Gilbert O Sullivan
What is the Irish singer up to these days?



 BEFORE...
Was born Raymond Edward O'Sullivan in Waterford, Ireland on 1st December 1946.
Attended St Josephs Comprehensive in Swindon, Wiltshire, then went on to attend the Swindon Art School.
Had his recording debut with a song called "You" in 1967.
His first chart hit "Rhymed" reached number 8 in 1970.
Went on to have number one hits with "Clair" and "Get Down" and top ten hits with "No Matter How I Try", "Alone Again (Naturally)", "Ooh-Wakka-Doo-Wakka-Day" and "Why Oh Why Oh Why".
Continued to have hit singles and albums in the 1970s.

 AFTER...
In 1980 Gilbert married Aase who he had met in 1972 when she was working as an air stewardess.
In 1989 he released the album "In The Key Of G".
In 1991 he sued rapper Biz Markie over his unauthorised use of a sample from "Alone Again (Naturally)" on his album "I Need A Haircut".
"Alone Again (Naturally)" featured on the soundtrack of Sofia Coppola's film 1999 film "The Virgin Suicides".
In 2003 he released a greatest hits album called "The Berry Vest" which reached the top 20 in the UK.
In April 2004 he played a one off concert to promote "The Berry Vest" at the Bloomsbury Theatre in London.
Gilbert currently lives in Jersey with his wife Aase and their two children and continues to write and perform music.

 DO YOU REMEMBER...
His flats caps.

 DID YOU KNOW...
His father died when he was only 13 years old.
Tom Dowd who became his producer in 1975 was also Rod Stewart's.

 LINKS...
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