Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Cliff Richard & The Shadows - Part 1 + 2




NEW GREAT THEME  BY JANCY
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Britain's answer to Elvis Presley, Richard (born Harry Webb) dominated the pre-Beatles British pop scene in the late '50s and early '60s. An accomplished singer with a genuine feel for the music, Richard's artistic legacy is nonetheless meager, as he was quickly steered toward a middle-of-the-road pop direction. Several of his late-'50s recordings, however, were genuinely exciting Presley-esque rockers -- especially his first hit, "Move It" (1958) -- and gave British teenagers their first taste of genuine homegrown rock & roll talent. Backed by the Shadows -- clean-cut instrumental virtuosos who became legends of their own -- Richard embarked on a truly awesome string of hit singles in Britain, scoring no less than 43 Top 20 hits between 1958 and 1969. ... Read More...


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The Shadows are usually thought of as the quintessential British instrumental group and, along with the American band the Ventures and the Swedish group the Spotnicks, one of the most popular instrumental groups in the world. But that barely tells the story of their true significance in the history of British rock & roll -- including the fact that they were the first home-grown British rock & roll band to dominate the U.K. charts; or that they weren't originally an instrumental group, either. The band's roots go back to Chesthunt, Hertfordshire, in early 1958, when a young Indian-born singer/guitarist named Harry Webb joined with drummer Terry Smart and guitarist Norman Mitham... Read More...








(My) Best of Cliff Richard & The Shadows part 1
1 - Move It
2 - Schoolboy Crush
3 - High Class Baby
4 - My Feet Hit The Ground
5 - Jet Black #
6 - Driftin #
7 - Chinchilla #
8 - Livin Lovin Doll
9 - Steady With You
10 - Mean Streak
11 - Never Mind
12 - Blue Suede Shoes
13 - The Snake & The Bookworm
14 - Gotta Know
15 - Here Comes Summer
16 - Twenty Flight Rock
17 - Pointed Toe Shoes
18 - Mean Woman Blues
19 - I'm Walkin
20 - Living Doll
21 - Apron Strings
22 - Travellin Light
23 - Dynamite
24 - No Turning Back
25 - Mad About You
26 - Apache #
27 - Quatermassters Stores #
28 - Bongo Blues #
29 - Man Of Mystery #
30 - The Stranger #
31 - F B I #
32 - Midnight #
33 - Willie And The Hand Jive
34 - Nine Times Out Of Time

(My) Best of Cliff Richard & The Shadows part 2
1 - I'm Gonna Get You
2 - You And I
3 - I Cannot Find A True Love
4 - Evergreen Tree
5 - She's Gone
6 - Left Out Again
7 - Your Just The One To Do It
8 - Lamp Of Love
9 - Choppin' 'n' Changin'
10 - We Have It Made
11 - Tell Me
12 - Gee Whiz It's You
13 - I Love You So
14 - I'm Willing To Learn
15 - I Don't Know
16 - Working After School
17 - A Voice In The Wilderness
18 - Fall In Love With You
19 - Please Don't Tease
20 - Nine Times Out Of Ten
21 - I Love You
22 - Love
23 - The Shrine On The Second Floor
24 - What'd I Say
25 - True Love Will Come To You
26 - Unchained Melody
27 - First Lesson In Love
28 - Memories Linger On
29 - I Want You To Know
30 - Shadoogie #
31 - Blue Star #
32 - Nivram #
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