Allan Clarke (singer)

British rock singer and songwriter

Harold Allan Clarke (born 5 April 1942) is a retired English pop rock singer. He was one of the founding members and the original lead singer of The Hollies. He retired from performing in 1999. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2010.[1]

Allan Clarke
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Background information
Birth nameHarold Allan Clarke
Born (1942-04-05) 5 April 1942 (age 81)
OriginSalford, Lancashire, England, UK
GenresRock, soft rock
InstrumentsVocals, guitar, harmonica
Years active1958–1999, 2011


  1. "The Hollies". Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. 2010. Retrieved 13 March 2010.