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Des O'Connor

Des O'Connor
Real name
Desmond Bernard O'Connor
Born
January 12, 1932
Died
November 14, 2020
Country
United Kingdom
IPI
00056823074 1 work
Affiliation
PRS
Comments
Singer, light entertainer and television presenter

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Originals

Title Performer Release date Covered by
1968 Karel Hála
April 1968 (6 artists)
1968 (5 artists)

Covers by Des O'Connor

Title Performer Release date Originally by
1976 Rick Chambers
1968 Original Cast [Half a Sixpence, London, 1963]
1968 Orietta Berti, Cliff Richard
1992 José Carreras & Sarah Brightman
1992 Gloria Estefan and Miami Sound Machine
1970 Emmett Miller
1984 Christopher Cross
1979 Frances Williams
1980 Yves Montand, Jo Stafford with Orchestra conducted by Harold Mooney
i 1984 Francis Lai
1992 John Howard
1970 Judy Collins
November 5, 2001 Araci Cortes, Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra - Vocal Choruses by Bob Eberly and Helen O'Connell
1970 Johnny Rivers
1968 Andy Williams - Arr. & Cond. by Robert Mersey
September 1967 Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye - Vocal Refrain by Don Cornell and The Three Kaydets
1992 Patsy Cline with The Jordanaires
September 1967 (unknown), Ernestine Schumann-Heink
April 1969 Jim Dale
1968 James Darren
October 27, 1972 Mama Cass Elliot
1980 The Captain & Tennille
1968 Ozzie Nelson and His Orchestra
1984 The Cars
1975 Don McLean
1979 Peggy Lee with Dave Barbour and His Orchestra
1973 Dickey Lee
June 1970 Fred Neil
1980 Earth, Wind & Fire
1975 Line Renaud, Morris Albert
1978 Jimmy Walker [US2]
1968 Tommy Steele and Company
1984 Chris Rea
November 26, 1971 Bill Nash
1973 John Hartford
1978 Danny O'Keefe
1979 Johnny Darrell
1968 Tommy Steele and Marti Webb
1978 Bing Crosby, Richard Himber and His Ritz-Carlton Orchestra - Vocal Refrain by Joey Nash, Dorothy Squires with Orchestra conducted by Billy Reid, Gene Autry and The Pinafores with Orchestral Acc.
1973 Gene Autry
1978 Judy Garland with Georgie Stoll and His Orchestra
1968 Jacques Renard & His Orchestra
1984 Lionel Richie
1973 Kris Kristofferson
1979 Dolores Gray
1970 Bob Shane
1978 Eddie Rabbitt
1978 David Martin [GB]
1976 Buddy Clark, Orchestra under the direction of Earl Hagen
1980 Kate Smith - Orchestra under direction of Jack Miller
1984 Peabo Bryson
1968 Tommy Steele and Company
November 5, 2001 (unknown), Dick Powell
1968 Tony Martin with Orchestra under direction of Victor Young
1984 Olivia Newton-John
1984 Stevie Wonder
1968 Marti Webb
1976 Cab Calloway and The Cabaliers
1970 Ted Wallace & His Orchestra – Vocal Chorus by The Radio Imps
1980 Cheryl Ladd
1992 Carpenters
1980 Frank Sinatra
1978 Buddy Holly
1970 The Ambassadors [US2]
November 5, 2001 Mary Hay and Clifton Webb
November 5, 2001 Frances Langford with Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra
November 5, 2001 Wynona Carr
1976 Adele Dixon, Eddy Duchin and His Orchestra - Vocal Refrain by Lew Sherwood
1975 Carpenters
1976 The Captain & Tennille
1973 Tex Ritter and His Texans
1973 Roy Drusky
1973 Stewart Family
1984 Bertie Higgins
1984 Stevie Wonder
1969 Roger Miller [US-OK]
1992 John Paul Young
1992 Bill Withers
1975 Geo. Campbell, Elvis Presley
1975 Bread
1973 Ray Price
1978 Melissa Manchester
1975 Erroll Garner Trio, Dakota Staton
1968 Tommy Steele and Company
October 1957 Nick Noble - Orchestra conducted by Carl Stevens
1968 Roy Sone, Marti Webb and The Rita Williams Chorus with The New World Theatre Orchestra conducted by Cyril Stapleton
1968 Mary Martin & Robert Preston
1980 Gordon Jenkins and His Orchestra
1980 Mitzi Green
1968 Connie Francis
April 1988 Barry Crocker
1968 The Association
1968 Melina Mercouri, Lyn Cornell
November 5, 2001 Mal Fitch
November 5, 2001 Lena Horne with Orchestra conducted by Horace Henderson
1992 Diana Ross
1989 Patti La Belle and Michael McDonald
1984 Elkie Brooks
1992 Matt Monro
1969 João Gilberto, Sarah Vaughan
1970 B.J. Thomas
1969 Buddy Holly
1968 John Laurenz with Orchestral Accompaniment
1968 Flanagan and Allen, (unknown), (unknown)
1984 Elton John
October 1957 Henry Burr and Albert Campbell
1978 Olivia Newton-John
1980 Glynis Johns
November 5, 2001 Shep Fields and His Rippling Rhythm Orchestra - Vocal Refrain by Bobby Goday
1979 Walter Huston
1984 Billy Joel
1980 Michael Jackson
1968 Tommy Steele
1980 Neil Sedaka
1978 Joseph Mohr, Franz Gruber, Haydn Quartet
1978 David Soul
1976 Kenny Rogers and The First Edition
June 1970 The Beatles
1968 Carson and Gaile
1980 Dan Hill [CA]
1973 Neil Diamond
1975 Bert Kaempfert and His Orchestra, Freddy Quinn
1980 Commodores
1973 Ray Stevens
1992 David Foster
1978 Nat "King" Cole [Trio]
1976 Irene Dunne
1969 Sacha Distel et son ensemble, Sacha Distel, Betty Carter
1980 Neil Sedaka
1970 Richard Kiley
1992 Marti Webb
1992 Mike + The Mechanics
1968 Petula Clark
1969 Isham Jones and His Orchestra
1970 Benny Carter and His Orchestra - Vocal by Roy Felton
1979 Bing Crosby with Pete King and His Orchestra
October 1986 Tom Bryce
1975 (unknown), Johnny Mathis with Ray Conniff and His Orchestra
1980 Al Bowlly
1975 Barbra Streisand
1968 Danny Williams
1968 (unknown)
1979 Commodores
1984 Albert Hammond
1980 Jane Powell
1969 Jerry Orbach
November 5, 2001 Nat King Cole
1973 Buffy Sainte-Marie
1980 Randy Edelman
1975 Jim Reeves
November 5, 2001 The Pied Pipers with Paul Weston and His Orchestra
1976 Priscilla Lopez and Company
May 1974 Grace Moore & John Steel
1969 Jackie deShannon
1968 Henry Thies and His Hotel Sinton Orchestra - Vocal Refrain by Don Dewey
1978 Bing Crosby with Ken Darby Singers and John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra
1969 Johnny Darrell
1976 The Stylistics featuring Russell Thompkins, Jr. & Airrion Love
1979 Didi Conn [dubbed by Kasey Cisyk]
1968 Mills Brothers
1980 Alice Faye
September 13, 1974 Barbara Fairchild
1979 Anne Murray
1968 Hank Williams with His Drifting Cowboys
1968 (unknown)
1975 Earl Burtnett and His Los Angeles Biltmore Hotel Orchestra

Songs written by Des O'Connor

Original songs

Releases

Albums

Title Performer Release date Label
After the Lovin' Des O'Connor 1976 Pye Records
Another Side Des O'Connor 1978 Pye Records
A Tribute to the Crooners Des O'Connor November 5, 2001 Decca
Careless Hands Des O'Connor 1968 Columbia [EMI]
Christmas with Des O'Connor Des O'Connor 1978 Marble Arch Records
Half a Sixpence Des O'Connor, Alyn Ainsworth and His Orchestra 1968 Music for Pleasure
I Pretend Des O'Connor 1968 Columbia [EMI]
Just for You Des O'Connor 1979 Warwick [GB]
Lovin' Feeling Des O'Connor 1989 Telstar Records [GB]
Now Des O'Connor 1984 Telstar Records [GB]
One Man's Music - The Songs of Noel Gay Des O'Connor, Beryl Reid, Norman Wisdom, The Mike Sammes Singers, The Brian Fahey Orchestra 1968 Columbia [EMI]
One, Two, Three O'Connor Des O'Connor 1969 Columbia [EMI]
Portrait Des O'Connor 1992 Columbia
Remember Romance Des O'Connor 1980 Warwick [GB]
Sing a Favourite Country Song Des O'Connor 1973 Pye Records
What I Did for Love Des O'Connor 1976 Marble Arch Records
With 'Feelings' Des O'Connor 1975 Pye Records
With Love Des O'Connor 1970 Columbia [EMI]

Singles