BBCCD2008 Pennies from Heaven by Various

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Release details

Catalogue numberBBCCD2008
TitlePennies from Heaven
Cover conditionNear mint
Record conditionNear mint
BBC records label codeA
Item deleted?Yes
Distributed / printed byBBC Enterprises Ltd
Country of originUK UK flag
Media typeREF 768
Media genreDramas
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Run-off codes / Shop bar codesBBC CD 2008/1 . MASTERED BY NIMBUS
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What type of seller was used?Not recorded
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Below is a list of tracks for this release.
Side & trackTrack and ArtistLength
A1Down sunnyside lane [Campbell / Connolly / Jack Payne and his BBC Dance Orchestra]3.08
A2The clouds will soon roll by [Woods / Dixon / Ambrose and his orchestra]3.19
A3Roll along prairie moon [Fiorito / McPherson / Jack Jackson and his orchestra]2.53
A4Seein' is believin' [Adams / Ager / Lew Stone and his band]3.14
A5You rascal, you [Thead / The Blue Lyres]2.50
A6Pennies from Heaven [Burke / Johnson]3.04
A7Zing! Went the strings of my heart [J. F. Honly / Lew Stone and his band]2.56
A8You've got me crying again [Newman / Jones / Ambrose and his orchestra]3.05
A9Cheek to cheek [Irving Berlin / Lew Stone and his band]3.01
A10That's a plenty [Pollock / Campbell / Lew Stone and his band]3.07
A11Without that certain thing [M. & H. Nesbitt / Roy Fox and his band]3.07
A12You couldn't be cuter [Kern / Friend / Lew Stone and his band]2.38
A13(Yes, yes) My baby said yes [Conrad / Friend / Ambrose and his orchestra]2.44
A14Just let me look at you [Kern / Fields / Lew Stone and his band]3.17
A15You and the night and the music [Dietz / Schwatz / Warner / Debroy Somers band]3.00
A16Garden of weed [Foresythe / Lew Stone and his band]3.12
A17Love is good for anything that ails you [Friend / Malneck / Orlando and his Gleneagles Hotel Orchestra]2.30
A18I only have eyes for you [Dubin / Warren / Scott Wood and his orchestra]2.57
A19Oh you nasty man [Yellen / Caesar / Henderson / Ray Noble and his orchestra]3.06
A20I love you truly [Jacobs / Bond / Lew Stone and his band]2.49
A21Radio Times [Henry Hall / Henry Hall and the BBC Dance Orchestra]2.39
A22Life begins at Oxford Circus [Nicholls / Jack Hylton and his orchestra]2.24
A23Easy come, easy go [Green / Heyman / Lew Stone and his band]3.09
A24Better think twice [Seymour / Coots / Carroll Gibbons and the Savoy Hotel Orpheons]3.09
B1We'll make hay while the sun shines [Freed / Brown / Billy Merrin and his Commanders]2.56
B2Riptide [Kohn / Dolaldson / Lew Stone and his band]3.11
B3Indian love call [Friml / Gorbach / Hammerstein / Maurice Winnick and his orchestra]3.08
B4How's chances? [Irving Berlin / Henry Hall and his BBC Dance Orchestra]2.52
B5The echo of a song [Mendoza / Roy Fox and his band]3.26
B6Okay toots [Kohn / Donaldson / Henry Roy and his orchestra]2.34
B7Painting the clouds with sunshine [Dubin / Burke / Jack Hylton and his orchestra]2.57
B8Serenade in the night [Bixio / Kennedy / Cherubin / Primo Scola's Accordion Band]3.03
B9My woman [Crosby / Wallman / Wartel / Lew Stone and his band]3.13
B10I've found the right girl [Lupino / Gay / Jack Jackson and his orchestra]2.50
B11On the other side of the hill [Jimmy Kennedy / Roy Fox and his band]2.56
B12Anything goes [Cole Porter / Lew Stone and his band]2.51
B13Hands across the table [Parish / Delettre / Henry Hall and his BBC Dance Orchestra]3.06
B14You sweet so and so [Furber / Gershwin / Meyer / Chorig / Jack Buchanan with Debroy Sumers band]2.56
B15The moon got in my eyes [Burke / Johnston / Carroll Gibbons and the Savoy Hotel Orpheons]3.09
B16In the middle of a kiss [Coslow / Connie Boswell]2.57
B17March winds and April showers [Samuels / Whitcup / Powell / Teddy Joyce and his orchestra]3.06
B18Says my heart [Lane / Loesser / Brian Lawrence and his Sextet]2.26
B19Roll along covered wagon [Jimmy Kennedy / Harry Ray and his orchestra]2.57
B20Whistling in the dark [Suesse / Ambrose and his orchestra]3.03
B21I like to go back in the evening [Pascoe / Clint / Williams / O'Reilly]3.04
B22In the dark [Hill / Bergman / Roy Fox and his band]3.07
B23The glory of love [Hill / Lew Stone and his band]2.51
B24Pennies from Heaven selection (Let's call a heart a heart / Pennies from Heaven) [Burke / Johnston / Louis Levy and his Gaumont British Symphony]3.13
Total length of media 2:23:10.


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Extra notes on cover, middle (gatefold sleeve) and any inserts

Music used in the 1978 BBC television series Pennies From Heaven by Dennis Potter.

Other versions

I have other similar versions, here is the 'primary' release in the database:
REF 768Pennies from Heaven

Other versions

I have the title track on these releases:
[albums]BBC LP 7791Pennies from Heaven
[cds]BBCCD7791Pennies from Heaven
[cds]BBCCD824More pennies from Heaven
[albums]REF 768Pennies from Heaven
[albums]REF 768Pennies from Heaven
[albums]REH 509Sydney Thompson - 10 dance championship dancing
[albums]REN 824Pennies from Heaven II

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