(Editor January 2008) The unexpected demand for Old Toons listings – linked to video clips from You Tube – has evolved into a dedicated Blog Page for this topic. As time passes from the date of initial publishing, you will find that You Tube has dismounted many clips for copyright breaches – so has become unavailable. Sorry about that – out of our hands! However, the recovery task for all the removed links is ongoing and I am continuously progressing slowly through the list.
When this page was published originally, it was never intended to evolve this site into a normal blog – i.e. comments, replies and threads – but we’ll see how that develops. (31st October 2015) Following the success of Geezers R US and page developments with “Old Toons” this Nostalgia page has been restored to public view and comments.
1.) WE’LL MEET AGAIN Vera Lynn says it all – cheps!
2.) YOU BELONG TO ME The Duprees
3.) YOU BELONG TO ME Jo Stafford version
3a.) YOU BELONG TO ME Patsy Cline
4.) UNCHAINED MELODY Righteous Brothers
5.) SHE WEARS RED FEATHERS Guy Mitchell in person
6.) ONCE I HAD A SECRET LOVE Doris Day
7.) ROSE ROSE I LOVE YOU Frankie Laine in person
8.) OH MEIN PAPA Eddie Calvert
QUEEN OF ALL THE WOGS Movie clip URL removed
10.) BLACK HILLS OF DAKOTA Doris Day and Howard Keel
11.) YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS
12.) DREAMING OF A WHITE CHRISTMAS Bing Crosby, Rosemary Clooney, Danny Kaye, Vera Ellen. This movie was showing at the cinema in Hamilton, Christmas 1954. I’ll bet many a lad had a tear in his eye at the time.
13.) UNFORGETTABLE Nat King Cole. Many other songs linked on this You Tube clip.
14.) LOVE IS A MANY SPLENDORED THING Four Aces
15.) THREE COINS IN THE FOUNTAIN Frank Sinatra
16.) HERNANDO’S HIDEAWAY Archie Bleyer
17.) DIANA Paul Anka 1957
18.) THE LION SLEEPS TONIGHT Written in 1939 and rose to the top of the charts in the ’60’s but could have been heard at Prospect during 1954-1957.
19.) CHAPEL IN THE MOONLIGHT Dean Martin
20.) MELODY OF LOVE Billy Vaughan
21.) STRANGER IN PARADISE Tony Bennett
22.) STAND BY ME Ben E King
23.) WAKE THE TOWN AND TELL THE PEOPLE Les Baxter
24.) I BELIEVE Frankie Laine 1953
25.) ANSWER ME Frankie Laine 1953
26.) SHANE Some vote this the best Western ever
27.) SIXTEEN TONS Tennessee Ernie Ford requested by Barry Cornish
28.) THE BALLAD OF DAVY CROCKETT Fess Parker 1956 (?) requested by Barry Cornish
29.) ROCK AROUND THE CLOCK Bill Haley and the Comets requested by Barry Cornish
30.) SHAKE RATTLE AND ROLL Bill Haley and the Comets requested by Barry Cornish
31.) MOMENTS TO REMEMBER Connie Francis requested by Barry Cornish Sorry Barry, this version that replaces the original shown here, is terrible, but all that I can find.
32.) SILVER DOLLAR Damita Joe requested by John Tenniswood
33.) SEND IN THE CLOWNS Frank Sinatra requested by Bill Griffiths
34.) NANCY WITH THE LAUGHING FACE Frank Sinatra requested by Bill Griffiths
35.) THE GREAT PRETENDER The Platters requested by Barry Cornish
36.) ROCK AND ROLL WALTZ Kay Starr requested by Barry Cornish
37.) EARTH ANGEL The Penguins requested by Barry Cornish
38.) AUTUMN IN NEW YORK Jo Stafford requested by Barry Cornish. Previous clip no longer available Barry, hope this one suits!
39.) HEARTACHES BY THE NUMBER Guy Mitchell requested by Barry Cornish. Barry, I found this one while browsing for your earlier request.
40.) AIN’T THAT A SHAME Pat Boone requested by Barry Cornish
41.) I’LL BE HOME Pat Boone requested by Barry Cornish
42.) CHINA DOLL Slim Whitman requested by Jack Madron
43.) FRAULEIN Bobby Helms requested by Jack Madron
44.) TIME TO SAY GOODBYE Paul Potts – Britain’s definitely got talent. Editors tribute to 1DCLI who have passed on from this life
45.) THE WAYWARD WIND Gogi Grant
46.) LITTLE THINGS MEAN A LOT Kitty Kallen
47.) LET ME GO LOVER Joan Weber
48.) WHO’S SORRY NOW Connie Francis
49.) I’M WALKING BEHIND YOU Eddie Fisher
50.) NO OTHER LOVE Jo Stafford
51.) TILL I WALTZ AGAIN WITH YOU Theresa Brewer
52.) WHAT A WONDERFUL WORLD Louis Armstrong. Requested by Bill Griffiths on hearing the Good News of Nancy today
53.) I WILL SURVIVE Gloria Gaynor. Requested by Bill Griffiths
54.) GIRL FROM SPANISH TOWN Marty Robbins requested by Jack Madron
55.) SHE’LL BE COMING ROUND THE MOUNTAIN Requested by Bill Griffiths
56.) PACK UP YOUR TROUBLES IN YOUR OLD KITBAG Requested by Bill Griffiths
57.) HEY THERE Rosemary Clooney requested by Terry Simons
58.) MAMBO ITALIANO Rosemary Clooney requested by Terry Simons
59.) SOMETHING’S GOTTA GIVE + IT MAY SOUND SILLY Maguire Sisters requested by Terry Simons
60.) UNCHAINED MELODY Al Hibler requested by Terry Simons
61.) THE HIGH AND THE MIGHTY THEME Requested by Terry Simons
62.) JO STAFFORD TRIBUTE (Shrimp boats are acoming now dismounted) Jo Stafford requested by Terry Simons
63.) ALLENTOWN JAIL Lita Rosa requested by Terry Simons
64.) CROSS OVER THE BRIDGE Patti Page requested by Terry Simons
65.) THE FISHING SONG & MEN IN MY LIFE Ruth Wallis remembered by Fraser Pakes
66.) WHEEL OF FORTUNE Kay Starr remembered by Terry Simons
67.) WANTED Perry Como remembered by John Billett
68.) NO OTHER LOVE Perry Como, requested by John Billett
69.) FRIENDS & NEIGHBOURS Billy Cotton Band Show. Requested by John (Sloop) Billett
70.) HIT THE ROAD Sam “The Man” Taylor. Requested some while ago in 2009 by Terry Simons. Closest I can find to Cloudburst, Terry.
71.) DARLING, JE VOUS AIME BEAUCOUP Nat King Cole. Requested by Swanny some while ago
73.) HOMELESS Ladysmith Black Mambazo
74.) ZULU The final battle chant and response
75.) UNDER THE BRIDGES OF PARIS Eartha Kitt. Requested by Terry Simons
76.) THE BREEZE AND I Caterina Valente. Requested by Terry Simons
Keep ’em coming cheps! Let’s take a walk down Memory Lane.