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Thursday, November 8, 2007

Georgie Fame and Olivia Newton-John in The New Fangled Wandering Minstrel Show (1973)

Georgie Fame and Olivia Newton John

The timeless nature of Georgie Fame's performing style was the perfect fit for The New Fangled Wandering Minstrel Show, a 1973 UK TV special that aimed to recapture the charm of a bygone era. Georgie starred alongside Olivia Newton-John in this musical review which originally aired on BBC1.

Written, produced and directed by Buddy Bregman, the show's "plot" concerned a troupe of minstrel performers travelling back in time to visit various historical sites, including the Vale of York, Castle Howard, and Fountains Abbey. With these beautiful settings as a backdrop, Georgie and Olivia performed If We Only Have Love, Yeh Yeh, Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow, All I Need Is You, and Scarborough Fair.

Production Credits:

The New Fangled Wandering Minstrel Show (1973)
Produced in the UK
Originally aired on BBC1
Running Time: 49 minutes
Produced, directed and written by Buddy Bregman
Cinematography by Gilbert Taylor

Starring Olivia Newton-John and Georgie Fame

Songs Performed:
If We Only Have Love
All I Need Is You
Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow (Georgie Fame/Olivia Newton-John duet)
Scarborough Fair
Yeh Yeh (Georgie Fame/Olivia Newton-John duet)
possibly more, info unknown

Sunday, November 4, 2007

Georgie Fame in concert May 2, 2008 at Town Hall, Birmingham

Georgie Fame will appear live at Town Hall in Birmingham on May 2, 2008. Full details are below. For more information, click the venue name to visit the venue website.

Georgie Fame with the Alan Skidmore Quartet - The 50th Anniversary Tour
May 2, 2008, 7:30pm at Town Hall, Birmingham
Victoria Square
B3 3DQ
phone 0121 780 3333

Friday, November 2, 2007

Georgie Fame performs an original tune, "Eros Hotel" (video)

Here is a tender and touching Georgie Fame original (lyrics by Fran Landesman, music by Georgie Fame), "Eros Hotel"...

Thursday, November 1, 2007

Georgie Fame in concert on November 7, 2007 at The South Holland Centre

Another great Georgie Fame show coming up, on November 7, 2007 at The South Holland Centre in Lincolnshire. Details are below. To visit the venue website, click the venue name.

Georgie Fame in Concert
November 7, 2007
at The South Holland Centre
Market Place, Spalding, Lincolnshire, PE11 1SS
Tel 01775 764777