By Dean Peirce-Hendriks - Part Two

 

HMV Records 1956 - 1961

1956

Single release


A: Love And Marriage
(Van Heusen / Cahn)

B: The Sycamore Tree
(Roberts)

Original issue: Issued on 45rpm single HMV POP 163

A: CD issue: Issued in 2005 on EMI 7243 873482 2 6 CD ‘Life Is Just A Bowl Of Cherries’ (track 20)

B: CD issue: Issued in 2005 on EMI 7243 873482 2 6 CD ‘Life Is Just A Bowl Of Cherries’ (track 24)

 


A: Willie Can
(Bryant / Bryant)

B:Lizzie Borden
(Brown)

Original issue: Issued on 45rpm single HMV POP 187

A: CD issue: Issued in 2001 on EMI 7243 5 358119 2 3 4CD box set ‘The Girl With A Laugh In Her Voice’ (disc three: track 10)

B: CD issue: Issued on CD in 2002 on EMI 7243 5 40466 2 9 ‘The Ultimate Alma Cogan’ (track 10)


A: Bluebell
(Stanley / Roberts)

B: Don’t Ring A Da Bell
(Reine / Miller)

Original issue: Issued on 45rpm single HMV POP 189

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

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 19)


A: It's All Been Done Before (Duet withRonnie Hilton)
(Olay / Thompson)

Original issue: Issued on 45rpm single HMV POP 198

A: CD issue: Issued in 2001 on EMI 7243 5 358119 2 3 4CD box set ‘The Girl With A Laugh In Her Voice’ (disc three: track 11)

 

A: (The Same Thing Happened) With The Birds And The Bees
(David / Warren)

B: Why Do Fools Fall In Love?
(Lynmon / Merchant)

Original issue: Issued on 45rpm single HMV POP 223

A: CD issue: Issued in 2001 on EMI 7243 5 358119 2 3 4CD box set ‘The Girl With A Laugh In Her Voice’ (disc three: track 12)

B: CD issue: Issued in 2001 on EMI 7243 5 358119 2 3 4CD box set ‘The Girl With A Laugh In Her Voice’ (disc three: track 13)


A: Mama Teach Me To Dance
(Hoffmann / Manning)

B: I'm In Love Again
(Fats Domino / Batholomew)

Original issue: Issued on 45rpm single HMV POP 239

A: CD issue: Issued in 2005 on EMI 7243 873482 2 6 CD ‘Life Is Just A Bowl Of Cherries’ (track 23)

B: CD issue: Issued in 2005 on EMI 7243 873482 2 6 CD ‘Life Is Just A Bowl Of Cherries’ (track 21)

 


A: In The Middle Of The House
(Hilliard)

B: Two Innocent Hearts
(Burton / Pincus)

Original issue: Issued on 45rpm single HMV POP 261

A: CD issue: Issued in 2001 on EMI 7243 5 358119 2 3 4CD box set ‘The Girl With A Laugh In Her Voice’ (disc three: track 14)

B: CD issue: Issued in 1991 on MFP  CDP 797618-2 2CD set ‘The Almanac’ (disc one : track 13)


A: You, Me And Us
(Traditional. Arrangement: Jerome)

B:Three Brothers
(Roberts)

Original issue: Issued on 45rpm single HMV POP 284

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

B: CD issue: Issued in 1991 on MFP  CDP 797618-2 2CD set ‘The Almanac’ (disc one : track 16)

 

1956

US Single release

 

A: Pickin' A Chicken
(Bernfield / De Mortimer / Garfield / Roberts)

B: Willie Can(Track issued on UK single in 1956)

Original issue: Issued on US issue only 45rpm single RCA Victor 6573

A: CD issue: Issued in 1991 on MFP  CDP 797618-2 2CD set ‘The Almanac’ (disc one : track 14)

 

1957

Single release

 

A: Whatever Lola Wants
(Adler / Ross)

B: Lucky Lips
(Leiber / Stoller)

Original issue: Issued on 45rpm single HMV POP 317

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

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

 


A: Chantez,Chantez
(Gamse  / Fields)

B: Funny, Funny, Funny
(Jacobson / Stallman)

Original issue: Issued on 45rpm single HMV POP 336

A: CD issue: Issued in 1994 on EMI 7243 8 30190210 CD ‘An Hour Of Alma Cogan’ (track 17)

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 20)

 

A: Fabulas (Fabulous)
(Lane / Sheldon)

B: Summer Love
(Wiess)

Original issue: Issued on 45rpm single HMV POP 367

A: CD issue: Issued in 1994 on EMI 7243 8 30190210 CD ‘An Hour Of Alma Cogan’ (track 18)

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 21)

 

A: That's Happiness
(Ebb / Klein / Coleman)

B: What You've Done To Me
(Burton / Pineus)

Original issue: Issued on 45rpm single HMV POP 392

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 22)

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 23)


A:Party Time
(Sheldon / Lane)

B:Please Mr Brown
(Raye / De Paul) 

Original issue: Issued on 45rpm single HMV POP 415

A: CD issue: Issued in 1994 on EMI 7243 8 30190210 CD ‘An Hour Of Alma Cogan’ (track 19)

B: CD issue: Issued in 1994 on EMI 7243 8 30190210 CD ‘An Hour Of Alma Cogan’ (track 20)

 

1957

Extended Play single release

 

“She Loves To Sing”

A1: Life Is Just A Bowl Of Cherries
(Brown  / Henderson)

A2: Taking A Chance On Love
(Duke / Fetter / LaTouche)

B1: Ain't We Got Fun
(Whiting / Egan / Kahn)

B2: Blue Skies
(Berlin)

Original issue: Issued on EP single HMV 7EG 8437

A1: CD issue: Issued in 2005 on EMI 7243 873482 2 6 CD ‘Life Is Just A Bowl Of Cherries’ (track 15)

A2: CD issue: Issued in 2005 on EMI 7243 873482 2 6 CD ‘Life Is Just A Bowl Of Cherries’ (track 17)

B1: CD issue: Issued in 2005 on EMI 7243 873482 2 6 CD ‘Life Is Just A Bowl Of Cherries’ (track 25)

B2: CD issue: Issued in 2005 on EMI 7243 873482 2 6 CD ‘Life Is Just A Bowl Of Cherries’ (track 22)

 

Note:  All tracks were included in the 1958 12” vinyl LP I Love To Sing on HMV CLP 1152

 

 

1957

Unreleased

 

One
(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 17)

 

Ha-Ha-Ha
(Hoffman / Manning)

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 19)

 

1958

 

Studio album


I Love To Sing

I Love To sing
(Missaki / Carr / Connor)

Life Is A Bowl Of Cherries
(Brown  / Henderson)

They Can’t Take That Away From Me
(Gershwin)

Taking A Chance On Love
(Duke / Fetter / LaTouche)

Ain’t We Got Fun
(Whiting / Egan / Kahn)

You Do Something To Me
(Porter)

Today I Love Ev’rybody
(Arlen / Fields)

Cheek To Cheek
(Berlin)

If This Isn’t Love
(Lane / Harburg)

As Time Goes By
(Hupfield)

Comes Love
(Brown / Tobias / Stept)
Blue Skies
 (Berlin)

 

Original issue: Issued on 33.3rpm 12” vinyl album on HMV CLP 1152 (Mono)

CD issue: Issued in 2001 on EMI 7243 5 358119 2 3 4CD box set ‘The Girl With A Laugh In Her Voice’ (disc one: tracks 1 to 12)

 

 

1958

Single release

 


A: The Story Of My Life
(Bacharach / David)

B: Love Is
(Bricusse)

Original issue: Issued on 45rpm single HMV POP 433

A: CD issue: Issued in 2001 on EMI 7243 5 358119 2 3 4CD box set ‘The Girl With A Laugh In Her Voice’ (disc one: track 17)

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 24)

 


A: SugarTime
(Phillips / Echols)

B: Getting’ Ready For Freddy
(Jones / Dixon / Smith)

Original issue: Issued on 45rpm single HMV POP 450

A: CD issue: Issued in 2001 on EMI 7243 5 358119 2 3 4CD box set ‘The Girl With A Laugh In Her Voice’ (disc one: track 18)

B: CD issue: Issued in 1991 on EMI CDP 7 95594 2 CD ‘Alma Cogan - The EMI Years’ (track 16)

 


A: Stairway Of Love
(Tepper / Bennett)

B:Comes Love(Track issued on the album I Love To Sing)

 

Original issue: Issued on 45rpm single HMV POP 482

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 27)

B: CD issue: Issued in 2001 on EMI 7243 5 358119 2 3 4CD box set ‘The Girl With A Laugh In Her Voice’ (disc one: track 11)

 


A: Fly Away Lovers
(Stanton / Connor)

B: Sorry, Sorry, Sorry
(Hoffman / Manning)

Original issue: Issued on 45rpm single HMV POP 500

A: CD issue: Issued in 1991 on EMI CDP 7 95594 2 CD ‘Alma Cogan - The EMI Years’ (track 8)

B: CD issue: Issued in 1999 on Disky LS 856132 CD ‘20 Great Love Songs’ (track 2)

 


A:There's Never Been A Night
(Schuster / Davie)

B: If This Isn’t Love (Track previously issued on the album ‘I Love To Sing’)

Original issue: Issued on 45rpm single HMV POP 531

A: CD issue: Issued on in 1990 on CDMOIR 401 You Belong To Me’ (track 11)

B: CD issue: Issued in 2001 on EMI 7243 5 358119 2 3 4CD box set ‘The Girl With A Laugh In Her Voice’ (disc one: track 9)

 

1958

Extended Play single release

 

1: I Could Have Danced All Night
(Lerner / Lowe)

2: Wouldn't It Be Loverly?
(Lerner / Lowe)

3: With A Little Bit Of Luck
(Lerner / Lowe)

Original issue: Issued on EP single HMV 7EG 8352

1: 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 13)

2: 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 14)

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

Note: Three tracks by Ronnie Hilton also featured on this release

 

1958

Unreleased

 

La Dee Dah
(Slay /Crewe)

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 18)

 

 

1959

Single release


A: Last Night On The Back Porch
(Brown / Schraubstader)

B: Mama Says
(Tepper / Bennett)

Original issue: Issued on 45rpm single HMV POP 573

A: CD issue: Issued in 2001 on EMI 7243 5 358119 2 3 4CD box set ‘The Girl With A Laugh In Her Voice’ (disc three: track 19)

B: CD issue: Issued in 1991 on EMI CDP 7 95594 2 CD ‘Alma Cogan - The EMI Years’ (track 17)


A:
Pink Shoelaces
(Grant)

B: The Universe
(Ross)

Original issue: Issued on 45rpm single HMV POP 608

A: CD issue: Issued in 1994 on EMI 7243 8 30190210 CD ‘An Hour Of Alma Cogan’ (track 23)

B: CD issue: Issued in 1991 on MFP  CDP 797618-2 2CD set ‘The Almanac’ (disc one : track 18)

 


A: We Got Love
(Mann / Lowe)

B:I Don't Mind Being All Alone
(Gaskill / McHugh / Mills)

Original issue: Issued on 45rpm single HMV POP 670

A: CD issue: Issued in 2001 on EMI 7243 5 358119 2 3 4CD box set ‘The Girl With A Laugh In Her Voice’ (disc three: track 20)

B: CD issue: Issued in 1991 on MFP  CDP 797618-2 2CD set ‘The Almanac’ (disc one : track 20)

 

 

1959

Unreleased

Volare
(Modugno / Franco / Miliacci / Parrish)

Original issue: Previously unreleased

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

 

This Little Girl’s Gone Rockin’
(Darin / Curtis)

Original issue: Previously unreleased

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

 

Once In A While
(Green / Edwards)

Original issue: Previously unreleased

CD issue: Issued in 1994 on EMI 7243 8 31193 2 5 3CD box set ‘The A-Z of Alma Cogan’ (disc two: track 30)

 

Too Much
(Greer / Morrell)

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 20)

 

La Plume Da Ma Tante
(Al Hoffman / Dick Manning)

Original issue: Previously unreleased

CD issue: Issued in 1991 on MFP  CDP 797618-2 2CD set ‘The Almanac’ (disc one : track 16)

 

 

1960

 

Single release

A:O Dio Mio (English version)
(Al Hoffman / Dick Manning)

B: Dream Talk
(Bower / Shuman)

Original issue: Issued on 45rpm single HMV POP 728

A: CD issue: Issued in 1991 on MFP  CDP 797618-2 2CD set ‘The Almanac’ (disc one : track 15)

B: CD issue: Issued in 2001 on EMI 7243 5 358119 2 3 4CD box set ‘The Girl With A Laugh In Her Voice’ (disc three: track 21)

 


A: The Train Of Love
(Anka)

B: The ‘I Love You Bit’ (Duet with Lionel Bart)
(Bart)

Original issue: Issued on 45rpm single HMV POP 760

A: CD issue: : Issued in 2001 on EMI 7243 5 358119 2 3 4CD box set ‘The Girl With A Laugh In Her Voice’ (disc three: track 22)

B: CD issue: Issued in 1991 on EMI CDP 7 95594 2 CD ‘Alma Cogan - The EMI Years’ (track 13)

 


A: Must Be Santa
(Moore / Fredricks)

B: Just Couldn't Resist Her With Her Pocket Transistor
(Keller / Kobler)

Original issue: Issued on 45rpm single HMV POP 815

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 31)

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 32)

 

1960

 

Italian release


O Dio Mio
(Al Hoffman / Dick Manning)

Original issue: Unknown

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 5)

 

 

1961

 

Guest appearance

Oliver!

It’s A Fine Life
(Bart)

Oom Pah Pah
(Bart)

As Long As He Needs Me
(Bart)

I’d Do Anything
(Bart)

 

Original issue: Issued on 33.3rpm 12” vinyl album on HMV CLP 1659 (Mono)

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: tracks 9 to 12)

Note: Various artists cast album with four tracks featuring Alma Cogan

Note: Original album and CD re-issue reprised ‘As Long As He Needs Me’ on the final track which featured an all artist medley