Quick menu
  • Cliff Richard (CLIFR001CANG)
  • Cliff Richard (CLIFR003CANG)

Cliff Richard (and the Shadows)

Sir Cliff Richard OBE (born Harry Rodger Webb, 14 October 1940) is a British pop singer, musician, performer, actor and philanthropist. Richard has sold more than 250 million records worldwide. He has total sales of over 21 million singles in the UK and is the third-top-selling artist in UK Singles Chart history, behind the Beatles and Elvis Presley.

With his backing group, the Shadows, Richard, originally positioned as a rebellious rock and roll singer in the style of Little Richard[4] and Elvis Presley, 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." Increased focus on his Christian faith and subsequent softening of his music later led to a more middle of the road pop image, and he sometimes ventured into contemporary Christian music.

Over a career spanning more than 50 years Richard has amassed many gold and platinum discs and awards, including three Brit Awards—winning Best British Male twice and the Brit Award for Outstanding Contribution to Music, and two Ivor Novello Awards. He has had more than 130 singles, albums and EPs make the UK Top 20, more than any other artist and holds the record (with Elvis Presley) as the only act to make the UK singles charts in all of its first six decades (1950s–2000s). He has achieved 14 UK No. 1 singles, and is the only singer to have had a No. 1 single in the UK in five consecutive decades: the 1950s through to the 1990s.

www.cliffrichard.org

Cliff Richard (CLIFR001CANG)

Cliff Richard

Cliff Richard listening to his recording of "A Girl Like You" in Abbey Road Studios in London in 1961

Prices from £150.00
print
Cliff Richard (CLIFR003CANG)

Cliff Richard

Cliff Richard finds a moment to play around with a double bass during a recording session in Abbey Road Studios, London in May 1961.

Prices from £350.00
print

Featured Prints

Madonna--MN001EA.jpg

Great Prints for £250 or less

Check out our great range of authentic fine art photographic prints available for £250 or less.

collection
The-Beatles--TB004WHIT.jpg

The Beatles

The Beatles having fun at Cliveden House whilst taking a break from filming the comedy, Help in May 1965.

Prices from £750.00
print
pink-Floyd--PF015JF.jpg

Pink Floyd

David Gilmour in Studio 3, at Abbey Road Studios. The band were recording Have a Cigar that day for their new album Wish You Were Here .

Prices from £630.00
print
The-Beatles--TB003WHIT.jpg

The Beatles

Photo shoot of the fab four taken at Sheriff Road, London in 1965

Prices from £750.00
print
Pink-Floyd--PF005JF.jpg

Pink Floyd

Photographed as a homage to the Pink Floyd album sleeve 'Animals' for the BBC series 'Britain In Pictures'.

Prices from £1,800.00
print
The SmithS--SM002SWRI.jpg

The Smiths

Iconic Strangeways Road sign from the back of the ‘Strangeways, Here We Come’ album shot in 1987.

Prices from £150.00
print

Featured Artists

Pink-Floyd--PF002CP.jpg

Pink Floyd

The band are currently getting set for the 'Their Mortal Remains' exhibition at the V&A - Check out our range of Pink Floyd images for sale.

artist
The-Rolling-Stones--RS001PTOW.jpg

The Rolling Stones

The Rolling Stones are an English rock band who were in the vanguard of the British music Invasion that became popular in the US in 1964–65.

artist
The-Beatles--TB001WHIT.jpg

The Beatles

The Beatles were an English rock band, formed in Liverpool in 1960 and widely regarded as the most influential acts of the rock era.

artist
Chuck-Berry--CB001BG.jpg

Chuck Berry

So sad to hear of the passing of Chuck Berry, rock 'n' roll legend who influenced generations of great musicians

artist
Jeff-Buckley--JB002KC.jpg

Jeff Buckley

Jeff Buckley was an American singer-songwriter and guitarist. Rolling Stone considers him one of the greatest singers of all time.

artist
Sex-Pistols--SP001JA.jpg

Sex Pistols

The Sex Pistols were an English punk rock band formed in 1975. Without them popular culture in the last 30+ years would be very different.

artist

Featured Collections

Listing-Image-ALBUM-COVERS.jpg

Album Covers

Album covers can define a band almost as much as the music itself. Now you can put this great art on your wall as well as your turntable

collection
Storm-Thorgerson-AV40-Edition.jpg

Storm Thorgerson AV40

Storm Thorgerson AV40 or 'Alternate Versions 40' comprises of a series of images that are alternate versions of original album art.

collection
Photographers-Limited-Editions-Listing-Image.jpg

Photographers Limited Edtions

These are a selected prints assigned into limited edition runs. Once all the prints have been sold they will no longer be available.

collection
Pink-Floyd--PF004CP.jpg

*Shine On: Pink Floyd in Focus*

Pink Floyd's sublime music of hope and despair, touches all nationalities and is as meaningful today as it was when conceived.

collection
Rocharchive-edition-20.jpg

Rockarchive Edition 20

Rockarchive Edition 20 are very limited and unique editions of just 20 prints that are exclusive to Rockarchive.

collection