Selections from the comedy duo's US radio shows that were aired from '44-'47. Track listing: "Costello Goes To Peter Lorrie's Sanatorium", "Giving Marilyn A Driving Lesson" and "Costello Buys A Radio Station."
Twenty four track compilation bringing together some fine pre-Beatles British pop hits and their accompanying B-sides. Some wonderful forgotten tracks that perfectly represent the era they were recorded in, moving from the serene to the more beatnik, swinging beats of the early '60's. Includes the shortest ever UK number one single "What Do You Want" (clocking in at one minute thirty four seconds), as well as "We Are In Love", "When Johnny Comes Marching Home" and "Lonely Pup (In A Christmas Shop)."
Bumper sixty track double CD, featuring all you could possibly want of the popular Pop singer. Digitally remastered at Abbey Road, these are all of his singles, A and B sides plus pretty much everything else he recorded in his heyday. Extremely low price for such a large number of classic pop hits, these mono and stereo recordings are a comprehensive and rewarding anthology. Includes: "I Don't Need That Kind Of Lovin", "Just Mention My Name", "The Time Has Come" and "Someone Else's Baby."
Twenty four track collection. If you don't have any Animals in your collection or are looking for an overview of their career, this would be a fantastic record to buy. Still sounding fresh as a daisy nearly forty years after their creation, it is a timely reminder of their craftmanship and rock/pop genius. Always capable of creating short bursts of memorable hooks and fine choruses, this is an essential anthology. Includes: "We Gotta Get Out Of This Place", "Talkin' 'Bout You", "I'm Gonna Change The World" and "Around & Around."
UK reissue of original 1966 vinyl-only compilation, repackaged with the same 16 tracks, including the hits, 'House Of The Rising Sun', 'We've Gotta Get Out Of This Place', 'Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood', 'Bring It On Home To Me' & 'I'm Crying'.
20 tracks including all of the UK 70's outfit the Arrows A & B-sides + 5 previously unreleased tracks. Among the tracks are 'A Touch Too Much', 'My Last Night With You' & the original version of 'I Love Rock'n'Roll' (later covered by Joan Jett). 12 page booklet contains rare photos & extensive sleevenotes about the session players like Cozy Powell,Chris Spedding,CCS Horns etc.
'Asleep at the wheel' have done a great job of keeping the sound of western swing alive, however they are also very popular among traditional country lovers. This compilation was created in 2001 in celebration of 'Texas Dance Hall.' it contains classics such as "Texas me And You" and "Lay Down Sally." it's worth noting that 3 of the 20 tracks are spiced up dance versions.
EMI gold release from this very influential 60's, 70's rock band, well known for their work with 'Bob Dylan' Track listing includes, "King Harvest (Has Surely Come)," "Night They Drove Old Dixie Down," Weight" and "Great Pretender."
Great Introductory album to this great prog rock band from the 70's. This compilation, behalf of 'EMI Gold' collects many of their earlier works form 1969 to1972. This version also includes the single version of "Medicine Man" and the previously unreleased "Pools of blue."
At last a decent CD re-issue of the mega debut album from the Barracudas originally released on EMI way back in 1981 and still sounding as fresh today as it did then. The act combine surf-tinged work with the Byrds' chiming twelve string guitars, Arthur Lee/Love's early fried garage workouts, and all the material you hear on Nuggets etc. Contains the amazing "I Wish It Could Be 1965" Again,"Saw My Death In A Dream Last Night",a great version of "Codine","Violent Times" and so much more. This re-issue contains 12 bonus tracks.
This is a brand new budget priced 12 track Beach Boys hits collection which compliments the first volume that was released in 2002. Includes 'Little Deuce Coupe', 'Dance, Dance, Dance', 'Sloop John B', 'God Only Knows', 'Then I Kissed Her', 'Do It Again' , 'I Can Hear Music', 'Break Away' and more!
Two albums on one disk. The Boys final releases in the '70s mark a return to form. Although the first album is based in the Maharishi International University in Fairfield, Iowa, there is no random East meets West arrangements but their usual brand of well executed pop. The two albums are filled with oddities and highlights, the eleven minute Disco reworking of "Here Comes The Night", a couple of '50's cover versions and "My Diane", one of Carl Wilsons best emotive vocal workouts. Obviously not in the same league as Pet Sounds, largely because that would be impossible, these twenty two tracks should not be undervalued. Including: "Goin' South", "Wontcha Come Out Tonight", "Angel Come Home" and "Come Go With Me."
Eighteen track album featuring the great crooner running through some classic festive numbers and some newer tracks. Heart warming performances and remastered sound make this an essential christmas album. Featuring: "I Wish You A Merry Christmas", "Little Drummer Boy", "When A Child Is Born" and "Frosty The Snowman."
Perfect for casual fans, this twenty three track two albums on one CD is perfect as an introduction to the mighty Singer. Originally released in 1962 and '64, this finds him in pop singer mode. As always Darin gives his all to these terrifically swinging tracks, showing off his touch with lyrical phrasing and his simple gift for a tune. Includes: "There's A Rainbow 'round My Shoulder", "Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square", "Look At Me" and "Days Of Wine And Roses."
Twelve classic tracks from one of the best UK brass bands ever. Tracks include; "Lento (From Euphonuim Concerto (1972)", "Overture To Makc And Mabel ", "Poet And Peasant ", "Eriskay Love Lilt" and "Nimrod".
Fifteen track best of, culled from their '60's albums.includes covers of Muddy Waters, Robert Johnson and standards, as well as their own brand of acid US boogie blues. Includes: "Parthenogenesis", "On The Road Again" and "Going UpThe Country."
Twenty four track best of from the popular British comedian of the '50's and '60's. Well known for his novelty interpretations of popular tunes and comedic originals, this collection contentrates on his initial burst of success around the time of his regular Royal Command Performances. Includes: "Splish Splash" (whichc sold better in Britain than the Bobby Darin original), "Charles Drake 007", "Mr Custer" and "I'm Too Heavy For The Light Brigade."
A 14 track collection from the prince of cool himself, one of the greatest jazz talents, This EMI gold release is a collection of some of his more popular tracks. Includes: "That Old Feeling", "Embraceable You", "But Not For Me" and "The Thrill Is Gone."
Twenty two best of, from this legendary traditional Jazz musician from the UK selected by the man hmself. A mixture of traditional rags and jazz standards. His influence on the British scene cannot be underestimated, this collection highlights the scope of his talents.Tracks include, "Everybody Loves My Baby ," "Sweet Sue Just You ," and Sweet "Georgia Brown."
Exactly what it says on the tin, twenty great tracks from Mr. Rock n Roll's '50's period. This is a fine collection if you don't already have any of Chuck, a widely regarded song writer and guitarist. Obviously includes "Johhny B. Goode", "You Never Can Tell" is now widely known for it's use on Pulp Fiction, various numbers that the Beatles covered: "Rock And Roll Music", "Sweet Little Sixteen", "Roll Over Beethoven" and "Memphis Tennessee." Considering this collection is over fifty years old, it is truly amazing how many tracks will be known to the public. Sadly no sign of "My Ding-A-Ling."
This brand new album pulls together classic comedy sketches from radio programmes aired in the '50s. The featured comedians were highly regarded radio personalities of the time - Al Read, Bernard Miles & Stanley Holloway.
Single CD Eighteen track best from the Scottish folk legends. Their enlightening tales and comedy stories are stuff of legend, this collection concentrates on their golden period in the '60's and '70' s. includes: "The Bluebells Of Scotland", "The Isle Of Skye", "Kiss The Children For Me Mary (The Exile Song)" and "Abigail."
EMI Gold release of a 20 of the best tracks that the count was involved in, all tracks have had an amazing remastered job done. If you are new to Count Basie' this is the best collection available. Tracks include: "Misty", "April In Paris" and "Jumping At The Woodside".
Exactly as it says on the tin, this twenty track compilation features the best of the elsh rockers time on EMI. Starting with the psyched-up Love Sculpture tracks, but quickly moving onto the harder rock of the '70's, this is a fine compilation of the overlooked singer / guitarists. Includes: "You Can't Catch Me", "I Am) A Lover Not A Fighter", "Don't Answer The Door" and "The Promised Land."
1984 release now digitally remastered. Slick Bowie album with tracks like 'Tonight', 'Loving The Alien', 'Neighborhood Threat', Don’t Look Down' & 'Blue Jean'. Star guests include Tina Turner, Iggy Pop & Carlos Alomar.
Fourteen track comilation that brings together tracks from the former Blondie singer's solo career in the '80's. An interesting one for fans as the title track is not the well known version but a version sung by Deborah in French and it also includes album tracks rather than just being a singles anthology.
Twenty track greatest hits from one of the best loved of the early '70's AM Rock groups. A great way to start yourself off on the back catalogue of the eccentric New Jersey based band. Includes: "A Couple More Years", "A Little Bit More", "Everybody's Makin' It Big But Me" and "In Over My Head."
Two albums on one CD, featuring the cream of Cochran's output from when he was alive and posthumously. Slightly misleading title, as there are in fact twenty four tracks, not twelve. A great eye opening compilation, showing off his skill and depth s a performer, there was more to him than just his classic hits. Both albums originally released in 1960 and featured at the time unreleased material. Includes: "Hallelujah I Love Her So", "Long Tall Sally", "C'mon Everybody" and "Milk Cow Blues."
Thirty classic football terrace songs to get you in the mood for any major tournament. The England supporters club has joined forces with the legendary England Brass band to record the perfect companion to your Football viewing. Includes: "I'm England 'till I Die", "Que Sera Sera", "Theme From The Italian Job" and "We're On The Ball."
Fred Astiare, throughout his life entertained the public, not only with his unbelievable dancing, but also his wonderful voice which had such a fantastic tone it has to heard to be believed. With the release of all the London recordings ('23-'33) available, this box set in is an absolute gold mine for Astaire fans, it also contains his last recording. Tracks include, "Roxie," "Spring Spring Spring," and "That's Entertainment."
Twenty four track compilation that does exactly what it says on the tin. Always one of the less serious groups of the Mersey Beat invasion, their whimsical melodies followed in the wake of Beatle mania and managed to get them a few top ten hits in the UK and a number one single in the US.Their carefree pop remains appealing to the ears and this is a great collection of their best moments.
Pushing forward their Punk credentials, this collection concentrates on the earlier work and rare material of the band that gave the world Billy Idol. Includes an alternative take of Lennon's "Gime Sme Truth", "Day by Day", "New Order" and "One Hundred Punks."
1979 folow up to their mighty self titled debut now with three b-sides as bonus tracks. Growing from their punk beginnings, this album finds them morph into a Rock / Glam beast. Includes a cover of Lennon's "Gimme Some Truth", "Shaikn' All Over" and "English Dream."
Twenty eight trakc ompilation celebrating the Pacemakers time at Abbey Road studios in the early '60's. Very much a Mersey act in the sme style as their contemporaries The Beatles, their American influenced Rhythm and Blues was an integral part of the Beat scene. Featured here are American covers as well as Marsden written originals. Effectively a greatest hits package, it includes the classics: "How Do You Do It?", "Reelin' n Rockin'", "Ferry Cross The Mersey." and "Girl On A Swing."
36 track collection including 'By The Time I Get To Phoenix', 'Gentle On My Mind', 'It's Only Make Believe', 'Honey Come Back', 'All I Have To Do Is Dream', 'Rhinestone Cowboy' and so much more.34 tracks in total and a fully informative 12 page colour booklet.
The UK debut and follow up albums by the popular group together on one CD. Wholesome pop music and cheeky grins quickly won them the huge fan base in America and the UK, this perfectly encapsulates their ability with a good song. Listening back to these records, it is surprising how well the group could rock (in comparison with their cotemporaries). No, honestly! Twenty four tracks in total including: "Je Suis Anglais", "Mrs Brown You've Got A Lovely Daughter" and "Walkin' With My Angel."
Twenty four track collection chronologically placing the Hollies early singles, B-sides and EP releases side by side. Sounding absolutely superb due to the digital remastering directly from the master tapes, this is the sound of the mid '60's Hollies in full swing. A great compilation for collectors as a number of the B-sides are not elsewhere available and, just for once, they are all great tunes! It shows of the quirky songwriting partnership Clarke, Hicks and Nash had. Includes: "Baby That's All", "Whole World Over", "Stop Stop Stop" and "Honey And Wine."
Produced in association with The Hollies, this bargain priced forty four track double CD features hits and album tracks from across their career. Sleeve notes by drummer Bobby Elliott. All tracks digitally remastered, it covers al stages of their sound, from rhythm and blues, to pop, psychedelia and beyond. Includes: "I Am A Rock", "Man With No Expression (Horses Through A Rainstorm)", "Russian Roulete" and "Too Much Monkey Business."
20 tracks covering A & B-sides from the period 1969 to 1975. 10 of the tracks appear on CD for the first time - the final track is an alternate version of 'You Sexy Thing' which was the B-side to 'Blue Night'.
This 36 tracker is packed with hits including 'You Sexy Thing', 'Every 1's A Winner', 'It Started With A Kiss' & 'So You Win Again'. It is also the first time that a CD collection boasts an array of their critically acclaimed B-sides.
The definitive collection of material by the Oldham five piece Inspiral Carpets. CD1 includes all twenty of their singles released from "Keep The Circle Around" right through to "Come Back Tomorrow." Disc 2 is made up of seventeen rarities while the DVD features promo videos, live tracks, band interview and hidden extras.
One of the greatest American comedians that ever lived, Jack Berry was one of those rare masters of comedy timing and sarcasm. This EMI Collection takes some of the best bits from his career. Tracks include: "Dennis' Mother Comes To Broadcast", "The Train Station" and "The Jack Benny Show 40 Years From Now".
2006 solo album from the former Mahavishnu Orchestra leader and Miles Davis band member. Reading the track listing: "Twinkle Twinkle Little Star", "Drift Away", "Sleepy Serenade" and "Hush Little Child", you kinda get an idea of the theme that runs through this twenty one track release. The sleeping baby on the front is another hint.
For anyone with only a cursory awareness of Garland’s skills as an interpreter of great songs, this CD will be a dynamic revelation. These are the highlights from her albums recorded for Capitol, made between 1955-1965. Includes: "I Could Go On Singin' (‘Til The Cows Come Home)", "Fly Me To The Moon (Live)", "Come Rain Or Come Shine" and "Over The Rainbow."
Two original albums that are both making their debut on CD. Her distinctive vocals wrap their way around Cole Porter standards and Doc Pomus and Mort Shuman numbers. Some great easy listrening numbers from the early '60's.
Two albums on one CD, bringing together a collection of children's music and the rarely heard Broadway musical Do-Me-Ri. Without the lightweight arrangements a long term fan might expect on a Christy album of this period, this approach focuses the attention solely on the heartfelt lyrics and her crisp vocal performance. On Cool School, the subject matter could have easily led to a painfully glib, patronising effort rather the celebratory, emotional album she ended up with. A real success.
Best known as a comedian, Ken did hold down a few recording contracts during the '60's and released some serious easy listening tracks that never consistently troubled the top emd of the charts (his UK number one single "Tears" being the obvious exception). This twenty four track compilation concentrates on his Bill Anderson written trilogy of singles "Still", "Eight by ten" and the classic "Happiness." A high standard greatest hits from a good singer who will be forever remembered as a comedian.
This is the previously available "Best Of" + 4 extra tracks, including 2 unreleased songs written by the late Alan Hull and recorded by the original line-up in the early '80s - 'Everybody Say Yeah' & 'Love In A Cage'. Among the 20 tracks on offer are the hits 'Meet Me On The Corner', 'Lady Eleanor', 'All Fall Down' & 'Fog On The Tyne' along with some classic album tracks, many of which are still performed live to this day. Most cuts are culled from first three brilliant albums by this great UK folk rock band.
These previously unavailable live recordings are a selection of Lucille Ball's funniest moments. It includes two pieces from 'My Favorite Husband', the hit 1948 sitcom she starred in with Richard Denning. Also included are some memorable collaborations with Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis & Jimmy Durante.
DJ Kurtis Mantronik was the creative force behind New York-based hip-hop innovators Mantronix. This is a brand new collection featuring hits, B-sides, album tracks & rare remixes. Included is the extremely sought after, hugely popular original 12" version of their biggest hit 'Got To Have Your Love'.
Live Welsh Comedy of at its prime. Max Boyce along with his guitar will make an impression on any non welsh person to give you an idea of welsh life, and will make the welsh proud. Recorded at the Treorchy Rugby club in 1973. This album includes the live show in its entirety including songs, stories and poems. Tracks include: "Outside Half Factory ", "Ten Thousand Instant Christians" and "Asso Asso Yagoshi ". Highly Recommended
Emi comedy release of this famous Welsh singer, story teller and comedian, known for his huge love of rugby. Knowledge of Wales and Rugby is recommended. Tracks include:"Sospan Fach", "Divine Intervention" and "Ode To Barry Island".
If you are looking for a collection of the most popular bits of Boyce's career, you've come to the right place. This double CD edition has all the best performances from this outstandingly funny welsh comedian. Tracks include: "The Incredible Plan (Interpolating Convoy And Cardiff Arms)", "The Ballad Of Morgan The Moon", "I Gave My Love A Debenture" and "I Am An Entertainer".
A repackage of the original hit album which was recorded 2 years after the legendary original "Tubular Bells" in 1975. Mike Oldfield plays guitar & the score was written by David Bedford who had previously played with him in Soft Machine.
Twenty six track compilation of classic song routines and sketches from the great comedy duo. Featuring material from their whole TV career, some of the tracks have never appeared on albums before. Highly recormmended for all fans of Eric and Ernie, this is vintage comedy. Includes the sort after tracks: "That Riviera Touch", "Boom Oo Tata-Ta-Ta", "Grieg Piano Concerto" and "Your Loving Smile."
23 tracks, 8 of which are making their UK CD debut. Among the hits are 'Tiger Feet', 'The Cat Crept In', 'Dyna-Mite' & 'Lonely This Christmas'. Also included is the rare version of Glenn Miller's 'In The Mood' which the band released under the name DUM.
Twenty seasonal songs recorded in a three day session in June 1960 by the smooth crooner. One of the best Christmas albums, it is perfect for setting the Christmas festivities. Largely made up of traditional carols and the odd Tin Pan Alley contribution, it includes Nat's classic versions of "Chestnuts Roasting On An Open Fire", "Hark! The Herald Angels Sing", "God Rest Ye Merry Gentleman" and "The Little Boy That Santa Claus Forgot." Long term collaborator and arranger Ralph Carmichael stops this sublime effort from turning into saccharine mush a la Celine Dion / Mariah Carey et al. I almost feel dirty mentioning those two in the same breathe as the "King."
An unusual twenty track compilation that gathers together the best tracks from the Kings Long Players of the '50's. rarely does some of this stuff make it onto CD or the bog standard Cole compilation ("Unforgettable" et al). It is a real treat to find someone putting in the effort to find some barely heard treats from an artist who has a large back catalogue. Includes:"Love Is Here To Stay", "Azure-Te", "Just One Of Those Things" and "The Song Is Ended."
Intense and full-on English punk from the band formed in 1976 and fronted by the energetic Pauline Murray.This compilation contain sthe classic "Don't Dictate" which was a blazing piece of anti-authoritian rant alongside the singles "Firing Squad","Danger Signs" and "Life's a Gamble".Also includes tracks from both their studio albums, Bsides,,demo tracks and unreleased material.The band have been involved in the tracklisting of this album
This 22 tracker contains all of Pilot's A & B-sides including the hits 'Magic' & 'January' along with 4 tracks never before released on CD & 2 rare David Paton solo tracks. Clever Beatlesque arrangements make this a power pop classic. Booklet includes extensive sleevenotes.
Originally released in the US off the back of OK Computer, this seven track EP makes a return. Similar in style to the recent COM LAG album, it is a compilation of the b-sides released by the group in 1997, a number of the tracks became live favourites and were much sort after in territories where the material wasn't freely available and among the more hardcore fans out there. An interesting collection as it previews the very early experiments in electronica the band were working with, sounds that would eventually become Kid A.Track listing: "Airbag", "Pearly", "Meeting In The Aisle", "Reminder", "Polythene", "Melatonin" and "Palo Alto".
This is a wonderful collection of relaxing classical masterpieces which have graced our cinema screens over the years. It encompasses music from modern composers such as Barber, Nyman, Morricone & Eno as well as compositions from the legends of classical music such as Beethoven, Strauss, Bach, Mozart & Tchaikovsky. Features pieces from recent Hollywood blockbusters such as The Hours, Traffic, Oceans Eleven, American Beauty, Romeo & Juliet as well as pieces from classic movies such as The Piano, Cinema Paradiso & Platoon.
Utterly essential collection from an underated songwriter and performer. Twenty three tracks that span his commercially successful period in the '60's. Never failing to entertain or amuse, his slightly left field lyrics and seemingly never ending energy buoy up this album. Includes the classics: "Jake The Peg", "Tie Me Kangaroo Down Sport", "Waltzing Matilda" and his own uniue version of "Stairwa yTo Heaven."
Two mid '70's albums from the starlet on one CD. Considering that a number of her classic era singles were originally country songs, it is perhaps not that much of a surprise that in later life Rosemary moved onto the genre full time with these twenty two tracks. Not strictly sticking to just Country numbers (the second album is much more a collection of easy listening pop numbers) songs, she includes interpretations of hits by Irvine Berlin, Neil Sedaka, The Everly Brothers, Paul Simon and The Carpenters. A great example of how wonderful a singer she still was years after going out of fashion.
Twenty five track collection featuring hits, B-sides, favourite tracks, cover versions and rare foreign language recordings. Booklet includes introduction by Sandie Shaw, rare photos and extensive notes. All tracks digitally remastered.
One of the most popular and successful acts of the '60's the British Invasion (despite originally being from Australia), their brand of acoustic folk pop led to numerous top ten hits on both sides of the Atlantic. This fifty track two CD set features a large proportion of The Seekers' repertoire and all of their biggest hits.
Put simply this is all the singles and a selection of EP tracks from Shirley Bassey's career at EMI ('59-'66.) All these versions are the same as their mono 45 versions. Fifty tracks that always highlight her amazing voice and cement her reputation as one of the greatest ballad singers of all time. Tracks include: "Count On Me", "Till", "How Can You Tell" and "As Long As He Needs Me"
Twenty four track album that features the Welsh diva's interpretations of some of the best love songs known to man. As ever, the Dame gives it her all with a commanding performance that is filled with grace and panache. Comes with an informative booklet detailing the recording sessions. Includes: "Something", "Moon River", "There Will Never Be Another You" and "The Look Of Love."
Two CD collection of various war time speeches form the great Prime Minister. Largely concentrating on the Blitz period of the war in 1940 but also including speeches all the way up to '45, these are all stirring moments of Allied Radio broadcasts. Track listing includes: "This Was Their Finest Hour (June 1940)", "Everyman to his Post (September 1940)", "The Hour is Approaching (March 1944)" and "End of the War in Europe (May 1945)"
The band's 1974 album (produced by Mike Batt) which also gave the band their massive hit with the title track.The album also contains the brilliant harmony laden "Cadgwith Anthem", and the thought provoking "Hard Times of Old England".
Thirteen track collection that brings together some of the most influential tracks from throughout their career. Includes: "Radio Head", "Burning Down The House (live)", "Totally Nude" and "The Lady Don't Mind."