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Marty Wilde (born Reginald Leonard Smith, April 15, 1939, in Greenwich, South London) is an English singer and songwriter. He was among the first generation of British pop stars to imitate American rock'n'roll.

He was performing under the name Reg Patterson at London's Condor Club in 1957 when he was spotted by impresario Larry Parnes. Parnes gave his protégées surnames like Fury, Power, Gentle and Pride etc, hence the change to Wilde. The 'Marty' came from the commended 1955 film… read more

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  • Out of curiosity is there anyone else besides myself that enjoys both Marty & Kim Wilde's Music ?
  • i just love his voice!
  • Fans of Marty will be excited to hear he is touring the UK this Autumn with John Leyton, Eden Kane, and the Wildcats, for tickets and tour dates please visit http://www.flyingmusic.com/our-shows/marty-wilde/
  • Naive childrish music from the past !:)
  • http://www.lastfm.de/music/Marty+Wilde/+images/46093179
  • It's Been Nice is basically the best song I've ever heard
  • brill song !!!! I met his daughter cool chick
  • MARTY WILDE IS WITHOUT DOUBT THE BEST UK ROCK AND ROLL SINGER FROM THE 60S,A GREAT VOICE EVEN TODAY.
  • its empty cos he looks like a wiener
  • Why is this empty? And why is he underrated? Pfff.

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