Irish singer and Saturday Night TV entertainer has had had many hits in the 1960s was born in Ireland in 1927 Michael Valentine Doonican and has recorded over fifty albums and sold millions of records. Val was famous for his relaxed TV approach and his sweaters. His 60s classics included Walk Tall and If The Whole World Stopped Loving Me.
Morning was the only top twenty hit for Val in the 1970s, but he was a constantly on TV for much of the early 1970s. The man always made live TV look like sitting round a meal table. No hassle at all. I can always remember sitting on a chair in front of a fire wearing a cardigan and smoking a pipe on the But Val was actually born Michael Valentine Doonican and has recorded over fifty albums and sold millions of records.