Kenny Lynch

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Kenny Lynch

Kenny Lynch-ab.jpg
Lynch in 2010
Background information
Birth nameKenneth Lynch[1]
Born(1938-03-18)18 March 1938
Stepney, London, England
Died18 December 2019(2019-12-18) (aged 81)
GenresRock and roll, pop
Occupation(s)Singer, songwriter, entertainer, actor
InstrumentsVocals
Years active1960–2019
LabelsHMV, Satril Records
Websitekennylynch.co.uk

Kenneth Lynch, OBE (18 March 1938 – 18 December 2019) was an English rock singer-songwriter, entertainer and actor. He appeared in many variety shows in the 1960s.[2] His best known single was "You Can Never Stop Me Loving You". An actor, his best known role were in Carry On Loving and The Playbirds.

He died in the early hours of 18 December 2019 of cancer, aged 81.

Discography[change | change source]

Chart singles[change | change source]

Year Single Chart Positions
UK[3]
1960 "Mountain of Love" 33
1962 "Puff (Up In Smoke)" 33
"Up on the Roof" 10
1963 "You Can Never Stop Me Loving You" 10
1964 "Stand by Me" 39
"What Am I to You" 37
1965 "I'll Stay by You" 29
1983 "Half the Day's Gone and We Haven't Earned a Penny" 50

Movies[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. Kenny Lynch, Oxford Reference. Retrieved 18 December 2019
  2. Unterberger, Richie. "Kenny Lynch Biography". AllMusic. Retrieved 30 October 2009.
  3. Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 334. ISBN 978-1-904994-10-7.

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