Who sang flying pickets?

Brian Hibbard
The actor and performer Brian Hibbard has died at the age of 65 after suffering from prostate cancer. Born in Ebbw Vale, he became famous as the singer of the chart-topping Flying Pickets before his acting career.

Is Only You by The Flying Pickets acapella?

The Flying Pickets are a British a cappella vocal group who had a Christmas number one hit in 1983 in the UK Singles Chart with their cover version of Yazoo’s track “Only You”. …

Who sang Only You in 1983?

The Flying PicketsOnly You / Artist

The Flying Pickets performing the Christmas number one, Only You. Their debut single was released in November 1983, reaching the top of the charts and remaining at Number One for five weeks.

Who recorded the song Only You?

PlatterOnly You / Artist

Is the lead singer of the Flying Pickets in Coronation Street?

Brian Hibbard (26 November 1946 – 17 June 2012) was a Welsh actor and singer from Ebbw Vale, Wales, best remembered as the lead vocalist in the original The Flying Pickets….

Brian Hibbard
Occupation Actor, singer
Years active 1980 – 2012
Known for Being a founding member of The Flying Pickets
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Where was the Flying Pickets Only You video filmed?

Filmed at The Capel Hotel pub in Bargoed, it sees the musicians lamenting a lost love while chalking pool cue tips, taking lethargic shots at a dart board and sipping pints on a bar stool. The single was recorded in October at the Cardiff music studio owned by the Manic Street Preachers.

How old are flying pickets?

The group was first formed in 1982 by members of the 7:84 Theatre group, a socialist fringe theatre group who used acappella singing in a 1981 production called One Big Blow, the story of the 1972/74 UK miner’s strikes, from the miner’s point of view.

What Movie Is Only You by Yazoo in?

Major League IIOnly You / Movie

Who was the original lead singer for the Platters?

Tony Williams
Tony Williams, a former parking-lot attendant who crooned the 1950’s hit songs “Only You” and “The Great Pretender” as the lead singer of the Platters, died on Friday at his Manhattan apartment. He was 64 years old. He had been suffering from diabetes and emphysema and died in his sleep, said his wife, Helen.

Where is Brian Hibbard from?

Ebbw Vale, United KingdomBrian Hibbard / Place of birth

Where is Brian Hibbard buried?

The memorial event was at Valley Kids Soar Centre in Penygraig, Rhondda, before a service at Coychurch Crematorium in Bridgend.