UK Chart Entries 1952-1961

various ; Caterina Valente - Gene Vincent


v.a.

CAROUSEL OST (Capitol LCT 6105 ; 12" LP ; stereo version rel. ?.60: SLCT 6105)
16.06.1956    26   (2 wks.) — 22 pts. = 160 (1956)
27-x-x-26.
This is the 12" LP of the Original Soundtrack to the hit film.


v.a.

All Star Hit Parade (Decca F 10752 / 45-F 10752)
30.06.1956    2   (9 wks.) — 270 pts. = 38 (1956)
16-4-2-3-6-13-8-11-21.
Tracks: Out Of Town [
Dickie Valentine] / My September Love [Joan Regan] / Theme from The Threepenny Opera [Winifred Atwell] // No Other Love [Dave King] / A Tear Fell [Lita Roza] / It's Almost Tomorrow [David Whitfield].
All proceeds from this charity EP were donated to the National Playing Fields Association.


Caterina Valente

The Breeze And I (Polydor DM 6002)
20.08.1955    5   (14 wks.) — 351 pts. = 25 (1955)
16-8-7-5-5-7-7-7-8-7-12-13-20-14.


Dickie Valentine

Broken Wings (Decca F 9954)
21.02.1953    12   (1 wk.) — 21 pts. = 81 (1953) 12.

All The Time And Ev'rywhere (Decca F 10038)
14.03.1953    9   (3 wks.) — 68 pts. = 62 (1953)
12-9-10.

In A Golden Coach (Decca F 10098)
06.06.1953    7   (1 wk.) — 28 pts. = 71 (1953)
7.

Endless (Decca F 10346 / 45-F 10346)
06.11.1954    19   (1 wk.) — 14 pts. = 97 (1954)
19.

The Finger Of Suspicion (Decca F 10394 / 45-F 10394)
18.12.1954    1   (4 wks.) — 159 pts. = 48 (1954)
7-7-7-1*
18.12.1954    1   (11 wks.) — 496 pts. = 18 (1955)
*2-1-1-2-3-4-5-5-4-9-17.
[18.12.1954—total weeks: 15—total points: 655]

Mr. Sandman (Decca F 10415 / 45-F 10415)
18.12.1954    9   (4 wks.) — 66 pts. = 73 (1954)
19-19-19-9*
18.12.1954    5   (8 wks.) — 193 pts. = 49 (1955)
*7-9-6-5-9-13-15-19.
[18.12.1954—total weeks: 12—total points: 259]

A Blossom Fell (Decca F 10430 / 45-F 10430)
19.02.1955    9   (10 wks.) — 175 pts. = 59 (1955)
15-18-17-17-11-9-18-16-16-x-18.

I Wonder (Decca F 10493 / 45-F 10493)
04.06.1955    4   (15 wks.) — 370 pts. = 23 (1955)
16-16-13-11-6-6-4-5-6-7-8-10-13-15-19.

Christmas Alphabet (Decca F 10628 / 45-F 10628)
26.11.1955    1   (7 wks.) — 367 pts. = 24 (1955)
12-4-2-1-1-1-9.

The Old Pi-Anna Rag (Decca F 10645 / 45-F 10645)
17.12.1955    15   (4 wks.) — 61 pts. = 95 (1955)
20-20-18-15*
17.12.1955    18   (1 wk.) — 15 pts. = 170 (1956)
*18.
[17.12.1955—total weeks: 5—total points: 76]

Christmas Island (Decca F 10798 / 45-F 10798)
08.12.1956    8   (5 wks.) — 90 pts. = 96 (1956)
22-15-12-8-23.


Frankie Vaughan

Happy Days And Lonely Nights (HMV B 10783 / 7M 270)
29.01.1955    12   (3 wks.) — 56 pts. = 100 (1955)
14-12-17.

Tweedle Dee (Philips PB 423)
23.04.1955    17   (1 wk.) — 16 pts. = 140 (1955)
17.
The equiv. 7" featured only the B-side (Give Me The Moonlight) & another track; not Tweedle Dee.

Seventeen (Philips PB 511)
03.12.1955    18   (3 wks.) — 44 pts. = 109 (1955)
20-18-18.

My Boy Flat Top (Philips PB 544)
04.02.1956    20   (2 wks.) — 28 pts. = 153 (1956)
20-20.

The Green Door (Philips PB 640 ; ri. ?.57 on 7" EP (BBE 12111))
10.11.1956    2   (9 wks.) — 385 pts. = 27 (1956)
20-9-4-3-2-2-2-3-3*


Malcolm Vaughan

Istanbul (Not Constantinople) (HMV B 10599 / 7M 167)
30.01.1954    11   (1 wk.) — 22 pts. = 85 (1954)
11.

Ev'ry Day Of My Life / Mama (HMV B 10874)
02.07.1955    5   (16 wks.) — 383 pts. = 22 (1955)
17-13-11-13-8-6-7-8-6-5-8-9-13-13-12-15.

With Your Love (HMV POP 130 / 7M 338)
28.01.1956    18   (3 wks.) — 43 pts. = 133 (1956)
20-x-18-x-x-20.

St. Therese Of The Roses (HMV POP 250 / 45-POP 250)
27.10.1956    3   (9 wks.) — 282 pts. = 37 (1956)
27-x-x-12-10-8-6-3-3-3-4*


Billy Vaughn & his Orchestra

Theme From 'The Threepenny Opera' [Mack The Knife] (London HLD 8238 / 45-HLD 8238)
24.03.1956    12   (7 wks.) — 113 pts. = 87 (1956)
17-15-12-12-17-28-25.


Billy Vaughn & his Orchestra feat. Ken Nordene

The Shifting, Whispering Sands (Parts I&II) (London HLD 8205 / 45-HLD 8205)
28.01.1956    20   (1 wk.) — 14 pts. = 173 (1956)
20.


Gene Vincent

Race With The Devil (Capitol CL 14628 / 45-CL 14628)
13.10.1956    28   (1 wk.) — 10 pts. = 186 (1956)
28.


Gene Vincent & his Blue Caps

Be-Bop-A-Lula (Capitol CL 14599 / 45-CL 14599)
21.07.1956    16   (6 wks.) — 77 pts. = 103 (1956)
30-x-x-x-x-16-19-23-x-x-24-23.

Bluejean Bop (Capitol CL 14637 / 45-CL 14637)
20.10.1956    16   (5 wks.) — 64 pts. = 116 (1956)
27-28-21-16-21.


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