily influenced by Elvis, imitating him shamelessly during the first couple of years of his career. Something which he openly admits, and fully acknowledges that without Elvis, he and many others would… read more
Over a career spanning almost 60 years, Richard has amassed many gold and platinum discs and awards, including three Brit Awards —winning Best British Male twice and the Brit Award for Outstanding Contribution to Music, and two Ivor Novello Awards. He has had more than 130 singles, albums and EPs make the UK Top 20, more than any other artist.  Richard has had 67 UK top ten singles, the second highest total for an artist behind Elvis Presley.  Richard holds the record (with Elvis Presley) as the only act to make the UK singles charts in all of its first six decades (1950s–2000s). He has achieved 14 UK No. 1 singles,  and is the only singer to have had a No. 1 single in the UK in five consecutive decades: the 1950s through to the 1990s.