Kenny Lynch(1938-2019), Singer and actor
Sitter in 2 portraits
Born in Stepney, London, Lynch was one of thirteen children. After leaving school he worked as a semi-professional singer and became one of the few black singers to establish themselves on the 1960s British pop scene. He had a number of UK hit singles, including Up on the Roof (1962). As a songwriter Lynch collaborated with many artists. He appeared in films including Carry on Loving (1970) and The Playbirds (1978). In 1971 he was awarded an OBE.
by Clive Arrowsmith
digital chromogenic print, 28 October 1973