Various Artists

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

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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.

Track Listing - Disc 1

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time
1 2:19
2 2:08
3 1:36
4 2:07
5 3:09
6 2:41
7 2:12
8 2:00
9 1:58
10 2:39
11 2:03
12 2:46
13 2:00
14 2:19
15 2:31
16 2:05
17 2:17
18 2:24
19 1:45
20 1:58
21 3:02
22 2:03
23 3:00
24 1:57
25 2:21

Track Listing - Disc 2

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time
1 2:20
2 3:20
3 1:57
4 2:54
5 2:23
6 2:34
7 2:45
8
2:45
9 1:49
10 2:40
11 2:12
12 2:44
13 2:16
14 2:24
15 3:08
16 2:28
17 3:08
18 2:18
19 2:05
20 2:48
21 2:04
22 2:11
23 2:23
24 2:47
25 2:30

Track Listing - Disc 3

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time
1 2:39
2 2:02
3 2:51
4 2:15
5 2:00
6 2:30
7 2:16
8 2:30
9 2:00
10 2:41
11 2:19
12 2:23
13 2:22
14 2:12
15 3:19
16 2:21
17 2:13
18 1:57
19 2:02
20 2:30
21 2:24
22 2:24
23 2:31
24 2:10

Track Listing - Disc 4

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time
1 2:22
2 2:15
3 2:42
4 2:31
5 2:30
6 2:18
7 2:05
8 2:44
9 2:03
10 1:58
11 2:40
12 2:40
13
2:28
14 2:29
15 3:48
16 2:32
17 2:57
18 2:17
19 2:57
20 2:39
21 2:23
22 2:06
23 1:42
24 1:58
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