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* CoveredUp: He did a cover of Music/MarvinHamlisch's "[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FAL5u_o4PI4 'Cause I Believe in Loving]]" from ''Film/{{Bananas}}''.

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* CoveredUp: He did a cover of Music/MarvinHamlisch's "[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FAL5u_o4PI4 'Cause I Believe in Loving]]" from ''Film/{{Bananas}}''. [[invoked]]

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* CoveredUp: He did a cover of Music/MarvinHamlisch's "[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FAL5u_o4PI4 'Cause I Believe in Loving]]" from ''Film/{{Bananas}}''.

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[[caption-width-right:350:''Congratulations\\
And celebrations\\
When I tell everyone that you're in love with me'']]


Sir Cliff Richard (real name Harry Rodger Webb, born 14 October 1940) is a singer and entertainer who has managed the feat of a British number one hit single in every decade from the [[TheFifties 1950s]] to [[TheNineties 1990s]]. One of the most enduring icons of British showbusiness, Cliff began his career billed as England's answer to Music/ElvisPresley, and indeed was a cutting edge figure in the RockAndRoll era who made some genuinely good memorable music in that idiom. His hit "Move It" is regarded as the first significant British RockAndRoll song. He fronted a band called the Shadows, who after he went solo, re-invented themselves with some success as an instrumental guitar group. Outshone in the [[TheSixties 1960s]] by Music/TheBeatles and other beat groups, his career never went belly-up, and he reinvented himself with some success as a TV presenter and celebrity. Music never went away, and he remains popular as a middle-of-the-road singer, although possibly as un-known outside Britain as Creator/JohnnyHallyday is outside France.

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Sir Cliff Richard (real name Harry Rodger Webb, born 14 October 1940) 1940 in Lucknow, India) is a singer and entertainer who has managed the feat of a British number one hit single in every decade from the [[TheFifties 1950s]] to [[TheNineties 1990s]]. One of the most enduring icons of British showbusiness, Cliff began his career billed as England's answer to Music/ElvisPresley, and indeed was a cutting edge figure in the RockAndRoll era who made some genuinely good memorable music in that idiom. His hit "Move It" is regarded as the first significant British RockAndRoll song. He fronted a band called the Shadows, who after he went solo, re-invented themselves with some success as an instrumental guitar group. Outshone in the [[TheSixties 1960s]] by Music/TheBeatles and other beat groups, his career never went belly-up, and he reinvented himself with some success as a TV presenter and celebrity. Music never went away, and he remains popular as a middle-of-the-road singer, although possibly as un-known outside Britain as Creator/JohnnyHallyday is outside France.

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* WhiteDwarfStarlet: The subject of his song “The Golden Days Are Over” from his Silver Album.


* LetsDuet: He has duetted with several big names, including Music/DavidBowie, Music/EltonJohn and Music/{{Lulu}}, but the one everyone can hum is his hit Christmas collaboration with Music/VanMorrison. His 2014 foray into the charts is a duet with equally venerable singing star Music/EngelbertHumperdinck.

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* LetsDuet: He has duetted with several big names, including Music/DavidBowie, Music/EltonJohn Music/EltonJohn, Music/OliviaNewtonJohn and Music/{{Lulu}}, but the one everyone can hum is his hit Christmas collaboration with Music/VanMorrison. His 2014 foray into the charts is a duet with equally venerable singing star Music/EngelbertHumperdinck.


* ChristianRock: He's done a few Christian recordings (often covers of gospel songs) one of was a [[LetsDuet duet]] with Music/VanMorrison, and including "The Millennium Prayer", which is The Lord's Prayer set to the tune of "Auld Lang Syne".
** He also has a few songs whose religious meanings are veiled but detectable (e.g "The Day I Met Marie" - think about the title for a moment).

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* ChristianRock: He's done a few Christian recordings (often covers of gospel songs) one of was a [[LetsDuet duet]] with Music/VanMorrison, and including "The Millennium Prayer", which is The Lord's Prayer set to the tune of "Auld Lang Syne".
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Syne". He also has a few songs whose religious meanings are veiled but detectable (e.g "The Day I Met Marie" - think about the title for a moment).



* KavorkaMan: The 1985 mini-hit "Heart User" imagines one of these pairing off with a KavorkaWoman
* LetsDuet: He has duetted with several big names, including Music/DavidBowie, Music/EltonJohn and Music/{{Lulu}}, but the one everyone can hum is his hit Christmas collaboration with Music/VanMorrison.
** His 2014 foray into the charts is a duet with equally venerable singing star Music/EngelbertHumperdinck. (Not the German orga composer, the lounge singer who represented the United Kingdom in the 2012 Series/EurovisionSongContest.)

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* KavorkaMan: The 1985 mini-hit "Heart User" imagines one of these pairing off with a KavorkaWoman
KavorkaWoman.
* LetsDuet: He has duetted with several big names, including Music/DavidBowie, Music/EltonJohn and Music/{{Lulu}}, but the one everyone can hum is his hit Christmas collaboration with Music/VanMorrison. \n** His 2014 foray into the charts is a duet with equally venerable singing star Music/EngelbertHumperdinck. (Not the German orga composer, the lounge singer who represented the United Kingdom in the 2012 Series/EurovisionSongContest.)Music/EngelbertHumperdinck.





* AnAesop: He has a few songs which fit this trope. As one would expect, some are clearly religious in inspiration, and some are not (the 1971 single "Silvery Rain" is a GreenAesop).



** He also has a few songs whose religious meanings are veiled but detectable (e.g "The Day I Met Marie" - think about the title for a moment).



* LetsDuet: He has duetted with several big names, including Music/DavidBowie and Music/{{Lulu}}, but the one everyone can hum is his hit Christmas collaboration with Music/VanMorrison.

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* GriefSong: "Hey Mr Dream Maker" is one of these. It hints that the person being mourned (who has a GenderBlenderName, Josie/Josey) was DrivenToSuicide ("cried a lot, had to go away ... didn't say much"). The song also implies that much time has passed, during which the narrator has chosen celibacy, and now, rather than seek a new lover, he's living in/living for a fantasy romance.
* KavorkaMan: The 1985 mini-hit "Heart User" imagines one of these pairing off with a KavorkaWoman
* LetsDuet: He has duetted with several big names, including Music/DavidBowie Music/DavidBowie, Music/EltonJohn and Music/{{Lulu}}, but the one everyone can hum is his hit Christmas collaboration with Music/VanMorrison.


He ended at #56 in ''Series/OneHundredGreatestBritons''. For more detailed information on his life and career[[note]]including information on his recent investigation by the Police and his associated spat with the BBC which we will not address here due to the RuleOfCautiousEditingJudgement[[/note]] see Wiki/TheOtherWiki's article at [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cliff_Richard]].

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He ended at #56 in ''Series/OneHundredGreatestBritons''. For more detailed information on his life and career[[note]]including information on his recent investigation by the Police and his associated spat with the BBC which we will not address here due to the RuleOfCautiousEditingJudgement[[/note]] Administrivia/RuleOfCautiousEditingJudgement[[/note]] see Wiki/TheOtherWiki's article at [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cliff_Richard]].


Sir Cliff Richard (real name Harry Rodger Webb, born 14 October 1940) is a singer and entertainer who has managed the feat of a British number one hit single in every decade from the [[TheFifties 1950s]] to [[TheNineties 1990s]]. One of the most enduring icons of British showbusiness, Cliff began his career billed as England's answer to Music/ElvisPresley, and indeed was a cutting edge figure in the RockAndRoll era who made some genuinely good memorable music in that idiom. His hit "Move It" is regarded as the first significant British RockAndRoll song. He fronted a band called the Shadows, who after he went solo, re-invented themselves with some success as an instrumental guitar group. Outshone in the [[TheSixties 1960s]] by Music/TheBeatles and other beat groups, his career never went belly-up, and he reinvented himself with some success as a TV presenter and celebrity. Music never went away, and he remains popular as a middle-of-the-road singer, although possibly as un-known outside Britain as Music/JohnnyHallyday is outside France.

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Sir Cliff Richard (real name Harry Rodger Webb, born 14 October 1940) is a singer and entertainer who has managed the feat of a British number one hit single in every decade from the [[TheFifties 1950s]] to [[TheNineties 1990s]]. One of the most enduring icons of British showbusiness, Cliff began his career billed as England's answer to Music/ElvisPresley, and indeed was a cutting edge figure in the RockAndRoll era who made some genuinely good memorable music in that idiom. His hit "Move It" is regarded as the first significant British RockAndRoll song. He fronted a band called the Shadows, who after he went solo, re-invented themselves with some success as an instrumental guitar group. Outshone in the [[TheSixties 1960s]] by Music/TheBeatles and other beat groups, his career never went belly-up, and he reinvented himself with some success as a TV presenter and celebrity. Music never went away, and he remains popular as a middle-of-the-road singer, although possibly as un-known outside Britain as Music/JohnnyHallyday Creator/JohnnyHallyday is outside France.


Sir Cliff Richard (real name Harry Rodger Webb, born 14 October 1940) is a singer and entertainer who has managed the feat of a British number one hit single in every decade from the [[TheFifties 1950s]] to [[TheNineties 1990s]]. One of the most enduring icons of British showbusiness, Cliff began his career billed as England's answer to Music/ElvisPresley, and indeed was a cutting edge figure in the RockAndRoll era who made some genuinely good memorable music in that idiom. His hit "Move It" is regarded as the first significant British RockAndRoll song. He fronted a band called the Shadows, who after he went solo, re-invented themselves with some success as an instrumental guitar group. Outshone in the [[TheSixties 1960s]] by Music/TheBeatles and other beat groups, his career never went belly-up, and he reinvented himself with some success as a TV presenter and celebrity. Music never went away, and he remains popular as a middle-of-the-road singer, although possibly as un-known outside Britain as Music/JohnnyHalliday is outside France.

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Sir Cliff Richard (real name Harry Rodger Webb, born 14 October 1940) is a singer and entertainer who has managed the feat of a British number one hit single in every decade from the [[TheFifties 1950s]] to [[TheNineties 1990s]]. One of the most enduring icons of British showbusiness, Cliff began his career billed as England's answer to Music/ElvisPresley, and indeed was a cutting edge figure in the RockAndRoll era who made some genuinely good memorable music in that idiom. His hit "Move It" is regarded as the first significant British RockAndRoll song. He fronted a band called the Shadows, who after he went solo, re-invented themselves with some success as an instrumental guitar group. Outshone in the [[TheSixties 1960s]] by Music/TheBeatles and other beat groups, his career never went belly-up, and he reinvented himself with some success as a TV presenter and celebrity. Music never went away, and he remains popular as a middle-of-the-road singer, although possibly as un-known outside Britain as Music/JohnnyHalliday Music/JohnnyHallyday is outside France.


* ChristianRock: He's done a few Christian recordings (often covers of gospel songs) one of was a [[LetsDuet duet]] with Music/VanMorrison, and including "The Millenium Prayer", the 1999 Christmas Number One, which is The Lord's Prayer set to the tune of "Auld Lang Syne".

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* ChristianRock: He's done a few Christian recordings (often covers of gospel songs) one of was a [[LetsDuet duet]] with Music/VanMorrison, and including "The Millenium Millennium Prayer", the 1999 Christmas Number One, which is The Lord's Prayer set to the tune of "Auld Lang Syne".



* ChristianRock: He has dabbled in this genre but normally does not use his misic as an explicit pulpit for his beliefs.

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* ChristianRock: He has dabbled in this genre but normally does not use his misic music as an explicit pulpit for his beliefs.



** His 2014 foray into the charts is a duet with equally venerable singing star Music/EngelbertHumperdinck. (Not the German orga composer: the lounge singer who earned Britain ''nul points'' in the 2013 Series/EurovisionSongContest.)

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** His 2014 foray into the charts is a duet with equally venerable singing star Music/EngelbertHumperdinck. (Not the German orga composer: composer, the lounge singer who earned Britain ''nul points'' represented the United Kingdom in the 2013 2012 Series/EurovisionSongContest.)


Sir '''Cliff Richard''' (real name Harry Webb, 1940-) is a singer and entertainer who has managed the feat of a British number one hit single in every decade from the [[TheFifties 1950s]] to [[TheNineties 1990s]]. One of the most enduring icons of British showbusiness, Cliff began his career billed as England's answer to Music/ElvisPresley, and indeed was a cutting edge figure in the RockAndRoll era who made some genuinely good memorable music in that idiom. His hit "Move It" is regarded as the first significant British RockAndRoll song. He fronted a band called the Shadows, who after he went solo, re-invented themselves with some success as an instrumental guitar group. Outshone in the [[TheSixties 1960s]] by Music/TheBeatles and other beat groups, his career never went belly-up, and he reinvented himself with some success as a TV presenter and celebrity. Music never went away, and he remains popular as a middle-of-the-road singer, although possibly as un-known outside Britain as Music/JohnnyHalliday is outside France.

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Sir '''Cliff Richard''' Cliff Richard (real name Harry Rodger Webb, 1940-) born 14 October 1940) is a singer and entertainer who has managed the feat of a British number one hit single in every decade from the [[TheFifties 1950s]] to [[TheNineties 1990s]]. One of the most enduring icons of British showbusiness, Cliff began his career billed as England's answer to Music/ElvisPresley, and indeed was a cutting edge figure in the RockAndRoll era who made some genuinely good memorable music in that idiom. His hit "Move It" is regarded as the first significant British RockAndRoll song. He fronted a band called the Shadows, who after he went solo, re-invented themselves with some success as an instrumental guitar group. Outshone in the [[TheSixties 1960s]] by Music/TheBeatles and other beat groups, his career never went belly-up, and he reinvented himself with some success as a TV presenter and celebrity. Music never went away, and he remains popular as a middle-of-the-road singer, although possibly as un-known outside Britain as Music/JohnnyHalliday is outside France.


His commitment to Christianity is both ridiculed and grudgingly admired - he really does appear to live as he preaches (except perhaps in the matter of shelling out tax) - and he has a legion of devoted fans, who, as with BarryManilow (a singer in the same ilk) tend to be middle-aged and female.

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His commitment to Christianity is both ridiculed and grudgingly admired - he really does appear to live as he preaches (except perhaps in the matter of shelling out tax) - and he has a legion of devoted fans, who, as with BarryManilow Music/BarryManilow (a singer in the same ilk) tend to be middle-aged and female.

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