Georgie Fame

Rhythm and Blues and Jazz Singer + Keyboard Player
Born Jun 26, 1943

Georgie Fame is a British rhythm and blues and jazz singer, and keyboard player. The one-time rock and roll tour musician, who had a string of 1960s hits, is still a popular performer, often working with contemporaries such as Van Morrison and Bill Wyman.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Georgie Fame.


1943 Birth Born on June 26, 1943.


1961 18 Years Old When the backing band got the sack at the end of 1961, the band were re-billed as "Georgie Fame and the Blue Flames" and went on to enjoy great success with a repertoire largely of rhythm and blues numbers. … Read More


1963 20 Years Old In September 1963 the band recorded its debut album, Rhythm And Blues at the Flamingo, live at the Flamingo Club. … Read More
1964 21 Years Old 1 More Event
It failed to reach the chart but the October 1964 follow-up, Fame at Last, achieved No. 15 on the UK album chart.
Born in 1965.
At this point, after 1966's album Sweet Thing was released, Fame broke up the band, signed to CBS and went on to record solo, having been advised by his management to pursue an "all-round entertainment" career, somewhat as Manfred Mann's Paul Jones was then doing. … Read More
1967 24 Years Old His greatest chart success was "The Ballad of Bonnie and Clyde" in 1967, which was a number one hit in the United Kingdom, and No.7 in the United States. "Yeh Yeh" and "The Ballad of Bonnie and Clyde" sold over one million copies, and were awarded gold discs.
1971 28 Years Old Fame continued playing into the 1970s, having a hit, "Rosetta", with his close friend Alan Price, ex-keyboard player of the Animals, in 1971, and they worked together extensively for a time.
1972 29 Years Old In 1972, Fame married Nicolette (née Harrison), Marchioness of Londonderry, the former wife of the 9th Marquess. … Read More


1974 31 Years Old In 1974, Fame reformed the Blue Flames and also began to sing with Europe's finest orchestras and big bands, a musical tradition he still currently pursues. … Read More


1989 46 Years Old Fame played organ on all of the Van Morrison albums between 1989 and 1997, and starred at Terry Dillon's 60th-birthday party on 10 May 2008.


2008 65 Years Old 1 More Event
Morrison refers to Fame in the line "I don't run into Mr. Clive" in his song "Don't Go to Nightclubs Anymore" featured on the 2008 Keep It Simple album.
2009 - 2010 2 More Events
2014 71 Years Old In July 2014 Fame played two consecutive dates at the village hall in Goring-on-Thames and then at the Cornbury Festival in Oxfordshire
2015 72 Years Old 1 More Event
Fame was featured in Diana Krall's cover of his early hit "Yeh Yeh" on Krall's Wildflower album released on 3 February 2015.
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