By Dean Peirce-Hendriks - Part One

 

HMV Records 1950 - 1955

1950

Unreleased

 

Red Silken Stockings
(J. Brandon / P. Hart)

Original issue: Previously unreleased, recorded in December 1950.

CD issue: Issued in 1994 on EMI 7243 8 31193 2 5 3CD box set ‘The A-Z of Alma Cogan’ (disc one: track 1)

 

1952

Single release

 

 A: To Be Worthy Of You
(Gross / Klages)

B: Would You?
(Brown / Freed)

Original issue: Issued on 78rpm single HMV B series 10280

A: CD re-issue: : Issued in 1994 on EMI 7243 8 31193 2 5 3CD box set ‘The A-Z of Alma Cogan’ (disc one: track 2)

B: CD re- issue: : Issued in 1994 on EMI 7243 8 31193 2 5 3CD box set ‘The A-Z of Alma Cogan’ (disc one: track 3)

 

A: To Be Loved By You
(Whitney / Kramer / Zaret)

B: The Homing Waltz(Duet with Larry Day)
(T. Connor / J. Reine)

Original issue: Issued on 78rpm single HMV B series 10307

A: CD issue: Issued in 1994 on EMI 7243 8 31193 2 5 3CD box set ‘The A-Z of Alma Cogan’ (disc one: track 4)

B: CD issue: Issued in 1994 on EMI 7243 8 31193 2 5 3CD box set ‘The A-Z of Alma Cogan’ (disc one: track 5)

 

A: Meet Me On The Corner
(Coben)

Original issue: Issued on 78rpm single HMV BD series 6133

A: CD issue: Issued in 1994 on EMI 7243 8 31193 2 5 3CD box set ‘The A-Z of Alma Cogan’ (disc one: track 6)

 

 

 

 

 

 

A: Waltz Of Paree
(Giraud / Michael)

B: Pretty Bride
(Manning / Stern / Barclay)

Original issue: Issued on 78rpm single HMV B series 10319

A: CD issue: Issued in 1994 on EMI 7243 8 31193 2 5 3CD box set ‘The A-Z of Alma Cogan’ (disc one: track 7)

B: CD issue: Issued in 1994 on EMI 7243 8 31193 2 5 3CD box set ‘The A-Z of Alma Cogan’ (disc one: track 8)

 

A: Half As Much
(Williams)

B: Blue Tango
(L. Anderson / M. Parrish)

Original issue: Issued on 78rpm single HMV B series 10338

A: CD issue: Issued in 2005 on EMI 7243 873482 2 6 CD ‘Life Is Just A Bowl Of Cherries’ (track 4)

B: CD issue: Issued in 1994 on EMI 7243 8 31193 2 5 3CD box set ‘The A-Z of Alma Cogan’ (disc one: track 9)

 

 A: I Went To Your Wedding
(J. M . Robinson)

B: You Belong To Me
(King / Stewart / Price)

Original issue: Issued on 78rpm single HMV B series 10344

A: CD issue: Issued in 1994 on EMI 7243 8 31193 2 5 3CD box set ‘The A-Z of Alma Cogan’ (disc one: track 10)

B: CD issue: Issued in 1900 on  CDMOIR 401 CD ‘You Belong To Me’ (track 8)

 

A: If’ n (Duet with Denny Dennis)
(Evens / Davis / Dunham)

Original issue: Issued on 78rpm single HMV BD series 6138

 A: CD issue: Issued in 1994 on EMI 7243 8 31193 2 5 3CD box set ‘The A-Z of Alma Cogan’ (disc one: track 11)

 

A: Take Me In Your Arms And Hold Me
(C. Walker)

B: Wyoming Lullaby
(Williams / David)

Original issue: Issued on 78rpm single HMV BD series 10370

A: CD issue: Issued in 1994 on EMI 7243 8 31193 2 5 3CD box set ‘The A-Z of Alma Cogan’ (disc one: track 12)

B: CD issue: Issued in 1900 on  CDMOIR 401 CD ‘You Belong To Me’ (track 16)

 

 

 

 

 

1952

Unreleased

 

Somebody Loves Me
(Gershwin / De Sylva / MacDonald)

Original issue: Previously unreleased, recorded in December 1952.

CD issue: Issued in 1994 on EMI 7243 8 31193 2 5 3CD box set ‘The A-Z of Alma Cogan’ (disc one: track 13)

 

You’re The Only One I Love
(Unknown)

Original issue: Previously unreleased

CD issue: Issued in 2001 on EMI 7243 5 358119 2 3 4CD box set ‘The Girl With A Laugh In Her Voice’ (disc four: track 15)

 

A Little Love
(Unknown)

Original issue: Previously unreleased

CD issue: Issued in 2001 on EMI 7243 5 358119 2 3 4CD box set ‘The Girl With A Laugh In Her Voice’ (disc four: track 16)

 

1953

Single release

 

A: Till I Waltz Again With You
(Prosen)

B: Happy Valley Sweetheart
(Reine / May)

Original issue: Issued on 78rpm single HMV B series 10449

A: CD issue: Issued in 2005 on EMI 7243 873482 2 6 CD ‘Life Is Just A Bowl Of Cherries’ (track 16)

B: CD issue: Issued in 1994 on EMI 7243 8 31193 2 5 3CD box set ‘The A-Z of Alma Cogan’ (disc one: track 14)

 

A: If I Had A Penny
(Soresi)

B:Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me
(Noble)

Original issue: Issued on 78rpm single HMV B series 10460

A: CD issue: Issued in 1994 on EMI 7243 8 31193 2 5 3CD box set ‘The A-Z of Alma Cogan’ (disc one: track 15)

B: CD issue: Issued in 1900 on  CDMOIR 401 CD ‘You Belong To Me’ (track 15)

 

A: 0n The First Warm Day (Duet with Les Howard)
(B. Howard)

Original issue: Issued on 78rpm single HMV B series 10464

A: CD issue: Issued in 1994 on EMI 7243 8 31193 2 5 3CD box set ‘The A-Z of Alma Cogan’ (disc one: track 16)

 

 

 

 

A: Till They’ve All Gone Home
(Alstone / Hillard)

B: Hug Me A Hug
(David / Carr)

Original issue: Issued on 78rpm single HMV B series 10505

A: CD issue: Issued in 1994 on EMI 7243 8 30190210 CD ‘An Hour Of Alma Cogan’ (track 3)

B: CD issue: Issued in 1994 on EMI 7243 8 31193 2 5 3CD box set ‘The A-Z of Alma Cogan’ (disc one: track 17)

 

A: Sittin’ In The Sun
(P. Berlin)

Original issue: Issued on 78rpm single HMV BD series 1294

A: CD issue: Issued in 1994 on EMI 7243 8 31193 2 5 3CD box set ‘The A-Z of Alma Cogan’ (disc one: track 18)

 


A: If I Had A Golden Umbrella
(B. Merill)

B: Mystery Street
(Plante / Phillippe / Gerard)

Original issue: Issued on 78rpm single HMV B series 10530

A: CD issue: Issued in 1994 on EMI 7243 8 31193 2 5 3CD box set ‘The A-Z of Alma Cogan’ (disc one: track 19)

B: CD issue: Issued in 1994 on EMI 7243 8 31193 2 5 3CD box set ‘The A-Z of Alma Cogan’ (disc one: track 20)


A: My Love, My Love
(Gold / Kosloff / Perry / Sims)

B: Wasted Tears
(Ward / Stellman)

Original issue: Issued on 78rpm single HMV B series 10590

A: CD issue: Issued in 1994 on EMI 7243 8 31193 2 5 3CD box set ‘The A-Z of Alma Cogan’ (disc one: track 21)

B: CD issue: Issued in 1994 on EMI 7243 8 31193 2 5 3CD box set ‘The A-Z of Alma Cogan’ (disc one: track 22)

 


A: Over And Over Again (Duet with Les Howard)
(Wayne)

B: Isn’t Life Wonderful (Duet with Les Howard)
(Park)

Original issue: Issued on 78rpm single HMV B series 10601

A: CD issue: Issued in 1994 on EMI 7243 8 31193 2 5 3CD box set ‘The A-Z of Alma Cogan’ (disc one: track 24)

B: CD issue: Issued in 1994 on EMI 7243 8 31193 2 5 3CD box set ‘The A-Z of Alma Cogan’ (disc one: track 23)

 

 

 

 

 

 


A: The Moon Is Blue
(Gilbert)

B: Ricochet
(Coleman / Darion / Gimbel)

Original issue: Issued on 78rpm single HMV B series 10615

A: CD issue: Issued in 1900 on  CDMOIR 401 CD ‘You Belong To Me’ (track 12)

B: CD issue: Issued in 1991 on EMI CDP 7 95594 2 CD ‘Alma Cogan – The EMI Years’ (track 12)

 

1954

Single release


A: Bell Bottom Blues
(D. Carr / H. David)

B: Love Me Again
(Gold / Kosloff / Perry / Sims)

Original issue: Issued on 78rpm single HMV B series 10653

A: CD issue: Issued in 1994 on EMI 7243 8 31193 2 5 3CD box set ‘The A-Z of Alma Cogan’ (disc one: track 26)

B: CD issue: Issued in 1994 on EMI 7243 8 31193 2 5 3CD box set ‘The A-Z of Alma Cogan’ (disc one: track 25)

 


A: Said The Little Moment
(Flick / Nathen / Robertson)

B: Make Love To Me

  1. Copeland / B. Norvas / L. Roppolo / P. Mares / B. Pollock / G. Brunies / M. Stizel / W. Melrose)

Original issue: Issued on 78rpm single HMV B series 10677

A: CD issue: Issued in 1991 on EMI CDP 7 95594 2 CD ‘Alma Cogan – The EMI Years’ (track 19)

B: CD issue: Issued in 1994 on EMI 7243 8 31193 2 5 3CD box set ‘The A-Z of Alma Cogan’ (disc one: track 27)

 


A: Little Shoemaker
(Revil / Lemarque /Turner / Parsons)

B: Chiqui Chiqui
(Skylar / Ari)

Original issue: Issued on 78rpm single HMV B series 10698

A: CD issue: Issued in 1991 on EMI CDP 7 95594 2 CD ‘Alma Cogan – The EMI Years’ (track 9)

B: CD issue: Issued in 1900 on  CDMOIR 401 CD ‘You Belong To Me’ (track 6)

 

A: Do, Do, Do, Do, Do, Do, Do It Again (Duet with Frankie Vaughan)
(Jordan / Bass)

B: Jilted (Duet with Frankie Vaughan)
(Colby / Manning)

Original issue: Issued on 78rpm single HMV B series 10712

A: CD issue: Issued in 1994 on EMI 7243 8 31193 2 5 3CD box set ‘The A-Z of Alma Cogan’ (disc one: track 28)

A: CD issue: Issued in 1994 on EMI 7243 8 30190210 CD ‘An Hour Of Alma Cogan’ (track 5)

 

 


A: Little Things Mean A Lot
(Lindeman / Stutz)

B: Canoodlin’ Rag
(Bidgood / Jerome)

Original issue: Issued on 78rpm single HMV B series 10717

A: CD issue: Issued in 1991 on EMI CDP 7 95594 2 CD ‘Alma Cogan – The EMI Years’ (track 15)

B: CD issue: A: CD issue: Issued in 1994 on EMI 7243 8 30190210 CD ‘An Hour Of Alma Cogan’ (track 6)

 

A: What Am I Gonna Do Ma?
(Parker /Hart / Watson)

B: Skinnie Minnie (Fishtail)
(Fiorino / Norwood)

Original issue: Issued on 78rpm single HMV B series 10743

A: CD issue: Issued in 1994 on EMI 7243 8 31193 2 5 3CD box set ‘The A-Z of Alma Cogan’ (disc one: track 29)

B: CD issue: Issued in 1994 on EMI 7243 8 31193 2 5 3CD box set ‘The A-Z of Alma Cogan’ (disc two: track 1)


A: This Ole House
(Hamblen)

B: Skokiaan
(Glazer Musarurgwa)

Original issue: Issued on 78rpm single HMV B series 10761

A: CD issue: Issued in 1994 on EMI 7243 8 30190210 CD ‘An Hour Of Alma Cogan’ (track 7)

B: CD issue: Issued in 1900 on  CDMOIR 401 CD ‘You Belong To Me’ (track 9)


A: I Can’t Tell A Waltz From A Tango
(Hoffman / Manning)

B: Christmas Cards
(Reynolds)

Original issue: Issued on 78rpm single HMV B series 10786

A: CD issue: A: CD issue: Issued in 1991 on EMI CDP 7 95594 2 CD ‘Alma Cogan – The EMI Years’ (track 11)

B: CD issue: Issued in 1994 on EMI 7243 8 31193 2 5 3CD box set ‘The A-Z of Alma Cogan’ (disc two: track 2)


A: (Don’t let the)Kiddygeddin’
(Skylar / Ackes)

B: Mrs Santa Claus
(Fulton / Steele)

Original issue: Issued on 78rpm single HMV B series 10802
 
A: CD issue: Issued in 1994 on EMI 7243 8 30190210 CD ‘An Hour Of Alma Cogan’ (track 9)

B: CD issue: Issued in 1994 on EMI 7243 8 31193 2 5 3CD box set ‘The A-Z of Alma Cogan’ (disc two: track 3)

 

 

 

1955

Single release

 

A: Paper Kisses
(J. Jerome)

B: Softly, Softly
(M. Paul / P. Roberts / P. Dudan)

Original issue: Issued on 78rpm single HMV B series 10828

A: CD issue: Issued in 2005 on EMI 7243 873482 2 6 CD ‘Life Is Just A Bowl Of Cherries’ (track 10)

B: CD issue: Issued in 2005 on EMI 7243 873482 2 6 CD ‘Life Is Just A Bowl Of Cherries’ (track 8)

 


A: Mambo Italiano
(B. Merrill)

B: The Naughty Lady Of Shady Lane
(Tepper / Bennett)

Original issue: Issued on 78rpm single HMV B series 10832

A: CD issue: Issued in 2005 on EMI 7243 873482 2 6 CD ‘Life Is Just A Bowl Of Cherries’ (track 5)

B: CD issue: Issued in 2005 on EMI 7243 873482 2 6 CD ‘Life Is Just A Bowl Of Cherries’ (track 1)

 


A: Tweedle Dee
(W. Scott)

B: More Than Ever Now
(Taylor / Sonin)

Original issue: Issued on 78rpm single HMV B series 10848

A: CD issue: Issued on in 1990 on CDMOIR 401 You Belong To Me’ (track 3)

B: CD issue: Issued in 1994 on EMI 7243 8 31193 2 5 3CD box set ‘The A-Z of Alma Cogan’ (disc two: track 6)

 

A: Tika Tika Tok
(Musel / Stevens / Demort / Imer)

B: Chee Chee-O-Chee
(Saracini / Turner /Parsons)

Original issue: Issued on 78rpm single HMV B series 10862

A: CD issue: Issued in 1994 on EMI 7243 8 31193 2 5 3CD box set ‘The A-Z of Alma Cogan’ (disc two: track 8)

B: CD issue: Issued in 2005 on EMI 7243 873482 2 6 CD ‘Life Is Just A Bowl Of Cherries’ (track 18)



A: Dreamboat
(Hoffman)

B: Irish Mambo
(Redman / Cavanaugh)

Original issue: Issued on 78rpm single HMV B series 10872

A: CD issue: Issued in 1994 on EMI 7243 8 31193 2 5 3CD box set ‘The A-Z of Alma Cogan’ (disc two: track 7)

B: CD issue: Issued in 1994 on EMI 7243 8 31193 2 5 3CD box set ‘The A-Z of Alma Cogan’ (disc two: track 9)

 

 

A: Where  Will The Dimple Be
(Merrill / Hoffman)

B: Keep Me In Mind
(Wolf / Bacharach)

Original issue: Issued on 78rpm single HMV B series 10887

A: CD issue: Issued in 1994 on EMI 7243 8 31193 2 5 3CD box set ‘The A-Z of Alma Cogan’ (disc two: track 11)

B: CD issue: Issued in 1994 on EMI 7243 8 31193 2 5 3CD box set ‘The A-Z of Alma Cogan’ (disc two: track 10)

 

A: Got ‘N Idea
(P. Roberts)

B: Give A Fool A Chance
(Stevens)

Original issue: Issued on 78rpm single HMV B series 10896

A: CD issue: Issued in 1991 on EMI CDP 7 95594 2 CD ‘Alma Cogan – The EMI Years’ (track 4)

B: CD issue: Issued in 1994 on EMI 7243 8 31193 2 5 3CD box set ‘The A-Z of Alma Cogan’ (disc two: track 12)

 


A: The Banjo’s Back In Town
(Shuman / Brown / Shuman)

B: Go On By
(Hamblen)

Original issue: Issued on 78rpm single HMV B series 10917

A: CD issue: Issued in 1994 on EMI 7243 8 31193 2 5 3CD box set ‘The A-Z of Alma Cogan’ (disc two: track 13)

B: CD issue: Issued in 1994 on EMI 7243 8 31193 2 5 3CD box set ‘The A-Z of Alma Cogan’ (disc two: track 14)

 


A: Hernando’s Hideaway
(Adler / Rose)

B: Blue Again
(McHugh / L. Fields)

Original issue: Issued on 78rpm single HMV B series 10929

A: CD issue: Issued in 1994 on EMI 7243 8 31193 2 5 3CD box set ‘The A-Z of Alma Cogan’ (disc two: track 15)

B: CD issue: Issued in 2005 on EMI 7243 873482 2 6 CD ‘Life Is Just A Bowl Of Cherries’ (track 18)

 

A: Never Do A Tango With An Eskimo
(Connor)

B: Twenty Tiny Fingers
(Tepper / Bennet)

Original issue: Issued on 45rpm single HMV POP 129

A: CD issue: Issued in 1991 on EMI CDP 7 95594 2 CD ‘Alma Cogan – The EMI Years’ (track 14)

B: CD issue: Issued in 1994 on EMI 7243 8 31193 2 5 3CD box set ‘The A-Z of Alma Cogan’ (disc two: track 16)

Note: All singles issued on 7” 45rpm single and 78rpm from this issue

 

Click Here for Part Two