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Chris Rea (/E?riE?E?/ REE-E?; born Christopher Anton Rea, 4 March 1951) is an English singer-songwriter, recognisable for his distinctive, husky voice and slide guitar playing. The British Hit Singles & Albums stated that Rea was "one of the most popular UK singer-songwriters of the late 1980s. He was already a major European star by the time he finally cracked the UK Top 10 with his 18th chart entry; 'The Road to Hell (Part 2)'." By 2009, Rea had sold more than 30 million albums worldwide.
He is well known for his 1978 hit song "Fool (If You Think It's Over)" that charted No.12 on the Billboard Hot 100 and spent three weeks at No.1 on the U.S. Billboard adult contemporary chart. The song was later covered by Elkie Brooks and was a top 20 hit in the UK.
Although Rea had limited success in the United States, two of his albums, The Road to Hell and Auberge, topped the UK Albums Chart. The book Guinness Rockopedia described him as a "gravel-voiced guitar stalwart".

Rea was born in Middlesbrough, North Riding of Yorkshire, England, the son of ice cream producer Camillo Rea who together with his brother Gaetano owned an ice cream factory and ran 21 cafA(C)s.
After leaving school Rea worked in casual labouring jobs, including working in his father's ice cream business. It was at the comparatively late age of 22 that Rea bought his first guitar and began his musical career, inspired by the music of Joe Walsh and Ry Cooder. A natural left-hander, Rea nevertheless learned to play the guitar right-handed. In 1973 he joined the Middlesbrough band Magdalene, replacing David Coverdale who later created Whitesnake. Rea then went on to form the band Beautiful Losers which he left when he secured a solo recording deal with Magnet Records and released his first single entitled "So Much Love" in 1974. In 1977 he performed on Hank Marvin's album The Hank Marvin Guitar Syndicate and also guested on Catherine Howe's EP The Truth of the Matter.
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Chris Rea cancels concert a day after the Driving Home For Christmas singer collapsed on stage

The Driving Home For Christmas singer was performing in Oxford when he suddenly fell to the floor 'in a clump' and began shaking last night, fans said. A spokesman for the singer said: 'Unfortunately Chris Rea has had to cancel tonight's show at ...
Posted: December 9, 2017, 9:48 pm

'Driving Home For Christmas' singer Chris Rea is "stable" after collapsing on stage

Singer Chris Rea is reported to be "stable" after he collapsed on stage during a show in Oxford on Saturday (December 9). Rea, who's perhaps best known for his massive Christmas hit 'Driving Home for Christmas', was playing the New Theatre Oxford on the ...
Posted: December 10, 2017, 11:37 am

Trammps, Exile, Chris Rea, Carole Bayer Sager, UFO

The performers include the Trammps, Exile, Chris Rea, Carole Bayer Sager, and UFO. Songs include "Disco Inferno," "That's Where the Happy People Go," "Night the Lights Went Out" (Trammps); "Kiss You All Over," "Never Gonna Stop," "Stay with Me," (Exile).
Posted: May 27, 2018, 5:00 pm
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