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Encyclopedia > Shelley Preston
Shelley Preston (3rd right) performing as part of Bucks Fizz
Shelley Preston (3rd right) performing as part of Bucks Fizz

(Caroline) Shelley Preston (born May 14, 1964), is a professional singer, best known as the replacement for Jay Aston in the 1980s Eurovision Song Contest winners Buckz Fizz. She performed with the band from 1985 to 1990. May 14 is the 134th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (135th in leap years). ... 1964 (MCMLXIV) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1964 calendar). ... Jay Aston Jay Aston is a former singer of the group Bucks Fizz. ... The 1980s decade refers to the years from 1980 to 1989, inclusive, informally sometimes including the years 1979, 1990 and 1991. ... Eurovision Song Contest logo The Eurovision Song Contest is an annual competition held between active member countries of the European Broadcasting Union, in which participating countries each submit a song to be performed on live television; then proceed to cast votes for the other countries songs, in order to find... BUCKS FIZZ - Cheryl Baker, Bobby G, Mike Nolan and Jay Aston For the cocktail of the same name see the article Bucks fizz (cocktail). ... This article is about the year. ... This article is about the year. ...

She was born in Hillingdon (near London), and started singing in her local Sunday School choir from 4 years of age. While she was still at school, she sang with the Bournemouth Operatic Society. She worked as a singer at a hotel nightclub in Sri Lanka for six months before being selected at a London audition to be the new member of Bucks Fizz.[1] The London Borough of Hillingdon is the westernmost London borough. ... London is the capital city of England and of the United Kingdom, and is the most populous city in the European Union. ... Sunday school, Indians and whites. ... Bournemouth is a seaside resort on the south coast of England. ...

After leaving Bucks Fizz in 1990, she made a career as a backing vocalist, touring and appearing with Jason Donovan, INXS, Brian May, Michael Bolton, Go West, Beverley Craven, Alexander O’Neal, Luther Vandross, Errol Brown and Belinda Carlisle (she still currently performs with Belinda Carlisle). During the 1990s she was also a member of the bands Fret Monkey and Hard Candy.[2] Donovan on the cover of the Especially For You single with Kylie Minogue Jason Sean Donovan (born June 1, 1968) is an Australian actor and singer, with world-wide record sales in the region of 30 million copies (singles, albums, compilation inclusions, etc). ... INXS (pronounced In Excess) is an Australian rock group. ... Brian Harold May CBE (Born July 19, 1947) is the guitarist for the English rock band Queen. ... Bolton on his Bolton Swings Sinatra album cover Michael Bolton (born Michael Bolotin in New Haven, Connecticut, February 26, 1953) is an American pop, rock and adult contemporary singer-songwriter known for his soft rock ballads, very powerful and gravelly singing voice. ... Videotape jacket for Go West Go West 1940 is the 10th Marx Brothers comedy film in which the three brothers, Groucho, Chico, and Harpo, head to the American West and attempt to unite a couple by ensuring that an evil railroad baron is thwarted. ... Beverley Craven is a UK musician, born in Sri Lanka in 1963. ... Luther Ronzoni Vandross, Jr. ... Errol Brown MBE (born November 12, 1948, Kingston, Jamaica) is the singer, songwriter, and front man of the successful British band Hot Chocolate. ... On the cover of Playboy, August 2001 Belinda Carlisle (born Belinda Jo Carlisle (a. ... See also 1990s, the band The 1990s decade refers to the years from 1990 to 1999, inclusive, sometimes informally including popular culture from 2000 and 2001. ... Hard Candy is the fourth studio album by the Counting Crows released in 2002 on Geffen Records. ...

In December 2004 Preston joined Cheryl Baker, Mike Nolan and Bobby G for a Bucks Fizz reunion performance.[3] 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Cheryl Baker (born Rita Crudgington, on 8 March 1954, in Bethnal Green, England) is a British television presenter. ... Mike Nolan (born March 7, 1959 in San Francisco, California) is the son of former San Francisco 49ers head coach, Dick Nolan. ... Bobby G Bobby G (also known as Bobby Gee) (born Robert Alan Gubby on 23 August 1953, in Epsom, Surrey, England) has been in the British pop group Bucks Fizz since 1981. ...

In 2003 she was invited to join the "chillout lounge" band Cloudfish (which includes former Spandau Ballet saxophonist Steve Norman), and also writes some material for them. Cloudfish released its latest album in July 2006, on which Preston is featured. 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Spandau Ballet was a popular British band in the 1980s. ... Steve Norman is a British pop musician who played saxophone for the 1980s New Romantic band Spandau Ballet. ... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

External links

  • Official Site
  • Cloudfish page at the Shelley Preston website
  • Cloudfish page at the Steve Norman Website



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