The 1962 British Hit Parade, Pt. 2: May-September [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 May and September of 1962, including the original versions of "Soldier Boy" (the Shirelles), "Good Luck Charm" (Elvis Presley), and "In the Heart of Texas" (Duane Eddy), in addition to tracks by Cliff Richard, Jet Harris, and Nat King Cole.
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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 May and September of 1962, including the original versions of "Soldier Boy" (the Shirelles), "Good Luck Charm" (Elvis Presley), and "In the Heart of Texas" (Duane Eddy), in addition to tracks by Cliff Richard, Jet Harris, and Nat King Cole.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 4/9/2013
  • Label: Acrobat
  • UPC: 824046705220
  • Catalog Number: 7052
  • Sales rank: 141,210

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Last Night Was Made for Love - Billy Fury (2:16)
  2. 2 Let's Talk About Love - Helen Shapiro (1:53)
  3. 3 Lonely City - John Leyton (2:07)
  4. 4 Good Luck Charm - Elvis Presley (2:24)
  5. 5 Come Outside - Wendy Richard (2:51)
  6. 6 I'm Looking Out the Window - The Norrie Paramor Orchestra (2:43)
  7. 7 Do You Wanna Dance - Cliff Richard (2:13)
  8. 8 Ginny Come Lately - Brian Hyland (2:46)
  9. 9 I Don't Know Why - Eden Kane (2:22)
  10. 10 Caterina - Mitchell Ayres & His Orchestra (2:07)
  11. 11 Johnny Angel - Patti Lynn (2:17)
  12. 12 A Picture of You - Joe Brown & the Bruvvers (2:18)
  13. 13 The Green Leaves of Summer - Kenny Ball & His Jazzmen (2:46)
  14. 14 How Can I Meet Her - The Everly Brothers (1:47)
  15. 15 Unsquare Dance - The Dave Brubeck Quartet (2:02)
  16. 16 Lover Please - Maureen & the Vernons Girls (2:06)
  17. 17 Funny Way of Laughin' - Burl Ives (2:37)
  18. 18 Swinging in the Rain - "Corona School" Children (2:43)
  19. 19 Clown Shoes - Johnny Mann Singers (2:26)
  20. 20 In the Heart of Texas - Duane Eddy (1:59)
  21. 21 Jezebel - Marty Wilde (2:54)
  22. 22 Besame Mucho - Jet Harris (2:17)
  23. 23 Quando Quando Quando - Pat Boone (2:42)
  24. 24 Far Away - Geoff Love & His Orchestra (3:08)
  25. 25 The Right Thing to Say - Nat King Cole (2:49)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Soldier Boy - The Shirelles (2:38)
  2. 2 Ginny Come Lately - Steve Perry (2:34)
  3. 3 Sharing You - Johnny Mann Singers (2:00)
  4. 4 Theme from "Dr. Kildare" (Three Stars Will Shine Tonight) - Richard Chamberlain (2:36)
  5. 5 A Little Love a Little Kiss - Karl Denver (2:41)
  6. 6 Drummin' Up a Storm - Sandy Nelson (2:15)
  7. 7 The River's Run Dry - Vince Hill (2:19)
  8. 8 I Can't Stop Loving You - Ray Charles (2:34)
  9. 9 English Country Garden - Jimmie Rodgers (2:38)
  10. 10 Ain't That Funny - Jimmy Justice (2:06)
  11. 11 Orange Blossom Special - The Spotnicks (2:12)
  12. 12 Stranger on the Shore - Andy Williams (2:49)
  13. 13 When Love Comes Along - Matt Monro (2:19)
  14. 14 Don't Ever Change - The Crickets (2:16)
  15. 15 Here Comes That Feeling - Brenda Lee (2:01)
  16. 16 Yes My Darling Daughter - Eydie Gorme (1:50)
  17. 17 Conscience - James Darren (2:34)
  18. 18 Follow That Dream - Elvis Presley (1:38)
  19. 19 Angel - Elvis Presley (2:38)
  20. 20 Our Favourite Melodies - Harry Robinson & His Orchestra (2:10)
  21. 21 Al Di La - Giampero Boneschi's Orchestra (2:04)
  22. 22 Old Rivers - Walter Brennan (2:45)
  23. 23 Adios Amigo - Jim Reeves (2:31)
  24. 24 Ya Ya Twist - Petula Clark (2:12)
  25. 25 Palisades Park - Frank Slay & His Orchestra (1:49)
Disc 3
  1. 1 The Crowd - Roy Orbison (2:21)
  2. 2 Crazy Words Crazy Tune - Dorothy Provine (1:16)
  3. 3 Steel Men - Roger Whittaker (2:22)
  4. 4 Remember You - Frank Ifield (2:01)
  5. 5 Johnny Get Angry - The Michael Sammes Singers and Orchestra (2:04)
  6. 6 Right Said Fred - Bernard Cribbins (2:18)
  7. 7 I'm Just a Baby - Louise Cordet (2:00)
  8. 8 Tears - Geoff Love & His Orchestra (2:32)
  9. 9 Johnny Get Angry - Joanie Sommers (2:31)
  10. 10 Speedy Gonzales - Pat Boone (2:30)
  11. 11 Little Miss Lonely - Martin Slavin & His Orchestra (2:52)
  12. 12 Cindy's Birthday - Shane Fenton & the Fentones (1:48)
  13. 13 It Keeps Right on a Hurtin' - Johnny Tillotson (2:47)
  14. 14 Things - Bobby Darin (2:36)
  15. 15 Once Upon a Dream - Billy Fury (1:53)
  16. 16 Breaking Up Is Hard to Do - Neil Sedaka (2:21)
  17. 17 Let There Be Love - George Shearing Quintet (2:41)
  18. 18 But Not for Me - Ketty Lester (2:05)
  19. 19 Gotta See Baby Tonight - Acker Bilk & His Paramount Jazz Band (2:29)
  20. 20 That Noise - Anthony Newley (3:06)
  21. 21 A Steel Guitar and a Glass of Wine - Ray Ellis & His Orchestra (2:13)
  22. 22 Roses are Red - Wally Scott & His Orchestra (2:39)
  23. 23 Vacation - Connie Francis (2:23)
  24. 24 Guitar Tango - The Shadows (2:55)
Disc 4
  1. 1 Sealed with a Kiss - Brian Hyland (2:36)
  2. 2 Roses Are Red - Bobby Vinton (2:37)
  3. 3 Dancin' Party - Chubby Checker (2:05)
  4. 4 Peter and the Wolf - The Clyde Valley Stompers (2:05)
  5. 5 Made to Love (Girls Girls Girls) - Eddie Hodges (2:25)
  6. 6 Pick a Bale of Cotton - Lonnie Donegan (2:32)
  7. 7 Main Title Theme from "Man with the Golden Arm" - Jet Harris (2:07)
  8. 8 Welcome Home Baby - The Brook Brothers (1:58)
  9. 9 She's Gone - Buddy Knox (1:59)
  10. 10 Roses Are Red - David MacBeth (2:34)
  11. 11 Ballad of Paladin - Duane Eddy (1:55)
  12. 12 So Do I - Kenny Ball & His Jazzmen (2:36)
  13. 13 Spanish Harlem - Jimmy Justice (2:48)
  14. 14 Some People - Carol Deene (2:05)
  15. 15 You Know What I Mean - The Vernons Girls (2:13)
  16. 16 Down the River Nile - John Leyton (3:00)
  17. 17 Hot Pepper - Floyd Cramer (2:12)
  18. 18 Some People - Jet Harris (2:04)
  19. 19 She's Not You - Elvis Presley (2:07)
  20. 20 What Now My Love - Nelson Riddle & His Orchestra (2:52)
  21. 21 Don't That Beat All - Johnny Keating & His Orchestra (2:07)
  22. 22 Will I What - Mike Sarne (2:20)
  23. 23 Teenage Idol - Rick Nelson (2:27)
  24. 24 Telstar - The Tornados (3:11)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Acker Bilk Vocals
Malcolm Lockyer Conductor
Ralph Carmichael Conductor
Don Costa Conductor
Marty Paich Conductor
Robert Mersey Conductor
Harry Robinson Conductor
Bob Thompson Conductor
David Rose Conductor
Bill McEhiney Conductor
Technical Credits
George Gershwin Composer
Sergey Prokofiev Composer
Dimitri Tiomkin Composer
Floyd Cramer Composer
Don Gibson Composer
Jimmie Rodgers Composer
Peter Knight Director
Elmer Bernstein Composer
Jerry Goldsmith Composer
Louis Prima Composer
Neil Sedaka Composer
Paul Anka Composer
Pat Boone Composer
Bobby Darin Composer
Lee Dorsey Composer
The Everly Brothers Arranger
Connie Francis Composer
Carole King Composer
Buddy Knox Composer
Roy Orbison Composer
Acker Bilk Composer
Dave Brubeck Composer
Pete Rugolo Composer
Johnny Keating Director, Music Direction
Gilbert Bécaud Composer
Joe Meek Composer
Phil Everly Composer
Gerry Goffin Composer
Jerry Leiber Composer
Barry Mann Composer
Billy Swan Composer
Norrie Paramor Composer, Director
Johnny Tillotson Composer
Paul Evans Composer
Terry Gilkyson Composer
Bob Leaper Director
Robert Maxwell Composer
Galt MacDermot Composer
Dorsey Burnette Composer
Phil Spector Composer
Alan Lomax Composer
Walter Brennan Composer
Johnny Western Composer
Lionel Bart Composer
Milton Ager Composer
Fred E. Ahlert Composer
Stan Applebaum Arranger, Producer
Richard Boone Composer
Leslie Bricusse Composer
Hank Cochran Composer
Don Costa Arranger
Hal David Composer
Pierre Delanoé Composer
Wes Farrell Composer
Ian Fraser Music Direction
Arthur Freed Composer
Robert Freeman Composer
Ira Gershwin Composer
Wally Gold Composer
Howard Greenfield Composer
Tony Hatch Director
Jerry Jackson Composer
Stanley Kahan Composer
Buddy Kaye Composer
Jack Keller Composer
Jack Lawrence Composer
Huddie Ledbetter Composer
Clarence Lewis Composer
Jack Lewis Composer
Jerry Livingston Composer
John A. Lomax Composer
Jerry Lordan Composer
Kal Mann Composer
Tony Meehan Arranger, Producer
Johnny Mercer Composer
Robert Mersey Arranger
Anthony Newley Composer
Pete Oakman Composer
Richard Podolor Composer
Doc Pomus Composer
Ivor Raymonde Music Direction
Harry Robinson Arranger, Director
Morgan Robinson Composer
John Schroeder Composer
Aaron Schroeder Composer
Wayne Shanklin Composer
Carl Sigman Composer
Mike Smith Producer
Larry Stock Composer
Mike Stoller Composer
Sid Tepper Composer
Roy Turk Composer
Peter Udell Composer
Paul Francis Webster Composer
Cynthia Weil Composer
Ben Weisman Composer
Hal Winn Composer
Fred Wise Composer
Jack Yellen Composer
Ian Grant Composer
Dick Rowe Composer
Philip Springer Composer
Teddy Powell Composer
Jack Good Producer
Luther Dixon Composer
Lee Pockriss Composer
Charles Blackwell Composer, Director, Music Direction
Sylvia Fine Composer
Tony Renis Composer
Gary Geld Composer
Victor Schertzinger Composer
Robert Mellin Composer
Ralph Freed Composer
Sammy Gallop Composer
Joe Melson Composer
Sunny Skylar Composer
Consuelo Velázquez Composer
Ethel Lee Composer
Georges Liferman Composer
Theo Mackeben Composer
Kay Rogers Composer
Sam Rolfe Composer
John Shakespeare Composer
Earl Shuman Composer
Don Swander Composer
Alberto Testa Composer
John Worsley Composer
Chuck Barris Composer
Al Byron Composer
Chester Conn Composer
Carlo Donida Composer
Lyn Duddy Composer
Bob Elgin Composer
Gary Weston Composer
Norman Maine Composer
Joe Osborn Composer
Traditional Composer
Michael Hawker Composer
Alan Fielding Composer
David Hess Composer
Trevor Peacock Composer
Hank Hunter Composer
Lionel Rand Composer
Stu Phillips Arranger, Producer
Bunny Lewis Composer
Earl Guest Director
Valley Composer
Myles Rudge Composer
William Bates Composer
James Smith Composer
Paul Watts Liner Notes
June Hershey Composer
Ted Dicks Composer
Lao Silésu Composer
Johnny Franz Producer
David Martins Composer
Johnnie Spence Director
John Niles Composer
Sherman Edwards Composer
Nacio Brown Composer
Geoffrey Goddard Composer
Les Vandyke Composer
David Appel Composer
Roy C. Bennett Composer
Snuff Garrett Producer
Nilson Fyscher Composer
Kenneth Hawker Composer
John Beveridge Composer
Melinda Sandell Artwork
Ervin Rouse Composer
Florence Green Composer
Maurice Bower Composer
Jeff Hoven Composer
J. Alexander Ryan Composer
Bill McEhiney Arranger
Arthur Graham Composer
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