Neil Sedaka Hits Around the World

Hits Around the World
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  • Released: June 9, 2014
  • Originally Released: 2014
  • Label: Sepia Recordings


  • 1.Breaking Up Is Hard to Do
  • 2.The Diary
  • 3.Fallin'
  • 4.I Go Ape
  • 5.Oh! Carol
  • 6.One Way Ticket (To the Blues)
  • 7.Stupid Cupid
  • 8.You Mean Everything to Me
  • 9.Run Samson Run
  • 10.Stairway to Heaven
  • 11.Little Devil
  • 12.Calendar Girl
  • 13.Happy Birthday, Sweet Sixteen
  • 14.King of Clowns
  • 15.Next Door to An Angel
  • 16.A Felicidade
  • 17.No Me Mientas M s [Don't Lead Me On] [In Spanish]
  • 18.Es Dif¡cil Decil Adi¢s [Breaking Up Is Hard to Do] [In Spanish]
  • 19.Pasaje de Ida [One Way Ticket] [In Spanish]
  • 20.Chica de Calendario [Calendar Girl] [In Spanish]
  • 21.Recuerdos de Ipacara¡
  • 22.Feliz Cumplea¤os, Dulces Diecis,is [Happy Birthday, Sweet Sixteen] [In Spanish]
  • 23.Finche' Viro [As Long as I Live] [In Italian]
  • 24.I Tuoi Capricci [I Look Inside Your Heart] [In Italian]
  • 25.Terza Luna [Waiting for Never] [In Italian], La
  • 26.Re Dei Pagliacci [King of Clowns] [In Italian], Il
  • 27.Crazy Daisy (Little Devil) [In German]
  • 28.Heute Sind Es Tr„ume [I Must Be Dreaming] [In German]
  • 29.Oh! Carol [In Hebrew]
  • 30.You Mean Everything to Me [In Hebrew]

Product Description:

Audio Remasterer: Robin Cherry.
Liner Note Author: Ossie Dales.
Recording information: 10/30/1958-04/30/1962.
After establishing himself in 1959 with the hit "Oh! Carol" (named after former high school girlfriend and songwriting contemporary Carole King), Neil Sedaka scored an impressive run of hits in the early part of the '60s with songs like "Stairway to Heaven," "You Mean Everything to Me," and his signature tune "Breaking Up Is Hard to Do." His intelligence and versatility as an arranger, songwriter, and vocalist carried him far and after several of his songs became hits in Europe, he was quick on the draw to offer up foreign-language versions of the high points in his growing catalog. Hits Around the World is the sort of unique greatest-hits package few artists can offer, with 16 of his original English-language hits backed by an additional 14 tracks sung in Italian, Spanish, German, and Hebrew. It's a testament to his work ethic that he went the extra mile, as many of the original English-language versions were already charting in these countries and others. His warm, high tenor, and sharp, melodic songwriting were a high point of the pre-Beatles pop era and this collection is a solid representation of Sedaka's global appeal. ~ Timothy Monger
Sepia Records UK: Preserving Great Recordings of Our Musical Heritage

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  • UPC: 5055122112617
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