Additional information about this, Frank Ifield vinyl art.
Frank Ifield – The Artist
Francis Edward Ifield OAM (born 1937) is a British-Australian country music singer and guitarist who often incorporated yodelling into his music. Born in Warwickshire, England in 1937 to Australian parents the Ifield family returned to Australia in 1948. Ifield returned to the United Kingdom in1959 where he had four number-one hits on the UK Singles Chart with his cover versions of “I Remember You” (May 1962), “Lovesick Blues” (December), “The Wayward Wind” (March 1963) and “Confessin’ That I Love You” (September). In 2003, Ifield was inducted into the Australian Roll of Renown. Ifield was inducted into the ARIA Hall of Fame at the ARIA Music Awards of 2007. In 1986 he contracted pneumonia, which resulted in removal of part of a lung and damage to his vocal cords. He relocated to Sydney in 1988 and was unable to sing or yodel for years as he recovered. In June 2009 he was presented with the Medal of the Order of Australia, “For service to the arts as an entertainer”. He was first married to Gillian Bowden (1965–88) and the couple had two children. His second marriage was to Carole Wood (1992–present). In 2005 he co-wrote his autobiography, I Remember Me: the First 25 Years, with Pauline Halford.
I Remember You – The Song
‘I Remember You’ is a popular song, published in 1941. The music was written by Victor Schertzinger, with lyrics by Johnny Mercer. Australian singer Frank Ifield recorded the song in a yodeling country-music style on 27 May 1962, and his version went to number one on the UK Singles Chart, selling 1.1 million copies in the UK alone. The recording stayed at No.1 for seven weeks. It also reached number five on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 and number one on the U.S. Easy Listening chart. The Beatles covered the song on stage early in their career, as recorded on an amateur taping made at the Star Club in Hamburg in December 1962.
The Elephant – The Shape
This record has been modelled into a cartoon Elephant. Elephants are mammals of the family Elephantidae and the largest existing land animals. Three species are currently recognised: the African bush elephant, the African forest elephant, and the Asian elephant. African elephants have larger ears and concave backs, whereas Asian elephants have smaller ears, and convex or level backs. Distinctive features of all elephants include a long proboscis called a trunk, tusks, large ear flaps, massive legs, and tough but sensitive skin. The trunk is used for breathing, bringing food and water to the mouth, and grasping objects. Tusks, which are derived from the incisor teeth, serve both as weapons and as tools for moving objects and digging. The large ear flaps assist in maintaining a constant body temperature as well as in communication. The pillar-like legs carry their great weight.
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