mardi 26 mai 2015

Roger Whittaker - Un Éléphant Sur Mon Balcon

Interprète: Roger Whittaker
Titre: Un Éléphant Sur Mon Balcon
Année: 1970
Palmarès: #2

Roger Whittaker, né le à Nairobi au Kenya, est un chanteur et compositeur britannique qui chante en anglais, en français et en allemand. En 1967, il obtient un succès mondial avec Mexican Whistler où il révèle son extraordinaire talent de siffleur.

Roger Whittaker (born 22 March 1936) is a Kenyan/British singer-songwriter and musician, who was born in Nairobi. His music is an eclectic mix of folk music and popular songs in addition to radio airplay hits. He is best known for his baritone singing voice and trademark whistling ability as well as his guitar skills. He is widely known for "Durham Town (The Leavin')" (1969) and "I Don't Believe in 'If' Anymore" (1970). American audiences are most familiar with his 1970 hit "New World in the Morning" and his 1975 hit "The Last Farewell", the latter of which is his only single to hit the Billboard Hot 100 (it made the Top 20) and also hit No. 1 on the Adult Contemporary chart. His final top-charting hit was "Albany", which scored No. 1 in West Germany in 1982.

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