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The Allisons

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Genres  Pop
Labels  Fontana Records
Genre  Pop music
Members  Bob Allison, John Alford
Years active  1961–1963
Past members  Bob Day John Alford
Record label  Fontana Records

Origin  England, United Kingdom (1974)
Albums  All the Hits Plus More, Are You Sure
Similar  Patricia Bredin, Belle and the Devotions, Pearl Carr & Teddy Johnson, James Fox, Co‑Co

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The Allisons were an English pop duo consisting of:

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  • Bob Day (born Bernard Colin Day; 2 February 1941 – 25 November 2013)
  • John Alford (born Brian Henry John Alford, 31 December 1939)

  • The Allisons They were sure at the time Beat Magazine

    They were marketed as being brothers, using the surname of Allison.

    Career

    The Allisons represented the United Kingdom in the Eurovision Song Contest 1961 with the song "Are You Sure?". They came second with 24 points. The song was released as a single on the Fontana label, and climbed to number 1 on the UK NME pop chart, while in the chart compiled by the Official Charts Company the song spent six weeks at number 2 and a further three weeks in the top 4. "Are You Sure" sold over one million records, earning a gold disc. In Germany the single reached number 11. Despite a couple of minor follow-up hits, the duo disbanded in 1963.

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    Alford initially tried songwriting, but he and Day teamed up for short tours to keep the 'Allisons' name alive. Additionally, in the 1970s and 1980s Alford was joined by other "brothers" — Mike "Allison" and Tony "Allison". By the 1990s, Day and Alford regularly reunited to perform on the oldies circuit.

    Bob Day died on 25 November 2013, aged 72, after a long illness.

    The Allisons UK RIP Bob Allison of Eurovision 1961 Eurovision Ireland
    The Allisons The Allisons Are You Sure at Discogs

    Songs

    There's One Thing MoreAre You Sure · 2015
    Are You SureAre You Sure · 2015
    It Doesn't Matter AnyAre You Sure · 2015

    References

    The Allisons Wikipedia


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