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Paul Evans

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“Roses Are Crimson, My Like” may be the track everyone remembers from Paul Evans the songwriter. The person has enjoyed just like lengthy a profession as a vocalist, very easily qualifying for the set of entertainers who’ve been mixed up in music business for over fifty percent a hundred years. ¨Evans could have trouble keeping in mind when music had not been an important section of his existence, as his whole family was evidently deeply involved, otherwise prosperous financially because of this. His father got to market his very own flute to obtain money to get his boy a electric guitar, the family tale goes. The purchase more than paid back, a thing that also could possibly be stated for enough time his mom devote teaching the lad piano. It had been his oldest sister that trained him to try out guitar, nevertheless, corrupting him with folk music and hootenannies. Evans performed in his senior high school years, got a scholarship or grant to Columbia College or university and promptly create his very own radio show offering the folk audio. While his scholarship or grant have been in anatomist, there was much less potential for him seeking this field as every day dawned. His early profession times had been spent crooning in little night clubs and aboard a cruise liner. Evans begun to rating hit information in the first ’60s, including “Seven GIRLS Sitting In THE TRUNK Chair”, “Happy-Go-Lucky Me” and “Hushabye, Small Electric guitar”. He developed another strike in 1979 with “Hello, THAT IS Joannie”. His actions being a songwriter quickly avoid this perfectly reputable track record. Aside from the earlier mentioned smash for Bobby Vinton, itself the main topic of a bouquet of cover variations, there is also a timely strike for the Kalin Twins entitled “When”, some donations to the reason for Elvis Presley including “Something Blue” and “I Gotta Understand” and several other tracks for Jackie Wilson, Frankie Lymon, Fabian, the Coasters, and afterwards Reba McEntire. When strikes weren’t popping into his mind he has held active with music for advertisements and industrial movies and every other spot in which a musical theme may be inserted. One of these of this workmanship may be the CBS TODAY theme. There is a lacklustre try to start him being a film peformer through the times of his initial record strikes, but he continuing to act afterwards in his profession on television cleaning soap operas. The ’90s had been a good 10 years with regards to renewed desire for his work, like a retrospective Compact disc entitled Paul Evans: the Fantastic Teenagers and Beyond, released in 1995. His personal recording from the self-satirizing “Willie’s Sung With Everyone (But Me)” premiered on Willie Nelson’s 22 Legendary Duets Compact disc. Evans’ own documenting of “Happy-Go-Lucky Me” may be the theme of the John Waters’ film entitled Pecker, released in 1998. Carrying out a period dealing with a vocal jazz quintet known as Group 5ive, Evans came back to his previous material, classified right now as oldies, developing a series of fresh recordings of his strikes.

Quick Facts


Full Name Paul Evans
Date Of Birth March 5, 1938
Nationality American
Children Jenna Evans Welch, Abigail Hope, Allyson-Danica, McKenna Denece, Richard Michael Evans
Music Songs Happy Go Lucky Me, Seven Little Girls, Midnite Special, Hushabye Little Guitar, Santa's Stuck up in the Chimney, Willie's Sung With Everyone, Hello, This Is Joannie, The Brigade of Broken Hearts, Worshipping an Idol, Disneyland Daddy, Hambone Rock, After the Hurricane, Fish in the Ocean, Show Folk, Honey Love, Feelin' No Pain, Beat Generation, Ten Thousand Tears, Since I Met You Baby, Blind Boy, The Screamin' Hollar Inn, Kiss Me Like Theres No Tomorrow, What Do You Know, Seven Little Girls Sitting, As I Cry My Broken Heart to Sleep, Sixty Minute Man, Over the Mountain, Across the Sea, Just Because I Love You, Losing Time, It's a Hyatt World, I'm in Love Again, I'm Walkin'
Albums Hear Paul Evans, Hinterland, Endlessly, Agua Noir, Midnight Special, Losing Time, The Fabulous Teens, The Fabulous Teens... And Beyond, Paul Evans - The Greatest Hits Collection, Seven Little Girls Sitting in the Back Seat / Happy-Go-Lucky Me, Happy-Go-Lucky Me (Mono Version), Midnite Special (Mono Version)


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1 As a singer, he had great recording success from 1959-1960 with 4 straight hit recordings with "Seven Little Girls Sitting In The Back Seat", "Midnight Special", "Happy Go Lucky Me" and "The Brigade Of Broken Hearts".


Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Everyone Says I Love You 1996 performer: "Just You, Just Me" 1929
The Positively True Adventures of the Alleged Texas Cheerleader-Murdering Mom 1993 TV Movie performer: "Don't Let the Bastards Get You Down", "Friendly Fire", "Gospel Lovin' Mama"
Goodfellas 1990 writer: "Roses Are Red"
Pink Lady 1980 TV Series 1 episode
Top of the Pops TV Series performer - 2 episodes, 1979 writer - 2 episodes, 1979
Lemon Popsicle 1978 performer: "Seven Little Girls Sitting in the Back Seat"
Elvis: That's the Way It Is 1970 Documentary writer: "The Next Step Is Love"
Sounds Like Us 1970 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Shindig! 1964 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Palm Springs Weekend 1963 writer: "Live Young"
11.22.63 2016 TV Mini-Series performer - 1 episode
Please Like Me 2015 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Flipped 2010/I writer: "When"
Jeopardy! 2009 TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Home Song Stories 2007 writer: "Let's Pretend"
Kupetzky 2006 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Scrubs TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2004 writer - 1 episode, 2004
The Singing Detective 2003 writer: "When"
Pecker 1998 performer: "Happy-Go-Lucky-Me" 1998 / writer: "Happy-Go-Lucky-Me" 1998

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Everyone Says I Love You 1996 Helen Miles Singer

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Mighty Aphrodite 1995 chorus: Dick Hyman

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Dick Clark Show 1960 TV Series Himself
New American Bandstand 1965 1959 TV Series Himself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Top of the Pops 1979 TV Series Himself

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