Frank Ifield

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30 November 1937, Coventry, Warwickshire, England. The most successful recording artist in the UK during the early 60s, Ifield is now also one of the most underrated. At the age of nine, his family emigrated to Australia, and Ifield entered showbusiness during his teens. He first came to prominence in Australia during 1957 with ‘Whiplash’, a song about the 1851 Australian goldrush that was later used as the theme for a long-running television series. After returning to England in the... Read more

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60s
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australian
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