Edna Savage

Edna Savage was born on the 21 st of April 1936 in Broadbent Avenue, Latchford, Warrington . She went to Richard Fairclough Secondary School

Leaving school at 15 she worked 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 was a regular on TV, appearing in such shows as Easy To Remember, The Six Five Special, The Benny Hill Show, The Henry Hall Show and The Eamonn Andrews Show.
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.
Arrivederci Darling
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'
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'
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'
1959 'Maybe This Year'
1960 'All I Need'
1960 'Everyday'
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Beautiful Love
This page created January 2010

Last updated November 2020