Former Ikette PP Arnold still going strong at 68

PP (Pat) Arnold is currently in South Africa, where she will be performing at the Jazz on the Rocks music festival in Tietiesbaai in Paternoster on Sunday 1 March, followed by shows at the Kaleidoscope , and then at the His People’s Centre in Goodwood on 7 March.

The soul and pop singer started her career as a backing vocalist for Ike and Tina Turner - and says she still remembers those times very well. Arnold and then had a successful career in the UK (and beyond) in the 1960s.

Over the years, she has collaborated with Barry Gibb, Rod Stewart, Eric Clapton, Billy Ocean and many more artists. Her solo hits include: Angel of the Morning and The First Cut is the Deepest.

This won't be her first visit to South Africa, as she first came year when she toured with Roger Waters (Pink Floyd founder) in 2002 and then again a few years later.

She is now based in Spain but at the young age of 68 still performs around Europe as well as on cruises in the Caribbean and the Bahamas.

For more information on her upcoming performances - visit her website: www.pparnold.com

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