Dead Celebrity

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My mum’s reaction - and I had expected a lot more than this - basically came down to ‘well, he was old [gallic shrug]’.
Mum is roughly three months younger.

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I grew up with his commercials.

But Bobby Vinton (The Polish Prince) was bigger in our house.

Every Polish wedding I ever attended.

Moja droga jacie kocham

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Same here. I still remember the send-up Benny Hill did about them, too. Whittaker had quite an eventful life and lots of fans. RIP.

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Here’s one in stereo (I hope). My laptop speakers aren’t great.

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The band intro is fun.

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And a respected musician.

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Aw. He’s always been on TV. That’s sad.
Sapphire and Steel was my favourite when I was a kid.

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30 years ago I had a sport coat with short? high? lapels (purchased at a thrift vintage emporium). I guess I was behind the times, or ahead of my time, or both

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Mine was The Invisible Man, but my tastes are more refined these days. :man_shrugging:

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I don’t remember seeing him in that.

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There is no escape

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