Joe Longthorne in
1980s, Longthorne was a regular turn on the Variety Show, Live from
the Palladium, and at one time had his own half hour show which
was produced by Central Television and screened across the ITV network. As well as touring, Longthorne has
also enjoyed success with his records enjoying eleven album releases, over the last three decades. He is also
known as an impersonator of others, including fellow singing star Shirley Bassey, who famously commented that
he "does me better than I do myself", and Tom Jones.
Longthorne has been beset by a
number of health problems, and has undergone treatment for leukaemia for many years. In recent times he has
had a bone marrow transplant, but in April 2006 returned to the stage in his adopted home town
of Blackpool. As of 2007, he was engaged
in a UK tour and recorded his latest album with Tim A. Duncan in the Berlin Studios, in Bispham, Blackpool.
Here he recorded his first album, which attained platinum status. The latest album was their third
There have also been several releases of live recordings, mostly
from Blackpool. The most popular of Longthorne's live albums is Live
at the Royal Albert Hall, which was recorded in
The Grand Theatre and North Pier are the main venues for his
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