Hartt & Soul Productions Presents: Benefitting One World
Herman’s Hermits Starring Peter Noone
Early Show : 6:00 PM
Late Show : 8:30 PM
Peter Noone is a multi-talented entertainer, who has been delighting audiences nearly all his life. He was born in Manchester, England, where as a child, he played Stanley Fairclough in the long-running British soap opera Coronation Street. At the age of fifteen, Noone achieved international fame as Herman, lead singer of the legendary pop band Herman’s Hermits. His classic hits include: “I’m Into Something Good”, “Mrs. Brown, you’ve Got A Lovely Daughter”, “I’m Henry VIII, I Am”, “Silhouettes”, “Can’t You Hear My Heartbeat”, “Wonderful World”, “Just A Little Bit Better”, “There’s A Kind of Hush”, “A Must To Avoid”, “Listen People”, “No Milk Today” “The End of the World” “Leaning On A Lamp Post”, and “Dandy”. Ultimately, Herman’s Hermits sold over 52 million recordings. In all, 14 singles and seven albums went gold. As Herman, the photogenic Noone graced the cover of nearly every international publication including Time Magazine. He performed on hundreds of television shows and appeared with such luminaries as Ed Sullivan, Jackie Gleason, Dean Martin, and Danny Kaye. Noone’s acting career flourished with guest-starring roles in prime-time television series such as: Married With Children, My Two Dads, Dave’s World, Easy Street, Too Close For Comfort, and Laverne and Shirley. The nineties found him embarking on a four-year stint as the winsome host of VH1’s My Generation, the highest-ever-rated half hour retrospective of pop/rock music. His legion of fans eagerly awaited each episode and Noone quickly became a favorite of fan sites and online message boards. He began the millennium with his successful entry into cyberspace with the New York Daily News dubbing him “The King of the Sixties on the Internet” due to the overwhelming popularity of his websites: peternoone.com and hermanshermits.com. Accompanied by his band, Herman’s Hermits, Noone currently performs over 200 concerts a year. He consistently plays to sold-out venues and his admirers span the generations. Today’s teen girls scream just as passionately as their mothers did back in 1965, prompting VH1 to select Noone as their viewer’s choice for the “Sexiest Artist of the Year”. There is no doubt that Peter Noone’s extraordinary talent, disarming wit, handsome features and compelling stage presence will continue to delight fans of all ages, for a long, long time to come.