Monday, November 17, 2008

BANDS & ARTISTS FROM LIVERPOOL & THEIR HITS IN HELLAS



Bands and artists from Liverpool & their biggest hits in Hellas


1) 60's Bands and Artists

BEATLES, THE
BLACK, CILLA-Anyone Who Had A Heart (1964)
BLACK, CILLA-You're My World (1964)
FURY, BILLY-Wondrous Place (1960)
GERRY & THE PACEMAKERS-Don't Let The Sun Catch You Crying (1964)
GERRY & THE PACEMAKERS-Ferry Across The Mersey (1964)
GERRY & THE PACEMAKERS-How Do You Do It? (1963)
GERRY & THE PACEMAKERS-I Like It (1963)
GERRY & THE PACEMAKERS-You'll Never Walk Alone (1963)
BILLY J. KRAMER & THE DAKOTAS-Do You Want To Know A Secret (1963)
MERSEYBEATS, THE-Wishin' & Hopin' (1964)
SEARCHERS, THE-Needles & Pins (1964)
SEARCHERS, THE-Sweets For My Sweet (1963)
SWINGING BLUE JEANS, THE-Hippy Hippy Shake (1963)
SWINGING BLUE JEANS, THE-You're No Good (1964)


2) 70's Bands and Artists (maxium 4 songs per act)

HARRISON, GEORGE-Got My Mind Set On You (1987)
HARRISON, GEORGE-My Sweet Lord (1971)
LENNON, JOHN-Give Peace A Chance (1969)
LENNON, JOHN-Imagine (1975)
LENNON, JOHN-(Just Like) Starting Over (1980)
LENNON, JOHN-Woman (1981)
LIVERPOOL EXPRESS-You Are My Love (1976)
McCARTNEY, PAUL-Band On The Run (1974)
McCARTNEY, PAUL-Live & Let Die (1973)
McCARTNEY, PAUL-No More Lonely Nights (1984)
McCARTNEY, PAUL-Silly Love Songs (1976)
REAL THING, THE-Can You Feel The Force (1979)
REAL THING, THE-Can't Get By Without You (1976)
REAL THING, THE-You To Me Are Everything (1976)
STARR, RINGO-Photograph (1973)


3) 80's Bands and Artists (maximum 4 songs per act)

A FLOCK OF SEAGULLS-I Ran (1982)
A FLOCK OF SEAGULLS-Space Age Love Song (1982)
A FLOCK OF SEAGULLS-The More You Live, The More You Love (1984)
A FLOCK OF SEAGULLS-Wishing (If I Had A Photograph Of You) (1982)
BLACK-Everything Is Coming Up Roses (1987)
BLACK-I Can Laugh About It Now (1988)
BLACK-Sweetest Smile (1987)
BLACK-Wonderful Life (1985 & 1987)
CHINA CRISIS-Black Man Ray (1985)
CHINA CRISIS-King In A Catholic Style (Wake Up) (1985)
CHINA CRISIS-Wishful Thinking (1984)
CHINA CRISIS-You Did Cut Me (1985)
CHRISTIANS, THE-Born Again (1988)
CHRISTIANS, THE-Harvest For The World (1988)
CHRISTIANS, THE-What's In A Word (1992)
CHRISTIANS, THE-Words (1989)
COOK DA BOOKS-You Hurt Me Deep Inside (1985)
COOK DA BOOKS-Your Eyes (1982)
COPE, JULIAN-World Shut Your Mouth (1986)
DEAD OR ALIVE-In too Deep (1985)
DEAD OR ALIVE-Lover Come Back To Me (1985)
DEAD OR ALIVE-My Heart Goes Bang (1985)
DEAD OR ALIVE-You Spin Me Round (1984)
ECHO & THE BUNNYMEN-Killing Moon (1984)
ECHO & THE BUNNYMEN-Lips Like Sugar (1987)
ECHO & THE BUNNYMEN-People Are Strange (1988)
ECHO & THE BUNNYMEN-Stormy Weather (2005)
FARM, THE-All Together Now (1990)
FRANKIE GOES TO HOLLYWOOD-The Power Of Love (1984)
FRANKIE GOES TO HOLLYWOOD-Rage Hard (1986)
FRANKIE GOES TO HOLLYWOOD-Relax (1983)
FRANKIE GOES TO HOLLYWOOD-Two Tribes (1984)
ICICLE WORKS, THE-Who Do You Want For Your Love (1986)
IT'S IMMATERIAL-Driving Away From Home (Jim's Tune) (1986)
LA'S, THE-There She Goes (1988)
LENNON, JULIAN-Saltwater (1991)
LENNON, JULIAN-Too Late For Goodbyes (1984)
LIGHTNING SEEDS, THE-Life's Too Short (1999)
LIGHTNING SEEDS, THE-Lucky You (1994)
LIGHTNING SEEDS, THE-Pure (1989)
LIGHTNING SEEDS, THE-You Showed Me (1997)
LOTUS EATERS, THE-The First Picture Of You (1983)
LOTUS EATERS, THE-It Hurts (1985)
MIGHTY WAH!, THE-Come Back (1984)
PALE FOUNTAINS, THE-Just A Girl (1983)
PALE FOUNTAINS, THE-Palm Of My Hand (1983)
PALE FOUNTAINS, THE-Thank You (1982)
PALE FOUNTAINS, THE-(There's Always) Something On My Mind (1983)
RIVER CITY PEOPLE, THE-California Dreamin' (1989)

also considered Liverpool acts:

ELVIS COSTELLO & THE ATTRACTIONS
ORCHESTRAL MANOEUVRES IN THE DARK


4) 90's & 00's Bands and Artists

APOLLO 440-Ain't Talkin' 'Bout Dub (1997)
APOLLO 440-Stop The Rock (1999)
ATOMIC KITTEN
CORAL, THE-Dreaming Of You (2002)
CORAL, THE-In The Morning (2005)
LADYTRON-Seventeen (2002)
SPACE-Female Of The Species (1996)
TOP-She's Got All The World (1991)
ZUTONS, THE-Valerie (2006)

Saturday, November 1, 2008

BANDS & ARTISTS FROM WALES & THEIR HITS IN HELLAS



Bands & artists of Welsh origin & their most successful songs in Hellas

1) Bands

ALARM (Rhyl / hit: Rain In The Summertime, 1987)
AUTOMATIC, THE (Cowbridge / hit: Monster, 2006)
CATATONIA (Cardiff / hit: Mulder And Scully, 1998)
MANIC STREET PREACHERS (Blackwood, Caerphilly)
STEREOPHONICS (Cwmaman / biggest hits in Hellas: Have A Nice Day, 2001 - Maybe Tomorrow, 2003 - Dakota, 2005)
SUPER FURRY ANIMALS (Cardiff / hit: Juxtapozed With U, 2001)
WATERFRONT (Cardiff / hit: Cry, 1988)
WORLD PARTY alias KARL WALLINGER (Prestatyn / hit: Is It Like Today, 1993)


2) Artists

SHIRLEY BASSEY (Cardiff)
JOHN CALE (Garnant, Ammanford)
DUFFY (Bangor, Gwynedd /hit: Mercy, 2008)
GREEN GARTSIDE (Cardiff)
MARY HOPKIN (hit: Those Were The Days, 1968)
JEM (Penarth /hit: They, 2005)
TOM JONES (Trefforest, Pontypridd)
DONNA LEWIS (Cardiff / hit: I Love You Always Forever, 1996)
SHAKIN' STEVENS (Ely, Cardiff)
STEVE STRANGE (Newbridge, South Wales / lead singer of VISAGE -Fade To Grey, 1980)
BONNIE TYLER (Skewen)


3) Significant Welsh bands & artists less known or less successful in Hellas

AMEN CORNER
APHEX TWIN (Limerick, Ireland)
BADFINGER (Swansea)
DARLING BUDS (Caerleon, Newport)
CHARLOTTE CHURCH (Llandaff, Cardiff)
FREUR (Cardiff)
FUNERAL FOR A FRIEND
GENE LOVES JEZEBEL
LOSTPROPHETS (Pontypridd)
LOVE SCULPTURE / DAVE EDMUNDS
MAN (Swansea)
YOUNG MARBLE GIANTS (Cardiff)
&
MICHAEL BALL
ALED JONES (Bangor)


4) Band members of Welsh origin

DAVID GLASPER (singer of BREATHE)
ROGER GLOVER (bass player of DEEP PURPLE)
TONY KILEY (drummer of THE BLOW MONKEYS)
RICHARD "TIG" WILLIAMS (drummer of THE PRIMITIVES)


5) The 10 most popular songs by a Welsh act in Hellas ever:

Diamonds Are Forever-SHIRLEY BASSEY (1971)
Goldfinger-SHIRLEY BASSEY (1964)
Holding Out For A Hero-BONNIE TYLER (1984)
If You Tolerate This Your Children Will Be Next-MANIC STREET PREACHERS (1998)
Motorcycle Emptiness-MANIC STREET PREACHERS (1991)
She's A Lady-TOM JONES (1970)
Those Were The Days-MARY HOPKIN
Total Eclipse Of The Heart-BONNIE TYLER (1983 / the most popular song by a Welsh artist ever in Hellas)
What's New Pussycat?-TOM JONES (1965)

included by exception:
Fade To Grey-VISAGE (feat. STEVE STRANGE)

runner's up:
Help Yourself-TOM JONES (1968)
If You Don't Understand-SHIRLEY BASSEY (1984)