Lena Martell Backing Tracks – One Day At A Time … When The Clans Come Together
Lena Martell (born Helen Thomson; 15 May 1940, Glasgow) is a Scottish singer, who had a number one UK single with “One Day at a Time” in 1979. She began singing at the age of 11 with her eldest brother’s band. She also made appearances on television in the late 1950’s
Her first album, Lena Martell, was released in 1968 and released a number of standards in the 1970s on the Pye record label
Lena Martell’s had success with the single “One Day at a Time”, included reaching number one in the UK in 1979. The song was originally recorded by country singer, Merle Haggard and was written by Marijohn Wilkin and Kris Kristofferson. Martell’s version was used as the theme tune to a UK television sitcom with the same name.
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She continued to release singles and albums throughout the 1980s and 1990s. In 2000, she released a greatest hits album, The Best of Lena Martell.
Martell has appeared on stage and television throughout her career. She has also been a regular performer at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.
Lena Martell Backing Tracks
Beautiful Sunday … One Day At A Time … Nickels And Dimes … Tom And Jack … When The Clans Come Together