Additional information about this, The Fortunes vinyl art.
The Fortunes – The Artist
The Fortunes are an English harmony beat group. They were formed as a vocal trio (Rod Allen, Glen Dale and Barry Pritchard) – all three had been the Merrie Men backing Robbie Hood (A.K.A Mike West, previously co-singer with Fred Heath in Johnny Kidd & The Pirates). The Fortunes notched up five UK chart hits. Storm in a Teacup was one of their more globally successful releases. Founding member and lead vocalist Allen continued fronting an ever changing version of the Fortunes from 1963 up to his death in 2008.
Storm In A Teacup – The Song
Storm In A Teacup is a song written by Lynsey de Paul (who is credited as Rubin) and Ron Roker, that was recorded by the British group The Fortunes. The recording was arranged by Lew Warburton and produced by Roger Cook and Roger Greenaway. De Paul recorded her own version of the song as the B-side to her first single “Sugar Me” on the MAM record label a few months later. Storm in a Teacup has been covered by other artists, notably the Tremeloes, Tony Hatch and His Orchestra, Alan Caddy Orchestra And Singers, Steven Smith and Father, Bob Rowe, The Mike Morton Congregation and also Manchester United F.C. in 1972.
Cup And Saucer – The Shape
Modelled into the silhouette of a vintage bone chine cup and saucer. The crockery style used frequently to serve tea as part of a best China set.
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