Who Can I Turn To?
January 25, 2008 12:10 PM Subscribe
Who Can I Turn To? - Anthony Newley, 1965
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"Rare early footage of singer/actor/songwriter Anthony Newley. "Who Can I Turn To?" from his musical "The Roar of the Greasepaint - the Smell of the Crowd." Performance begins at 0:48 - from the Ed Sullivan show in 1965.
If you're an American under 50, Anthony is probably the most famous actor/songwriter you've never heard of - but you know his work. One of his first roles was "The Artful Dodger" in Oliver Twist" - followed by roles in an additional 68 movies (such as Doctor Doolittle) and TV shows.
Anthony was a prolific writer of songs such as "Goldfinger," "What Kind of Fool Am I?" and the other hit song from "The Roar of the Greasepaint", "Feeling Good" (see versions on YouTube by Micheal Bublé, John Barrowman and Alex Kip.) He co-authored several musicals including "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory."
Anthony and his second wife, Joan Collins, had two children. "