3/4 or 6/8? Cliff Richard – Mistletoe and Wine?



Asked by: Joseph Baker

How old was Cliff Richard in mistletoe wine?





Artist’s age on Release Date: Harry Rodger Webb know as Sir Cliff Richard (Order of the British Empire) was 48 years old when he released this song. Cover Versions: Carola Sogaard and Christer Sjogren – Amateur artists covered this song on Youtube.

Did Cliff Richard write Mistletoe and Wine?

“Mistletoe and Wine” is a Christmas song made famous as a chart-topping single by Sir Cliff Richard in 1988. The song was written by Jeremy Paul, Leslie Stewart and Keith Strachan for a musical called Scraps, which was an adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen’s “The Little Match Girl” set in Victorian London.

Who was the boy who sang on Mistletoe and Wine?

By the way, the chap singing the choir boy high solo at the end was James Rainbird. His vocal also featured in the music for the Steven Spielberg film Empire of the Sun, amongst other things, and he continues to work as a singer/songwriter in Central London.

What year was mistletoe and wine Number 1?

1988





Mistletoe and Wine became Sir Cliff’s 12th number one single when it was released in 1988. It spent four weeks at the top of the UK chart, and sold over 750,000 copies that year. It also secured the 1988 Christmas number one spot.

How many Christmas Number Ones has Cliff Richard had?

four Christmases

Cliff Richard has spent four Christmases at number one; two as a solo act, one with The Shadows and one as part of Band Aid II.

How many Christmas songs did Cliff Richard sing?

Cliff at Christmas is the 2003 Christmas album of Cliff Richard, containing eight new songs and nine previously released songs including all of his previous hit Christmas-themed singles included.

Cliff at Christmas
Genre Christmas
Length 71:03
Label EMI
Cliff Richard chronology

What was Christmas No 1 in 1988?

Listen to all the Official Christmas Number 1s on Spotify, Deezer and Apple Music



YEAR TITLE ARTIST
1986 REET PETITE JACKIE WILSON
1987 ALWAYS ON MY MIND PET SHOP BOYS
1988 MISTLETOE AND WINE CLIFF RICHARD
1989 DO THEY KNOW IT’S CHRISTMAS? BAND AID II

When was Cliff Richard born?

Cliff Richard, in full Sir Cliff Richard, original name Harry Roger Webb, (born October 14, 1940, Lucknow, India), British singer whose “Move It” (1958) was the first great British rock-and-roll song.

What is Saviour’s Day?

Saviours’ Day is a holiday of the Nation of Islam commemorating the birth of its founder, Master Wallace Fard Muhammad (W. D. Fard), officially stated to be February 26, 1877. It was established by Elijah Muhammad.

Where was Cliff Richards Saviours day filmed?

Swanage



And after seeing the video on TV, BBC Radio Solent’s Jon Cuthill decided to find out if any of his listeners had featured in the video for one of Cliff’s most remembered Christmas hits, Saviour’s Day, which was filmed in Swanage and at Durdle Door.

When was Cliff Richards last number one?

Sir Cliff has had No 1 hits in each of the past five decades, including 1959’s Living Doll, 1961’s The Young Ones, 1979’s We Don’t Talk Anymore, 1988’s Mistletoe and Wine and 1990’s Saviour’s Day.