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Various Artists: 1961 British Hit Parade, Pt. 1: Jan-April [Box]

Audio Samples

>Stay - Maurice Williams & the Zodiacs
>My Girl Josephine - Fats Domino
>Must Be Santa - Joan Regan
>Till - Tony Bennett
>Ask Anyone in Love (Serenata) - Ralph Burns & His Orchestra/Tony Bennett
>Pepe - Duane Eddy
>You're Sixteen - Johnny Burnette
>Many Tears Ago - Connie Francis
>Piltdown Rides Again - Piltdown Men
>Sings a Scottish Soldier, A (Green Hills of Tyrol) - Andy Stewart
>Bangers and Mash - Peter Sellers/Sophia Loren
>Chariot - Rhet Stoller
>Singers Doll House - The Rita Williams Singers/The King Brothers
>Can't You Hear My Heart - Danny Rivers
>Are You Lonesome Tonight - Elvis Presley/The Jordanaires
>Rubber Ball - Bobby Vee
>Let's Jump the Broomstick - Brenda Lee
>Thousand Stars, A - Billy Fury
>New Orleans - Gary "U.S." Bonds
>North to Alaska - Johnny Horton
>I Wish I Could Shimmy Like My Sister Kate - The Olympics
>Lonely Teenager - Dion
>Corinne, Corrina - Ray Peterson
>Sailor - Petula Clark
>Rubber Ball - Marty Wilde
>Sailor - Anne Shelton
>Mystery Girl - Jess Conrad
>Rubber Ball - The Avons
>Shine - Joe Brown
>What To Do - Buddy Holly
>Mean Mean Mean - Wanda Jackson
>Calendar Girl - Neil Sedaka
>First Taste of Love - Ben E. King
>Spanish Harlem - Ben E. King
>Ginchy - Bert Weedon
>World in My Arms, The - Nat King Cole
>Jimmy's Girl - Johnny Tillotson
>Walk Right Back - The Everly Brothers
>Ebony Eyes - The Everly Brothers
>Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow - The Shirelles
>This Is It - Adam Faith
>Who Am I - Adam Faith
>F.B.I. - The Shadows
>Messing About on the River - Josh MacRae
>Gather in the Mushrooms - Benny Hill
>Pepys' Diary - Benny Hill
>Black Bear - Frank Cordell and His Orchestra/Frank Cordell
>Hey Good Looking - Tommy Zang
>Fools Rush In - Brook Benton
>Calcutta (Nicolette) - Lawrence Welk & His Orchestra/Lawrence Welk
>Are You Sure - The Allisons
>Wheels - The String-A-Longs
>Riders in the Sky - The Ramrods
>African Waltz - Johnny Dankworth
>Samantha - Kenny Ball & His Jazzmen
>C'est Si Bon - Conway Twitty
>Gypsy Beat - Packabeats
>Man from Madrid - Tony Osborne
>Theme for a Dream - Cliff Richard/The Shadows
>Ja-Da - Johnny & the Hurricanes
>Baby Sittin' Boogie - Buzz Clifford
>76 Trombones - The King Brothers
>What Am I Gonna Do? - Emile Ford & the Checkmates
>Magnificent Seven, The - The John Barry Seven
>Wooden Heart - Elvis Presley/The Jordanaires
>Marry Me - Mike Preston
>My Kind of Girl - Matt Monro
>Theme from "Exodus" - Ferrante & Teicher/Teicher/Ferrante
>Goodnight Mrs. Flintstone - Piltdown Men
>Trambone - The Krew Kats
>Dream Girl - Mark Wynter
>Ram-Bunk-Shush - The Ventures
>Lazy River - Bobby Darin
>Where the Boys Are - Connie Francis
>Baby Roo - Connie Francis
>Cried - Anthony Newley
>Theme from "Exodus" - Semprini
>I Count the Tears - The Drifters
>Whispering Hope - Jim Reeves
>Don't Treat Me Like a Child - Helen Shapiro
>I Wanna Love My Life Away - Gene Pitney
>Till There Was You - Peggy Lee
>Entry of the Gladiators - Nero & the Gladiators/Peggy Lee
>Good Time Baby - Bobby Rydell
>You're Driving Me Crazy - Nero & the Gladiators/The Temperance Seven
>Gee Whiz It's You - Cliff Richard & the Shadows/The Temperance Seven
>Warpaint - Cliff Richard/The Brook Brothers
>Pony Time - Chubby Checker/The Brook Brothers
>I Told You So - Chubby Checker/Jimmy Jones
>How Wonderful to Know - Teddy Johnson/Pearl Carr/Jimmy Jones
>Emotions - Teddy Johnson/Pearl Carr/Brenda Lee
>Theme from "Exodus" - Mantovani & His Orchestra/Brenda Lee
>On the Rebound - Floyd Cramer/Mantovani
>Blue Moon - Floyd Cramer/The Marcels
>More Than I Can Say - The Marcels/Bobby Vee
>Stayin' In - Bobby Vee
>Little Boy Sad - Johnny Burnette/Bobby Vee
>Asia Minor - Johnny Burnette/Kokomo
>Something Missing - Kokomo/Petula Clark
>Swingin' Low - The Outlaws/Petula Clark
>Linda Lu - The Outlaws/Johnny Kidd & the Pirates
>Theme from Dixie - Duane Eddy/Johnny Kidd & the Pirates
>Hundred Pounds of Clay - Craig Douglas/Duane Eddy
>Hundred Pounds of Clay, A - Craig Douglas
>Muskrat Ramble - Freddy Cannon
>My Blue Heaven - Frank Sinatra
>Cowboy Jimmy Joe - Alma Cogan
>Runaway - Del Shannon
>Easy Going Me - Adam Faith
>Don't Worry - Billy Fury

Track List

>Stay - Maurice Williams & the Zodiacs
>My Girl Josephine - Fats Domino
>Must Be Santa - Joan Regan
>Till - Tony Bennett
>Ask Anyone in Love (Serenata) - Ralph Burns & His Orchestra/Tony Bennett
>Pepe - Duane Eddy
>You're Sixteen - Johnny Burnette
>Many Tears Ago - Connie Francis
>Piltdown Rides Again - Piltdown Men
>Sings a Scottish Soldier, A (Green Hills of Tyrol) - Andy Stewart
>Bangers and Mash - Peter Sellers/Sophia Loren
>Chariot - Rhet Stoller
>Singers Doll House - The Rita Williams Singers/The King Brothers
>Can't You Hear My Heart - Danny Rivers
>Are You Lonesome Tonight - Elvis Presley/The Jordanaires
>Rubber Ball - Bobby Vee
>Let's Jump the Broomstick - Brenda Lee
>Thousand Stars, A - Billy Fury
>New Orleans - Gary "U.S." Bonds
>North to Alaska - Johnny Horton
>I Wish I Could Shimmy Like My Sister Kate - The Olympics
>Lonely Teenager - Dion
>Corinne, Corrina - Ray Peterson
>Sailor - Petula Clark
>Rubber Ball - Marty Wilde
>Sailor - Anne Shelton
>Mystery Girl - Jess Conrad
>Rubber Ball - The Avons
>Shine - Joe Brown
>What To Do - Buddy Holly
>Mean Mean Mean - Wanda Jackson
>Calendar Girl - Neil Sedaka
>First Taste of Love - Ben E. King
>Spanish Harlem - Ben E. King
>Ginchy - Bert Weedon
>World in My Arms, The - Nat King Cole
>Jimmy's Girl - Johnny Tillotson
>Walk Right Back - The Everly Brothers
>Ebony Eyes - The Everly Brothers
>Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow - The Shirelles
>This Is It - Adam Faith
>Who Am I - Adam Faith
>F.B.I. - The Shadows
>Messing About on the River - Josh MacRae
>Gather in the Mushrooms - Benny Hill
>Pepys' Diary - Benny Hill
>Black Bear - Frank Cordell and His Orchestra/Frank Cordell
>Hey Good Looking - Tommy Zang
>Fools Rush In - Brook Benton
>Calcutta (Nicolette) - Lawrence Welk & His Orchestra/Lawrence Welk
>Are You Sure - The Allisons
>Wheels - The String-A-Longs
>Riders in the Sky - The Ramrods
>African Waltz - Johnny Dankworth
>Samantha - Kenny Ball & His Jazzmen
>C'est Si Bon - Conway Twitty
>Gypsy Beat - Packabeats
>Man from Madrid - Tony Osborne
>Theme for a Dream - Cliff Richard/The Shadows
>Ja-Da - Johnny & the Hurricanes
>Baby Sittin' Boogie - Buzz Clifford
>76 Trombones - The King Brothers
>What Am I Gonna Do? - Emile Ford & the Checkmates
>Magnificent Seven, The - The John Barry Seven
>Wooden Heart - Elvis Presley/The Jordanaires
>Marry Me - Mike Preston
>My Kind of Girl - Matt Monro
>Theme from "Exodus" - Ferrante & Teicher/Teicher/Ferrante
>Goodnight Mrs. Flintstone - Piltdown Men
>Trambone - The Krew Kats
>Dream Girl - Mark Wynter
>Ram-Bunk-Shush - The Ventures
>Lazy River - Bobby Darin
>Where the Boys Are - Connie Francis
>Baby Roo - Connie Francis
>Cried - Anthony Newley
>Theme from "Exodus" - Semprini
>I Count the Tears - The Drifters
>Whispering Hope - Jim Reeves
>Don't Treat Me Like a Child - Helen Shapiro
>I Wanna Love My Life Away - Gene Pitney
>Till There Was You - Peggy Lee
>Entry of the Gladiators - Nero & the Gladiators/Peggy Lee
>Good Time Baby - Bobby Rydell
>You're Driving Me Crazy - Nero & the Gladiators/The Temperance Seven
>Gee Whiz It's You - Cliff Richard & the Shadows/The Temperance Seven
>Warpaint - Cliff Richard/The Brook Brothers
>Pony Time - Chubby Checker/The Brook Brothers
>I Told You So - Chubby Checker/Jimmy Jones
>How Wonderful to Know - Teddy Johnson/Pearl Carr/Jimmy Jones
>Emotions - Teddy Johnson/Pearl Carr/Brenda Lee
>Theme from "Exodus" - Mantovani & His Orchestra/Brenda Lee
>On the Rebound - Floyd Cramer/Mantovani
>Blue Moon - Floyd Cramer/The Marcels
>More Than I Can Say - The Marcels/Bobby Vee
>Stayin' In - Bobby Vee
>Little Boy Sad - Johnny Burnette/Bobby Vee
>Asia Minor - Johnny Burnette/Kokomo
>Something Missing - Kokomo/Petula Clark
>Swingin' Low - The Outlaws/Petula Clark
>Linda Lu - The Outlaws/Johnny Kidd & the Pirates
>Theme from Dixie - Duane Eddy/Johnny Kidd & the Pirates
>Hundred Pounds of Clay - Craig Douglas/Duane Eddy
>Hundred Pounds of Clay, A - Craig Douglas
>Muskrat Ramble - Freddy Cannon
>My Blue Heaven - Frank Sinatra
>Cowboy Jimmy Joe - Alma Cogan
>Runaway - Del Shannon
>Easy Going Me - Adam Faith
>Don't Worry - Billy Fury

Album Notes

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. ~ Al Campbell



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