Previous CDs & Sleeve note work


 

 

CDs  Dave's compiled/written notes

(Over 1000 CDs this century in Pop, Rock, MOR, Country and R&B)             

 

INCLUDES 2008-10 SERIES

'THE OFFICIAL TOP OF THE POPS SERIES' (16 albums) for EMI/BBC

'TRUE' (21 X 3 CD Box Sets for Universal)

'ULTIMATE' (7 X 3 CD Box set for Universal)

'BRITISH ROCK'N'ROLL ANTHOLOGY' (5 CD)

'THE ROCK'N'ROLL YEARS' (16 CD set)

'THE BOAT THAT ROCKED' (2 CD) last three for Universal.

'THEN' (1953-1957)(5CD)

 

2011 COMPILATIONS INCLUDE TOP 20 UK HIT ALBUMS BY

FRANKIE LAINE

JOHN DENVER

JOHNNY MATHIS


SOLO ACT COMPILATIONS INCLUDE

(in many cases more than one album per act)

 1940s acts

Bing Crosby

Frankie Laine

Anne Shelton

George Formby

Jimmy Dorsey

Al Bowlly

Vera Lynn (Inc 5 CD set)

Ambrose

Andrews Sisters

Billie Holiday

Gracie Fields

Edmundo Ros

Geraldo

Ella Fitzgerald

Billy Cotton

Joe Loss

Judy Garland

Ethel Merman

Flanagan & Allen

Jimmy Durante

Charlie Kunz

Marlene Dietrich

Lena Horne

Josef Locke

 

1950s acts

Buddy Holly

Platters

Pat Boone

Chuck Berry

Connie Francis

Eddie Cochran

Fats Domino

Perry Como

Harry Belafonte

Marty Wilde

Ray Conniff

Billy Fury

Gene Vincent

Crickets

Lonnie Donegan (inc 5 CD set)

Dickie Valentine

Alma Cogan

Ray Martin

Anthony Newley

Lita Roza

Tony Brent

Shirley Bassey

Beverely Sisters

Ray Ellington

Teddy Johnston

Sammy Davis jr

Max Bygraves

Guy Mitchell

Glen Mason

Frank Chacksfield

Avons

Eve Boswell

Mudlarks

Jimmy Young

McGuire Sisters

Stargazers

Ted Heath

Winifred Atwell

Mantonvani

Charlie Kunz

Johnston Brothers

David Whitfield

Anne Shelton

Teresa Brewer

Joan Regan

Four Aces

Danny Kaye

Eartha Kitt

Patti Page

Al Martino

Dean Martin

Eddie Fisher

Harry Secombe

Julie London

Michael Holliday

Nat 'King' Cole

Ronnie Carroll

Ronnie Hilton

David Hughes

Frankie Laine

Dinah Washington

Dion & The Belmonts

Frankie Lymon & the Teenagers

Ricky Nelson

Frankie Vaughan

Sarah Vaughan

Tommy Steele

 

1960s/70s pop/rock

Tom Jones

Petula Clark

Olivia Newton-John

The Carpenters

Righteous Brothers

Billy Fury

David Essex

The Shadows

Dusty Springfield

Des O'Connor

Herman's Hermits

Engelbert Humperdinck

Spencer Davis

Kathy Kirby

Brenda Lee

Bobby Vee

Johnny Burnette

John Denver

New Vaudeville Band

Peter Sellers

Karl Denver

Fortunes

Tony Christie

Vikki Carr

Lulu

Bachelors

Timi Yuro

Burt Bacharach

Jet Harris

Johnny Preston

Lesley Gore

Righteous Brothers

Susan Maughan

Sam the Sham

Acker Bilk

Brian Hyland

Dr. Hook

Jack Jones

Bobby Darin

Brian Poole & The Tremeloes

Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick…

Donny Osmond

Eric Burdon

Neil Diamond

Roger Whittaker

Sergio Mendes

Small Faces

Thunderclap Newman

Cher

Manfred Mann

Bert Kaempfert

Billy J. Kramer

Gerry & The Pacemakers

Helen Shapiro

Jan & Dean

Don McLean

James Last

John Barry

Johnny Pearson

Larry Page Orchestra

Ventures

Ricky Valance

Val Doonican

Johnny Kidd & Pirates

Swinging Blue Jeans

Val Doonican

The Ventures

 

80s

Blondie

Sheena Easton

Madness

Michael Ball

Supertramp 

Chris DeBurgh

 Strawbs

Steely Dan

Allman Brothers

Aswad

Split Enz

UFO

Wet Wet Wet

Sheena Easton

Quireboys

Living In A Box

Barbara Dickson

Culture Club

Elkie Brooks

Flying Pickets

George Thorogood

Iris Williams

 

R&B/Funk/Soul/Blues

James Brown

Marvin Gaye

Al Green

Barry White

B.B. King

The Drifters

The Supremes

The Temptations

Kool & The Gang

The Stylistics

The Impressions

Earth, Wind & Fire

Smokey Robinson

Four Tops

Brothers Johnson,

Gwen Guthrie

Cameo

Con Funk Shun

Dee Dee Warwick

Ohio Players

Mary Jane Girls

Gene Chandler

Stephanie Mills

Parliament

The Miracles

Crystal Waters

Womack & Womack

Thelma Houston

Jeffrey Osborne

Junior

Junior Parker

Quincy Jones

Alexander O'Neal

P.M. Dawn

Jocelyn Brown

LL Cool J

Bobby Womack          

Lionel Richie

Clyde McPhatter

Temptations

Etta James

Ike & Tina Turner

Bo Diddley

Howlin' Wolf

Muddy Waters

Buddy Guy

Louis Jordan

Brook Benton

Dinah Washington

Sonny Boy Williamson

Gene McDaniels

Nina Simone

Edwin Starr

Dells

John Lee Hooker

Bobby 'Blue' Bland

 

Country

Johnny Cash

Kenny Rogers

George Jones

Tanya Tucker

Conway Twitty

Reba McEntire

Patsy Cline

Webb Pierce

Kitty Wells

Jerry Lee Lewis

Don Williams

Hank Williams

Hank Williams Jr

Billy Ray Cyrus

Kitty Wells

Bill Monroe

Freddy Fender

Mavericks

Willie Nelson

Charlie Rich

Dolly Parton

Crystal Gayle

Roger Miller

 

 

VARIOUS ARTISTS COMPILATIONS/SLEEVE NOTES INCLUDE

OVER 300 HITS OF THE 1950S & 1960S albums for TIME LIFE, UNIVERSAL, EMI, SONY/BMG as well as OVER 100 COUNTRY AND SOUL COMPILATIONS & SLEEVE NOTES.INCLUDES:


R&B

Time Life Classic Soul Years

Solid Gold Soul (series)

23 sets (1950-1990s)

Soul Connection

Philly Groove Story

Chess Divas

Chess Double Album

Chess 60s R&B

Chess Blues Compilation

Chess R&B Compilation

HMV Chess Blues

Sweet Soul of 70s

 

Country

Time Life Country Classics

23 Sets Vols 6-28

Superstars of Country (series)

Classsic Country Gold (series)

Country Ladies

County Lovin'

Country Hits 70s

Bluegrass Double

Country Million Sellers

HMV Country Double

Million Dollar Country

 

Pop, etc

Sounds Of The 60s (series 20 + sets)

25 Years of Rock'n'Roll (series)

Music Of The Years 1955-69 (Series)

British Hit Parade (series)

Guinness Book Of Hits Series

Flower Power (6 CDs)

The Roulette Story

Xmas Love

Complete Christmas Collection (Series)

What They Did Pre R&R

100 Hits of the 50s

100 Hits of the 60s

The Fabulous |Fifties

The Four Tenors

Girl Watching

Boy Watching

Christmas Past

Greatest Rock'n'Roll

HMV Gold

Hits That Rocked The Airwaves

Hits of the Blitz

Haynes Ultimate 50s Hit Collection

Gold Rock'n'Roll