Petula Clark First Heard ‘Downtown’ While Having Tea

downtown cover 385x280 Petula Clark First Heard Downtown While Having Tea

It all seems so civilized, doesn’t it?  When Downtown hit the charts in 1964, we’d never heard anything that sounded like [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Petula Clark[/lastfm]. She became one of the the biggest selling female singers throughout the rest of the decade, and “Downtown” was the song that started it off.  A few years ago, we caught up with her during her run in Sunset Boulevard on Broadway in New York, and she told us the story. it’s a turntable Tuesday hit you’ll heat at 6:35.


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