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Petula Clark Complete English & French & Rarities (8-CD)

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Petula Clark: Complete English & French & Rarities (8-CD)

(DOCUMENTS EU) 144 tracks 1949-1960 w. 12 page booklet. few overstock copies - Restposten zum Sonderpreis!


Petula Clark - Complete English & French & Rarities (8-CD) Medium 1
1: Two Lips  
2: Clancy Lowered The Boom  
3: I'll Always Love You  
4: Doodle-Oodle Day  
5: There's A House In The Sky  
6: Put Your Shoes On Lucy  
7: It's Not For The Want Of Trying  
8: You Go To My Head  
9: Out Of A Clear Blue Sky  
10: Blossoms Of The Bough  
11: Music, Music, Music  
12: You're The Sweetest Of The Land  
13: Silver Dollar  
14: Talky, Talky, Talky  
15: Fly Away Peter, Fly Away Paul  
16: You're My True Love  
17: Who Spilt Coffee On The Carpet?  
18: Song Of The Mermaid  
19: That's The Way A Love Song Is Born  
20: May Kway, O May Kway  
21: Tell Me Truly  
22: Beloved Be Faithful  
23: Tennessee Waltz  
24: Teasin'  
25: Sleepy Eyes  
26: Clickety Clack  
27: Black Note Serenade  
28: Mariandl  
29: Cold, Cold Heart  
30: Broken Heart  
31: A Boy In Love  
32: Where Did My Snowman Go?  
33: The Card  
34: It Had To Be You  
35: Anytime Is Teatime Now  
36: Made In Heaven  
37: My Love Is A Wanderer  
38: Three Little Kittens  
39: Christopher Robin At The Buckingham Palace  
40: Take Care Of Yourself  
41: Poppa Piccolino  
42: The Who-Is-It Song  
43: Temptation Rag  
44: Smile  
45: Somebody  
46: A Long Way To Go  
47: Little Johnny Rainbow  
48: The Little Shoemaker  
49: Helpless  
50: Fascinating Rhythm  
51: Majorca  
52: Meet Me In The Battersea Park  
53: Christmas Cards  
54: With Your Love  
55: Suddenly There's A Valley  
56: Crazy Otto Rag  
57: The Pendulum Song  
58: Chee Chee Oo Chee  
59: How Are Things With You?  
60: Tuna Puna Trinidad  
61: Romance In Rome  
62: Memories Are Made Of This  
63: A Million Stars Above  
64: Another Door Opens  
65: You Are My Lucky Star  
66: Afraid To Dream  
67: The Sky  
68: Band Of Gold  
69: To You My Love  
70: Fortune Teller  
71: I Yi Yi Yi  
72: Alone  
73: With All My Heart  
74: Long Before I Knew You  
75: Sonny Boy  
76: It's Foolish But It's Fun  
77: Zing! Went The Strings Of My Heart  
78: Gonna Find Me A Bluebird  
79: Who Needs You?  
80: Slumming On Park Avenue  
81: It's The Natural Thing To Do  
82: Goodnight My Love  
83: I Wish I Knew  
84: As Time Goes By  
85: Historie d'un amour  
86: Allo mon coeur  
87: Tout ce que veut Lola  
88: Papayer  
89: The Little Blue Man  
90: Baby Lover  
91: Away In A Manger  
92: The Holly And The Ivy  
93: Little Jesus (Rocking)  
94: Once In Royal David's City  
95: List Our Merry Carol  
96: Hark, The Herald Angels Sing  
97: Fibbin'  
98: St. Tropez  
99: Devotion  
100: I've Grown Accustomed To His Face  
101: Love Me Again  
102: In A Little Moment  
103: Lucky Day  
104: Ever Been In Love  
105: Suddenly  
106: Watch Your Heart  
107: Where Do I Go From Here  
108: Mama's Talkin' Soft  
109: Guitare et tambourin  
110: Java pour Petula  
111: Mon couer danse avec la chance  
112: Tango de l'esquimau  
113: Prends mon coeur  
114: Lune de miel  
115: Che Sbadato  
116: Ne joue pas  
117: Que voulez-vous de plus?  
118: Dis-moi  
119: Moi j'prefere l'amour a tout ca  
120: Je't aime  
121: Adonis  
122: If I Had My Way  
123: Dear Daddy  
124: Through A Livelong Day  
125: Darn The Dream  
126: Day In, Day Out  
127: Where Are You (Now That I Need You)  
128: I Love A Violin  
129: I'm In Love Again  
130: A Doodlin' Song  
131: There's A Small Hotel  
132: Lucky  
133: Too Darn Hot  
134: Where Do I Go From Here  
135: That's How It Feels  
136: For The Very First Time  
137: Grand-mere  
138: Non et non  
139: La joie d'almer  
140: Garde-moi la derniere danse  
141: Sur un tapis volant  
142: Le 'tu sais quoi'  
143: Je compte sue toi  
144: Tu es ma pluie et mon beau temps  


Artikeleigenschaften von Petula Clark: Complete English & French & Rarities (8-CD)

  • Interpret: Petula Clark

  • Albumtitel: Complete English & French & Rarities (8-CD)

  • Format CD
  • Genre Pop

  • Music Genre Pop
  • Music Style Pop Vocal
  • Music Sub-Genre 281 Pop Vocal
  • Title Complete English & French & Rarities (8-CD)
  • Label MEMBRAN

  • SubGenre Pop - Vocal Pop

  • EAN: 0885150334355

  • weight in Kg 0.250

Artist description "Clark, Petula"

Petula Clark

From her childhood days performing for Allied troops during World War II in her native England, to more recent triumphs such as the Broadway stage in America, Petula Clark has spent five decades as the epitome of an international star. Nowhere is her widespread appeal more evident than in a rundown of various countries in which she has earned hit records: Australia, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Germany, Holland, Italy, Singapore, South Africa, the United States, and, of course, the United Kingdom. As a result, Petula has amassed cumulative global sales of over 60 million recordings.

To the popular music world, Petula is best known for her melodic string of 1960s English hits, including Downtown, I Know A Place, My Love, I Couldn’t Live Without Your Love, This Is My Song, Don’t Sleep In The Subway and other feel-good classics. However, from the late 1950s through the 1970s, Petula simultaneously enjoyed major successes with records in multiple languages. Although her hits were primarily English and French, Petula was prolific with German and Italian sung releases too.

Born on November 15, 1932, at Epsom in Surrey, England, Petula Sally Olwen Clark became a beloved child star in her homeland, singing in music halls and performing on the radio -- where she even had her own program, 'Pet’s Parlour.' She appeared in motion pictures (1944’s 'A Medal For The General' marked her debut), on television, and, in 1949, began issuing records (her first being an Australian release of the Teresa Brewer tune Music, Music, Music).

Petula’s father, Leslie, served as her manager during the early years of her career. With record producer Alan Freeman, he established Polygon Records in 1950, for which Petula was placed under contract. (The label was later merged with Nixa and subsequently folded into the Pye imprint, for which Petula would record in the U.K. through 1971.) Throughout the 1950s, Petula scaled the British hit parade with such records as Where Did My Snowman Go?, The Little Shoemaker (both capitalizing on her lingering image as an adored juvenile star), Suddenly There’s A Valley and With All My Heart. During this time she continued a multitude of radio, stage, television and film activities as well.

Firmly established as one of England’s top entertainers, Petula nonetheless felt hampered by the British public’s tendency to still view her as the cherished child performer who had first endeared herself to the nation by singing songs of hope and strength to servicemen and civilians alike during the dramatic days of the war. The youthful image seemed inescapable to Petula, who longed to be fully accepted as an adult performer and to pursue a more sophisticated direction in her career. Fortunately, the solution was merely a continent away.

Starting in 1957, Petula’s English language records were released in France. She also gained notoriety in that country due to local singer Dalida’s successful cover versions of Petula’s songs for the French speaking-market. In November of 1957, Petula was invited to perform at the celebrated Olympia Theater in Paris. Following a warm and enthusiastic reception, she was encouraged to record her own songs in French and she accepted a contract with Vogue Records for label representation in France. Petula was embarking on an exciting and challenging new phase of her career in a country largely distanced from her past -- a country which would allow her to mature professionally.

Petula connected immediately with Gallic audiences, with record buyers enabling her to generate a greater number of hits in France (and later French-speaking Canada) during this period than back home in England. The French saw Petula as a fresh, contemporary artist who could sing hip rock and roll numbers like Ya Ya Twist as well as deeply emotional torch songs like Coeur Blessé. Petula married Frenchman and Vogue executive Claude Wolff in 1961, and at one point even considered abandoning her English career entirely to concentrate on her enormous success in France. (The 1964 international smash Downtown -- which would make Petula a major star in the United States -- happily convinced her otherwise.)

Petula’s multi-lingual recording career branched out further in 1962 to encompass Germany and Italy. The global record business was expanding and because of Petula’s strong acceptance in France, Vogue decided to promote her in other territories with custom-made releases for their affiliated labels. Again, Petula was instantly embraced.

The breakthrough for Petula in Germany was Monsieur, a number one novelty tune which signaled the playful, light formula to be taken with many of her early German tracks. The song earned Petula a gold record award with sales of a million copies and was cited as the largest selling single up to that time by a foreign artist.

Although Monsieur was Petula’s initial German release for Vogue, a subsequent single of St. Tropez backed with Du bist mein Anfang und mein Schluss (the former being a rerecording of one of her English and French selections) was actually recorded back in 1960 but had remained unissued until Petula’s German recording career was fully activated a couple of years later.

Petula recalls her experiences in the recording studio: "When I was asked to record in different languages I asked for them to keep it very simple for me. I would arrive in the studio and everything would be done except for me. It is not my favorite way of working. I really like to be there when the track is being laid down. It almost never happened on these sessions. They were mostly songs which I’d already done in French or English or songs that were written especially for me. It seemed that I was able to do it very well and fairly quickly, much to my surprise, and they gave me more and more to record. I found the German language more difficult than Italian, probably because by then my French was pretty fluent and I was finding Italian much closer to French. Some of the German sessions I found particularly stressful, although I’ve been told that my German sounds very good. I was also told that the Italians were sure that I could speak fluent Italian, apparently it sounds as if I had an accent from Genoa, but it didn’t sound English at all -- that’s what I’ve been told."

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