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Harry Roderic Webb Born: 1940/10/14
Birth Place: Lucknow, United Provinces, British India
Died: NULL
Years Active: 1958–present

Sir Cliff Richard, OBE (born Harry Rodger Webb; 14 October 1940) is an Indian-born English musician and actor. With his backing group The Shadows, Richard, originally positioned as a rebellious rock and roll singer in the Elvis Presley style, dominated the British popular music scene in the pre-Beatles period of the late 1950s and early 1960s. His 1958 hit single "Move It" is often described as Britain's first authentic rock and roll song, and John Lennon once claimed that "before Cliff and the Shadows, there had been nothing worth listening to in British music." A conversion to Christianity and subsequent softening of his music later led to a more middle of the road pop ...

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