• Alma COGAN - The Very Best of Alma Cogan – He Just Couldn’t

Universally known as 'The girl with the laugh in her voice', ALMA COGAN was The UK's very first Princess of Pop.

She cut her very first record, 'To Be Worthy Of You', on her 20th birthday in March 1952, and was rewarded with a Top 5 hit.

Alma topped the UK charts with 'Dreamboat' in 1955, and during the 1950s she registered twenty-three hit Records in Britain, far more than any other female singer.

This is the first compilation to include all her UK hits, including further 'signature songs' like 'Bell Bottom Blues', 'I Can't Tell A Waltz From A Tango', 'Never Do A Tango With An Eskimo' and 'Last Night On The Back Porch', alongside the pick of her other singles.

Also featured are a number of her celebrated R&R covers, e.g. 'Tweedle Dee', 'Why Do Fools Fall In Love', 'Lucky Lips', 'Fabulous', 'This Little Girl's Gone Rockin'' and 'Pink Shoelaces'.

She enjoyed considerable international success, notably in Japan, where 'He Just Couldn't Resist Her With Her Pocket Transistor' topped the charts.

Alma died in 1966 at the tragically young age of thirty-four, at more or less the peak of her popularity, following a battle with ovarian cancer.

Track Listing

Disc 1

1. TO BE WORTHY OF YOU
2. THE WALTZ OF PAREE
3. HALF AS MUCH
4. BLUE TANGO
5. YOU BELONG TO ME
6. TILL I WALTZ AGAIN WITH YOU
7. IF I HAD A GOLDEN UMBRELLA
8. RICOCHET
9. BELL BOTTOM BLUES
10. MAKE LOVE TO ME
11. THE LITTLE SHOEMAKER
12. DO, DO, DO, DO, DO, DO, DO IT AGAIN
13. LITTLE THINGS MEAN A LOT
14. THIS OLE HOUSE
15. I CAN'T TELL A WALTZ FROM A TANGO
16. (Don't Let The) KIDDYGEDDIN
17. SOFTLY, SOFTLY
18. PAPER KISSES
19. THE NAUGHTY LADY OF SHADY LANE
20. MAMBO ITALIANO
21. TWEEDLE DEE
22. TIKA TIKA TOK
23. DREAMBOAT
24. WHERE WILL THE DIMPLE BE?
25. GIVE A FOOL A CHANCE
26. BANJO'S BACK IN TOWN
27. GO ON BY
28. HERNANDO'S HIDEAWAY
29. NEVER DO A TANGO WITH AN ESKIMO
30. TWENTY TINY FINGERS
31. LOVE AND MARRIAGE

Disc 2

1. WILLIE CAN
2. BLUEBELL
3. WHY DO FOOLS FALL IN LOVE
4. THE BIRDS AND THE BEES
5. MAMA, TEACH ME TO DANCE
6. IN THE MIDDLE OF THE HOUSE
7. YOU, ME AND US
8. WHATEVER LOLA WANTS
9. LUCKY LIPS
10. CHANTEZ, CHANTEZ
11. FABULOUS
12. WHAT YOU'VE DONE TO ME
13. PARTY TIME
14. PLEASE MISTER BROWN
15. THE STORY OF MY LIFE
16. SUGARTIME
17. GETTING READY FOR FREDDY
18. STAIRWAY OF LOVE
19. SORRY SORRY SORRY
20. FLY AWAY LOVERS
21. THIS LITTLE GIRL'S GONE ROCKIN'
22. LAST NIGHT ON THE BACK PORCH
23. PINK SHOELACES
24. WE GOT LOVE
25. DREAM TALK
26. TRAIN OF LOVE
27. THE 'I LOVE YOU' BIT
28. HE JUST COULDN'T RESIST HER WITH HER POCKET TRANSISTOR
29. COWBOY JIMMY JOE
30. DON'T READ THE LETTER
31. ALL ALONE
32. KEEP ME IN YOUR HEART
33. SHE'S GOT YOU
34. GOODBYE JOE

Other Details
Price Code B
Format 2CD
Release Date 11/03/2016
UPC Bar Code No 604988079722

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Alma COGAN - The Very Best of Alma Cogan – He Just Couldn’t

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