As adjuncts to our highly popular "America's Greatest Hits" series of collections for each calendar year in the 50s and early '60s, we have already produced collections based on landmark moments in the Billboard charts - "The First Top 100 Nov. 1955" (ACQCD7062), "The First Hot 100 Aug. 1958" (ACQCD7083), "The First Hot 100 of the '60s" (ACQCD7097), "The 'Heartbreak Hotel' Top 100" (ACQCD7122)and "The Day The Music Died - Feb 3rd 1959 Hot 100" (ACQCD7134) each comprising all the records in the Top 100 for the date in question. This collection celebrates a landmark event of 1962, the launching of the first telecommunications satellite Telstar on July 10th, a multinational project involving the USA, UK and France, which revolutionised transatlantic TV broadcasting as well as telephone and other communications, and helped bring the world closer together. Within weeks the event had inspired the British band The Tornados to record Joe Meek's iconic instrumental composition and production " "Telstar" which made No. 1 in the UK in September and stayed there for five weeks. It entered the US Hot 100 while it was at No. 1 in the UK, and rose to make No. 1 in Christmas week. This collection comprises just about all the records in the Billboard Hot 100 of that week (a couple of records are unavailable for copyright reasons) and it provides a fascinating and evocative snapshot of the music scene at the end of an important and optimistic year. It's a window onto a dynamic and exciting musical environment, and includes a number of unfamiliar names and recordings of which even pop enthusiasts may not be too aware, and which will be welcome additions to their collections. It contains a 12,000+ word booklet featuring background notes on every record.
As adjuncts to our highly popular "America's Greatest Hits" series of collections for each calendar year in the 50s and early '60s, we have already produced collections based on landmark moments in the Billboard charts - "The First Top 100 Nov. 1955" (ACQCD7062), "The First Hot 100 Aug. 1958" (ACQCD7083), "The First Hot 100 of the '60s" (ACQCD7097), "The 'Heartbreak Hotel' Top 100" (ACQCD7122)and "The Day The Music Died - Feb 3rd 1959 Hot 100" (ACQCD7134) each comprising all the records in the Top 100 for the date in question. This collection celebrates a landmark event of 1962, the launching of the first telecommunications satellite Telstar on July 10th, a multinational project involving the USA, UK and France, which revolutionised transatlantic TV broadcasting as well as telephone and other communications, and helped bring the world closer together. Within weeks the event had inspired the British band The Tornados to record Joe Meek's iconic instrumental composition and production " "Telstar" which made No. 1 in the UK in September and stayed there for five weeks. It entered the US Hot 100 while it was at No. 1 in the UK, and rose to make No. 1 in Christmas week. This collection comprises just about all the records in the Billboard Hot 100 of that week (a couple of records are unavailable for copyright reasons) and it provides a fascinating and evocative snapshot of the music scene at the end of an important and optimistic year. It's a window onto a dynamic and exciting musical environment, and includes a number of unfamiliar names and recordings of which even pop enthusiasts may not be too aware, and which will be welcome additions to their collections. It contains a 12,000+ word booklet featuring background notes on every record.
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Format: CD
Label: ACROBAT
Rel. Date: 02/07/2020
UPC: 824046714420

Telstar Hot 100 December 22nd 1962 / Various
Artist: Telstar Hot 100 December 22nd 1962 / Various
Format: CD
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1. The Tornadoes - Telstar
2. Chubby Checker - Limbo Rock
3. Elvis Presley - Return to Sender
4. Marcie Blane - Bobby's Girl
5. The Four Seasons - Big Girls Don't Cry
6. The Orlons - Don't Hang Up
7. Steve Lawrence - Go Away Little Girl
8. "Little Esther" Phillips - Release Me
9. Ray Charles - You Are My Sunshine
10. Dion - Love Came to Me
11. Herb Alpert ; the Tijuana Brass - the Lonely Bull
12. Little Eva - Keep Your Hands Off My Baby
13. Dee Dee Sharp - Ride!
14. Brook Benton - Hotel Happiness
15. Nat King Cole - Dear Lonely Hearts
16. Bob B. Soxx ; the Blue Jeans - Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah
17. Johnny Crawford - Rumors
18. Marty Robbins - Ruby Ann
19. Routers - Let's Go
20. Cookies - Chains
21. Duane Eddy - (Dance with the) Guitar Man
22. Exciters - Tell Him
23. Lou Monte - Pepino the Italian Moue
24. Les Cooper - Wiggle Wobble
25. Mary Wells - Two Lovers:
26. Brenda Lee - All Alone Am I
27. Paul Petersen - My Dad
28. Ray Charles - Your Cheating Heart
29. The Crystals - He's a Rebel
30. Gene McDaniels - Spanish Lace
31. Stan Getz ; Charlie Byrd - Desafinado
32. Harry Simeone Chorale - Little Drummer Boy
33. The Four Seasons - Santa Claus Is Coming to Town
34. Bobby Vee - the Night Has a Thousand Eyes
35. Paul Anka - Eso Beso
36. Mark Valentino - the Push and Kick
37. Jerry Wallace - Shutters and Boards
38. Mel Torme - Comin' Home Baby
39. Bobby (Boris) Pickett ; the Crypt Kickers - Monsters' Holiday
40. The Drifters - Up on the Roof
41. Dickey Lee - I Saw Linda Yesterday
42. Bobby Vinton - Let's Kiss and Make Up
43. The Duprees - My Own True Love
44. Rick Nelson - It's Up to You
45. Bing Crosby - White Christmas
46. David Seville ; the Chipmunks - the Chipmunk Song
47. Lavern Baker - See See Rider
48. Gene (Duke of Earl) Chandler - You Threw a Lucky Punch
49. Gabriel ; the Angels - That's Life
50. Bobby Rydell - the Cha-Cha-Cha
51. The Beach Boys - Ten Little Indians
52. Johnny Tillotson - I Can't Help It
53. Ray Stevens - Santa Claus Is Watching You
54. Gene Pitney - Half Heaven, Half Heartache
55. Tony Bennett - I Left My Heart in San Francisco
56. The Excellents - Coney Island Baby
57. Bobby Helms - Jingle Bell Rock
58. Chris Montez - Some Kinda Fun
59. Timi Yuro - the Love of a Boy
60. Bobby Vinton - Trouble Is My Middle Name
61. The Majors - a Little Bit Now
62. Brenda Lee - Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree
63. Connie Francis - I'm Gonna Be Warm This Winter
64. Jimmie Rodgers - Rainbow at Midnight
65. Nat King Cole - the Christmas Song
66. The Belmonts - Diddle-De-Dum
67. Frank Sinatra ; Sammy Davis Jr. - Me and My Shadow
68. Ben Colder - Don't Go Near the Eskimos
69. Brian Hyland - I May Not Live to See Tomorrow
70. Lester Flatt ; Earl Scruggs - the Ballad of Jed Clampett
71. Jimmy Dean - Gonna Raise a Ruckus Tonight
72. The Marvelettes - Strange I Know
73. The Earls - Remember Then
74. The Miracles - You've Really Got a Hold on Me
75. Barbara Lynn - You're Gonna Need Me
76. Lonnie Russ - My Wife Can't Cook
77. John D. Loudermilk - Road Hog
78. Johnny Thunder - Loop de Loop
79. David Seville ; the Chipmunks - Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
80. Frank Ifield - Lovesick Blues
81. The Majors - She's a Troublemaker
82. The Contours - Shake Sherry
83. Vince Guaraldi Trio - Cast Your Fate to the Wind
84. The Emotions - Echo
85. David Seville ; the Chipmunks - Alvin's Harmonica
86. The Drifters - White Christmas
87. Kitty Kallen - My Coloring Book
88. Booker T' ; the MGS - Jelly Bread
89. Aretha Franklin - Trouble in Mind
90. Bobby Rydell ; Chubby Checker - Jingle Bell Rock
91. James Brown ; the Famous Flames - Three Hearts in a Tangle
92. Andy Williams - Twilight Time
93. Dean Martin ; Sammy Davis Jr. - Sam's Song
94. Bobby Goldsboro - Molly
95. Del Shannon - Little Town Flirt
96. Eddy Arnold - Does He Mean That Much to You
97. The Dells - the (Bossa Nova) Bird
98. Rick Nelson - I Need You

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As adjuncts to our highly popular "America's Greatest Hits" series of collections for each calendar year in the 50s and early '60s, we have already produced collections based on landmark moments in the Billboard charts - "The First Top 100 Nov. 1955" (ACQCD7062), "The First Hot 100 Aug. 1958" (ACQCD7083), "The First Hot 100 of the '60s" (ACQCD7097), "The 'Heartbreak Hotel' Top 100" (ACQCD7122)and "The Day The Music Died - Feb 3rd 1959 Hot 100" (ACQCD7134) each comprising all the records in the Top 100 for the date in question. This collection celebrates a landmark event of 1962, the launching of the first telecommunications satellite Telstar on July 10th, a multinational project involving the USA, UK and France, which revolutionised transatlantic TV broadcasting as well as telephone and other communications, and helped bring the world closer together. Within weeks the event had inspired the British band The Tornados to record Joe Meek's iconic instrumental composition and production " "Telstar" which made No. 1 in the UK in September and stayed there for five weeks. It entered the US Hot 100 while it was at No. 1 in the UK, and rose to make No. 1 in Christmas week. This collection comprises just about all the records in the Billboard Hot 100 of that week (a couple of records are unavailable for copyright reasons) and it provides a fascinating and evocative snapshot of the music scene at the end of an important and optimistic year. It's a window onto a dynamic and exciting musical environment, and includes a number of unfamiliar names and recordings of which even pop enthusiasts may not be too aware, and which will be welcome additions to their collections. It contains a 12,000+ word booklet featuring background notes on every record.