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The 1962 British Hit Parade, Pt. 1: January-May [Acrobat]

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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 98 tracks that made the charts between January and May of 1962, including the original versions of "Walk on By" (Leroy Van Dyke), "Crying in the Rain" (the Everly Brothers), and "Can't Help Falling in Love" (Elvis Presley), in addition to tracks by Helen Shapiro, Dion, and Shirley Bassey.
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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 98 tracks that made the charts between January and May of 1962, including the original versions of "Walk on By" (Leroy Van Dyke), "Crying in the Rain" (the Everly Brothers), and "Can't Help Falling in Love" (Elvis Presley), in addition to tracks by Helen Shapiro, Dion, and Shirley Bassey.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 4/9/2013
  • Label: Acrobat
  • UPC: 824046705121
  • Catalog Number: 7051
  • Sales rank: 207,586

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Walk On By - Leroy Van Dyke (2:19)
  2. 2 Your Ma Said You Cried In Your Sleep Last Night - Doug Sheldon (2:08)
  3. 3 Can't You Hear the Beat of a Broken Heart - Iain Gregory (1:36)
  4. 4 Revival - Chris Barber's Jazz Band (2:07)
  5. 5 The Young Ones - Cliff Richard (3:09)
  6. 6 What a Crazy World We're Living In - Joe Brown & the Bruvvers (2:41)
  7. 7 Twist Twist - Chakachas (2:12)
  8. 8 Forget Me Not - Eden Kane (2:00)
  9. 9 Crying in the Rain - The Everly Brothers (1:58)
  10. 10 Lonesome - Adam Faith (2:39)
  11. 11 The Comancheros - Lonnie Donegan (2:03)
  12. 12 Jeannie - Danny Williams (2:46)
  13. 13 Peppermint Twist - Jumping Jacks (2:00)
  14. 14 Small Sad Sam - Phil McLean (2:19)
  15. 15 Wimoweh - Karl Denver (2:31)
  16. 16 A Little Bitty Tear - Burl Ives (2:05)
  17. 17 Norman - Carole Dean (2:17)
  18. 18 D-Darling - Anthony Newley (2:24)
  19. 19 He's Old Enough to Know Better - The Brook Brothers (1:45)
  20. 20 Rock a Hula Baby - Elvis Presley (1:58)
  21. 21 Can't Help Falling In Love - Elvis Presley (3:02)
  22. 22 Little Bitty Tear - Miki & Griff (2:03)
  23. 23 Pianissimo - Ken Dodd (3:00)
  24. 24 Don't Stop Twist - Frankie Vaughan (1:57)
  25. 25 Walk Away - Shane Fenton & the Fentones (2:21)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Lonesome Number One - Don Gibson (2:20)
  2. 2 Softly As I Leave You - Matt Monro (3:20)
  3. 3 Peppermint Twist - Joey Dee & the Starlighters (1:57)
  4. 4 It's a Raggy Waltz - The Dave Brubeck Quartet (2:54)
  5. 5 I'm Counting On You - Petula Clark (2:23)
  6. 6 Break It To Me Gently - Brenda Lee (2:34)
  7. 7 Tell Me What He Said - Helen Shapiro (2:45)
  8. 8 March of the Siamese Children - Kenny Ball & His Jazzmen (2:45)
  9. 9 Hole In the Ground - Bernard Cribbins (1:49)
  10. 10 The Wanderer - Dion (2:40)
  11. 11 Tonight - Shirley Bassey (2:12)
  12. 12 I'll See You In My Draems - Pat Boone (2:44)
  13. 13 Leassons In Love - The Allisons (2:16)
  14. 14 From Here To There To You - Hank Locklin (2:24)
  15. 15 Never Goodbye - Karl Denver (3:08)
  16. 16 Lesson One - Russ Conway (2:28)
  17. 17 Walk With Me My Angel - Don Charles (3:08)
  18. 18 Somebody To Love - Brad Newman (2:18)
  19. 19 Babette - Tommy Bruce (2:05)
  20. 20 Ring-a-ding Girl - Ronnie Carroll (2:48)
  21. 21 Wondeful Land - The Shadows (2:04)
  22. 22 Theme from Z Cars (Johnny Todd) - Johnny Keating (2:11)
  23. 23 Theme From Dr. Kildare - Johnnie Spence (2:23)
  24. 24 Fanlight Fanny - Clinton Ford (2:47)
  25. 25 Dream Baby - Roy Orbison (2:30)
Disc 3
  1. 1 Twistin' the Night Away - Sam Cooke (2:39)
  2. 2 Please Don't Ask About Barbara - Bobby Vee (2:02)
  3. 3 Town Without Pity - Gene Pitney (2:51)
  4. 4 I Wonder Who's Kissing Her Now - Emile Ford & the Checkmates (2:15)
  5. 5 I Ain't Got Nobody - Buddy Greco (2:00)
  6. 6 Hey Little Girl - Del Shannon (2:30)
  7. 7 Love Me Warm and Tender - Paul Anka (2:16)
  8. 8 Letter Full of Tears - Billy Fury (2:30)
  9. 9 Lone Rider - John Leyton (2:00)
  10. 10 Frankie and Johnny - Acker Bilk & His Paramount Jazz Band (2:41)
  11. 11 Listen To Me - Buddy Holly (2:19)
  12. 12 Duke of Earl - Gene Chandler (2:23)
  13. 13 Hey Baby - Bruce Channel (2:22)
  14. 14 When My Little Girl is Smiling - Craig Douglas (2:12)
  15. 15 What Kind of Fool Am I? - Sammy Davis Jr. (3:19)
  16. 16 Gonna Build a Mountain - Sammy Davis Jr. (2:21)
  17. 17 Drums Are My Beat - Sandy Nelson (2:13)
  18. 18 Theme From Z-Cars - The Norrie Paramor Orchestra (1:57)
  19. 19 Brazilian Love Song (Andorhina Preta) - Nat King Cole (2:02)
  20. 20 Heaven's Plan - Mark Wynter (2:30)
  21. 21 When My Little Girl is Smiling - Jimmy Justice (2:24)
  22. 22 Young World - Rick Nelson (2:24)
  23. 23 The Maigret Theme - Joe Loss & His Orchestra (2:31)
  24. 24 Her Royal Majesty - James Darren (2:10)
Disc 4
  1. 1 Jambalaya (On the Bayou) - Fats Domino (2:22)
  2. 2 Speak To Me Pretty - Brenda Lee (2:15)
  3. 3 The Party's Over - Lonnie Donegan (2:42)
  4. 4 Everbody's Twisting - Frank Sinatra (2:31)
  5. 5 Slow Twistin' - Chubby Checker (2:30)
  6. 6 It's All Over Now - Shane Fenton & the Fentones (2:18)
  7. 7 When My Little Girl is Smiling - The Drifters (2:05)
  8. 8 Wonderful World of the Young - Danny Williams (2:44)
  9. 9 Honest I Do - Danny Storm (2:03)
  10. 10 Nut Rocker - B. Bumble & the Stingers (1:58)
  11. 11 Love Letters - Ketty Lester (2:40)
  12. 12 King of Clowns - Neil Sedaka (2:40)
  13. 13 The Mexican - Fentones (2:28)
  14. 14 Teach Me To Twist - Bobby Rydell (2:29)
  15. 15 Ave Maria - Shirley Bassey (3:48)
  16. 16 Big Man In a Big House - Leroy Van Dyke (2:32)
  17. 17 Don't Break the Heart That Loves You - Connie Francis (2:57)
  18. 18 Johnny Angel - Shelley Fabares (2:17)
  19. 19 She's Got You - Patsy Cline (2:57)
  20. 20 Cutty Sark - John Barry Seven & Orchestra (2:39)
  21. 21 I'm Gonna Clip Your Wings - Frankie Vaughan (2:23)
  22. 22 Tavern In the Town - Terry Lightfoot's New Orleans Jazzmen (2:06)
  23. 23 I Know Where I'm Going - The Countrymen (1:42)
  24. 24 As You Like It - Adam Faith (1:58)
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Album Credits

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George Formby Composer
Leonard Bernstein Composer
Charles Gounod Composer
Stephen Sondheim Composer
Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky Composer
Dimitri Tiomkin Composer
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Jerry Goldsmith Composer
Neil Sedaka Composer
Paul Anka Composer
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Ron Grainer Composer
Frankie Vaughan Composer
John Barry Composer
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Lew Brown Composer
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Paul Watts Liner Notes
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Raymond Long Composer
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Melinda Sandell Artwork
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