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4-CD box (LP-size) with 96-page hardcover book, 102 tracks. Playing time approx. 276 mns. Here... more

Cliff Richard: On The Continent (5-CD)

4-CD box (LP-size) with 96-page hardcover book, 102 tracks. Playing time approx. 276 mns.

Here are all of Cliff's German, French, Italian and Spanish recordings. A total of 102 songs. Cliff has been very successful during the 1960s and early 1970s. In Germany he charted with 15 songs, including two number one hits Rote Lippen soll man küssen and Das ist die Frage aller Fragen. Here are 58 German recordings, 19 Italian, 12 French, and 13 Spanish songs.

The world was a smaller place when Cliff Richard made these foreign language recordings for his growing international audience in the years between 1960 and 1974. His relaxed interpretation of the phonetic subleties of German, French, Spanish, and Italian, brought an authentic continental flavour to the predominantely romantic songs.

The original singles and LPs in this collection were usually only ever issued in the country for which they were recorded. They have never been collected in one place before. This boxed set enables the listener to follow the history of Cliff’s European ventures from the tale-end of the rock ‘n’ roll era right through to the age of kipper ties and flared trousers.

This lavish 4-CD presentation contains all of Cliff’s foreign recordings, and comes with a full-colour 96-page illustrated LP-size book, with an essay by Rob Finnis, and a detailed discography.

As a special bonus you get a copy of the original 'Cliff Richard Starschnitt' (a life-sized reproduction), plus the 'OK magazine' interview, which previously was only issued on a flexy-disc.4-CD box (LP-size) with 96-page hardcover book, 102 tracks. Playing time approx. 276 mns.

Article properties: Cliff Richard: On The Continent (5-CD)

  • Interpret: Cliff Richard

  • Album titlle: On The Continent (5-CD)

  • Genre Rock'n'Roll

  • Label Bear Family Records

  • Edition 2 Deluxe Edition
  • Price code EI
  • Artikelart Box set

  • EAN: 4000127159038

  • weight in Kg 2.2
Richard, Cliff - On The Continent (5-CD) Box set 1
01 Bin verliebt
02 Die Stimme der Liebe
03 Schön wie ein Traum
04 Vreneli
05 Rote Lippen soll man küssen
06 Zuviel allein
07 Sag 'No' zu ihm
08 Das ist die Frage aller Fragen
09 Nur mit dir
10 Es war keine so wunderbar wie du
11 Es könnte schon morgen sein
12 Glaub' nur mir
13 Nur bei dir bin ich zu Haus
14 Du bist mein erster Gedanke
15 Was ist dabei
16 Das Glück ist rosarot
17 Was kann ich tun
18 Ein Girl wie du
19 Bilder von dir
20 Ein Sonntag mit Marie
21 Es ist nicht gut allein zu sein
22 Mrs. Emily Jones
23 Ich kann treu sein
24 Sternengold
25 London ist nicht weit
26 Man gratuliert mir
27 Wonderful World
28 Marianne
29 Geh deinen Weg nicht so allein
30 Twist im Blut
Richard, Cliff - On The Continent (5-CD) Box set 2
01 Mr. Niemand
02 Die Liebe ist immer nur heute
03 Fragen
04 Stell mich deinen Eltern vor
05 Deine Augen träumen, Mary
06 Ooh La La (sagt Cäsar zu Cleopatra)
07 Zärtliche Sekunden
08 Shoom Llama Boom Boom
09 Story ohne Happy End
10 Kein Zug nach Gretna Green
11 Du, Du gefällst mir so
12 Lieben kann man einmal nur
13 Goodbye Sam, das ist die Liebe
14 Umbarella
15 Lass uns schnell vergessen
16 Das Girl von nebenan
17 Du fragst mich immer wieder
18 Wenn du lachst, lacht das Glück
19 Ein Spiel ohne Grenzen
20 Concerto
21 Neben dir wird's keine geben
22 Zum heiraten bin ich kein Typ
23 Der Mann neben dir
24 Ich träume deine Träume
25 Kleine Taube
26 Gut dass es Freunde gibt
27 Es gehören zwei zum Glücklichsein
28 Liebesleid
Richard, Cliff - On The Continent (5-CD) Box set 3
01 O Mio Signore
02 Come Prima
03 Concerto D'Autumno
04 Arrividerci Roma
05 Legata Ad Un Granello Di Sabbia
06 Per Un Bacio Mia Amore
07 Che Cosa Farai Di Questo Mio Amore
08 Carina
09 Nel Blue Dipinto Di Blu (Volare)
10 Dicitencello Vuie
11 Casa Senza Finestre
12 Maria Ninguem
13 Non L'Ascoltare
14 Imagina Un Giorno
15 Oh, No, No
16 Congratulations (Il Mondo Et Tondo)
17 Chi Lo Sa
18 Non Dimenticar Chi Ti Arna
19 Chi Lo Sa (original version)
Richard, Cliff - On The Continent (5-CD) Box set 4
01 Boum
02 La Mer
03 J'Attendrai (re-make)
04 C'Est Si Bon
05 A Quelle Historie
06 Releve Mon Defi
07 Je Suis Formidable
08 La Ballade De Baltimore
09 L'Amandier Sauvage
10 Il Faut Chanter La Vie
11 Je T'Aime Pour Toujours Ce Jour
12 Perfidia
13 Frenesi
14 Tus Besos
15 Amor, Amor, Amor
16 Solamente Una Vez
17 Quizas, Quizas, Quizas
18 Cancia De Orfeo
19 Quien Sera
20 Te Quiero Dijeste
21 Vaya Con Dios
22 Me Lo Dizo Adela
23 Maria No Mas
24 Que Buena Suerte (Felicidades)
25 Todo El Poder A Los Amigos
Richard, Cliff - On The Continent (5-CD) Box set 5
01 interview
Cliff Richard Since Cliff Richard made his chart debut with Move It in September 1958,... more
"Cliff Richard"

Cliff Richard

Since Cliff Richard made his chart debut with Move It in September 1958, popular music has changed beyond recognition. The record industry has progressed to such an extent that modern rock is almost entirely removed from the music of the Fifties in all but spirit. And Cliff Richard is probably the only British artist whose career has successfully embraced the numerous sociological, cultural and musical changes which have shaped the course of what is now a multi-million pound industry.

Born Harry Rodger Webb in Lucknow, India, in October 1940, the future Cliff Richard's upbringing was unremarkable. When India was thrust into political turmoil in the late Forties his parents, Rodger and Dorothy Webb, decided to sell their belongings and sail to England on a passenger steamer from Bombay. Neither of Cliff's parents had ever lived in Britain and by emigrating they sacrificed comparative wealth for a virtually penniless new existence. On arrival they were driven from Tilbury Docks to Carshalton in Surrey where Cliff's maternal grandmother provided temporary refuge until her next-door neighbour lent the homeless family a spare room.

Rodger Webb eventually found employment and the family moved to another room in an aunt's house in Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire. A neighbour was so appalled at the Webb family's cramped living conditions that she asked a local council official to intervene, and in 1954 the six-strong family were moved to a council house on a quiet estate in Cheshunt.

It was at Cheshunt that Cliff first became interested in music. When his father had a small win on the pools, Dorothy Webb persuaded him to buy a record-player and Cliff was able to play guitar to the popular records of the period. He also excelled in athletics and played football for his school and for the county of Hertfordshire. But the rock 'n' roll music of Bill Haley and especially of Elvis Presley interested him more and would eventually change his life. He began to develop a vocal style by mimicking the popular singers of the day, and he later formed a school vocal group of two boys and three girls called the Quintones, which performed versions of current hits.

"I wanted to be a singer but I don't think I was too serious about it", he recalled in 1972. "It was my mother who always thought I would be a singer, from quite early on when I used to mess around and sing to the records we had. She would say, 'You're as good as all these others.' My Dad put a restraining hand on it all. It balanced my mother's enthusiasm, which was a good thing."

After leaving school at the age of 16, Cliff became a filing clerk at the Thorn electrical factory where his father worked in nearby Enfield. His first move in music was to join a local skiffle group as vocalist but soon left to form his own rock group, the Drifters, with drummer Terry Smart.

But the scene was already over-subscribed with well-intentioned amateurs, and the going was hard. By the spring of 1958, Harry Webb and the Drifters were still playing such local venues as the 'Five Horseshoes' in Hoddesdon and the 'Flamstead End Community Centre'.

Despite the limitations placed upon him by his backing group, Cliff showed distinct promise as a vocalist. His big break came in a talent show, a thing of the past today, but still hugely popular in the Fifties when a public weaned on Hollywood's celluloid glamour could be party to the birth of a potential star. In the summer of 1958, Cliff Richard and the Drifters appeared twice within a month at the 'Gaumont Theatre' in Shepherd's Bush, London.

Although the audience was comprised of local school-children who were prepared to scream at anything, the theatre provided an excellent showcase and John Foster, a young fan acting as Cliff's manager at the time, persuaded a veteran theatrical agent named George Ganjou to come along and see the show. Impressed more by Cliff's good looks and the audience response than by the music he heard, Ganjou arranged for a demo record to be made by the group. This he submitted to one of EMI's house-producers, Norrie Paramor, who was sufficiently impressed to audition the group in his office in the original EMI building in Great Castle Street, London.

In common with most of his middle-aged contemporaries, the 45 year-old Paramor originally felt alienated by rock 'n' roll, although it was his professional duty to respond to it. He had made a few token attempts to exploit it back in 1956 when he recorded Britain's first rock 'n' roll combo, Tony Crombie's Rockets, who were modelled on Bill Haley's Comets. Paramor ignored rock 'n' roll after that but in 1958 he produced a couple of consecutive Top Ten hits Lollipop and Book Of Love, for a semi-rock trio, the Mudlarks.

These successes had awakened Paramor's interest in rock, and it was at this opportune moment that the Drifters' demo came to his attention. At a time when British rock was a mere parody of US product, Paramor had a refreshingly realistic attitude: "It's an American phenomenon", he explained to 'Melody Maker', "and they do it best." Ironically, Paramor's first record with Cliff was to go some way to redressing the balance.

Paramor's original intention was to dispense with the Drifters and record Cliff with the Ken Jones Orchestra, the ensemble that had already provided the accompaniment for several Paramor hits including Michael Holliday's Story Of My Life and the Mudlarks' Lollipop. Had this been the case the result would have been a typically uninspired British Fifties pop record. But Cliff insisted on retaining the Drifters, and a compromise was reached: Cliff was placed under contract, but the Drifters - Terry Smart on drums and Ian Samwell on guitar - would merely be paid a session fee for their services.

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Tracklist
Richard, Cliff - On The Continent (5-CD) Box set 1
01 Bin verliebt
02 Die Stimme der Liebe
03 Schön wie ein Traum
04 Vreneli
05 Rote Lippen soll man küssen
06 Zuviel allein
07 Sag 'No' zu ihm
08 Das ist die Frage aller Fragen
09 Nur mit dir
10 Es war keine so wunderbar wie du
11 Es könnte schon morgen sein
12 Glaub' nur mir
13 Nur bei dir bin ich zu Haus
14 Du bist mein erster Gedanke
15 Was ist dabei
16 Das Glück ist rosarot
17 Was kann ich tun
18 Ein Girl wie du
19 Bilder von dir
20 Ein Sonntag mit Marie
21 Es ist nicht gut allein zu sein
22 Mrs. Emily Jones
23 Ich kann treu sein
24 Sternengold
25 London ist nicht weit
26 Man gratuliert mir
27 Wonderful World
28 Marianne
29 Geh deinen Weg nicht so allein
30 Twist im Blut
Richard, Cliff - On The Continent (5-CD) Box set 2
01 Mr. Niemand
02 Die Liebe ist immer nur heute
03 Fragen
04 Stell mich deinen Eltern vor
05 Deine Augen träumen, Mary
06 Ooh La La (sagt Cäsar zu Cleopatra)
07 Zärtliche Sekunden
08 Shoom Llama Boom Boom
09 Story ohne Happy End
10 Kein Zug nach Gretna Green
11 Du, Du gefällst mir so
12 Lieben kann man einmal nur
13 Goodbye Sam, das ist die Liebe
14 Umbarella
15 Lass uns schnell vergessen
16 Das Girl von nebenan
17 Du fragst mich immer wieder
18 Wenn du lachst, lacht das Glück
19 Ein Spiel ohne Grenzen
20 Concerto
21 Neben dir wird's keine geben
22 Zum heiraten bin ich kein Typ
23 Der Mann neben dir
24 Ich träume deine Träume
25 Kleine Taube
26 Gut dass es Freunde gibt
27 Es gehören zwei zum Glücklichsein
28 Liebesleid
Richard, Cliff - On The Continent (5-CD) Box set 3
01 O Mio Signore
02 Come Prima
03 Concerto D'Autumno
04 Arrividerci Roma
05 Legata Ad Un Granello Di Sabbia
06 Per Un Bacio Mia Amore
07 Che Cosa Farai Di Questo Mio Amore
08 Carina
09 Nel Blue Dipinto Di Blu (Volare)
10 Dicitencello Vuie
11 Casa Senza Finestre
12 Maria Ninguem
13 Non L'Ascoltare
14 Imagina Un Giorno
15 Oh, No, No
16 Congratulations (Il Mondo Et Tondo)
17 Chi Lo Sa
18 Non Dimenticar Chi Ti Arna
19 Chi Lo Sa (original version)
Richard, Cliff - On The Continent (5-CD) Box set 4
01 Boum
02 La Mer
03 J'Attendrai (re-make)
04 C'Est Si Bon
05 A Quelle Historie
06 Releve Mon Defi
07 Je Suis Formidable
08 La Ballade De Baltimore
09 L'Amandier Sauvage
10 Il Faut Chanter La Vie
11 Je T'Aime Pour Toujours Ce Jour
12 Perfidia
13 Frenesi
14 Tus Besos
15 Amor, Amor, Amor
16 Solamente Una Vez
17 Quizas, Quizas, Quizas
18 Cancia De Orfeo
19 Quien Sera
20 Te Quiero Dijeste
21 Vaya Con Dios
22 Me Lo Dizo Adela
23 Maria No Mas
24 Que Buena Suerte (Felicidades)
25 Todo El Poder A Los Amigos
Richard, Cliff - On The Continent (5-CD) Box set 5
01 interview