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Russ Hamilton, (born Ronald Hulme on 19 January 1932, in Liverpool) is an English singer.

Born in Everton, Liverpool, he was one of the first singer-songwriters of pop music to have come out of the city, and he was the first Liverpool artist to hit the United States music scene with his song "Rainbow" several years before The Beatles. In 1957, chart success in the U.S. was a very unusual feat for an English performer and so it made… read more

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  • Avatar for Lorrainebh
    Hi does anyone know if Russ Hamilton has any surviving family, I have some very old photos of him with myself a baby in my nans garden as he was very good friends with my mum and dad'
  • Avatar for borntogeek
    talking about russ' contribution to british pop at http://theozhiztoryblog.blogspot.com/2011/12/birth-of-british-pop.html

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