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Tony Christie - (Is This The Way To) Amarillo album

Tony Christie - (Is This The Way To) Amarillo album Performer: Tony Christie
Title: (Is This The Way To) Amarillo
Style: Pop Rock
Date of release: 1972
Country: Netherlands
Size MP3: 1418 mb
Size FLAC: 1718 mb
Rating: 4.5
Format: VQF AHX MOD MP3 MMF MPC MP1

(Is This The Way To) Amarillo" is a song written by Neil Sedaka and Howard Greenfield. It is about a man traveling to Amarillo, Texas, to find his girlfriend Marie. The song was originally to be titled "Is This the Way to Pensacola" referring to Pensacola, Florida, but Sedaka felt that Amarillo worked better than Pensacola.

According to the (Is This The Way To) Amarillo Songfacts, Yorkshire born Tony Christie was a successful singer of dramatic big-voiced pop ballads in the early 1970s. He achieved five top 40 hits in the UK in that period, including this song, which peaked at In 2005 the decision was made to re-release it to raise money for the Comic Relief charity.

Tony Christie (born 25 April 1943) is an English musician, singer and actor. He is best known for his recording of "(Is This The Way To) Amarillo", a double UK chart success. He lived for many years in Sheffield where his wife, Sue, was born. He used to be a frequent artist on the stage at many working men's clubs like his contemporary, Joe Cocker

Yorkshire born Tony Christie was a successful singer of dramatic big-voiced pop ballads in the early 1970s. He achieved five top 40 hits in the UK in that period, including this song, which peaked at and "I Did What I Did For Maria," which got to Meanwhile in continental Europe he was even more successful, topping the German and Spanish charts with this song. Although Christie's popularity waned in his native Britain from the mid-seventies, he maintained a successful singing career in Germany

Andrew Lloyd Webber, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Colm Wilkinson, Tony Christie, Julie Covington.

Artist: Tony Christie. Album: Lost & Found Teenage Classics, 2013. Tony Christie - (Is This The Way To) Amarillo. Has been played on. Germany 1224. Unfortunately, the station stopped broadcasting. Perhaps, this is a temporary station problem. You can leave your e-mail and we will let you know when the broadcast of the station will be online again: Or listen to the other country dec name stations.

Medley: Freedom Come Freedom Go, The Nickel Song, (Is This The Way To). 3:12. Is This The Way To Amarillo. Is This The Way To) Amarillo.

Tracklist Hide Credits

A (Is This The Way To) Amarillo
Written-By – Greenfield*, Sedaka*
B Love Is A Friend Of Mine
Written-By – M. Murray I P. Callander*

Credits

  • Arranged By – Lew Warburton
  • Artwork – I. Ivezić*
  • Producer – M. Murray I P. Callander*

Notes

Licensed from Stateside.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Side A): A - SST88530A / 221271 / ZP
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Side B): B - SST88530B / 221271-241271 / ZP-VP

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
MCS 5391 Tony Christie (Is This The Way To) Amarillo ‎(7", Single) MCA Records MCS 5391 Netherlands 1971
SN - 20.667 Tony Christie Is This The Way To Amarillo ‎(7", Single, Cle) MCA Records SN - 20.667 Spain 1972
MKS 5073 Tony Christie (Is This The Way) To Amarillo ‎(7", Single) MCA Records MKS 5073 UK 1971
MCA 122 Tony Christie (Is This The Way) To Amarillo? ‎(7", Single, RE) MCA Records MCA 122 UK 1974
D-1144 Tony Christie (Is This The Way To) Amarillo ‎(7", Single) MCA Records D-1144 Japan 1972