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Britain's Greatest Hits 1955

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All Music Guide - Steve Leggett
This look-back set collects 40 recordings that hit the British Top Ten charts in 1955, including sides from Nat King Cole, Johnnie Ray, Frankie Laine, the Four Aces, Bill Haley, and many others, offering a window back into another time when skiffle, rockabilly, and rock & roll were just beginning to transform the pop charts.
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Steve Leggett
This look-back set collects 40 recordings that hit the British Top Ten charts in 1955, including sides from Nat King Cole, Johnnie Ray, Frankie Laine, the Four Aces, Bill Haley, and many others, offering a window back into another time when skiffle, rockabilly, and rock & roll were just beginning to transform the pop charts.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/3/2013
  • Label: Fabulous
  • UPC: 824046202828
  • Catalog Number: 2028
  • Sales rank: 124,892

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Give Me Your Word - Tennessee Ernie Ford (3:08)
  2. 2 Softly Softly - Ruby Murray (2:27)
  3. 3 The Naughty Lady of Shady Lane - Dean Martin (2:54)
  4. 4 Mobile - Ray Burns (2:55)
  5. 5 Let Me Go Lover - Teresa Brewer (2:30)
  6. 6 A Blossom Fell - Nat King Cole (2:32)
  7. 7 Tomorrow - Johnny Brandon (2:55)
  8. 8 I'm Always Hearing Wedding Bells - Eddie Fisher (2:36)
  9. 9 Cherry Pink & Apple Blossom White - PĂ©rez Prado (3:01)
  10. 10 Prize of Gold - Joan Regan (2:26)
  11. 11 Under the Bridges of Paris - Eartha Kitt (2:41)
  12. 12 Ready Willing and Able - Doris Day (2:26)
  13. 13 Earth Angel - The Crew Cuts (2:54)
  14. 14 Stranger In Paradise - Tony Bennett (3:04)
  15. 15 Melody of Love - The Ink Spots (2:51)
  16. 16 Unchained Melody - Al Hibbler (2:55)
  17. 17 Dreamboat - Alma Cogan (1:46)
  18. 18 I Wonder - Dickie Valentine (2:39)
  19. 19 Cool Water - Frankie Laine (2:55)
  20. 20 Every Day of My Life - Malcolm Vaughan (2:30)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Ev'rywhere - David Whitfield (2:41)
  2. 2 Rose Marie - Slim Whitman (2:20)
  3. 3 John and Julie - Eddie Calvert (3:02)
  4. 4 Learnin' the Blues - Frank Sinatra (3:01)
  5. 5 The Breeze and I - Caterina Valente (3:29)
  6. 6 Hey There - Rosemary Clooney (2:59)
  7. 7 Love Me or Leave Me - Sammy Davis Jr. (2:57)
  8. 8 The Man From Laramie - Jimmy Young (2:21)
  9. 9 Blue Star (The Medic Theme) - Cyril Stapleton (3:11)
  10. 10 Hernando's Hideaway - The Johnston Brothers (2:32)
  11. 11 Yellow Rose of Texas - Mitch Miller (3:02)
  12. 12 Song of the Dreamer - Johnnie Ray (2:26)
  13. 13 Let's Have a Ding Dong: Ain't She Sweet/Oh Johnny Oh Johnny Oh/Oh You B - Winifred Atwell (4:48)
  14. 14 Twenty Tiny Fingers - The Stargazers (2:26)
  15. 15 Ain't That a Shame - Pat Boone (2:20)
  16. 16 Love Is a Many Splendoured Thing - The Four Aces (3:00)
  17. 17 Meet Me On the Corner - Max Bygraves (2:29)
  18. 18 Suddenly There's a Valley - Petula Clark (2:36)
  19. 19 Pickin' a Chicken - Eve Boswell (2:13)
  20. 20 Rock a Beatin' Boogie - Bill Haley & His Comets (2:18)
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Album Credits

Technical Credits
Rudolf Friml Composer
Ernesto Lecuona Composer
Jesse Belvin Composer
Bill Haley Composer
Harry James Composer
Dave Bartholomew Composer
Tom Glazer Composer
Jerry Ross Composer
Richard Adler Composer
Howard Barnes Composer
Roy Bennett Composer
Jenny Carson Composer
Jean Coulon Composer
Walter Donaldson Composer
Pierre Dudan Composer
Duke Ellington Composer
Sammy Fain Composer
Oscar Hammerstein II Composer
Otto Harbach Composer
Edward Heyman Composer
Gus Kahn Composer
John D. Loudermilk Composer
Alex North Composer
Mark Paul Composer
Al Stillman Composer
Sid Tepper Composer
Ned Washington Composer
Paul Webster Composer
George Wyle Composer
Victor Young Composer
Hy Zaret Composer
Russ Hamilton Composer
Gaynel Hodge Composer
Bob Nolan Composer
Vincent Scotto Composer
Philip Green Composer
Bob Wright Composer
George Forrest Composer
Don George Composer
Robert Mellin Composer
Lester Lee Composer
Mack David Composer
Paddy Roberts Composer
Delores Vicki Silvers Composer
Irving Taylor Composer
Derek Bernfield Composer
Cy Coben Composer
Harold Cornelius Composer
Hans Engelmann Composer
Tolchard Evans Composer
Traditional Composer
Roy C. Bennet Composer
Dominic John Composer
Morty Berk Composer
Floyd Huddleston Composer
Biff Jones Composer
Dick Gleason Composer
Garfield de Mortimer Composer
Charles Meyer Composer
Antoine Domino Composer
Billy Hays Composer
Louiguy Composer
Tex Curtis Composer
Larry Kahn Composer
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