Diary 1971 - 1980

1971
February 14th
Voted "Miss Valentine" and "Britains Number 1 Singer"

February 27th
The "Cinderella Pantomime" comes to an end in Manchester

May 3rd
Mary's 21st Birthday, she goes to see the ballet "Coppelia"
performed by the "Sadlers Wells Ballet Company"

May 7th
BBC 1 show a re-run of the "In The Land.Of..." series...

May 14th
Mary takes part in a televised programme onboard a Jumbo
Jet flying to the States, its The David Frost Show,
programme only shown in the States, She sings 2 songs
which were transmitted live, "Let My Name Be Sorrow"
and the "Streets of London".

June 2
Mary sings "Jefferson" on the "Morcambe and Wise" show
BBC 2

June 15th
Starts rehearsals for the "Margate Summer Show"

June 18th
"Let My Name Be Sorrow" released.

June20th
Starts a 12 Week summer season at the "Winter Gardens Margate"

July
Newspaper reports that Apple have taken up an option to renew
her contract and that "Let My name be Sorrow" will not now be
her last recording for Apple!

October 1st
"Earth Song Ocean Song" released

October
Mary records theme song at Pinewood studios for "Kidnapped"

October 20th
Mary records film for US TV..

October 22nd
Mary flys to Holland for a TV show

November 26th
"Water Paper and Clay" released.

November
Interview and sings on BBC Radio's Paul Burnett show.

December 17th
Interview and sang on Welsh news programme.

December 19th
Mary appears on the BBC Radio show "Speakeasy"
Jimmy Saville's Speakeasy Radio Show, Mary
sang "Jefferson", "Dafydd Y Garreg Wen", "Water
Paper and Clay" and "Ocean Song".

December 26 Sunday
The Golden Shot TV Show, Mary sang "Jefferson"

1972
January 27th
Appears at the "Melbourne Town Hall" Australia with
Tom Paxton.

January 28th
"Sydney Town Hall" with Tom Paxton

January 29th
"Brisbane Town Hall" with Tom Paxton

February 12th
Appears on "Australian channel 9 Bandstand" singing
"International" and "Water Paper and Clay"

February 21st
Broadcast of the "Sounds of the Seventies"

March 20th
Mary goes into Studios to record new album (if only)
to be produced by Tony Visconti

April 18th
Fly's to Israel for concert in Tel Aviv.

May 11th
Ralph McTell / Mary Hopkin tour starts at the
Oxford Festival Theatre

May 20th
Ralph McTell / Mary Hopkin "Royal Festival Hall" London

August 8th
Liquidator appointed to wind up Mary Hopkin (Overseas) Ltd

November 17th
"Those were the days" (the best of album) Released

1973
1974
February 16th
Mary appears on the "Cilla Black Show" she sings
"Shamarack" and duets with Cilla on "Both Sides Now"

May 11th
Mary on Capital Radio's "Night Flight with Robbie Barish"
She sings, "Once I had a Sweetheart", With you or without you",
"Y Deryn Pur" and "Ocean Song".

1975
1976
March 6th
"If You Love Me" on Good Earth released.

April
Mary appears on the BBC Top of the Pops show and
sings "If you love me"...And I missed it!!!!!!!!

1977
April 27th
"Pop At The Mill" screened on BBC 1, Mary sings
"Wrap Me In Your Arms" and "Turn Turn Turn"

May 7th
"Wrap Me In Your Arms" is released on Good Earth.

July 16th
"King of Elflands Daughter" released.

August 1977
Mary appears with Bert Jansch at the Cambridge Folk
Festival, She sings a couple of songs which includes Jansch's
"Ask Your Daddy".

November 26th
"Beyond the fields we Know" released.

1978
March 20th
Final "Opportunity Knocks" show, Mary sings "Those Were
the Days"

December 6th
Appears on ITV Show "Wednesday at Eight" sings her
own composition, "Heres Another Day"

1979
March 24th
"Decca releases "The Welsh World of Mary Hopkin"

April 11
"Rock and Pop Awards" BBC1 for 1978, Mary presents
award to Leo Sayer.

1980
January 4th
"Highways" TV Show, Mary sings "The Coming of the Roads"

March 29th
Mary appears in "A Vicorian Extravaganza" at the Kenton
Theatre Henley on Thames, she sings "Sweet and Low" and
"The Boy I love is up in the Gallery"

December 5th
Rehearsals start for "Rock Nativity" in Reading's Hexagon theatre

December 17th
"Rock Nativity" opens in the Hexagon, show ends on Jan 17 1981

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