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Shakin' Stevens

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Shakin' Stevens
Shakin' Stevens
Shakin' Stevens
Background information
Birth nameMichael Barratt
Also known as"Shaky"
Born(1948-03-04)4 March 1948
OriginEly, Cardiff, Wales
GenresRock 'n' roll
Years active1968 – present

Shakin' Stevens, sometimes called "Shaky" (born Michael Barratt, 4 March 1948) is a platinum selling Welsh rock and roll singer and songwriter. He was the UK's biggest-selling singles artist of the 1980s.[1] His recording and performing career began in the late 1960s, but he was not very successful in the UK until 1980. In the UK alone, Stevens has had at least 33 top 40 hit singles in the sales charts.


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  1. Sullivan, Caroline (22 December 2005). "Shakin' Stevens". The Guardian.