Vincent on late Don Partridge -youtube link.

3 Oct

I still have – and rather like – “Rosie” (the “b” side’s not bad either – both sides were written by Don). And I’m actually old enough to remember its original appearance on that UK TV talent show.

I recall Don saying, in a later interview, that he hoped the single would make him a lot of money – as, now being famous, he couldn’t very well go back to busking!

For those who don’t know what we are talking about – Don Partridge was a one-man-bandsman (like one of Dick Van Dyke’s incarnations in “Mary Poppins”) who entered a UK TV talent show (Like “Britain’s/America’s Got Talent”) with a self-penned number called “Rosie” – which charted. It sounds like THIS… (click link)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ubqz_-jFHGM

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