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The following year, Steele made his first international tour, of Europe and South Africa, which was followed by a British tour on which, at Dundee, he was mobbed by fans and injured so seriously that he was forced to take two months off from performing. During the summer ofSteele appeared in the premiere episode of Oh Boy! It was a harbinger of things to come.
It was Richardnot Steelewho starred in Expresso Bongoa film based on a satirical play that had been inspired by Steele 's rise to fame. Steele remained popular with younger listeners, and was voted among the Top Five British male singers of His single "You Were Mine" a cover of the Fireflies hit failed to chart, but in The Night - Shinji Aoyama & Isao Yamada - Eureka Original Soundtrack Score scored another Top Ten single with "Little White Bull," a soft children's song Steele contributed all of the royalties to the Children's Cancer Research fund from Tommy the Toreador.
An Australian tour followed, which reunited him with the Steelmen and also featured a piece backing band led by Harry Robinson aka Lord Rockingham. Steele got married that June to Ann Donoghue, but apart from a week's honeymoon, barely slowed his career. He spent that summer appearing at the Razzle-Dazzle - Tommy Steele - Tommy Steele Stage Show Opera House in a record-breaking season with veteran entertainer Alma Cogan. Most British teenagers thought of Steele as passe byhowever.
It was four years since he'd broken into the charts, and Razzle-Dazzle - Tommy Steele - Tommy Steele Stage Show whole new wave of children had reached their teen years, listening to Elvis whose records, a little later than they did in America, did top the charts in EnglandGene VincentBuddy HollyCliff RichardBilly Furyand other much harder sounds than Tommy Steele.
Byhe was a new sensation on the London stage in the musical Half a Sixpence based on the H. Wells novel Kippsand he followed this with a hit run on Broadway in the same play two years later. Steele had successfully reinvented himself. Two years after the opening of the show's Broadway run, he did a Hollywood hat trick that he could scarcely have dreamt of when he formed the Cavemen 11 years earlier, by starring in three big-budget studio films in a single year -- the film version of Half a Sixpence, the Disney film The Happiest Millionaire, and Finian's Rainbow.
Finian's Rainbow, in particular, was something of a pinnacle in Steele 's feature film career, teaming him up with Fred Astaire and Petula Clarkboth of whom were already established screen stars in Astaire 's case, a legend when he was still working for Cunard -- not bad for a working-class boy who had Superstar (Fabian Gray Mix) - Various - KlubCandyUSA go to sea when he was From that day forward, when he did perform, it was far more likely to be songs like "Half a Sixpence" than "Rock with the Caveman," or even "Singing the Blues.
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