The following day, she was invited to the office of Vogue Records to discuss a contract. There, she met her future longtime publicist, collaborator, and husband, Claude Wolff. Clark was attracted immediately, and when she was told that she would work with him if she signed with the Vogue label, she agreed. In , she embarked on a concert tour of France and Belgium with Sacha Distel , who remained a close friend until his death in While Clark focused on her new career in France, she continued to achieve hit records in the UK into the early s, developing her career in parallel on both sides of the Channel.
Her recording of "Sailor" became her first number-one hit in the UK, while such follow-up recordings as " Romeo " and "My Friend the Sea" landed her in the British Top later that year. Her recordings of several Serge Gainsbourg songs were also big sellers. In addition, she was given at this time a present of the song "Un Enfant" by Jacques Brel , with whom she toured.
Clark is one of only a handful of performers to be given a song by Brel. A live recording of this song charted in Canada. Although it was only a mild success, [ citation needed ] it added a new dimension—that of film composer—to her career.
She was the subject of This Is Your Life in February , and twice more, in April and March , becoming the only person to receive the television tribute three times.
By , Clark's British recording career was foundering. Upon hearing the melody, Clark told him that if he could write lyrics as good as the melody, she wanted to record the tune as her next single—" Downtown ".
Neither Clark, who was performing in Canada when the song first received major air play,  nor Hatch realised the impact the song would have on their respective careers.
During a visit to London, Warner Bros. In , her recording of "Downtown" was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame. Clark's recording successes led to frequent appearances on American variety programmes hosted by Ed Sullivan and Dean Martin , guest shots on Hullabaloo , Shindig! While singing a duet of "On the Path of Glory", an antiwar song that she had composed, with guest Harry Belafonte , she took hold of his arm, to the dismay of a representative from the Chrysler Corporation the show's sponsor , who feared that the moment would incur racial backlash from Southern viewers.
It has erroneously been described as the first instance on American television of physical contact between a black man and a white woman,  forgetting many previous instances, including Nancy Sinatra kissing Sammy Davis, Jr. Clark later was the host of two more specials, another one for NBC and one for ABC —one which served as a pilot for a projected weekly series.
Clark declined the offer, for the sake of her children, who disliked living in Los Angeles. Clark revived her film career in the late s, starring in two big musical films. With her role, she again made history by becoming Astaire's final on-screen dance partner. Chips , a musical adaptation of the classic James Hilton novella. Throughout the late s, Clark toured in concerts in the U. During this period, Clark continued her interest in encouraging new talent. Richard Carpenter credited her with bringing his sister Karen and him to Alpert's attention when they performed at a premiere party for the Goodbye, Mr.
Sparks flew when Clark and Karen Carpenter met Elvis Presley when they went to see him perform in Las Vegas : "He was flirting with both of us, saying 'Wow, the two biggest girl pop stars in my dressing room. That's pretty good' He didn't have us, exactly, but he had a darned good try. Not going to talk about that any more.
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