Mary Hopkin

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Mary Hopkin
Mary Hopkin at the Eurovision Song Contest 1970
Backgrund wittins
Born 3 Mey 1950 (1950-05-03) (age 64)[1]
Oreegin Pontardawe, Wales
Genres Folk
Occupations Sangster, songwriter
Instruments Vocals, guitar, piano
Years active 1968–present
Labels Apple, Bell Records, Mary Hopkin Music
Associatit acts Paul McCartney, Tony Visconti, David Bowie,
Ralph McTell, Benny Gallagher,
Wabsteid Maryhopkin.com
Notable instruments
Acoustic guitar

Mary Hopkin (born 3 Mey 1950) is a Welsh sangster.

Hopkin wis born in Pontardawe. She began her career as a fowk sangster. He released her first record on the label an in Welsh Cambrian, Swansea company.

Efter winnin the gystadlaeath TV Opportunity Knocks wis ane o the first tae record tae sign tae Apple Records.

She wis marriet tae Tony Visconti 1971-1981. Their childer include Jessica Lee Morgan an Morgan Visconti.

Discografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

Selectit albums[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • 1969: Postcard
  • 1971: Earth Song, Ocean Song
  • 1972: Those Were The Days
  • 1976: The Welsh World of Mary Hopkin (compilation)
  • 1989: Spirit
  • 1996: Y Caneuon Cynnar (The Early Recordings) (compilation)
  • 2005: Live at the Royal Festival Hall (live)
  • 2007: Valentine
  • 2008: Recollections
  • 2008: Now and Then
  • 2009: Blodeugerdd: Song of the Flowers - An Anthology of Welsh Music and Song (compilation)
  • 2010: You look familiar (arrangit bi Morgan Visconti)

Chairt singles[eedit | eedit soorce]

Year Title Chart positions
UK[2] GER[3] SUI US Billboard Hot 100[4] US Adult Contemporary[5]
1968 "Those Were The Days" 1 1 1 2 1
1969 "Goodbye" 2 15 3 13 6
1970 "Temma Harbour" 6 39 4
"Knock, Knock Who's There?" 2 12 92 11
"Que Sera, Sera (Whatever Will Be, Will Be)" 77 7
"Think About Your Children" 19 87 27
1971 "Let My Name Be Sorrow" 46
1972 "Water, Paper & Clay" 113
1976 "If You Love Me (I Won't Care)" 32

See an aw[eedit | eedit soorce]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. maryhopkin.com
  2. Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 259. ISBN 1-904994-10-5. 
  3. Günter Ehnert (ed.): Hit Bilanz. Deutsche Chart Singles 1956-1980. Hamburg: Taurus Press 1990, p. 101
  4. "Joel Whitburn's Top Pop Singles 1955-2002"
  5. "Joel Whitburn's Top Adult Contemporary 1961-2001"

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]

Precedit bi
Lulu
with "Boom Bang-a-Bang"
UK in the Eurovision Song Contest
1970
Succeedit bi
Clodagh Rodgers
wi "Jack in the Box"