'Downtown' brings fame to Petula Clark.
Petula Clark shot to fame with the song 'Downtown' Released in four different languages in late 1964, "Downtown" was a success in the UK, France (in both English and French versions), Netherlands, Germany, Australia, Italy, and even Rhodesia, Japan, and India. Warner Brothers heard it and acquired the rights for the United States. "Downtown" went to number 1 on the US charts in January 1965 and sold three million copies in America alone.
Petula sings 'Downtown' (1964, above)
and a 'Love Song Medley' with Dean Martin.
Rumor has it that Petula was Dean's favorite singing partner and it shows. Check out the gorgeous harmony.
Enjoy it folks! They don't make 'em like this anymore!