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Des O'Connor

voc, *1932 GB, Stepney
Singer of Pop
A.k.a. Desmond Bernard O'Connor

Desmond Bernard "Des" O'Connor, CBE (born 12 January 1932) is an English comedian and singer. A former chat show host, he was the presenter of the long-running Channel 4 gameshow Countdown for two years. He has also recorded 36 albums and has had four top-ten singles, including a number-one hit with "I Pretend", with global sales of more than ten million records.

  • Pop
  • Soundtrack
  • Folk
  • World
  • Jazz
Popular Tracks   
I Pretend on Anytime by Des O'Connor
The Skye Boat Song on Greatest Hits by Roger Whittaker
Careless Hands on Anytime by Des O'Connor
Dick-a-Dum-Dum (King's Road) on Anytime by Des O'Connor
Remember on What I Did For Love by Des O'Connor
One, Two, Three O'Leary on Anytime by Des O'Connor
Try to Remember on Anytime by Des O'Connor
Danny Boy on Back To Back by Des O'Connor & Vince Hill
You Always Hurt the One You Love on Anytime by Des O'Connor
Santa Claus Is Coming to Town on Christmas With Des O'Connor by Des O'Connor

Track list and 30sec audio provided by


Title Artist Year Type
InspiredDes O'Connor2008Album
The Essential CollectionDes O'Connor2008Compil.
The Very Best OfDes O'Connor2005Album
The Love AlbumDes O'Connor2003Compil.
Tribute To The CroonersDes O'Connor2001Compil.
Back 2 Back HitsDes O'Connor & Vince Hill1998Compil.
Christmas With Des O'ConnorDes O'Connor1997Album
Lovin FeelingDes O'Connor1996Compil.
PortraitDes O'Connor1992Album
Blue DaysDes O'Connor1992Single
AnytimeDes O'Connor1990Compil.
AnytimeDes O'Connor1990Compil.
The Lovin' FeelingDes O'Connor1989Album
NeighboursDes O'Connor1988Single
True Love WaysDes O'Connor1987Single
True Love WaysDes O'Connor1987Album
The Skye Boat SongRoger Whittaker & Des O'Connor1986Single
The Great SongsDes O'Connor1985Compil.
NowDes O'Connor1984Album
To All The Girls I've Loved BeforeDes O'Connor1984Album
NowDes O'Connor1984Compil.
Golden Hits Of Des O'ConnorDes O'Connor1983Album
Careless HandsDes O'Connor1980Single
I'll Never Love This Way AgainDes O'Connor1980Single
Remember RomanceDes O'Connor1980Album
Just For You (20 Special Songs)Des O'Connor1979Album
ChicagoDes O'Connor1978Single
I Can't Help Myself (Here Comes The Feeling)Des O'Connor1978Single
Yes There Is A Santa ClausDes O'Connor1978Single
Christmas With Des O'ConnorDes O'Connor1978Album
Another SideDes O'Connor1978Album
After The Lovin'Des O'Connor1976Album
What I Did For LoveDes O'Connor1976Compil.
What I Did For LoveDes O'Connor1976Single
I Write The SongsDes O'Connor1976Single
I Won't DanceDes O'Connor1976Single
What I Did For LoveDes O'Connor1976Album
Golden Hour Of Des O'ConnorDes O'Connor1976Compil.
With FeelingsDes O'Connor1975Album
What'll I DoDes O'Connor1974Single
My Sentimental FriendDes O'Connor1974Single
The Des O'Connor CollectionDes O'Connor1974Compil.
I Do All My Crying In The RainDes O'Connor1974Single
Sing A Favourite Song Volume 3Des O'Connor1974Compil.
RememberDes O'Connor1973Single
There Ya GoDes O'Connor1973Single
Des O'Connor Sing A Favourite Song Vol. 2Des O'Connor1973Compil.
Flash Bang Wallop / I Whistle A Happy TuneDes O'Connor / June Bronhill1973Single
Sing A Favourite Country SongDes O'Connor1973Album
Don't Let The Good Life Pass You ByDes O'Connor1972Single
I Tried To Write A SongDes O'Connor1972Single
Des O'connor Sing A Favourite SongDes O'Connor1972Compil.
To Be The One You LoveDes O'Connor1971Single
For The Good TimesDes O'Connor1971Single
With LoveDes O'Connor1970Album
The Tip Of My FingersDes O'Connor1970Single
AnytimeDes O'Connor1970Single
I'll Go On HopingDes O'Connor1970Single
SomethingDes O'Connor1970Single
Dick-A-Dum-Dum (King's Road) / For Love Or MoneyDes O'Connor1969Single
Loneliness (Non Sono Maddalena)Des O'Connor1969Single
One, Two, Three O'ConnorDes O'Connor1969Album
Dick-A-Dum-Dum (King's Road)Des O'Connor1969Single
I PretendDes O'Connor1968Single
One, Two, Three O'LearyDes O'Connor1968Single
One, Two, Three O'LearyDes O'Connor1968Single
I PretendDes O'Connor1968Album
One Man's Music The Songs Of Noel GayBeryl Reid, Norman Wisdom, Des O'Connor, Mike Sammes Singers, Brian Fahey And His Orchestra1968Album
Careless HandsDes O'Connor With The Alyn Ainsworth Orchestra And Geoff Love & His Orchestra1968Album
Half A SixpenceDes O'Connor1968Album
One, Two, Three O'LearyDes O'Connor1968Single
I PretendDes O'Connor1968Single
One, Two, Three O'LearyDes O'Connor1968Single
Careless HandsDes O'Connor1967Single
Careless HandsDes O'Connor1967Single
Thin Chow MinDes O'Connor1962Single
The Best Of Des O'ConnorDes O'ConnorCompil.
...By Special RequestDes O'ConnorCompil.
The Best Of Des O'ConnorDes O'ConnorAlbum
The Best Of Des O'ConnorDes O'ConnorCompil.
To Be The One You Love / Remember My HeartDes O'Connor With The Alyn Ainsworth OrchestraSingle
RememberDes O'ConnorAlbum
The Des O'Connor CollectionDes O'ConnorCompil.
Des O'ConnorDes O'ConnorAlbum
Des O'Connor EntertainsDes O'ConnorCompil.
I Pretend/Thinking Of YouDes O'ConnorSingle
The Best Of Des O'ConnorDes O'ConnorCompil.
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