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Kenny Lynch, OBE (Born Stepney 18 March 1939) is a British 1960s singer, songwriter, entertainer and actor from London. A popular entertainer, he appeared in a great many variety shows in the '60s. His sister, Gladys (stage name Maxine Daniels) was a jazz singer of some note.Read More...
He had many UK hit singles in the early 1960s, including the two top-tens "Up on the Roof" in December 1962 and "You Can Never Stop Me Loving You" in June 1963. In addition, he has written songs for others — notably The Small Faces' #3 hit "Sha-La-La-La-Lee" with legendary American songwriter Mort Shuman.
His numerous TV appearances include roles in Celebrity Squares, Room at the Bottom and Curry and Chips as well as minor parts in Z-Cars, The Sweeney, Til Death Us Do Part and Treasure Hunt.
Known for charity work, Lynch has often played in charity football matches and Michael Parkinson's 'Celebrity Cricket' fundraisers.
Top SongsTotal plays on Last.fm over the last 6 months
- Up on the Roof - 13,017 plays
- Movin' Away - 3,648 plays
- Puff (Up In Smoke) - 1,929 plays
- You Can Never Stop Me Loving You - 2,503 plays
- Mountain of Love - 1,020 plays
- Up On the Roof - 1995 - Remaster - 501 plays
- Up On The Roof (1995 Digital Remaster) - 413 plays
- Up On the Roof - 1995 Remastered Version - 277 plays
- Half The Day's Gone And We Haven't Earne'd A Penny - 374 plays
- Misery - 232 plays