1961 British Hit Parade, Pt. 1: Jan-April

1961 British Hit Parade, Pt. 1: Jan-April


This is the first installment of the four-disc, 110-song collection 1961 British Hit Parade issued by Acrobat. Included are the original versions of "Spanish Harlem" by Ben E. King, "Runaway" by Del Shannon, and "My Girl Josephine" by FatsSee more details below


This is the first installment of the four-disc, 110-song collection 1961 British Hit Parade issued by Acrobat. Included are the original versions of "Spanish Harlem" by Ben E. King, "Runaway" by Del Shannon, and "My Girl Josephine" by Fats Domino, along with obscure tracks by Andy Stewart, Rhet Stoller, Danny Rivers, and Josh MacRae.

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Disc 1

  1. Stay  - Maurice Williams
  2. My Girl Josephine  - Fats Domino
  3. Must Be Santa  - Joan Regan
  4. Till  - Tony Bennett
  5. Ask Anyone In Love (Serenata)  -  Ralph Burns & His Orchestra
  6. Pepe  - Duane Eddy
  7. You're Sixteen  - Johnny Burnette
  8. Many Tears Ago  - Connie Francis
  9. Piltdown Rides Again  -  Piltdown Men
  10. A Sings A Scottish Soldier (Green Hills Of Tyrol)  - Andy Stewart
  11. Bangers And Mash  - Peter Sellers
  12. Chariot  - Rhet Stoller
  13. Singers Doll House  -  King Brothers
  14. Can't You Hear My Heart  - Danny Rivers
  15. Are You Lonesome Tonight  - Elvis Presley
  16. Rubber Ball  - Bobby Vee
  17. Let's Jump The Broomstick  - Brenda Lee
  18. A Thousand Stars  - Billy Fury
  19. New Orleans  - Gary "U.S." Bonds
  20. North To Alaska  - Johnny Horton
  21. I Wish I Could Shimmy Like My Sister Kate  -  Olympics
  22. Lonely Teenager  -  Dion
  23. Corinne, Corrina  - Ray Peterson
  24. Sailor  - Petula Clark
  25. Rubber Ball  - Marty Wilde
  26. Sailor  - Anne Shelton
  27. Mystery Girl  - Jess Conrad

Disc 2

  1. Rubber Ball  -  Avons
  2. Shine  - Joe Brown
  3. What To Do  - Buddy Holly
  4. Mean Mean Mean  - Wanda Jackson
  5. Calendar Girl  - Neil Sedaka
  6. First Taste Of Love  - Ben E. King
  7. Spanish Harlem  - Ben E. King
  8. Ginchy  - Bert Weedon
  9. The World In My Arms  - Nat King Cole
  10. Jimmy's Girl  - Johnny Tillotson
  11. Walk Right Back  -  Everly Brothers
  12. Ebony Eyes  -  Everly Brothers
  13. Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow  -  Shirelles
  14. This Is It  - Adam Faith
  15. Who Am I  - Adam Faith
  16. F.B.I.  -  Shadows
  17. Messing About On The River  - Josh MacRae
  18. Gather In The Mushrooms  - Benny Hill
  19. Pepys' Diary  - Benny Hill
  20. Black Bear  -  Frank Cordell and His Orchestra
  21. Hey Good Looking  - Tommy Zang
  22. Fools Rush In  - Brook Benton
  23. Calcutta (Nicolette)  -  Lawrence Welk & His Orchestra
  24. Are You Sure  -  Allisons
  25. Wheels  -  String-A-Longs
  26. Riders In The Sky  -  Ramrods
  27. African Waltz  - Johnny Dankworth

Disc 3

  1. Samantha  -  Kenny Ball & His Jazzmen
  2. C'est Si Bon  - Conway Twitty
  3. Gypsy Beat  -  Packabeats
  4. Man From Madrid  - Tony Osborne
  5. Theme For A Dream  -  Shadows
  6. Ja-Da  -  Johnny & the Hurricanes
  7. Baby Sittin' Boogie  - Buzz Clifford
  8. 76 Trombones  -  King Brothers
  9. What Am I Gonna Do?  -  Emile Ford & the Checkmates
  10. The Magnificent Seven  -  John Barry Seven
  11. Wooden Heart  - Elvis Presley
  12. Marry Me  - Mike Preston
  13. My Kind Of Girl  - Matt Monro
  14. Theme From "Exodus"  -  Ferrante
  15. Goodnight Mrs. Flintstone  -  Piltdown Men
  16. Trambone  -  Krew Kats
  17. Dream Girl  - Mark Wynter
  18. Ram-Bunk-Shush  -  Ventures
  19. Lazy River  - Bobby Darin
  20. Where The Boys Are  - Connie Francis
  21. Baby Roo  - Connie Francis
  22. Cried  - Anthony Newley
  23. Theme From "Exodus"  -  Semprini
  24. I Count The Tears  -  Drifters
  25. Whispering Hope  - Jim Reeves
  26. Don't Treat Me Like A Child  - Helen Shapiro
  27. I Wanna Love My Life Away  - Gene Pitney
  28. Till There Was You  - Peggy Lee

Disc 4

  1. Entry Of The Gladiators  -  Nero & the Gladiators
  2. Good Time Baby  - Bobby Rydell
  3. You're Driving Me Crazy  -  Nero & the Gladiators
  4. Gee Whiz It's You  -  Temperance Seven
  5. Warpaint  -  Brook Brothers
  6. Pony Time  -  Brook Brothers
  7. I Told You So  - Jimmy Jones
  8. How Wonderful To Know  - Pearl Carr
  9. Emotions  - Pearl Carr
  10. Theme From "Exodus"  -  Mantovani Orchestra
  11. On The Rebound  -  Mantovani
  12. Blue Moon  -  Marcels
  13. More Than I Can Say  - Bobby Vee
  14. Stayin' In  - Bobby Vee
  15. Little Boy Sad  - Johnny Burnette
  16. Asia Minor  - Johnny Burnette
  17. Something Missing  -  Kokomo
  18. Swingin' Low  -  Outlaws
  19. Linda Lu  -  Johnny Kidd & the Pirates
  20. Theme From Dixie  -  Johnny Kidd & the Pirates
  21. Hundred Pounds Of Clay  - Craig Douglas
  22. A Hundred Pounds Of Clay  - Craig Douglas
  23. Muskrat Ramble  - Freddy Cannon
  24. My Blue Heaven  - Frank Sinatra
  25. Cowboy Jimmy Joe  - Alma Cogan
  26. Runaway  - Del Shannon
  27. Easy Going Me  - Adam Faith
  28. Don't Worry  - Billy Fury

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Stan Applebaum   Conductor
Nelson Riddle   Conductor
Frank Slay   Guest Appearance
Bernard Ebbinghouse   Conductor
Peter Knight Orchestra   Guest Appearance,Group Member
Dave Cavanaugh   Conductor
Frank Cordell   Conductor
Rita Williams Singers   Guest Appearance
Luthor Dixon   Conductor
Michael Sammes   Guest Appearance
Wally Stott & His Orchestra and Chorus   Guest Appearance
Harry Robinson & His Orchestra   Guest Appearance
Bellard Hendricks   Conductor
Stan Applebaum & His Orchestra   Guest Appearance
Tony Piano   Conductor

Technical Credits

Malcolm Arnold   Composer
Chet Atkins   Composer
Floyd Cramer   Composer
Mel Tillis   Composer
Lincoln Mayorga   Composer
Elmer Bernstein   Composer
Neil Sedaka   Composer
Hoagy Carmichael   Composer
Duane Eddy   Composer
Buddy Holly   Composer
Wanda Jackson   Composer
Carole King   Composer
Gene Pitney   Composer
Del Shannon   Composer
Maurice Williams   Composer
Bert Kaempfert   Composer
Lucky Millinder   Composer
Kid Ory   Composer
Johnny Parker   Composer
Gilbert Bécaud   Composer
Richard Rodgers   Composer
Mort Shuman   Composer
Dave Bartholomew   Composer
Sonny Curtis   Composer
Gerry Goffin   Composer
Jet Harris   Composer
Jerry Leiber   Composer
Barry Mann   Composer
Hank Marvin   Composer
Tony Osborne   Composer
Stan Jones   Composer
Dory Langdon   Composer
Norman Petty   Composer
Galt MacDermot   Composer
Jimmy Wisner   Composer
Phil Spector   Composer
Benny Hill   Composer
Lionel Bart   Composer
John Berry   Composer
Ron Goodwin   Director
John Barry   Director
Jerry Allison   Composer
Johnny Angel   Composer
Sidney Arodin   Composer
Rube Bloom   Composer
Leslie Bricusse   Composer
Lew Brown   Composer
Ed Cobb   Composer
Max Crook   Composer
Walter Donaldson   Composer
Jack Fishman   Composer
Ian Fraser   Director
Mort Garson   Composer
Heino Gaze   Composer
Henry Glover   Composer
Ernest Gold   Composer
Howard Greenfield   Composer
Lorenz Hart   Composer
Tony Hatch   Composer,Director
André Hornez   Composer
Jack Keller   Composer
John D. Loudermilk   Composer
Bernie Lowe   Composer
Kal Mann   Composer
Johnny Mercer   Composer
Mitchell Parish   Composer
Eugene Pearson   Composer
Doc Pomus   Composer
Cole Porter   Composer
Harry Robinson   Director
Ian Samwell   Composer
John Schroeder   Composer
Aaron Schroeder   Composer
Dick Sherman   Composer
Carl Sigman   Composer
Martin Slavin   Director
Roy Turk   Composer
Peter Udell   Composer
Paul Vance   Composer
Wayne Walker   Composer
Bruce Welch   Composer
David West   Composer
George Whiting   Composer
Hank Williams   Composer
Meredith Willson   Composer
Michael Phillips   Composer
Ray Sharpe   Composer
Jack Hansen   Director
Luther Dixon   Composer
Ramsey Kearney   Composer
Lee Pockriss   Composer
Iain MacFadyen   Composer
Charles Blackwell   Director
Ray Gilbert   Composer
Johnny Douglas   Director
Herbert Kretzmer   Composer
Ted Shapiro   Composer
Gary Geld   Composer
Ford Dabney   Composer
Lou Handman   Composer
Cecil Mack   Composer
Tito Manlio   Composer
Kay Rogers   Composer
Joseph Royster   Composer
Noel Sherman   Composer
Earl Shuman   Composer
Henri Betti   Composer
Hans Bradtke   Composer
Pierre Buisson   Composer
William Crompton   Composer
Charles Danvers   Composer
Lou Duhig   Composer
Bob Elgin   Composer
Julius Fucik   Composer
Jerry Seelen   Composer
James Mundy   Composer
Bert Weedon   Composer
Bob Sherman   Composer
Traditional   Composer
Lawrence Jacks   Composer
Michael Hawker   Composer
David Lee   Composer
Trevor Peacock   Composer
Frank Cordell   Arranger
Kermit Goell   Composer
Hal Moore   Composer
Charles Robbins   Composer
Louis Amade   Composer
Werner Scharfenberger   Composer
Fini Busch   Composer
Ann Orlowski   Composer
Susan Shapiro   Composer
Andy Stewart   Composer
Irving Reid   Composer
Morgan Jones   Composer
Bob Carleton   Composer
Alice Hawthorne   Composer
Twomey   Composer
John Allison   Composer
J. M. Williams   Composer
Silvio Faraci   Composer
Johnnie Spence   Director
Salvatore Pippa   Composer
Alfred Di Paolo   Composer
Vandyke   Composer
David Appel   Composer
Edward Cobb   Composer
Luthor Dixon   Composer
Salvatore D'Esposito   Composer
Donald Covay   Composer
Armetia Chatman   Composer
Antoine Domino   Composer
Francesco Guida   Composer
William Fredricks   Composer
Lovelle   Composer
Howard Edelman   Composer
Gwynn Elias   Composer
Fred Shoemaker   Composer
Edwin Laye   Composer
Dudley Bayford   Composer
Doris Jillette   Composer
Hans Wittstatt   Composer
Winfried Scott   Composer
Ruby Berry   Composer
Peter Raymond   Composer

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