2138 Fields Of St. Etienne – Mary Hopkin (1970)

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Mary Hopkin.

This song was written by Bernard Gallagher and Graham Lyle. Mary Hopkin recorded the song in 1969. It was recorded at EMI Studios and was produced by Paul McCartney. The recording features Paul McCartney on guitar and bass and Ringo Starr on drums. It was released as the B-side to Que Sera, Sera (Whatever Will Be, Will Be) in 1970. A second version was produced by Geoff Emerick.

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2137 Que Sera, Sera (Whatever Will Be, Will Be) – Mary Hopkin (1970)

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Que Sera, Sera.

This song was written by Jay Livingston and Ray Evans in 1956. It was introduced in the 1956 movie The Man Who Knew Too Much and was sung by Doris Day. Mary Hopkin recorded her version of the song in 1969. It was recorded at EMI Studios and was produced by Paul McCartney. The recording features Paul McCartney on guitar and bass and Ringo Starr on drums. It was first released as a single in America in 1970. It was released on the Apple Records label with Fields Of St. Etienne on the B-side. The single reached number seventy-seven on the Billboard chart.

2136 Have You Seen My Baby – Randy Newman (1970)

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Randy Newman.

This song was written by Randy Newman and was recorded by him in 1969. It was first released on his second album 12 Songs in 1970. It was later released as a single in America and was titled Hold On (Have You Seen My Baby). The B-side was Lover’s Prayer. The single failed to chart. Ringo Starr covered the song for his 1973 album Ringo.

2135 Worldwide 50 Gold Award Hits Vol. 1 – Elvis Presley (1970)

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Worldwide 50 Gold Award Hits, Vol. 1 

This four-album compilation box set was released by RCA Records in 1970. It is made up of songs recorded by Elvis Presley between 1956 and 1969. The box set contains a total of forty-five tracks and includes Heartbreak Hotel, All Shook Up, Jailhouse Rock, Wooden Heart, and In The Ghetto. The album reached number forty-five on the Billboard chart. John Lennon owned a copy of the album.

Tracklist
Side 1
1) Heartbreak Hotel
2) I Was The One
3) I Want You, I Need You, I Love You
4) Don’t Be Cruel
5) Hound Dog
6)Love Me Tender
Side 2
1) Any Way You Want Me
2) Too Much
3) Playing For Keeps
4) All Shook Up
5) That’s When Your Heartaches Begin
6) Loving You
Side 3
1) (Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear
2) Jailhouse Rock
3) Treat Me Nice
4) I Beg Of You
5) Don’t
6) Wear My Ring Around Your Neck
7) Hard Headed Woman
Side Four
1) I Got Stung
2) A Fool Such As I
3) A Big Hunk O’ Love
4) Stuck On You
5) A Mess Of Blues
6) It’s Not Or Never
Side Five
1) I Gotta Know
2) Are You Lonesome Tonight?
3) Surrender
4) I Feel So Bad
5) Little Sister
6) Can’t Help Falling In Love
Side Six
1) Rock-A-Hula Baby
2) Anything That’s Part Of You
3) Good Luck Charm
4) She’s Not You
5) Return To Sender
6) Where Do You Come From
7) One Broken Heart For Sale
Side Seven
1) (You’re The) Devil In Disguise
2) Bossa Nova Baby
3) Kissin’ Cousins
4) Viva Las Vegas
5) Ain’t That Loving You Baby
6) Wooden Heart
Side Eight
1) Crying In The Chapel
2) If I Can Dream
3) In The Ghetto
4) Suspicious Minds
5) Don’t Cry Daddy
6) Kentucky Rain
7) Elvis Sails

2134 Arthur Fiedler And The Boston Pops ‎– Play The Beatles (1969)

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Play The Beatles.

This album was recorded by Arthur Fiedler And The Boston Pops in 1969. It was produced by Peter Dellheim and was released on the RCA Red Seal label in 1969. The album is a tribute album to The Beatles. The album contains instrumental versions of ten song written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney including Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da, Hey Jude, Yellow Submarine and Penny Lane. The album also includes a version of Those Were The Day. The album contains twelve tracks in total. The music was arranged by Jack Mason and Richard Hayman. The album wasn’t released in the UK until 1971 when it was titled Play The Beatles’ Greatest Hits.

Tracklist
Side 1
1) Eleanor Rigby
2) And I Love Her
3) Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da
4) Hey Jude
5) With A Little Help From My Friends
6) Yellow Submarine
Side 2
1) I Want To Hold Your Hand
2) Penny Lane
3) A Hard Day’s Night
4) The Fool On The Hill
5) Consider Yourself
6) Those Were The Days

2133 Candy – The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack – Various Artists (1968)

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Candy.

This album was recorded in 1968. It is the soundtrack album for the 1968 movie Candy. The movie stars Ringo Starr in the role of Emmanuel. The soundtrack album was produced by Peter DeAngelis and Dave Grusin and was released on the Stateside label in 1968. In America the album was released on the ABC Records label. The album contains nine pieces of music composed and conducted by Dave Grusin. The album also includes two songs recorded by Steppenwolf and one song recorded by The Byrds. The album does not contain any music recorded by any member of The Beatles.

Tracklist
Side 1
1) Child Of The Universe – The Byrds
2) Birth By Descent – Dave Grusin
3) Opening Night, By Surgery – Dave Grusin
4) Spec-Rac-Tac-Para-Comm – Dave Grusin
5) Border Town Blues, A Blunt Instrument – Dave Grusin
6) Magic Carpet Ride – Steppenwolf
Side 2
1) Constant Journey – Dave Grusin
2) Every Mother’s Daughter – Dave Grusin
3) It’s Always Because Of This, A Deformity – Dave Grusin
4) Marlon And His Sacred Bird – Dave Grusin
5) Ascension To Virginity – Dave Grusin
6) Rock Me – Steppenwolf

2132 Basie On The Beatles – Count Basie (1969)

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Basie On The Beatles.

This album was recorded by Count Basie in 1969. It was recorded in New York City and was produced by Dick Peirce. It was released on the Happy Tiger label in 1969. The album was Count Basie’s second tribute album to The Beatles after Basie’s Beatle Bag released in 1966. The album contains ten songs written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney and one song written by George Harrison. The album includes versions of Something, Get Back, Hey Jude, and Come Together. The album’s liner notes were written by Ringo Starr. Paul McCartney owned a copy of the album.

Tracklist
Side 1
1) Norwegian Wood
2) (The) Fool On The Hill
3) Something
4) With A Little Help From My Friends
5) Here, There And Everywhere
6) Get Back
Side 2
1) Hey Jude
2) Eleanor Rigby
3) Penny Lane
4) Come Together
5) Yesterday