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(2016/Jasmine) 36 Tracks - Original HMV Pop, Parlophone and UK Columbia recordings, 1958-62! more

Adam Faith: What Do You Want - The Singles Collection 1958-1962 (CD)

(2016/Jasmine) 36 Tracks - Original HMV Pop, Parlophone and UK Columbia recordings, 1958-62!

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  • Interpret: Adam Faith

  • Album titlle: What Do You Want - The Singles Collection 1958-1962 (CD)

  • Label JASMINE

  • Genre Rock'n'Roll

  • Year of publication 2016
  • Artikelart CD

  • EAN: 0604988092721

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Faith, Adam - What Do You Want - The Singles Collection 1958-1962 (CD) CD 1
01 (Got A) Heartsick Feeling
02 Brother Heartache And Sister Tears
03 High School Confidential
04 Country Music Holiday
05 Ah, Poor Little Baby
06 Runk Bunk
07 What Do You Want
08 From Now Until Forever
09 Poor Me
10 The Reason
11 Someone Else's Baby
12 Big Time
13 When Johnny Comes Marching Home
14 Made You
15 How About That
16 With Open Arms
17 Lonely Pup (In A Christmas Shop)
18 Greenfinger
19 Who Am I
20 This Is It
21 Easy Going Me
22 Wonderin'
23 Don't You Know It
24 My Last Wish
25 The Time Has Come
26 A Help-Each-Other Romance
27 Lonesome
28 Watch Your Step
29 As You Like It
30 Face To Face
31 Don't That Beat All
32 Mix Me A Person
33 Baby Take A Bow
34 Knocking On Wood
35 I Did What You Told Me
36 The 'beat Girl' Song
Adam Faith Adam Faith, born Terry Nelhams in Acton, London, on June 23, 1940, was... more
"Adam Faith"

Adam Faith

Adam Faith

Adam Faith, born Terry Nelhams in Acton, London, on June 23, 1940, was second only to Cliff Richard as Britain's teenage idol in the early Sixties. His first ambition was to be a film editor and after school he worked as a messenger boy at Rank Screen Services. But caught up in the skiffle craze, he became vocalist with the Worried Men, a group formed by workmates at Rank, until after a year, Jack Good, the scholarly ombudsman of English rock'n'roll, suggested that Nelhams go solo as Adam Faith.

He left his job, appeared on 6.5 Special twice, went on the road four times and cut two flops for HMV in 1958. Losing heart, he returned to Rank where he worked as an assistant . cutter. Early in 1959, after a year's absence from showbiz, John Barry recommended Faith for a residency on a forth-coming TV rock series, Drumbeat and after a successful audition, Faith stayed with the show for the whole of its 22-week run. He also recorded another flop, 'Runk Bunk' for Top Rank and appeared in the teen-movie Beat Girl.

On Drumbeat, he met songwriter Johnny Worth, a member of the Raindrops, who offered Faith his composition `What Do You Want?'. Recorded at EMI in late 1959 with John Barry providing unique pizzicato string backing over which Faith hiccoughed the lyrics, 'What Do You Want?' became the biggest British hit of 1960, finally establishing the singer. He followed up with a series of huge hits including `Poor Me' (another No. 1), 'Someone Else's Baby', 'Lonely Pup' and 'Who Am I', all in the same little-boy-lost style.

Though not technically a singer, Faith's contrived enuncia-tion and emasculated vocal style aroused a protective feeling among the era's girl fans; while visually, he was quite chic for the period, eschewing greasy forelocks for a French college boy haircut. Abandoning his recording career in 1965, he went into repertory and for two years he toured the provinces in ob-scurity. In 1971, he was widely acclaimed for his portrayal of the loser villain `Budgie' in the TV series of the same name and many thought he stole the limelight from co-star David Essex in the film Stardust. Currently he manages singer Leo Sayer and has attempted a comeback with the album 1 Survived in 1974.

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Tracklist
Faith, Adam - What Do You Want - The Singles Collection 1958-1962 (CD) CD 1
01 (Got A) Heartsick Feeling
02 Brother Heartache And Sister Tears
03 High School Confidential
04 Country Music Holiday
05 Ah, Poor Little Baby
06 Runk Bunk
07 What Do You Want
08 From Now Until Forever
09 Poor Me
10 The Reason
11 Someone Else's Baby
12 Big Time
13 When Johnny Comes Marching Home
14 Made You
15 How About That
16 With Open Arms
17 Lonely Pup (In A Christmas Shop)
18 Greenfinger
19 Who Am I
20 This Is It
21 Easy Going Me
22 Wonderin'
23 Don't You Know It
24 My Last Wish
25 The Time Has Come
26 A Help-Each-Other Romance
27 Lonesome
28 Watch Your Step
29 As You Like It
30 Face To Face
31 Don't That Beat All
32 Mix Me A Person
33 Baby Take A Bow
34 Knocking On Wood
35 I Did What You Told Me
36 The 'beat Girl' Song