40 Golden Greats (Cliff Richard album)

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40 Golden Greats
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Compilation album by
ReleasedSeptember 1977
GenrePop, rock and roll
LabelEMI Records
ProducerNorrie Paramor, Bruce Welch, David Mackay
Cliff Richard chronology
Every Face Tells a Story
(1977)
40 Golden Greats
(1977)
Small Corners
(1978)

40 Golden Greats is a compilation album by Cliff Richard made up of his biggest hit songs from the start of his music career (with his original backing band The Shadows) through to his most recent solo hits of the time. The double album was released on EMI Records in September 1977 and reached number one on the UK Albums Chart.[1][2]

Track listing[edit]

Album 1[edit]

Side A
Track # Song title Credits Length
1
"Move It" Cliff Richard & The Drifters
2:24
2
"Livin' Doll"
2:38
3
"Travellin' Light" Cliff Richard and The Shadows
2:39
4
"Fall in Love with You"
2:31
5
"Please Don't Tease"
2:59
6
"Nine Times Out of Ten"
2:08
7
"Theme for a Dream"
2:06
8
"Gee Whizz It's You"
2:00
9
"When the Girl in Your Arms Is the Girl in Your Heart" Cliff Richard
2:24
10
"A Girl Like You" Cliff Richard and the Shadows
2:31
Side B
Track # Song title Credits Length
1
"The Young Ones" Cliff Richard and the Shadows
3:11
2
"Do You Want to Dance"
2:15
3
"I'm Looking Out the Window" Cliff Richard
2:46
4
"It'll Be Me" Cliff Richard and The Shadows
1:55
5
"Bachelor Boy"
2:02
6
"The Next Time"
2:57
7
"Summer Holiday"
2:07
8
"Lucky Lips"
2:43
9
"It's All in the Game" Cliff Richard
3:12
10
"Don't Talk to Him" Cliff Richard and the Shadows
2:52

Album 2[edit]

Side A
Track # Song title Credits Length
1
"Constantly" Cliff Richard
2:39
2
"On The Beach" Cliff Richard and The Shadows
2:28
3
"I Could Easily Fall (In Love With You)"
2:55
4
"The Minute You're Gone" Cliff Richard
2:21
5
"Wind Me Up (Let Me Go)"
2:29
6
"Visions"
3:01
7
"Blue Turns to Grey" Cliff Richard and The Shadows
2:22
8
"In the Country"
2:43
9
"The Day I Met Marie" Cliff Richard
2:16
10
"All My Love"
2:57
Side B
Track # Song title Credits Length
1
"Congratulations" Cliff Richard
2:32
2
"Throw Down a Line" Cliff & Hank
2:49
3
"Goodbye Sam, Hello Samantha" Cliff Richard
2:48
4
"Sing a Song of Freedom"
3:25
5
"Power to All Our Friends"
3:03
6
"(You Keep Me) Hangin' On"
2:59
7
"Miss You Nights"
3:58
8
"Devil Woman"
3:36
9
"I Can't Ask For Anymore Than You"
2:50
10
"My Kinda Life"
3:27

Charts and certifications[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Cliff Richard | Artist | Official Charts". UK Albums Chart.
  2. ^ [The Gramophone - Volume 55, Issue 2 - Page 1162 1977 ""40 Golden Greats" by Cliff Richard (EMI EMTVS6) is a double album survey of this phenomenal gentleman from his first hit, Move it!, in 1958 up to My kinda life, a success earlier this year."]
  3. ^ "Officialcharts.de – Cliff Richard – 40 Golden Greats". GfK Entertainment Charts.
  4. ^ "British album certifications – Cliff Richard – 40 Golden Greats". British Phonographic Industry. Select albums in the Format field. Select Platinum in the Certification field. Type 40 Golden Greats in the "Search BPI Awards" field and then press Enter.