Infobox musical artist
Name = The Allisons
Background = group_or_band
Genre = Pop
Years_active = 1961 - 1963
Also Known As =
Past_members = Bob Day
They were marketed as being brothers, using the same
The Allisons represented the
United Kingdomin the Eurovision Song Contest 1961with the song "Are You Sure". They came in second place with 24 points. The song was released as a single on the Fontana Recordslabel, and climbed to number 1 on the UK New Musical Expresspop chart. However, the official UK Singles Chartshows the song reached number 2. Despite a couple of minor follow-up hits, the duo disbanded in 1963.
Alford initially tried songwriting, but he and Day teamed up for short tours to keep 'The Allisons' name alive. Additionally, in the 1970s and 1980s Alford was joined by other "brothers" - Mike "Allison" and Tony "Allison". By the 1990s Day and Alford regularly reunited to perform in the oldies circuit.
*"Are You Sure" - (1961) - UK - #2
*"Words" - (1961) - #34
*"Lessons In Love" - (1962) - #30
* [http://www.45-rpm.org.uk/dira/allisons.htm 45-RPM Website]
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