REQ 730 When housewives had the choice by Various

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Catalogue numberREQ 730
TitleWhen housewives had the choice
Cover conditionVery Good Plus
Record conditionNear mint
BBC records label code4
Item deleted?Yes
Distributed / printed byBBC
Country of originUK UK flag
Media typePrimary
Media genreMusic - Popular
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Run-off codes / Shop bar codesREQ 730 A-1<>MB ORLAKE
Lacquer cut at and byPye Studios - Mike BrownOrlake Records. Information provided by Discogs website.
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Below is a list of tracks for this release.
Side & trackTrack and ArtistLength
A1In party mood [Jack Strachey / The West End Celebrity orchestra]2.50
A2When somebody thinks you're wonderful [Harry Woods / Fats Waller]3.40
A3This is my lovely day [Ellis / Herbert / Georges Guetary / Lizbeth Webb]3.26
A4Don't sit under the apple tree (With anyone else but me) [Lew Brown / Charlie Tobias / Sam H. Sept / The Andrews Sisters]2.59
A5La mer [Charles Trenet]3.23
A6My truly, truly fair [Bob Merrill / Guy Mitchell]2.50
B1Cherry pink, apple blossom white [Louiguy / David / Eddie Calvert]2.23
B2Just walkin' in the rain [Bragg / Riley / Johnnie Ray]2.40
B3Finger of suspicion [Mann / Lewis / Dickie Valentine]2.54
B4Answer me, my love [Gerhard Winkler / Fred Rauch / Carl Sigman / Frankie Lane]2.43
B5Good luck, good health, God bless you [Adams / Leroyal / Steve Conway]3.09
B6Love letters in the sand [N. & C. Kenny / J. Coots / Pat Boone]2.17
B7George Elrick's "See you all again" sung sign off [Jack Strachey / George Elrick]0.45
C1Stay sweet as you are [Gordon / Revel / Nat 'King' Cole]3.00
C2Rock and roll waltz [Alfred / Allen / Kay Starr / Hugo Winterhalter, his orchestra and chorus]3.02
C3Softly softly [Duban / Roberts / Paul / Ruby Murray]2.30
C4Stranger in paradise [Robert Wright / George Forrest / The Four Acres]2.59
C5Mr. Wonderful [Jerry Bock / Larry Holofcener / George Weiss / Peggy Lee]3.19
C6Magic moments [Burt Bacharach / Hal David / Perry Como]2.44
D1On the street where you live [A. J. Lerner / Loewe / Vic Damone]2.44
D2Theme from "A summer place" [M. Steiner / Percy Faith]2.24
D3Whatever will be, will be [Livingstone / Evans / Doris Day]2.59
D4Passing strangers [Francis Day / Billy Ecksteine / Sarah Vaughan]2.42
D5Moon river (Breakfast at Tiffany's) [Henry Mancini / Johnny Mercer]2.45
D6When housewives had the choice [Russell Davies / Jack Strachey / Julie Covington]3.08
Total length of media 1:10:15.


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