LinkedIn It was back in the 80s, when I was on holiday with my family at a slightly up-market holiday camp in Suffolk that I got to see Bert Weedon. He was the evening entertainment in the ballroom and he was simply marvellous. More than an hour after his show he was still signing autographs and talking with many fans, young and old. He was perhaps seen as a bit of a throw-back, when he should have been a national treasure. He was awarded an OBE in , but the Knighthood never came.
|Published (Last):||1 November 2005|
|PDF File Size:||5.89 Mb|
|ePub File Size:||2.61 Mb|
|Price:||Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]|
Dispatched from the UK in 1 business day When will my order arrive? Lina Ng. Elaine Gould. Paul Harris.
Bert Weedon obituary
He recalled that "you had to be so adaptable and flexible. For example, Winifred Atwell would want a honky-tonk approach, Russ Conway something light, while Frankie Vaughan would want something quite beaty and Ronnie Hilton something else again. He took part in more than 5, broadcasts during his career. It is difficult now to imagine the vehemence with which the musical establishment, from Sir Malcolm Sargent to Steve Race , excoriated the records of Bill Haley and Elvis Presley and their effect on British youth.
Bert weedons play in a day pdf