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The First British Hit Parade
The First British Hit Parade

Various Artists
Styles: British Hit Parades
Catalogue Number: ACRCG711
This unique CD celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the British pop chart launched on November 14th 1952 by the New Musical Express. It contains all 15 titles which constituted the first chart plus a bonus 12 titles which represent all the new entries up to the end of 1952. The fully illustrated booklet contains all the historical facts regarding the launch and detailed information on all the actual songs and artists.

Disk 1:
Track Title Artist
1 Here In My Heart Al Martino
2 You Belong To Me Jo Stafford
3 Somewhere Along The Way Nat King Cole
4 Isle Of Innisfree Bing Crosby
5 Feet Up Guy Mitchell
6 Half As Much Rosemary Clooney
7 High Noon Frankie Laine
8 Forget Me Not Vera Lynn
9 Sugarbush Doris Day & Frankie Laine
10 Blue Tango Ray Martin And His Concert Orchestra
11 The Homing Waltz Vera Lynn
12 Auf Wiederseh'n (Sweetheart) Vera Lynn
13 Because You're Mine Mario Lanza
14 Cowpunchers Cantata Max Bygraves
15 Walkin' My Baby Back Home Johnnie Ray
16 Take My Heart Al Martino
17 My Love & Devotion Doris Day
18 Come Along A Love Kay Starr
19 Zing A Little Zong Bing Crosby And Jane Wyman
20 Brittania Rag Winifred Atwell
21 Because You're Mine Nat King Cole
22 White Christmas Mantovani
23 Faith Can Move Mountains Johnnie Ray
24 Takes Two To Tango Louis Armstrong
25 Silent Night Bing Crosby
26 Walkin' To Missouri Tony Brent
27 Jambalaya Jo Stafford
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