Craig Douglas

Biography

Terence Perkins, 12 August 1941, Newport, Isle Of Wight, England. After moving to London in the mid-50s, Douglas came under the wing of agent Bunny Lewis, appeared on the television show 6.5 Special, and won a record contract with Decca Records before moving to Dick Rowe’s label, Top Rank. Covering American hits was the classic route to chart success, and in 1959 Douglas scored with Dion’s ‘A Teenager In Love’ and reached number 1 with Sam Cooke’s ‘Only... Read more

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50s
oldies
male vocalists
60s
pop
rock and roll
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