Mary Hopkin

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Birthday
3, 1950
Birthplace
Pontardawe, Wales
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
3, 1950 (age 67)
Birthplace
Pontardawe, Wales

About

Welsh singer whose 1968 song "Those Were the Days" was a #1 hit single in the U.K. She released albums like Earth Song, Ocean Song in 1971.

Before Fame

She was recommended to Paul McCartney by British model Twiggy.

Trivia

She was one of the first singers to sign to the Beatles' label, Apple Records.

Family Life

She married Tony Visconti in 1971 and they divorced ten years later.

Associated With

Hopkin sang Pete Seeger's song "Turn! Turn! Turn!" for the 1968 Pop Experience show in a London cathedral.