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Karl DENVER - Marcheta, Mexicali Rose, Wimoweh and more

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JASMCD2759

KARL DENVER was the least likely Pop star of the 60s, being exceptionally short (even with lifts in his cuban heels), lantern-jawed, and clearly a few years older than his Press biogs would have us believe.

His peak years were 1961-62, during which he kick-started his career with five consecutive Top 20 singles, 'Marcheta', 'Mexicali Rose', 'Wimoweh', 'Never Goodbye' and 'A Little Love, A Little Kiss'.

This compilation comprises both sides of his first seven 45rpms, plus the pick of his early LP and EP tracks, and includes most of his significant hits.

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KARL DENVER was the least likely Pop star of the 60s, being exceptionally short (even with lifts in his cuban heels), lantern-jawed, and clearly a few years older than his Press biogs would have us believe.

The minuscule Glaswegian cut an incongruous figure on package tours and yet The Karl Denver Trio regularly upstaged the younger, considerably hipper and more handsome bill-toppers, night after night.

Denver, whose voice could strip paint, seemed to draw on just about every known musical genre; Folk, Country, Blues, Jazz, mainstream Pop, World Music, show tunes, MOR ballads, and perhaps more.

His peak years were 1961-62, during which he kick-started his career with five consecutive Top 20 singles, 'Marcheta', 'Mexicali Rose', 'Wimoweh', 'Never Goodbye' and 'A Little Love, A Little Kiss'.

This compilation comprises both sides of his first seven 45rpms, plus the pick of his early LP and EP tracks, and includes most of his significant hits.

Track Listing

1. MARCHETA
2. JOE SWEENEY
3. MEXICALI ROSE
4. BONNY SCOTLAND
5. WIMOWEH
6. CHINA DOLL
7. SHIN GAN GOO
8. ZIMBA
9. ROSE MARIE
10. BLUE YODEL (T For Texas)
11. GYPSY DAVY
12. NEVER GOODBYE
13. HIGHLAND FLING
14. A LITTLE LOVE, A LITTLE KISS
15. LONELY SAILOR
16. BY A SLEEPY LAGOON
17. LONESOME TRAVELLER
18. SNOW SHOE THOMPSON
19. BLUE WEEKEND
20. MY MOTHER'S EYES
21. SHE MOVED THRO' THE FAIR
22. CARELESS LOVE
23. THREE LOVELY LASSIES FROM BANNION
24. SILVER AND GOLD
25. WALK ON BOY
26. SIERRA SUE
27. WEARY BLUES
28. PASTURES OF PLENTY
29. DRY TEARS
30. CAN YOU FORGIVE ME

JASMCD2759

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Format
CD
Price Code
A
Release Date
January 12th, 2024
UPC Bar Code No
604988275926