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Cilla Black’s Singles – The Parlophone Records Years (1963-1973)

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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. Cilla released in total 21 British singles – 18 of these were ‘Top 40’ entries on the British chart and two were #1 hits.

In 2012, EMI Records released every song Cilla Black recorded for Parlophone Records on the 5CD+DVD boxset ‘Completely Cilla: 1963-1973‘.

Note: All of Cilla Black’s British singles released during this era did not have picture sleeve covers.

 

27 Sep 1963 – LOVE OF THE LOVED
7″ Single (Catalogue No: R5065)
Highest British Chart Position: #35 —

  • Love Of The Loved
    (John Lennon/Paul McCartney)
  • Shy Of Love
    (Bobby Willis)

31 Jan 1964 – ANYONE WHO HAD A HEART
7″ Single (Catalogue No: R5101)
— Highest British Chart Position #1 —

  • Anyone Who Had A Heart
    (Hal David/Burt Bacharach)
  • Just For You
    (Bobby Willis)

01 May 1964 – YOU’RE MY WORLD
7″ Single (Catalogue No: R5133)
— Highest British Chart Position #1 —

  • You’re My World (Il Mio Mondo)
    (Umberto Bindi/Carl Sigman/Gino Paoli)
  • Suffer Now I Must
    (Bobby Willis)

31 Jul 1964 – IT’S FOR YOU
7″ Single (Catalogue No: R5162)
— Highest British Chart Position #7 —

  • It’s For You
    (John Lennon/Paul McCartney)
  • He Won’t Ask Me
    (Bobby Willis)

08 Jan 1965 – YOU’VE LOST THAT LOVIN’ FEELIN’
7″ Single (Catalogue No: R5225)
— Highest British Chart Position #2 —

  • You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feelin’
    (Phil Spector/Barry Mann/Cynthia Weil)
  • Is It Love?
    (Bobby Willis)

15 Apr 1965 – I’VE BEEN WRONG BEFORE
7″ Single (Catalogue No: R5269)
— Highest British Chart Position #17 —

  • I’ve Been Wrong Before
    (Randy Newman)
  • I Don’t Want To Know
    (Bobby Willis)

07 Jan 1966 – LOVE’S JUST A BROKEN HEART
7″ Single (Catalogue No: R5395)
— Highest British Chart Position #5 —

25 Mar 1966 – ALFIE
7″ Single (Catalogue No: R5427)
— Highest British Chart Position: #9 —

  • Alfie [Inspired by the film ‘Alfie’]
    (Hal David/Burt Bacharach)
  • Night Time Is Here
    (Bobby Willis)

03 Jun 1966 – DON’T ANSWER ME
7″ Single (Catalogue No: R5463)
— Highest British Chart Position: #6 —

  • Don’t Answer Me (Ti Vedo Uscire)
    (Bruno Zambreni/Luis Enriquez/Peter Callander)
  • The Right One Is Left
    (Chris Arnold/Geoff Morrow/David Martin)

14 Oct 1966 – A FOOL AM I
7″ Single (Catalogue No: R5515)
— Highest British Chart Position: #13 —

  • A Fool Am I (Dimmelo Parlami)
    (Flavio Carraresi/Aalberto Testa/Peter Callander)
  • For No One
    (John Lennon/Paul McCartney)

02 Jun 1967 – WHAT GOOD AM I?
7″ Single (Catalogue No: R5608)
— Highest British Chart Position: #24 —

  • What Good Am I?
    (Mort Shuman/Kenny Lynch)
  • Over My Head
    (Mort Shuman/Kenny Lynch)

17 Nov 1967 – I ONLY LIVE TO LOVE YOU
7″ Single (Catalogue No: R5652)
— Highest British Chart Position: #26 —

  • I Only Live To Love You (Cosa Si Fa Stasera)
    (Gene Colonnello/Norman Newell)
  • From Now On
    (Bobby Willis/Clive Westlake)

09 Mar 1968 – STEP INSIDE LOVE
7″ Single (Catalogue No: R5674)
— Highest British Chart Position: #8 —

07 Jun 1968 – WHERE IS TOMORROW?
7″ Single (Catalogue No: R5706)
— Highest British Chart Position: #39 —

  • Where Is Tomorrow? (Non c’è Domani)
    (Umberto Bindi/Mason)
  • Work Is A Four-Letter Word
    (Guy Woolfenden/Don Black)

07 Feb 1969 – SURROUND YOURSELF WITH SORROW
7″ Single (Catalogue No: R5759)
— Highest British Chart Position: #3 —

27 Jun 1969 – CONVERSATIONS
7″ Single (Catalogue No: R5785)
— Highest British Chart Position: #7 —

21 Nov 1969 – IF I THOUGHT YOU’D EVER CHANGE YOUR MIND
7″ Single (Catalogue No: R5820)
— Highest British Chart Position: #20 —

  • If I Thought You’d Ever Change Your Mind
    (John Cameron)
  • It Feels So Good
    (Werner Scharfenberger/Gus Backus/Fini Busch)

04 Dec 1970 – CHILD OF MINE
7″ Single (Catalogue No: R5879)

  • Child of Mine
    (Gerry Goffin/Carole King)
  • That’s Why I Love You
    (Kenny Lynch/Bobby Willis)

15 Nov 1971 – SOMETHING TELLS ME
7″ Single (Catalogue No: R5924)
— Highest British Chart Position: #3 —

  • Something Tells Me (Something’s Gonna Happen Tonight)
    [Opening theme for series 5-6 of the BBC TV show ‘Cilla‘]
    (Roger Greenaway/Roger Cook)
  • La La La Lu
    [Theme song for the comedy film ‘Please Sir’]
    (Mike Vickers)

11 Feb 1972 – THE WORLD I WISH FOR YOU
7″ Single (Catalogue No: R5938)

  • The World I Wish For You
    (Roger Cook/Roger Greenaway)
  • Down In The City
    (Tom Paxton/Ed Welch)

17 Nov 1972 – YOU YOU YOU
7″ Single (Catalogue No: R5972)

  • You You You
    (Geoff Stevens/Roger Cook/Roger Greenaway)
  • Silly Wasn’t I?
    (Nicholas Ashford/Valerie Simpson/Josephine Armstead)

 

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