Cilla Black’s Extended Plays – The Parlophone Years (1964-1967)

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Cilla Black’s Extended Plays – The Parlophone Years (1964-1967)


Cilla Black’s first recording contract was with the premier British record label Parlophone Records. She was signed to the label between 1963 and 1973. During this time, she worked exclusively with record producer George Martin, who is best known for his work with The Beatles. During the signing, Cilla released a total of four British Extended Play (EP) records – three of these charted within the British ‘Top 20’. All of Cilla’s Parlophone Records recordings are included on the CD/DVD boxset ‘Completely Cilla‘.


1964 - Anyone Who Had A Heart EP

7″ Mono Extended Play (Catalogue No: GEP 8901)
Highest British Chart Position: #5 –

  • Anyone Who Had A Heart
    (Hal David/Burt Bacharach)
  • Just For You
    (Bobby Willis)
  • Love Of The Loved
    (John Lennon/Paul McCartney)
  • Shy Of Love
    (Bobby Willis)

1964 - Its For You EPOct 1964 – IT’S FOR YOU
7″ Mono Extended Play (Catalogue No: GEP 8916)
Highest British Chart Position: #12 –

  • It’s For You
    (John Lennon/Paul McCartney)
  • He Won’t Ask Me
    (Bobby Willis)
  • You’re My World (Il Mio Mondo)
    (Umberto Bindi/Carl Sigman/Gino Paoli)
  • Suffer Now I Must
    (Bobby WiIlis)

1966 - Hits EPAug 1966 – CILLA’S HITS
7″ Mono Extended Play (Catalogue No: GEP 8954)
Highest British Chart Position: #6 –

  • Don’t Answer Me (Ti Vedo Uscire)
    (Bruno Zambrini/Luis Enriquez/Peter Callander)
  • The Right One Is Left
    (Chris Arnold/Geoff Morrow/David Martin)
  • Alfie
    [Inspired by the film ‘Alfie’] (Hal David/Burt Bacharach)
  • Night Time Is Here
    (Bobby Willis)

1967 - Time EPJun 1967 – TIME FOR CILLA
7″ Mono Extended Play (Catalogue No: GEP 8967)

  • Abyssinian Secret
    (Earl Okin/Simone Avadis)
  • Trees And Loneliness
    (Earl Okin/Simone Avadis)
  • There I Go (Se Per Te C’e Soltanto Quell ‘Uomo)
    (Roberto Livraghi/Marcel Stellman)
  • Time
    (George Martin/Norman Newell)


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