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BBC Sessions, Volume 1 1964-1966 (no label, 1CD]

Vol 2 will be shared at a later date.

Cilla Black, who died in 2015, didn’t get a lot of respect back in her 1960s and 1970s heyday, and that’s still true today. Her vocal talents, while good, didn’t rise to the likes of Dusty Springfield’s. It didn’t help that after her music career success lessened in the early 1970s, she deemphasized her music and became more of an all-around entertainer, becoming a frequent presenter on British TV.

That said, there’s a lot to like about her music career in the 1960s and early 1970s, which is the time frame of these two BBC volumes. She had lots of hits, some of them massive, and was a key part of the British music scene. She had lots of connections to the Beatles, who not only helped her get her first record contract, but even were the backing band for her first audition. The first song here, “It’s for You,” was written for her by John Lennon and Paul McCartney, and was a Top Ten hit in Britain.

As far as I can tell, every single performance here is officially unreleased. But the sound quality is generally excellent, because most of these songs come from BBC Top of the Pops transcription discs, and those sound as good as official releases. But I tried to augment that source, because many of her key songs happened to have not been played there.

So there are three songs from the Ed Sullivan Show in the US, two from a 1966 British TV special called “Cilla at the Savoy,” and two more from other BBC shows. As a result, I might have missed a key song or two, but overall, this does an able job as a de facto “best of” collection.

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Track 01. It’s for You 2:12
Track 02. You’ve Lost that Lovin’ Feelin’ 3:02
Track 03. Heat Wave 2:10
Track 04. Dancing in the Street 2:18
Track 05. You’re My World 2:51
Track 06. Goin’ Out of My Head 2:30
Track 07. You’re No Good 2:10
Track 08. He Was Really Saying Something 2:09
Track 09. I’ve Been Wrong Before 2:11
Track 10. Shotgun 2:26
Track 11. September in the Rain 1:42
Track 12. Sing a Rainbow 2:49
Track 13. Anyone Who Had a Heart 3:16
Track 14. Yesterday 2:38
Track 15. Love’s Just a Broken Heart 2:20
Track 16. 1-2-3 2:16
Track 17. Let There Be Love (with Dudley Moore) 2:28
Track 18. Rainbow 2:38
Track 19. Lover’s Concerto 2:40
Track 20. Night Time Is Here 2:15
49 mins

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  1. 27 Responses to “CILLA BLACK - BBC SESSIONS VOL 1 [1964-1966]”

  2. She would never fuck me, no chicks will *sob*

    My Un is too Lil *sob*

    By U L E on Nov 25, 2022

  3. Twernt me above nuther fake

    By U L E on Nov 25, 2022

  4. Rumor has it this was a young lady who preferred Big Uns

    By U L E on Nov 25, 2022

  5. This hot gal liked her dudes on the big side I hear . Big in the britches. Loved sucking them big ole foot long hoagies and trouser trout

    By ELU on Nov 25, 2022

  6. Who starts these rumors?

    By Jocko P on Nov 25, 2022

  7. Who starts these rumors? What’s a trouser trout?

    By Jocko P on Nov 25, 2022

  8. I think it’s a type of fish ?

    By Porn Starr on Nov 25, 2022

  9. What happened to the comments section on this blog ? Nothing but a bunch of vulgar trolls. There used to be people commenting about music . Where did all those people go ? This is insane, ridiculous!!!

    By Robert on Nov 25, 2022

  10. they all went to your mothers to get free blowjobs

    By Derrick on Nov 25, 2022

  11. But his mother wasn’t there, I was, so I got to suck all their coc ks

    By Derrick on Nov 25, 2022

  12. I do a cover of “You’re My World”. An amazing song that should have been a big hit in the US.

    By Blair Frodelius on Nov 25, 2022

  13. Robert- a 7-year old boy stumbled upon this site, got his jollies typing weird stuff, and then invented some other screen names to pretend he has friends. He must be very lonely, because he posts every day.

    He must be so proud of himself for driving away the people who used to comment on music. That’s probably his only accomplishment.

    By Mark on Nov 26, 2022

  14. Where’s the fucking beatles man, nothing for nearly a year

    By Beatles on Nov 26, 2022

  15. well well welll if its not hebrew mark. where have u been faggot. did u like the way i peed into your stuffing. and shit all over your turkey

    By Derrick on Nov 26, 2022

  16. That was MY turkey Derrick you needle diked coc sucking crackhead!

    Thanks for the seasoning, it was the tastiest Thanksgiving turkey I ever ate! The crunchy peanut bits on the skin really helped, and your jacking off in the potato salad gave it an appealing tang. Stirring the baked beans with your feet made them much more full flavored!

    It’s a shame your missed out on the food because you were too busy sucking off a few homeless guys and letting them fuck your ass.

    By HHH on Nov 26, 2022

  17. That sounds like you made it up, Harry

    By TheAntiChrist on Nov 26, 2022

  18. My coffee’s cold, my paper’s old
    My heart is sold to melancholia
    My clothes are torn, my shoes are worn
    My heart is born to melancholia

    By Derrick on Nov 26, 2022

  19. A strange surprise, what I despise in other guys is here in me
    They lose their girl, they lose their world
    And then they cry for all to see
    I’ve never felt so bad, the fires drive me mad
    The sun is shining, but not for me
    I’ve never felt so bad, the fires drive me mad

    By Derrick on Nov 26, 2022

  20. Thank you very much for the Cilla Black music. I look
    forward to Vol 2.

    By Brandon Denton on Nov 26, 2022

  21. Many thanks for Cilla Black! Great!!!

    By Josef (Czech republic) on Nov 26, 2022

  22. I hear Cilla regularly took it up the ass from John. He also gave it to Eppy in the Cavern.

    By Jerry Disher on Nov 26, 2022

  23. i heard jerry disher regularly takes it up the ass and in the mouth

    By Derrick on Nov 26, 2022

  24. I’m a gimp, my coc k is limp
    My hole is sold to anyone who’ll pay
    Condoms I lack, I fucks bareback
    My hole is sold to anyone who’ll pay

    By Derrick on Nov 26, 2022

  25. I also regularly take it up the ass and in the mouth

    By TheAntiChrist on Nov 26, 2022

  26. Bragging again Anti

    By HHH on Nov 27, 2022

  27. Jealous much, H?

    By The AntiChrist on Nov 28, 2022

  28. Great post!!!!!!

    By Frank on Dec 1, 2022

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