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Encyclopedia > Murray Head
Murray Head on the cover of his album Passion.
Murray Head on the cover of his album Passion.

Murray Seafield Saint George Head (born March 5, 1946) is a British actor and singer. Image File history File links Murray_Head_Passion_album_cover. ... Image File history File links Murray_Head_Passion_album_cover. ... March 5 is the 64th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (65th in leap years). ... 1946 (MCMXLVI) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... Actors in period costume sharing a joke while waiting between takes during location filming An actor or actress is a person who acts, or plays a role, in a dramatic production. ... Ercole de Roberti: Concert, c. ...


He was born in London to Seafield Head, a documentary-maker, and Helen Shingler, an actress. His younger brother is Buffy the Vampire Slayer star Anthony Head. This article is about the capital of England and the United Kingdom. ... Documentary film is a broad category of visual expression that is based on the attempt, in one fashion or another, to document reality. ... Buffy the Vampire Slayer is an American cult television series that aired from March 10, 1997 until May 20, 2003. ... Anthony Stewart Head (born February 20, British actor in theatre, television and films but most widely known for his role in the American television drama series Buffy the Vampire Slayer, the role of Frank N Furter in the London revival of The Rocky Horror Show, and a series of coffee...


Head began acting and writing songs as a child, and by the mid-1960s he had a London recording contract. He had limited success until asked by Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber to play Judas Iscariot on the original concept album version of Jesus Christ Superstar (singing the hit "Superstar"). The 1960s decade refers to the years from January 1, 1960 to December 31, 1969, inclusive. ... This article is about the capital of England and the United Kingdom. ... Sir Timothy Miles Bindon Rice (born 10 November 1944) is an English lyricist for musical theatre, a radio presenter, television gameshow panelist and an author. ... Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber, Baron Lloyd-Webber (born 22 March 1948) is a highly successful English composer of musical theatre and the elder brother of Julian Lloyd Webber. ... For the American black metal band, see Judas Iscariot (band). ... The US album cover for the 1970 release of Jesus Christ Superstar. ...


At about this time Head won a leading role in the Oscar-nominated Sunday Bloody Sunday (1971), alongside Peter Finch and Glenda Jackson. Despite these successes, he received little public attention in the next ten years (save for the single Say It Ain't So Joe from 1975). Sunday Bloody Sunday is a 1971 film which tells the story of a young bisexual man played by Murray Head, who freely jumps from the beds of his male and female lovers played by Peter Finch and Glenda Jackson. ... 1971 (MCMLXXI) was a common year starting on Friday. ... Peter Finch (September 28, 1912 – January 14, 1977) was an English-born actor with strong Australian connections. ... Glenda Jackson Glenda May Jackson, CBE, (born 9 May 1936) is a two-time Academy Award-winning British actress and politician, currently Labour Member of Parliament for the constituency of Hampstead and Highgate in the London Borough of Camden. ... 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday. ...


Head reappeared in the spotlight in 1984 as the star of the musical, Chess. The song "One Night In Bangkok", from Chess, featuring Head on lead vocal became the last significant Broadway/West End number to be a hit on American radio to date. 1984 (MCMLXXXIV) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Björn Ulvaeus, Tim Rice, and Benny Andersson, the creators of Chess Chess is a musical with lyrics by Tim Rice and music by Björn Ulvaeus and Benny Andersson, formerly of ABBA. The story involves a romantic triangle between two players in a world chess championship, and a woman... One Night in Bangkok is a song originally released in 1984 by Murray Head, and later remixed for release by Vinylshakerz in 2005. ...


After his 1984 hit "One Night In Bangkok", Head had little attention in the UK. But, fluent in French, he has released a number of albums in that language and is more popular in France and Canada. Noticeably, the song "Une femme un homme", a duet with Marie Carmen released in 1993 became a radio hit in French-speaking Canada.


Some of his most recent work was in Luc Plamondon's musical comedy "Cindy" (based on the Cinderella story) where he played Cindy's father. Luc Plamondon (born March 2, 1942) is a french-canadian song lyricist. ... Gustave Dorés illustration for Cendrillon For other uses, see Cinderella (disambiguation). ...


Head has guest starred in The Bill and Casualty and Judge John Deed. The Bill is a long-running British television police procedural first shown on ITV1, at 8pm, usually on Wednesdays and Thursdays. ... Casualty is the longest running emergency medical drama series in the world[1], first broadcast in 1986 and transmitted in the UK on BBC One. ... Judge John Deed is a BBC television drama series about a high court judge, created, written and produced by G. F. Newman. ...


Head played an artist called Jack Hollins on ITV's Heartbeat from 2005-2006. It has been suggested that Channel 3 (UK) be merged into this article or section. ... Heartbeat is a long-running British TV police drama series set in 1960s Yorkshire. ...


Discography

  • 2007 - Tête à Tête
  • 2005 - Emotions, My Favourite Songs
  • 2002 - Passion
  • 2000 - Innocence (reedition of Wave)
  • 1995 - Pipe Dreams
  • 1995 - When You're In Love
  • 1993 - Innocence
  • 1992 - Wave
  • 1990 - Watching Ourselves Go By
  • 1987 - Sooner Or Later
  • 1984 - Restless
  • 1983 - Shade
  • 1981 - Find the Crowd
  • 1981 - Voices
  • 1979 - Between Us
  • 1975 - Say It Ain't So
  • 1972 - Nigel Lived

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Say It Ain't So (2002) Duet with Michael Jones, from 'Autour de la Guitare' by Jean-Félix Lalanne.


SDF/Homeless (2000) With Touré Kounda


Dime Que No (1998) With Tahures Zurdos, Spanish version of "Say It Ain't So"


Manjani (1998) Duet with Sam Mangwana, from "Galo Negro"


Là-bas (1998) Duet with Lio, from"Ils Chantent Goldman"


L'Aziza (1998) From "Ils Chantent Balavoine"


La Cabane Du Pêcheur (1998) From "Ils Chantent Cabrel"


Tout Tout Pour Ma Chérie (1998) From "Ils Chantent Polnareff"


Chanteur De Jazz (1998) From "Ils Chantent Sardou"


SOS World (1996) From "Les Enfants du Futur"


We're The UFO (1986) From the musical "Time"


Some People (1986) Picking Up The Piece (1985) Extended version


Running Back For More (1985) Les Crados (1985) EP, music only


One Sided Love (1979) From "Dear Anyone"


Woman I Love You (1978) B-side to the single "Mademoiselle"


Don't Have To (1975)


Dunes (1974) From "Raindog" by Stomu Yamashta


The Monks Song (1974) From "Raindog" by Stomu Yamashta


Rainsong (1974) From "Raindog" by Stomu Yamashta


Secondhand Monday (1967)


She Was Perfection (1967)


Someday Soon (1967)


You Bore Me (1967)


Colours (1966)


It Ain't Me Babe (1966)


All I Want To Do (1966)


You'Ve Got To Hide Your Love Away (1966)


Alberta (1965)


Bells Of Rhymney (1965)


Don't Sing No Sad Songs For Me (1965)


He Was A Friend Of Mine (1965)


Cocaïne (1965)


Leaving () Lyrics by Murray Head/vocals by Navah


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Encyclopedia: Murray Head (898 words)
Murray Seafield Saint George Head (born March 5, 1946) is a British actor and singer.
Head began acting and writing songs as a child, and by the mid-1960s had a London recording contract.
Murray Head (born March 6, 1946) is a British actor and singer.
Alfred University : Athletics : Football : Coaches (548 words)
In 1989, Murray's defensive unit posted an NCAA record six shutouts and was ranked in the Top 10 in the nation in scoring defense (2nd), total defense (4th) and passing defense (7th).
In 1990, Murray was tabbed head coach at Cortland and recorded a 44-30-1 mark in seven seasons, taking the Red Dragons to the post-season five times, including a trip to the NCAA Division III playoffs in 1990.
Murray served as head football coach at Lebanon Valley for one season (1997) and has a career record of 55-48-1 in 10 seasons.
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