Patsy Biscoe– Patsy’s Christmas Album
Label: J & B Records – JB089
Format: Vinyl, LP, Album
Away In A Manger
Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer
Little Town Of Bethlehem
I Want A Hippopotamus For Christmas
Little Drummer Boy
Santa Claus Is Coming To Town
Once In Royal David City
I Saw Mummy Kissing Santa Claus
Deck The Halls
Good King Wenceslas
Frosty The Snowman
Little Toy Trains
Patsy Biscoe (born 21 March 1946) is an Australian singer, notable for her television appearances on children’s television shows, Here’s Humphrey and Fat Cat and Friends. She has also released many children’s albums containing nursery rhymes and similar children’s songs and has sold in excess of 500,000 units in her musical career.
Biscoe was born in Shimla, India, to a British army officer and civil servant. She came to Australia with her family as a result of the Partition of India, grew up in Sydney and moved with her family to Sandy Bay in Hobart when she was nine. She won a classical singing scholarship after making an unscheduled appearance at the St Mary’s College annual eisteddfod. While studying medicine at the University of Tasmania, she sang and played some guitar in the Sunday night jazz club. Her studies and fledgling career were interrupted by a car accident which damaged her sight.
She was a finalist in the Starflight International talent quest of the Australian television show Bandstand, competing for an overseas trip and a recording contract. She recorded her first LP in Sydney in 1965 with CBS records.
Biscoe is Deputy Mayor of the Barossa Council Local Government Area, a naturopath, and an executive director in Tanunda.
Biscoe was parodied by comedian Glynn Nicholas who played Paté Biscuit on the Australian Broadcasting Corporation television comedy show, The Big Gig. In one episode Biscoe actually appeared, the gag being that she tied up Biscuit and performed the show with Bongo, Biscuit’s hand puppet.