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Various Artists: The 1962 British Hit Parade, Pt. 2: May-September [Acrobat] [Box]

Track List

>Last Night Was Made for Love - Billy Fury
>Let's Talk About Love - Helen Shapiro
>Lonely City - John Leyton
>Good Luck Charm - Elvis Presley - (featuring The Jordanaires)
>Come Outside - Mike Sarne - (featuring Wendy Richard)
>I'm Looking Out the Window - Cliff Richard - (featuring The Norrie Paramor Orchestra)
>Do You Wanna Dance - Cliff Richard
>Ginny Come Lately - Brian Hyland
>I Don't Know Why - Eden Kane
>Caterina - Perry Como - (featuring Mitchell Ayres & His Orchestra/The Ray Charles Singers)
>Johnny Angel - Patti Lynn
>Picture of You, A - Joe Brown & the Bruvvers
>Green Leaves of Summer, The - Kenny Ball & His Jazzmen
>How Can I Meet Her - The Everly Brothers
>Unsquare Dance - The Dave Brubeck Quartet
>Lover Please - Maureen & the Vernons Girls
>Funny Way of Laughin' - Burl Ives
>Swinging in the Rain - Norman Vaughan - (featuring "Corona School" Children)
>Clown Shoes - Johnny Burnette - (featuring Johnny Mann Singers)
>In the Heart of Texas - Duane Eddy
>Jezebel - Marty Wilde
>Besame Mucho - Jet Harris
>Quando Quando Quando - Pat Boone
>Far Away - Shirley Bassey - (featuring Geoff Love & His Orchestra)
>Right Thing to Say, The - Nat King Cole
>Soldier Boy - The Shirelles
>Ginny Come Lately - Steve Perry
>Sharing You - Bobby Vee - (featuring Johnny Mann Singers)
>Theme from "Dr. Kildare" (Three Stars Will Shine Tonight) - Richard Chamberlain
>Little Love a Little Kiss, A - Karl Denver
>Drummin' Up a Storm - Sandy Nelson
>River's Run Dry, The - Vince Hill
>I Can't Stop Loving You - Ray Charles
>English Country Garden - Jimmie Rodgers
>Ain't That Funny - Jimmy Justice
>Orange Blossom Special - The Spotnicks
>Stranger on the Shore - Andy Williams
>When Love Comes Along - Matt Monro
>Don't Ever Change - The Crickets
>Here Comes That Feeling - Brenda Lee
>Yes My Darling Daughter - Eydie Gorme
>Conscience - James Darren
>Follow That Dream - Elvis Presley
>Angel - Elvis Presley
>Our Favourite Melodies - Craig Douglas - (featuring Harry Robinson & His Orchestra)
>Al Di La - Emilio Pericoli - (featuring Giampero Boneschi's Orchestra)
>Old Rivers - Walter Brennan
>Adios Amigo - Jim Reeves
>Ya Ya Twist - Petula Clark
>Palisades Park - Freddy Cannon - (featuring Frank Slay & His Orchestra)
>Crowd, The - Roy Orbison
>Crazy Words Crazy Tune - Dorothy Provine
>Steel Men - Roger Whittaker
>Remember You - Frank Ifield
>Johnny Get Angry - Carol Deene - (featuring The Michael Sammes Singers and Orchestra)
>Right Said Fred - Bernard Cribbins
>I'm Just a Baby - Louise Cordet
>Tears - Danny Williams - (featuring Geoff Love & His Orchestra)
>Johnny Get Angry - Joanie Sommers
>Speedy Gonzales - Pat Boone
>Little Miss Lonely - Helen Shapiro - (featuring Martin Slavin & His Orchestra)
>Cindy's Birthday - Shane Fenton & the Fentones
>It Keeps Right on a Hurtin' - Johnny Tillotson
>Things - Bobby Darin
>Once Upon a Dream - Billy Fury
>Breaking Up Is Hard to Do - Neil Sedaka
>Let There Be Love - Nat King Cole - (featuring George Shearing Quintet)
>But Not for Me - Ketty Lester
>Gotta See Baby Tonight
>That Noise - Anthony Newley
>Steel Guitar and a Glass of Wine, A - Ronnie Carroll - (featuring Ray Ellis & His Orchestra)
>Roses Are Red - Ronnie Carroll - (featuring Wally Scott & His Orchestra)
>Vacation - Connie Francis
>Guitar Tango - The Shadows
>Sealed with a Kiss - Brian Hyland
>Roses Are Red - Bobby Vinton
>Dancin' Party - Chubby Checker
>Peter and the Wolf - The Clyde Valley Stompers
>Made to Love (Girls Girls Girls) - Eddie Hodges
>Pick a Bale of Cotton - Lonnie Donegan
>Main Title Theme from "Man with the Golden Arm" - Jet Harris
>Welcome Home Baby - The Brook Brothers
>She's Gone - Buddy Knox
>Roses Are Red - David MacBeth
>Ballad of Paladin - Duane Eddy
>So Do I - Kenny Ball & His Jazzmen
>Spanish Harlem - Jimmy Justice
>Some People - Carol Deene
>You Know What I Mean - The Vernons Girls
>Down the River Nile - John Leyton
>Hot Pepper - Floyd Cramer
>Some People - Jet Harris
>She's Not You - Elvis Presley - (featuring The Jordanaires)
>What Now My Love - Shirley Bassey - (featuring Nelson Riddle & His Orchestra)
>Don't That Beat All - Adam Faith - (featuring Johnny Keating & His Orchestra)
>Will I What - Mike Sarne - (featuring Charles Blackwell & His Orchestra/Billie Davis)
>Teenage Idol - Rick Nelson
>Telstar - The Tornados

Album Notes

Liner Note Author: Paul Watts.

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. ~ Al Campbell


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