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Lynsey de Paul (1948–2014)

Trained in classical music, London-born pianist Lynsey de Paul entered art college and turned her hand to designing album sleeves as a means to boost her income. This awakened her interest in songwriting and some of her first tunes were recorded by other artists in 1971. In 1972, after co-writing her first hit single for The Fortunes ("Storm in a ... See full bio »

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(age 66) in London, England, UK

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Known For

Eve Strikes Back
Eve Strikes Back Producer
(1992)
Top of the Pops
Top of the Pops Herself
(1972-1977)
Gabrielle and the Doodleman
Gabrielle and the Doodleman Music Department
(1984)
No, Honestly
No, Honestly Music Department
(1974-1975)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Music department (11 credits)
 2004 Fräulein Phyllis (composer: additional music)
 1992 Hearts of Gold (TV Series) (composer: theme music)
 1984 Gabrielle and the Doodleman (music arranger) / (musician)
 1979 Lena Zavaroni and Music (TV Series) (composer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.2 (1979) ... (composer: additional music)
 1977 The Rag Trade (TV Series) (composer: theme music)
 1977 Hi! Summer (TV Series) (composer - 7 episodes)
- Episode #1.8 (1977) ... (composer: theme music)
- Episode #1.7 (1977) ... (composer: theme music)
- Episode #1.6 (1977) ... (composer: theme music)
- Episode #1.5 (1977) ... (composer: theme music)
- Episode #1.3 (1977) ... (composer: theme music)
  Yes, Honestly (TV Series) (composer - 13 episodes, 1977) (performer - 13 episodes, 1977)
- We Are What We Are... Aren't We? (1977) ... (composer: theme song) / (performer: theme song - uncredited)
- I Can't Place the Face But the Name Is Familiar (1977) ... (composer: theme song) / (performer: theme song - uncredited)
- Bringing Up Babuska (1977) ... (composer: theme song) / (performer: theme song - uncredited)
- So If It's a Wrong Number Why Did You Answer the Phone? (1977) ... (composer: theme song) / (performer: theme song - uncredited)
- What Beats a Running Flush - Five Aces? (1977) ... (composer: theme song) / (performer: theme song - uncredited)
 1977 The New Mickey Mouse Club (TV Series) (songwriter - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.9 (1977) ... (songwriter)
  No, Honestly (TV Series) (composer - 13 episodes, 1974 - 1975) (performer - 13 episodes, 1974 - 1975)
- Surprise Surprise (1975) ... (composer: theme music) / (performer: theme music)
- Only Make Believe (1974) ... (composer: theme music) / (performer: theme music)
- Bed, Beautiful Bed (1974) ... (composer: theme music) / (performer: theme music)
- Plenty of Shoulder, Not Much Wheel (1974) ... (composer: theme music) / (performer: theme music)
- Having Them Back (1974) ... (composer: theme music) / (performer: theme music)
 1974 Pilger (TV Series documentary) (composer: theme music)
 1967 The Golden Shot (TV Series) (composer: theme "Golden Day")
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Other Works:

On the 1st November 2008, she was interviewed by Suzi Quatro about her American musical influences for Suzi's BBC radio 2 program. This is almost 34 years to the day when they last appeared on the same UK top 40 in November 1974, Lynsey with her hit "No Honestly" and Suzi with hers, "The Wild One". See more »

Publicity Listings:

33 Interviews | 28 Articles | 13 Pictorials | 18 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Height:

5' (1.52 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

The first time I realised that I was small was at a school sports day. I was in a race and ran right under the finishing line. See more »

Trivia:

Received "Rear of the Year" award in 1985 - accepted this award by thanking the organisers "from the heart of my bottom" (quote). See more »

Trademark:

Beauty spot above her lip, right hand side of her face See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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