BBCCD608 The singing detective

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Catalogue numberBBCCD608
Sleeve picturePicture of BBCCD608 The singing detective by artist Various from the BBC records and Tapes library
TitleThe singing detective
Cover conditionNear mint
Record conditionNear mint
BBC records label codeA
BBC Records label
Item deleted?Yes
LabelBBC Records
BBC%20Records label
Distributed / printed byBBC Enterprises Ltd.
Media typeREB 608
Media genreDramas - Period View all other tracks listed as Dramas - Period.
Run-off codes / Shop bar codesBBC CD 608 . MASTERED BY NIMBUS
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What type of seller was used?Physical shop

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Below is a list of tracks for this release.
Side & trackTrack and ArtistLength
A1Peg o' my heart [Bryan / Fisher / Max Harris and his Novelty Trio]2.06
A2Limehouse blues [Furber / Braham / Ambrose and his orchestra]2.46
A3Blues in the night [Arlen / Mercer / Anne Shelton]3.11
A4Dry bones [Livingstone Gearhart / Fred Waring and his Pennsylvanians]2.19
A5Rockin' in rhythm [Ellington / Carney / Mills / The Jungle band]3.03
A6Cruising down the river [Beadell / Tolleaton / Lou Preager and his orchestra]3.19
A7Don't fence me in [Cole Porter / Bing Crosby and the Andrew Sisters]3.08
A8It might as well be Spring [Rodgers / Hammerstein / Dick Haymes]3.09
A9Paper doll [J. Black / The Mills Brothers]2.54
A10Lili Marlene [Schultze / Leip / Connor / Lale Anderson]2.49
A11I get along without you very well [Carmichael / Lew Stone and his band]3.13
A12Do I worry? [Cowan / Worth / The Ink Spots]2.37
A13Ac-cent-tchu-ate the positive [Arlen / Mercer / Bing Crosby and the Andrew Sisters]2.44
A14You always hurt the one you love [Roberts / Fisher / The Mills Brothers]3.12
A15After you've gone [Creamer / Layton / Al Jolson with Matty Malneck's orchestra and the Four Hits and a Miss]2.52
A16It's a lovely day tomorrow [Berlin / Jack Payne and his orchestra]3.11
A17Into each life some rain must fall [Roberts / Fisher / Ella Fitzgerald and the Ink Spots]3.06
A18The very thought of you [Noble / Al Bowlly with the Ray Noble orchestra]3.33
A19The teddy bears' picnic [Kennedy / Henry Hall and his orchestra]2.53
A20We'll meet again [Parker / Charles / Vera Lynn with Arthur Young at the Novachord]3.27
Total length of media 59:32.

More information

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

A film in six parts by Dennis Potter.


Michael Gambon

Produced by

John Harris
Kenith Trodd

Directed by

Jon Amiel

Other versions

I have the title track on these releases:
[cds]SPHCD 700120 top TV and movie hits

Further information

BBC Radio Enterprises Ltd and BBC Enterprises Ltd, predecessors of BBC Worldwide / BBC Worldwide Ltd., the BBC's commercial arm. Formed 1968 and 1979 respectively, they were a subsidiary wholly owned by the BBC and merged into BBC Worldwide in 1995. In that time, there were companies set up within or structured brands as part of the company to deal with separate parts of the business, e.g. BBC Records for recorded audio. Sometimes written as BBC Enterprise Ltd.

The items shown here are from the "main" BBC Records and Tapes library covering a wide secletion of genres from themes, comedy dramas and others, depending on which format you have selected.

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