Various Artists

The 1962 British Hit Parade, Pt. 2: May-September [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 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.

Track Listing - Disc 1

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time
1 2:16
2 1:53
3 2:07
4 2:24
5 2:51
6 2:43
7 2:13
8 2:46
9 2:22
10 2:07
11 2:17
12 2:18
13 2:46
14 1:47
15 2:02
16 2:06
17 2:37
18 2:43
19 2:26
20 1:59
21 2:54
22 2:17
23 2:42
24 3:08
25 2:49

Track Listing - Disc 2

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time
1 2:38
2 2:34
3 2:00
4 2:36
5 2:41
6 2:15
7 2:19
8 2:34
9 2:38
10 2:06
11 2:12
12 2:49
13 2:19
14 2:16
15 2:01
16 1:50
17 2:34
18 1:38
19 2:38
20 2:10
21 2:04
22 2:45
23 2:31
24 2:12
25 1:49

Track Listing - Disc 3

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time
1 2:21
2 1:16
3 2:22
4 2:01
5 2:04
6 2:18
7 2:00
8 2:32
9 2:31
10 2:30
11 2:52
12 1:48
13 2:47
14 2:36
15 1:53
16 2:21
17 2:41
18 2:05
19 2:29
20 3:06
21 2:13
22 2:39
23 2:23
24 2:55

Track Listing - Disc 4

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time
1 2:36
2 2:37
3 2:05
4 2:05
5 2:25
6 2:32
7 2:07
8 1:58
9 1:59
10 2:34
11 1:55
12 2:36
13 2:48
14 2:05
15 2:13
16 3:00
17 2:12
18 2:04
19 2:07
20 2:52
21 2:07
22 2:20
23 2:27
24 3:11
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