Gerry Monroe (20 January 1933 - October 1989) was an English pop singer, who enjoyed brief popularity in the early 1970s.
Born Henry Morris in South Shields, Tyne & Wear, England, Monroe scored five Top 40 hits on the UK Singles Chart in 1970-71. He was spotted on Hughie Green's Opportunity Knocks TV show by Les Reed, who signed him to a long-term deal with Chapter One Records. He had a high and distinctive falsetto voice, and managed to notch up chart hits for the Chapter One label, including "Sally", a song first made popular by Gracie Fields in the 1930s. Monroe's version was co-produced and co-arranged by Reed. In 1997 an album, Sally: Pride of Our Alley, was released on compact disc on the Gold Dust label. Monroe also recorded a tribute to Bobby Charlton in 1973, following the footballer's retirement, called "Goodbye Bobby Boy".
Monroe died in October 1989 at the age of 54.
"Sally" (1970) UK #4,
"Cry" (1970) UK #38,
"My Prayer" (1970) UK #9,
"It's a Sin to Tell a Lie" (1971) UK #13,
"Little Drops of Silver" (1971) UK #37,
"Girl of My Dreams" (1972) UK #43
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