Edna Savage

Edna Savage was born in Broadbent Avenue, Latchford, Warrington . She went to Richard Fairclough Secondary School

After leaving school aged 15 she trained as a telephone operator, but after singing at The Parr Hall, The Bell Hall and other local venues, she quit her telephone job to sing professionally.

Edna made her first broadcast for the BBC in 1954 aged 18.

She recorded 'Arrivederci Darling' in 1956, which made it to number 19 in the UK Singles Chart.

Her trademark was a choker - a piece of velvet ribbon around her neck inset with a brooch.

Edna dubbed 'You Are My First Love', for Dorothy Bromiley, in the 1956 film It's Great To Be Young', even though on the film's poster it credits Ruby Murray

In 1957 she participated in the UK qualifying heat for the
Eurovision Song Contest.


Discography

1955 'I'll Be There'
1955 'Evermore'
1955 'Stars Shine in Your Eyes'
1955 'A Star is Born'
1955 'Candlelight'
1955 'In the Wee Small Hours of the Morning'
1955 'Arrivederci Darling'
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1955 'Bella Notte'
1956 'Tell Me, Tell Me, Tell Me that You Love Me'
1956 'Please Hurry Home'
1956 'My Prayer'
1956 'Me 'n You 'n the Moon'
1956 'A Tear Fell'
1956 'Something Old, Something New'
1957 'Never Leave Me'
1957 'Don't Ever Go (I Need You)'
1957 'Me Head's in de Barrel'
1957 'Five Oranges, Four Apples'
1957 'Diano Marina'
1957 'Let Me Be Loved'
1958 'Near You'
1958 'Why, Why,Why'
1958 'Once Killalee'
1958 'My Shining Star'
1958 'Tiptoe Through the Tulips' with Michael Holliday
1958 ''S Wonderful' with Michael Holliday
1958 'Tea for Two' with Michael Holliday
1958 'Goodnight My Love' with Michael Holliday
1959 'Beautiful Love'
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1959 'Maybe This Year'
1960 'All I Need'
1960 'Everyday'
image of Edna Savage on front of Magazine
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