press clippings of interest from the music papers in 1970/71.
CHRISTIE are going back to school! The
group, at No 6 with San Bernadino,
will play a special charity concert at Leeds Grammar School,
where Jeff Christie was once a pupil.
Date set is December 18, followed the next night
by a booking at Scunthorpe Baths Hall.
Christie recently returned from a three-week
tour of South America, where they collected a gold disc
for sales of their first hit Yellow
River in Brazil. This week they were doing German
TV, followed by a six-day Irish tour. They visit Italy for
17 days from November 26.
On New Years Eve the group tops the bill of
a special show in Stockholm, then after further dates in
Germany in January, they return to South America.
A six-week US college tour is being arranged
for March/April. Also lined up are visits to Japan, Australia,
New Zealand and Israel before next summer.
A spokesman said British bookings for Christie
were few and far between simply because they were in such
demand elsewhere in the world after the success of Yellow
It was No 1 in 26 countries and total sales
have topped two and a quarter million.
Christie pictured in Milan during their Italian
CHRISTIE have been asked to appear in and
write the complete score for a new Italian film which has
just finished production.
Says manager Brian Longley: We dont
even know what the films called yet, but the group
has been asked to write the score and also appear in a scene
singing Yellow River.
If the offer is accepted, Christie will go to
Rome next month to see the film and then fly on to Venice
to appear at the Venice festival.
the film fell through.