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2:01 PM 6th October 2019

The Avenues & Alleyways of a Life in Music: Tony Christie - The New Autobiography

Tony Christie
Tony Christie
With the release of his new autobiography, multi-million selling recording artist, Tony Christie, looks back on his life and six decades as an international performer.

Tony Christie has topped the charts in countries all around the world with ‘Is This The Way To Amarillo’, ‘I Did What I Did For Maria’, and ‘Avenues & Alleyways’ and has achieved critical acclaim for his more recent works with Richard Hawley and Jarvis Cocker. Tony’s albums have achieved several Gold and Platinum discs and he was the only singer in 2005 to have single and album releases simultaneously at Number One.

Now, for the first time, Tony tells of his illustrious, colourful career that began in the small South Yorkshire town of Conisbrough and today sees him as a singing legend with fans throughout the world. It is a story packed with emotional and financial highs and lows, fantastic characters and Tony’s deep-rooted love of family. If you thought you knew Tony Christie, you will now, as he opens up about his loves, his sorrows and his amazing life.

TONY CHRISTIE The Song Interpreter is the official autobiography of an icon of popular music whose voice sounds as good today as when he first hit the charts in 1971.



Published by Great Northern Books, October 2019.