"(Is This The Way To) Amarillo" is a song written by Neil Sedaka and Howard Greenfield. It is about a man traveling to Amarillo, Texas to find his girlfriend Marie. The reason that Amarillo was chosen for the song was because it was the only place name that Sedaka could think of that rhymed with "willow" and "pillow". Lyrics and video for the song "(Is This The Way To) Amarillo" by Tony Christie. Yorkshire born Tony Christie was a successful singer of dramatic big-voiced pop ballads in the early s. He achieved five top 40 hits in the UK in that period, including this song, which peaked at #18 and "I Did What I Did For Maria," which got to #2. Meanwhile in continental Europe he was even more successful, topping.
A list of lyrics, artists and songs that contain the term "amarillo" - from the Lyrics. com website. 5 Sep I thought, here you go Dad, see if you like this.' Did his dad like his work? 'I never thought he did, he didn't seem to care about my success. But when he died I went through his things and found a scrapbook. It was everything I'd ever done – cuttings, reviews, Amarillo, the lot.' The song dominates his career. Comic Relief Is This the Way to Amarillo (Video ) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more.