Stranger on the Shore ()

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Stranger on the Shore - Acker Bilk
Track Listing
  1. Stranger on the Shore
  2. It Had to Be You
  3. Petite Fleur
  4. Ain't Misbehavin'
  5. Greensleeves
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  1. Stranger on the Shore
  2. It Had to Be You
  3. Petite Fleur
  4. Ain't Misbehavin'
  5. Greensleeves
  6. Only You
  7. Sentimental Journey
  8. I'm in the Mood For Love
  9. La Mer
  10. Moonriver
  11. Shenandoah
  12. I Left My Heart in San Francisco
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Titled for the monster hit which dominated charts around the world in 1962, Stranger on the Shore is light listening at its best, a dozen slices of drifting, clarinet-led melody which simultaneously had absolutely nothing to do with English pop music as it moved toward the denouement of the Mersey boom -- and encapsulates it as well. Whichever golden age of pop history one chooses to look at, the U.K. charts' capacity to throw up unexpected shockers has remained their most constant (and constantly redeeming) feature of all. ...