Extensive liner notes for each set are included - as are all the chart details around the country thanks to Gavin Ryan. Huge thanks also to Warren Barnett for not just the many original analogue tape transfers and mastering, but also the careful tape research involved to seek out the best possible master tape sources. In some cases, this is first time the original masters have been used since the original hit run! However patience over the course of this series has finally paid off, with some titles pursued for earlier volumes finally presented here!
The 30 best Christmas songs of all time 20 November Every December, we guiltlessly wheel them out. We always love singing and dancing along to festive favourites from yesteryear.
But what are the greatest Christmas songs of all time? We've ranked our very favourite Christmas crackers below. Is yours in there? After songwriter Fred Jay added English lyrics, it was covered by various artists, including veteran crooner Johnny Mathis.
Mathis scored an unexpected Christmas number one inselling overcopies. Cliff Richard - 'Mistletoe and Wine' Sir Cliff became the new King of Christmas after releasing this festive ballad inbecoming that year's Christmas number one. Cliff loved the song, and tweaked it to have a more religious angle.
Smooth's Myleene Klass provided backing vocals in the choir part of the song when she was just 10 years old! The song was a comeback of sorts for Essex, giving him a number three hit in Brenda Lee - 'Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree' One of the most timeless Christmas songs ever made, Brenda Lee first recorded this festive party anthem in when she was just 13!
It has continued to return to the charts in recent years, and in it returned to the top 10 for the first time sincereaching number nine. Paul released the tune ingiving him a UK top 10 hit. While the rest of Wings appear in the knees-up video, they did not actually play on the song.
In case you wondering, 'In dulci jubilo' is translated as 'In sweet rejoicing'. The Waitresses - 'Christmas Wrapping' This underrated song is told from the perspective of a busy single woman trying not to participate in the exhausting Christmas period, while also trying to finally agree to a date with a man she met earlier in the year.
Songwriter Chris Butler wrote the lyrics in a taxi on the way to the recording studio. He explained that the idea came from "just very much that for years I hated Christmas Everybody I knew in New York was running around like a bunch of fiends.
It wasn't about joy. It was something to cope with. This sparked the interest of a Christmas album by the Carpenters, and inChristmas Portrait was released. It was intended for Ronnie Spector of The Ronettes, but according to Darlene Love, Ronnie was not able to put as much emotion into the song as needed.
Instead, Love was brought into the studio, and it became one of her signature tunes.
Elton John - 'Step Into Christmas' Curiously, this song was not a huge hit at the time for Elton, only reaching number 24 in However, it has since become a favourite, and reached a new peak of 11 in The track was recorded to echo the famous 'Wall of Sound', made famous by producer Phil Spector in the s.
Shakin' Stevens - 'Merry Christmas Everyone' It may sum up 'Christmas cheese, but you can't not feel good when you hear this every December. Shaky actually delayed releasing this in as he would have been up against Band Aid and Wham!
It paid off, as he scored the Christmas number one for ' Jethro Tull - 'Ring Out, Solstice Bells' This song is about the winter solstice, which takes place on the shortest day of the year in the northern hemisphere - either December 21 or The song describes a solstice celebration in medieval times, with dancing druids and ringing bells.
Not your usual Christmas hit subject! It wasn't a massive hit at the time, reaching number 28 inbut we command you to not tap your feet or clap along to it. It will be impossible.Rock of Ages revisited by CrossRoad, released 01 April 1.
Rock of Ages 2. To God Be The Glory 3. Never Again 4. A Picture of Your Love 5. I Will Sing 6. Come Unto Me 7. Sinner's Blues 8. Superficial 9. Just For a Moment Sing Me To Sleep You're Always There What started out as a demo EP to send to local record companies soon grew into a full length album, recorded and .
I could write a song with my new piano I could sing about how love is a losing battle Not hard, (it's not hard), It's not hard, (it's not hard), It's not hard, (it's not hard). Brent James Music, home of compact disc compilations of classic sixties, seventies and eighties music.
Many compact discs contain classic Australian artists. If I Could Write A Love Song - Digby Richards. 6. Way Down - Elvis Presley. 7. The Whale - Fielding & Dyer.
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Give A Little Love - Bay. Brent James Music, home of compact disc compilations of classic sixties, seventies and eighties music. Music too was changing – from psychedelia to songs of ‘tuning-in and dropping-out’, protest and folk-inspired anthems, Digby Richards hit If I Could Write A Love Song has been mastered from the original “Digby Richards.
Nov 20, · The longtime producing partners Jeffrey Richards, left, and Mr.
Landon Dodd music CDs Newcomer Landon Dodd's first studio album captures the Traditional Country music of yesterday. An added bonus is the superb instrumental work from the likes of Bobby Flores, Jake Hooker, Jim Loessberg and Williey Overbey. Compiled by Brent James, Volume 3 is choc full of 70s hits. Living In The 70s Volume 3 also contains detailed liner notes plus Australian chart positions with every track carefully mastered from the best sources, including original master tapes. Estimated delivery dates - opens in a new window or tab include seller's handling time, origin postcode, destination postcode and time of acceptance and will depend on postage service selected and receipt of cleared payment - opens in a new window or vetconnexx.comry times may vary, especially during peak periods.
Frankel with the award they shared for a revival of “Glengarry Glen Ross” at the Tony Awards. “I’d play my songs. Digby Richards originally did Brother Bill, Livin' Lovin' Wreck, You Don't Know Me, Comin' Down With Love and other songs.
Digby Richards wrote My Daddy Was a Song and Dance Man, If I Could Write a Love Song and New York City (Send My Baby Home).