Personalities | Chris Farlowe | Sixties | Rock
(Vocals, b. 1940)
Real name John Deighton, Farlowe’s strangled gasps and anguished roars were X-factors of 1966’s ‘Out Of Time’, produced and co-written by Mick Jagger. Its rise to the top in Britain demonstrated that all this north Londoner needed was the right song. Yet even material as sturdy as 1967’s ‘Handbags And Gladrags’ – a hit decades later for Stereophonics – and stints with Atomic Rooster and Colosseum somehow could not put him back on his perch. A reissued ‘Out Of Time’ was a minor hit in 1975.
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