German postcard by Ufa, Berlin-Tempelhof, no. CK 345. Photo: Dezo Hoffman / UFA. Entertainer Tommy Steele (1936) was Britain's first teen idol and rock 'n roll star. His cheeky Cockney image and boy-next-door looks won him success as a musician, singer and actor. For more postcards, a bio and clips check out our blog European Film Star Postcards.
CELEBRITY COLLECTOR - TOMMY STEELE - ART Tommy Steele OBE, is an English entertainer. Steele is widely regarded as Britain's first teen idol and rock and roll star. He moved into acting and was a major sensation as well. Seems Art is his new hobby now as he collects major art pieces including L. S. Lowry and Pre-Raphaelites.
Happy Go Lucky Blues. 1960. Words and Music by David Hill, Wally Gold and Doc Pomus. Featured here, and recorded on Decca, by Tommy Steele. Tommy Steele OBE (born Thomas William Hicks, 1936), is an English entertainer. Steele is widely regarded as Britain's first teen idol and rock and roll star. Steele shot quickly to fame in the UK as the frontman for a rock and roll band, the Steelmen, after their first single, "Rock With the Caveman," reached number 13 in the UK Singles Chart in 1956.
Nairobi. 1958. Words and Music by Bob Merrill. Featured here and recorded by Tommy Steele, born Thomas William Hicks,1936, an English entertainer widely regarded as Britain's first teen idol and rock and roll star. In late 2009 his greatest hits collection, The Very Best of Tommy Steele, reached the Top 40 in the UK Albums Chart. This was the first UK chart entry, of any kind, that Steele had enjoyed for over forty eight years.