The Shadows – String Of Hits

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String of Hits is the twelfth rock album by British instrumental (and sometimes vocal) group The Shadows, released in 1979 through EMI. The album was certified Platinum on 25 January 1980.

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String of Hits is the twelfth rock album by British instrumental (and sometimes vocal) group The Shadows, released in 1979 through EMI. The album was certified Platinum on 25 January 1980.

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Track listing

Disc one
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. “Riders in the Sky” Stan Jones 03:58
2. “Parisienne Walkways” Phil Lynott, Gary Moore 03:34
3. “Classical Gas” Mason Williams 03:08
4. “Theme From The Deer Hunter” Stanley Myers 03:28
5. “Bridge Over Troubled Water” Paul Simon 04:42
6. “You’re the One That I Want” John Farrar 03:05

Disc two
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. “Heart of Glass” Debbie Harry, Chris Stein 03:39
2. “Don’t Cry for Me Argentina” Andrew Lloyd Webber, Tim Rice 03:33
3. “Song For Duke” Hank Marvin, Bruce Welch, Brian Bennett 04:02
4. “Bright Eyes” Mike Batt 03:47
5. “Rodrigo’s Guitar Concerto De Aranjuez” (Theme from the 2nd movement) Joaquín Rodrigo 03:30
6. “Baker Street” Gerry Rafferty 04:55

Personnel
Hank Marvin – Lead guitar
Bruce Welch – Rhythm guitar
Brian Bennett – Drums and percussion
Alan Jones – Bass guitar
Dave Lawson – Synthesizers
Alan Hawkshaw – Piano on “Bridge Over Troubled Water” and “You’re The One That I Want”
Peter Vince – Engineer
Stefan Heller – Assistant Engineer
Artwork and Design – Cream
Steve Gray – Orchestral accompaniment on “Classical Gas”, “Bridge Over Troubled Water” and “Rodrigo’s Guitar Concerto De Aranjuez”
Recorded at EMI, Abbey Road Studios, London and The Music Centre, Wembley

Additional information

Weight 0.4 kg
Dimensions 35 × 35 × 3 cm
Media Condition

Very Good Plus (VG+)

Sleeve Condition

Very Good (VG)

Released

1979

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