Amity Fletcher: Facts about Guy Fletcher’s Daughter

Amity Fletcher

Amity Fletcher is a music promoter and the daughter of Mervyn Guy Fletcher known by many as Guy Fletcher. Amity’s father is an English record producer, singer, and songwriter who in partnership with Doug Flett, wrote several hits for other artists. Amity Fletcher’s siblings are Justin Fletcher, a children’s television presenter, Juliette Fletcher, an ITV South news presenter, and Liberty Fletcher, a community nurse. Not much information is available on Amity’s personal life, education, and more, however, we will keep you updated.

Amity Fletcher: Bio Summary

NameAmity Fletcher
Famous asPromoter and Guy Fletcher’s daughter
FatherGuy Fletcher
SiblingsLiberty Fletcher, Juliette Fletcher, Justin Fletcher

Amity’s dad was chairman of PRS for Music from 1 January 2011 until 31 December 2016 and in his career as a singer, he had a small hit in the Netherlands and other European countries with the song, “Mary in the Morning” (1971).

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The father of Amity Fletcher was born on 21 April 1944 in St Albans, Hertfordshire, England, and attended Sir Joseph Williamson’s Mathematical School. He has a nephew, also named Guy Fletcher, who has been a longtime keyboardist for both Mark Knopfler and his former band Dire Straits.

Amity’s father had worked as a session singer for the record producer Joe Meek, and as a jazz trumpet player as well as became a songwriter. He turn to songwriting and met lyricist Doug Flett in 1966 and their long partnership resulted in writing songs for several international artists.

The pair became the first British writers to have a song recorded by Elvis Presley. Further, Presley recordings such as “Wonderful World”, the opening song in the film, Live a Little, Love a Little, and “Just Pretend”, featured in That’s The Way It Is also followed.

Amity Fletcher’s father, Guy Fletcher and Flett’s first UK Top 10 success was with The Hollies’ “I Can’t Tell the Bottom from the Top” (1970). They had hits with songs performed by Cliff Richard, “With the Eyes of a Child”, “Sing a Song of Freedom”, “Baby You’re Dynamite” and “Power to All Our Friends”, which became the UK entry for the 1973 Eurovision Song Contest, achieving third place.

Their greatest international success was with “Save Me”, a No. 6 hit on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart after its release in the year 1983 by Louise Mandrell.

Amity’s father and Flett wrote hits for the likes of Ray Charles (“Is There Anyone Out There”), Tom Jones and Joe Cocker (“Lady Put the Light Out”), and the Bay City Rollers (“Dedication”).

The pair also discovered, managed, and published Chris de Burgh.”Save Me” became a Billboard Hot 100 entry for American stars Donna McDaniel and Merrilee Rush in 1977.

It was recorded by Helen Reddy for her 1981 album Play Me Out and in the years 1977, the South-African Band Clout had a hit with it around in Europe (No. 4 in Germany and Switzerland, No. 5 in Belgium, No. 6 in Netherland).

Also, Amity’s father sang vocals on many songs for the BBC Children’s TV series Bertha and was chairman of PRS for Music, where he was director since 1998 and served six years as chairman and was succeeded by Nigel Elderton.

He was chairman and managing director of the rights management company, Commercial Arts Ltd. He was also the chairman of the British Academy of Songwriters, Composers, and Authors for twelve years. He has also written TV music, songs, commercials, and music for the stage.

Amity Fletcher’s father has won several accolades for his hard work, talent as well as contributions to the entertainment industry.

He won awards like an ASCAP award in the US and an Ivor Novello Award in the UK. He got honored in HM the Queen’s birthday honors list with an OBE for services to British music in 2005.

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