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Frank Ifield, the British-born, Australian-raised singer who achieved chart success in the 1960s, passed away at the age of 86. His signature hits, “I Remember You,” “Lovesick Blues,” and “The Wayward Wind,” dominated the charts in that era.

Ifield’s music career began in Australia, where he rose to prominence as a yodeller and country singer. In 1962, he released “I Remember You,” a song that became a worldwide hit and topped the charts for seven weeks.

Throughout the following year, Ifield continued his success with a string of hits, including “Lovesick Blues,” “The Wayward Wind,” “Nobody’s Darling But Mine,” “Confessin’ (That I Love You),” and “Don’t Blame Me.” His distinctive yodeling style and heartfelt performances captivated audiences worldwide.

Ifield’s career remained strong throughout the 1960s, and he continued to release successful albums and singles. He also made appearances on television and film, including a notable performance at the 1962 Royal Variety Performance in front of Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother, who reportedly requested a yodelling number.

Ifield’s legacy as a talented singer and entertainer will continue to inspire future generations. His music brought joy to countless fans and helped to shape the sound of popular music in the 1960s.