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1956 British Hit Parade: Britain's Greatest Hits, Vol. 5, Pt. 2

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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 92 tracks that made the charts in 1956, including the original versions of "I Want You I Need You I Love You" Elvis Presley, "Just Walking in the Rain" Johnnie Ray, and "Be Bop a Lula" Gene Vincent, in addition to tracks by Fats Domino, Eddie Fisher, and Sonny James.
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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 92 tracks that made the charts in 1956, including the original versions of "I Want You I Need You I Love You" Elvis Presley, "Just Walking in the Rain" Johnnie Ray, and "Be Bop a Lula" Gene Vincent, in addition to tracks by Fats Domino, Eddie Fisher, and Sonny James.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 1/1/2008
  • Label: Acrobat
  • UPC: 824046700324
  • Catalog Number: 7003
  • Sales rank: 272,913

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Bluebottle Blues - The Goons (3:22)
  2. 2 The Faithful Hussar (2:45)
  3. 3 Sweet Old Fashioned Girl (2:57)
  4. 4 Bad Penny Blues - Humphrey Lyttelton (2:42)
  5. 5 Walk Hand in Hand - Tony Martin (2:49)
  6. 6 Kiss Me Another (2:16)
  7. 7 The Faithful Hussar - Louis Armstrong & His All-Stars (3:08)
  8. 8 The Birds and the Bees (2:14)
  9. 9 Left Bank (1:49)
  10. 10 I Want You I Need You I Love You (2:41)
  11. 11 Be Bop a Lula - Gene Vincent (2:35)
  12. 12 Walk Hand in Hand (3:11)
  13. 13 Rock Island Line - Stan Freberg (3:21)
  14. 14 Heartbreak Hotel - Stan Freberg (2:19)
  15. 15 Long Tall Sally - Pat Boone (2:12)
  16. 16 I'm in Love Again - Fats Domino (1:53)
  17. 17 Why Do Fools Fall in Love (2:17)
  18. 18 Rockin' Through the Rye - Bill Haley & His Comets (2:07)
  19. 19 I Almost Lost My Mind - Pat Boone (2:37)
  20. 20 Walk Hand in Hand - Jimmy Parkinson (3:06)
  21. 21 Treasure of Love - Clyde McPhatter (2:10)
  22. 22 Lay Down Your Arms (2:50)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Sadie's Shawl - Frank Cordell (1:58)
  2. 2 My Son John (2:16)
  3. 3 Born to Be with You (2:49)
  4. 4 You Are My First Love (2:23)
  5. 5 By the Fountains of Rome (2:57)
  6. 6 Donkey Cart - Frank Chacksfield (2:27)
  7. 7 My Unfinished Symphony (2:27)
  8. 8 The Great Pretender (2:40)
  9. 9 Only You (2:38)
  10. 10 A Woman in Love (2:21)
  11. 11 Bring a Little Water Sylvie - Lonnie Donegan (2:27)
  12. 12 Dead or Alive - Lonnie Donegan (2:34)
  13. 13 The Ying Tong Song - The Goons (3:29)
  14. 14 Bloodnok's Rock and Roll Call - The Goons (3:14)
  15. 15 Love Me as Though There Were No Tomorrow - Nat King Cole (2:36)
  16. 16 Razzle Dazzle - Bill Haley & His Comets (2:43)
  17. 17 Tryin' (3:04)
  18. 18 Hound Dog (2:17)
  19. 19 By the Fountains of Rome - David Hughes (3:00)
  20. 20 More (2:36)
  21. 21 A Woman in Love (3:16)
  22. 22 Giddy Up a Ding Dong (2:02)
  23. 23 When Mexico Gave Up the Rhumba (2:22)
  24. 24 Glendora (2:45)
Disc 3
  1. 1 More - Jimmy Young (2:19)
  2. 2 Glendora - Glen Mason (2:06)
  3. 3 Ten Thousand Miles (2:39)
  4. 4 Just Walking in the Rain - Johnnie Ray (2:38)
  5. 5 Race with the Devil - Gene Vincent (2:02)
  6. 6 Autumn Concerto - George Melachrino & His Orchestra (3:10)
  7. 7 A Woman in Love - The Four Aces (3:18)
  8. 8 Teach You to Rock - Tony Crombie & His Rockets (2:01)
  9. 9 Shortnin Bread Rock - Tony Crombie & His Rockets (2:26)
  10. 10 Blue Jean Bop - Gene Vincent (2:23)
  11. 11 I Don't Care - Liberace (2:53)
  12. 12 Make It a Party Medley: Who Were You with Last Night/Hello Hello Who's (5:13)
  13. 13 A House with Love in It (2:41)
  14. 14 Rock with the Cavemen - Tommy Steele (1:55)
  15. 15 St. Therese of the Roses (2:50)
  16. 16 The Green Door (2:13)
  17. 17 My Prayer (2:46)
  18. 18 In the Middle of the House (2:09)
  19. 19 Tonight You Belong to Me - Patience and Prudence (1:53)
  20. 20 Green Door (2:46)
  21. 21 Rip It Up - Bill Haley & His Comets (2:24)
  22. 22 In the Middle of the House - Jimmy Parkinson (2:13)
  23. 23 Two Different Worlds (2:54)
Disc 4
  1. 1 Blue Moon (2:42)
  2. 2 Green Door - Glen Mason (2:19)
  3. 3 Cindy Oh Cindy - Eddie Fisher (3:00)
  4. 4 True Love - Grace Kelly (3:05)
  5. 5 I Don't Care If the Sun Don't Shine (2:29)
  6. 6 Rudy's Rock - Bill Haley & His Comets (2:38)
  7. 7 Blueberry Hill - Fats Domino (2:21)
  8. 8 Cindy Oh Cindy (2:44)
  9. 9 The Cat Came Back - Sonny James (2:31)
  10. 10 Singing the Blues (2:27)
  11. 11 Love Me Tender (2:42)
  12. 12 In the Middle of the House (2:01)
  13. 13 Christmas Island (2:42)
  14. 14 Friendly Persuasion - Pat Boone (2:57)
  15. 15 That's Right (2:47)
  16. 16 Join in and Sing No 3 Medley: Coal Black Morning/When You're Smiling/Al (5:46)
  17. 17 Singing the Blues - Tommy Steele (2:23)
  18. 18 Cindy Oh Cindy - Vince Martin (2:54)
  19. 19 Rip It Up - Little Richard (2:23)
  20. 20 Christmas and You (3:14)
  21. 21 Letter to a Soldier - Barbara Lyon (2:52)
  22. 22 Moonlight Gambler (2:56)
  23. 23 All of You (2:45)
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Album Credits

Technical Credits
Ivory Joe Hunter Composer
Dimitri Tiomkin Composer
Sonny James Composer
Woody Guthrie Arranger
Irving Berlin Composer
Bill Haley Arranger
Elvis Presley Composer
Gene Vincent Composer
Lonnie Donegan Arranger, Composer
Jimmy McHugh Composer
Richard Rodgers Composer
Dave Bartholomew Composer
Freddie Bell Composer
Jerry Leiber Composer
Frank Chacksfield Composer
Tom Glazer Composer
Buck Ram Composer
Otis Blackwell Composer
Jimmy Kennedy Composer
Alan Lomax Composer
Melvin Endsley Composer
Lionel Bart Composer
Frank Loesser Composer
Johnny Bragg Composer
Fats Domino Composer
Walter Donaldson Composer
Sammy Fain Composer
Bob Fisher Liner Notes
Joe Goodwin Composer
Lorenz Hart Composer
Bob Hilliard Composer
Gus Kahn Composer
Buddy Kaye Composer
Bert Lee Composer
Marvin Moore Composer
Norman Newell Composer
Cole Porter Composer
Vincent Rose Composer
Winfield Scott Composer
Larry Stock Composer
Mike Stoller Composer
Harry Warren Composer
Paul Francis Webster Composer
Victor Young Composer
Rudy Pompilli Composer
Philip Springer Composer
Tommy Steele Composer
Nico Carstens Composer
Mae Boren Axton Composer
Richard Penniman Composer
Charlie Collins Composer
Fred Ebb Composer
Mark Sheridan Composer
Harold Adamson Composer
Carolyn Leigh Composer
Sylvia Dee Composer
Tommy Durden Composer
Enotris Johnson Composer
Vera Matson Composer
Marguerite Monnot Composer
Larry Shay Composer
Sid Wayne Composer
Leon Land Composer
Hal Levy Composer
Sidney Lippman Composer
Mack David Composer
Paddy Roberts Composer
Mátyás Seiber Composer
Lou Stallman Composer
Ray Stanley Composer
Johnny Cowell Composer
Alex Alstone Composer
Camillo Bargoni Composer
Georges Boulanger Composer
Eddie Brandt Composer
Worton David Composer
Bob Davie Composer
Al Frisch Composer
Ake Gerhard Composer
Percy Wenrich Composer
Traditional Composer
Charles E. Calhoun Composer
Tony Carbone Composer
Spike Milligan Composer
Blackwell. Robert A. Composer
Russell Faith Composer
Remus Harris Composer
Lyle Moraine Composer
Ande Rand Composer
Bob Barron Composer
Burt Long Composer
Lee David Composer
Clarence Kehner Composer
Milton Carson Composer
Humphrey Lyttleton Composer
Mark Fisher Composer
Joseph Shapiro Composer
Irwin Dash Composer
Ira Kosloff Composer
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