petula clark: this is petula live at the talk of the town
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  • Format: CD
  • Label: London Calling
  • Genre: Rock / Pop
  • 2CD packed into a 6 panel digipack, UV gloss with an 8 page booklet
  • Two incredible performances
  • Includes the BBC 1 broadcast segments
  • Full colour booklet with background liners and rare images
  • Digitally remastered for greatly enhanced sound quality

Petula Clark, highlights from ‘This Is Petula Clark’, ‘Christmas Night With The Stars’ and ‘At The Talk Of The Town – Just Call Me Pet’

Ever since the million-selling Downtown put Petula Clark firmly at the top of the hit parade back in 1964, its success mirrored that of her career which spilled over into films and television on both sides of the Atlantic. Clark's recording successes led to frequent appearances on American variety programmes hosted by Ed Sullivan and Dean Martin, which led to an Oscar-winning alongside Fred Astaire. By 1967, she was a household name not only in the USA, but similarly in France and at home in her native UK. Numerous TV showcases and 15 consecutive Top 40 hits around the world counted in her success story as one of the UK’s most successful female singers of all time. Coupled with a prized selection from her first ever TV series ‘This Is Petula Clark’ in 1967, highlights from her appearance on ‘Christmas Night The Stars’, and ‘Just Call Me Pet’ from March 1967, London Calling proudly presents a spectacular tribute to the once wartime sweetheart with "a voice as sweet as chapel bells" who became the “first lady of pop” and holder of the CBE. This deluxe double package boasts superb, professionally remastered original BBC broadcasts with background liners and timeline photos.


Disc One

Highlights from THIS IS PETULA CLARK

Series 2, Show 1

Broadcast: 28th November 1967 (BBC 1)


1 Here There And Everywhere (Lennon / McCartney)

2 Don't Sleep In The Subway (Hatch / Trent)

3 If This Isn't Love from Finian's Rainbow (Lane / Harburg)

4 At The Crossroads from Doctor Dolittle (Bricusse)

5 The Other Man's Grass Is Always Greener (Hatch / Trent)


Series 2, Show 4

Broadcast: 26th December 1967 (BBC 1)


6 Medley:

My Name Is Petula (Clark) >

Monsieur (Gotz) >

Santa Lucia (Trad.) >

Hello Dolly (Herman) >

Call Me (Hatch) >

My Name Is Petula (Clark)


7 Il Est Ne, Le Divin Enfant (Trad.)


8 Medley:

This Is My Song (Chaplin) >

Don’t Sleep In The Subway (Hatch / Trent) >

Colour My World (Hatch / Trent) >

It’s Today (Herman)


Series 2, Show 5

Broadcast: 02nd January 1968 (BBC 1)


9 High (Hazlewood / Strange)

10 Beautiful In The Rain (Hatch / Trent)

11 What Would I Be (Trent)


12 Finian’s Rainbow Medley performed with Don Francks:

If This Isn't Love (Lane / Harburg) >

Look To The Rainbow (Lane Harburg) >

Old Devil Moon (Lane / Harburg) >

On That Great Come And Get It Day (Lane / Harburg)


13 Why Can’t I Cry (Clarke / Harris)

14 Downtown (Hatch)



Broadcast: 25 December 1968 (BBC 1)


Petula is introduced by Ernie Wise.

15 How Are Things In Glocca Morra from Finian’s Rainbow (Lane / Harburg)

16 I Want To Sing With Your Band (Hatch / Trent)


Disc Two


Performed: 5th March 1967, Broadcast: 22nd March 1967 (BBC 1)


1 Medley:

Put On A Happy Face (Strouse / Adams) >

I've Seen That Face Before (Reynolds / Wilkey / Piazzolla)


2 Medley:

Our Love Is Here To Stay (Gershwin / Gershwin) >

Come Rain Or Come Shine (Arlen / Mercer) >

Our Love Is Here To Stay (Gershwin / Gershwin)


3 Typically, English from Stop The World I Want to Get Off (Bricusse /Newley)

4 My Love (Hatch)

5 How Are Things In Glocca Morra from Finian's Rainbow (Lane / Harburg)


6 Medley:

My Name Is Petula (Clark) >

Monsieur (Gotz) / Santa Lucia (Trad.) >

Hello Dolly (Herman) / Call Me (Hatch) >

My Name Is Petula (Clark)


7 Downtown (Hatch)

8 Just Say Goodbye (Clark, Delanoë, Hatch)

9 I Couldn't Live Without Your Love (Hatch / Trent)

10 This Is My Song (Chaplin)