Enjoy Celebrity Radio’s Tony Christie Life Story Interview…..
Tony Christie was a massive Star in the 1970 but became a bigger Star 30 years later thanks to Peter Kay and a huge number 1 record!
Tony has sold more than 10 million albums worldwide.
He had two Top Twenty hits in the UK Singles Chat in 1971 with “I Did What I Did for Maria”, which reached number two and “Is This the Way to Amarillo”, which peaked at number 18. He also had a minor hit with “Avenues and Alleyways” which reached number 37, the theme to the television series The Protectors.
“Is This the Way to Amarillo” sold more than one million copies by September 1972, and was awarded a gold disc.
Enjoy a rare and exclusive interview with Tony at the height of his re-invention….
On 23 October 2011, Christie released a charity single, a special arrangement of !Steal The Sun” in aid of the Help for Heroes Charity, supporting all of the British Forces fighting on the frontline in Afghanistan.
The single was available for download only on iTunes, HMV and Amazon, with all proceeds going to the charity.
From December 2011 Christie appeared in pantomime at The Theatre Royal, Windsor as the King.
In June 2014 Christie will perform at Locke Park, Barnsley as part of a “Live Picnic in the Park” music event. to raise money and awareness for Barnsley Hospice, which has been helping the local community for over 20 years.
Recorded by Alex Belfield for Celebrity Radio and BBC.