1956 British Hit Parade: Britain's Greatest Hits, Vol. 5, Pt. 1

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All Music Guide - Campbell
Acrobat's British Hit Parade series spotlights the hits from a specific year by the original artists. This volume samples 75 tracks that made the charts between January and July of 1956, including the original versions of "Sixteen Tons" Tennessee Ernie Ford, "Love Is the Tender Trap" Frank Sinatra, and "Memories Are Made of This" Dean Martin, in addition to tracks by Kay Starr, Johnnie Ray, and Frankie Laine.
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Campbell
Acrobat's British Hit Parade series spotlights the hits from a specific year by the original artists. This volume samples 75 tracks that made the charts between January and July of 1956, including the original versions of "Sixteen Tons" Tennessee Ernie Ford, "Love Is the Tender Trap" Frank Sinatra, and "Memories Are Made of This" Dean Martin, in addition to tracks by Kay Starr, Johnnie Ray, and Frankie Laine.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 1/1/2008
  • Label: Acrobat
  • UPC: 824046700225
  • Catalog Number: 7002
  • Sales rank: 243,916

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 The Ballad of Davy Crockett - Bill Hayes (2:24)
  2. 2 Rock Island Line - Lonnie Donegan (2:28)
  3. 3 Sixteen Tons - Tennessee Ernie Ford (2:34)
  4. 4 Love and Marriage - Frank Sinatra (2:38)
  5. 5 The Ballad of Davy Crockett - Tennessee Ernie Ford (2:53)
  6. 6 Arrivederci Darling - Edna Savage (2:15)
  7. 7 Robin Hood - Gary Miller (2:21)
  8. 8 Love Is the Tender Trap - Frank Sinatra (2:56)
  9. 9 Sixteen Tons - Frankie Laine (2:52)
  10. 10 Robin Hood - Dick James (2:28)
  11. 11 The Shifting Whispering Sands - Eamonn Andrews (5:53)
  12. 12 Only You - The Hilltoppers (2:43)
  13. 13 Zambesi - Lou Busch (2:35)
  14. 14 Dreams Can Tell a Lie - Nat King Cole (2:59)
  15. 15 With Your Love (Mes Mains) - Malcolm Vaughan (2:27)
  16. 16 The Shifting Whispering Sands - Billy Vaughn's Orchestra (5:55)
  17. 17 My Boy Flat Top - Frankie Vaughan (2:31)
  18. 18 Memories Are Made of This - Dean Martin (2:15)
  19. 19 It's Almost Tomorrow - The Dream Weavers (2:46)
  20. 20 Young and Foolish - Ronnie Hilton (2:48)
  21. 21 Band of Gold - Don Cherry (2:34)
  22. 22 Rock and Roll Waltz - Kay Starr (2:59)
  23. 23 Memories Are Made of This - Dave King (2:04)
  24. 24 Young and Foolish - Edmund Hockridge (2:39)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Who's Sorry Now? - Johnnie Ray (2:15)
  2. 2 The Ballad of Davy Crockett - Max Bygraves (2:49)
  3. 3 In Old Lisbon (Lisbon Antigua) - Frank Chacksfield (2:30)
  4. 4 The Great Pretender - Jimmy Parkinson (2:23)
  5. 5 My September Love - David Whitfield (2:46)
  6. 6 Young and Foolish - Drean Martin (2:45)
  7. 7 See You Later, Alligator - Bill Haley & His Comets (2:45)
  8. 8 Zambesi - Eddie Calvert (2:41)
  9. 9 Tumbling Tumbleweeds - Slim Whitman (3:03)
  10. 10 Poor People of Paris - Winifred Atwell (1:57)
  11. 11 The Threepenny Opera Theme - Dyman Dick Trio (2:16)
  12. 12 Chain Gang - Jimmy Young (2:16)
  13. 13 The Trouble with Harry - Alfi & Harry (2:19)
  14. 14 A Theme from "The Threepenny Opera" - Billy Vaughn (2:24)
  15. 15 Jimmy Unknown - Lita Roza (3:00)
  16. 16 Willie Can - Alma Cogan (2:07)
  17. 17 Nothin'to Do - Michael Holidau (2:41)
  18. 18 The Italian Theme - Cyril Stapleton (2:37)
  19. 19 A Tear Fell - Teresa Brewer (2:35)
  20. 20 I'm a Fool - Slim Whitman (2:42)
  21. 21 No Other Love - The Johnston Brothers (2:50)
  22. 22 Seven Days - Anne Shelton (2:26)
  23. 23 You Can't Be True to Two - Dave King (2:17)
  24. 24 A Theme from "The Threepenny Opera" - Louis Armstrong & His All-Stars (3:22)
Disc 3
  1. 1 Come Next Spring - Tony Bennett (2:39)
  2. 2 Willie Can - The Beverley Sisters (1:50)
  3. 3 No Other Love - Ronnie Hilton (3:07)
  4. 4 Ain't Misbehavin' - Johnnie Ray (2:37)
  5. 5 Stewball - Lonnie Donegan (2:10)
  6. 6 In a Persian Market - Sammy Davis Jr. (2:32)
  7. 7 I'll Be Home - Pat Boone (3:00)
  8. 8 Lost John - Lonnie Donegan (2:43)
  9. 9 In a Little Spanish Town - Bing Crosby (2:13)
  10. 10 Main Title from the Man with the Golden Arm [From "The Man with the Gol - Billy May & His Orchestra (2:49)
  11. 11 Innamorata - Dean Martin (2:24)
  12. 12 Mountain Greenery - Mel Tormé (2:19)
  13. 13 Juke Box Baby - Perry Como (2:13)
  14. 14 Hell Hath No Fury - Frankie Laine (2:38)
  15. 15 Heartbreak Hotel - Elvis Presley (2:09)
  16. 16 The Happy Whistler - Don Robertson (2:24)
  17. 17 No Other Love - Edmund Hockridge (2:24)
  18. 18 Too Young (To Go Steady) - Nat King Cole (2:52)
  19. 19 Blue Suede Shoes - Carl Perkins (2:14)
  20. 20 Port-Au-Prince - Winifred Atwell (2:04)
  21. 21 The Ballad of Davy Crockett - Dick James (2:24)
  22. 22 Hot Diggity (Dog Ziggity Boom) - Perry Como (2:22)
  23. 23 Blue Suede Shoes - Elvis Presley (2:00)
  24. 24 The Saints Rock 'N' Roll - Bill Haley & His Comets (3:27)
  25. 25 Out of Town - Max Bygraves (2:25)
Disc 4
  1. 1 Ivory Tower - Three Kaye Sisters (2:33)
  2. 2 Delilah Jones - The McGuire Sisters (2:25)
  3. 3 Moonglow & Theme from Picnic - Morris Stoloff (2:52)
  4. 4 The Happy Whistler - Cyril Stapleton (2:44)
  5. 5 The Wayward Wind - Jimmy Young (1:54)
  6. 6 Who Are We? - Vera Lynn (3:06)
  7. 7 Gal with the Yaller Shoes - Michael Holliday (2:30)
  8. 8 Carousel Waltz - Ray Martin (2:18)
  9. 9 Hot Diggity (Dog Ziggity Boom) - Michael Holliday (2:19)
  10. 10 Serenade - Slim Whitman (2:21)
  11. 11 Rich Man Poor Man - Jimmy Young (2:17)
  12. 12 Hot Diggity (Dog Ziggity Boom) - Stargazers (2:13)
  13. 13 Experiments with Mice - Johnny Dankworth (3:18)
  14. 14 The Wayward Wind - Tex Ritter (2:46)
  15. 15 Whatever Will Be, Will Be (Que Sera, Sera) - Doris Day (2:05)
  16. 16 All Star Hit Parade - Dave King (6:30)
  17. 17 The Wayward Wind - Gogi Grant (2:56)
  18. 18 Why Do Fools Fall in Love? - Frankie Lymon & the Teenagers (2:18)
  19. 19 Portuguese Washerwomen - Joe "Fingers" Carr & the Carr-Hops (2:10)
  20. 20 Serenade - Mario Lanza (1:53)
  21. 21 Who Are We - Ronnie Hilton (2:59)
  22. 22 I'm Walking Backwards for Christmas - The Goons (3:16)
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Album Credits

Technical Credits
Steve Allen Composer
Lead Belly Composer
Marc Blitzstein Composer
Kurt Weill Composer
Merle Travis Composer
Bill Haley Composer
Frankie Lymon Composer
Elvis Presley Composer
Fats Waller Composer
Lonnie Donegan Arranger, Composer
Irving Mills Composer
Jimmy McHugh Composer
Gilbert Bécaud Composer
George Burns Composer
Richard Rodgers Composer
Boyd Bennett Composer
Terry Gilkyson Composer
Buck Ram Composer
Alan Lomax Composer
Andy Razaf Composer
Howard Barnes Composer
Leslie Bricusse Composer
Jack Brooks Composer
Felice Bryant Composer
Boudleaux Bryant Composer
Dorian Burton Composer
Joe Cabot Composer
Sammy Cahn Composer
Johnny Dankworth Composer
Eddie DeLange Composer
Pierre Delanoé Composer
Bob Fisher Liner Notes
Jack Fishman Composer
Milt Gabler Composer
Oscar Hammerstein II Composer
Lorenz Hart Composer
Bob Hilliard Composer
Will Hudson Composer
Morris Levy Composer
Stan Lewis Composer
Jay Livingston Composer
Herb Newman Composer
Harry Ruby Composer
Joe Sherman Composer
Carl Sigman Composer
Max Steiner Composer
James Van Heusen Composer
Harry Warren Composer
Bernie Wayne Composer
Paul Francis Webster Composer
André Popp Composer
Sam M. Lewis Composer
Jack Fulton Composer
Mark McIntyre Composer
Nico Carstens Composer
Mae Boren Axton Composer
Wade Buff Composer
Ruth Ann Roberts Composer
George Duning Composer
Harry Brooks Composer
Sylvia Fine Composer
Charles Tobias Composer
Shorty Allen Composer
Harold Adamson Composer
George Forrest Composer
Tommy Durden Composer
Robert Guidry Composer
Albert Hague Composer
Marguerite Monnot Composer
Dick Manning Composer
Eugene Randolph Composer
René Rouzaud Composer
Carmen Taylor Composer
Roy Alfred Composer
Tom Blackburn Composer
Nicholas Brodszky Composer
Harold Cornelius Composer
Anton DeWaal Composer
Tolchard Evans Composer
Louis Steele Composer
Ferdinand Washington Composer
Mabel Wayne Composer
Frank Miller Composer
Traditional Composer
Renato Rascel Composer
Arnold B. Horwitt Composer
Jack Gilbert Composer
Tony Carbone Composer
Spike Milligan Composer
Dominic John Composer
Clyde Hamilton Composer
Bill Katz Composer
Floyd Huddleston Composer
Ande Rand Composer
Robin Beaumont Composer
Richard Mullan Composer
Gene Adkinson Composer
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