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How many songs did Petula Clark make?

Petula Clark, the renowned singer, actress, and songwriter from the United Kingdom, has left an indelible mark on the world of music with a staggering catalog of over 200 songs.

Her versatile and enduring talent has encompassed various genres, including film themes, incidental music, original stage musicals, and chart-topping hits that have resonated across the globe.

Clark’s creative journey has been marked by international successes, with notable songs such as “Prends mon coeur,” “Sailor” (a UK number one), “Romeo,” and “Chariot.” Her ability to connect with audiences transcends linguistic boundaries, evident in her hits in German, Italian, and Spanish.

In the mid-1960s, Petula Clark achieved widespread acclaim in the United States, securing a four-year run of career-defining singles. Many of these songs, often written or co-written by Tony Hatch and Jackie Trent, became iconic in American music history.

The list includes her signature song “Downtown” (which reached number one in the US), “I Know a Place,” “My Love” (another US number one), “A Sign of the Times,” “I Couldn’t Live Without Your Love,” “Who Am I,” “Colour My World,” “This Is My Song” (written by Charlie Chaplin), “Don’t Sleep in the Subway,” “The Other Man’s Grass Is Always Greener,” and “Kiss Me Goodbye.”

This prolific period solidified her status as a chart-topping artist and earned her the moniker “the First Lady of the British Invasion.”

Petula Clark’s impact extends far beyond chart success, with a cumulative record sale of more than 68 million units. Her versatility is further highlighted by successes in musical films such as “Finian’s Rainbow” and stage productions like “The Sound of Music,” “Blood Brothers,” “Sunset Boulevard,” and “Mary Poppins.”