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The Tornadoes - Telstar


1Jungle Fever2:10


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
45-F 11494The Tornados Telstar ‎(7", Single)Decca45-F 11494UK1962
45-F 11494The Tornados Telstar ‎(7", Single)Decca45-F 11494Ireland1962
5N 11003The Tornadoes Telestar ‎(7", Single, RE)London Records5N 11003USUnknown
45-F 11494The Tornados Telstar / Jungle Fever ‎(7", Single, Mono)Decca45-F 11494India1962
45-F 11494The Tornados Telstar ‎(7", Single)Decca45-F 11494Denmark1962


"Promotional Copy" printed on both sides, upper left side. See photos.


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  • Barcode: CPDRF 29619 IC
  • Other: "Promotional Copy"



Telstar is a 1962 instrumental written and produced by Joe Meek for the English band the Tornados. The track reached number 1 on the U. Billboard Hot 100 in December 1962 the second British recording to reach number 1 on that chart in the year, after Stranger on the Shore in May, and was also a number one hit in the UK Singles Chart. It was the second instrumental single to hit number 1 in 1962 on both the US and UK weekly charts. Telstar - The Tornados. Лента с персональными рекомендациями и музыкальными новинками, радио, подборки на любой вкус, удобное управление своей коллекцией. Track List: 1. Telstar 2. Red Roses And A Sky Of Blue 3. Chasing Moonbeams 4. Earthly 5. Swinging Beefeater 6. Theme From A Summer Place 7. Love And Fury Tornados - Telstar. The Tornados - Red Roses And A Sky Of Blue. The Tornados - Chasing Moonbeams. The Tornados - Earthy. The Tornados - Swinging Beefeater. The Tornados - Theme From A Summer Place. The Tornados - Love And Fury. The Tornados - Dreamin' On A Cloud. The Tornados - Ridin' The Wind. The Tornados - The Breeze And I. The Tornados - Jungle Fever. Telstar - The Tornadoes. Fifty-five Tornados tracks on two CDs may be 53 more than most casual listeners need, but this double-disc set justifies itself in the listening. To most Americans, and even most Britons, the Tornados were one-hit wonders, responsible for Telstar and not much else, but as this set shows, they did come up with some cool sounds and tunes under the guidance of producermanager Joe Meek. The Tornadoes were an American surf band from Redlands, California. They were the second band to receive national airplay with a surf instrumental, after The Marketts, with their song Bustin' Surfboards, released on Aertaun Records in 1962. Bustin' Surfboards has since become a classic and mainstay of the surf genre. One of its distinctions, and appeals, was that the song opened with the sound of an ocean swell that continued throughout the song, thereby creating a sense of being at a beach. Album: Telstar 1962. Charted: 1 1. Get the Sheet Music License This Song . songfacts . The Tornados - a journeyman club band - disliked the song, but Meek added his own distinctive magic at his home-cooked studio above a leather shop in northern London. An overdubbed Clavioline keyboard provoked spooked space effects, while a backwards tape of a flushing toilet evoked all the majesty of a spacebound rocket. from The Observer Music Monthly. Joe Meek took a tape of Try Once More, which he had written with songwriter Geoff Goddard, to Alan Caddy and Clem Cattini of The Tornados. This fantastic instrumental by The Tornados was released in 1962 and made number 1 in the UK charts, and also number 1 in the U. S in the same week. As . The Tornados. Released 1962. Telstar Tracklist. Telstar Lyrics. Love and Fury Lyrics. Jungle Fever Lyrics. About Telstar. This EP by the Tornados collects the two singles they released in 1962, Love and Fury backed with Popeye Twist and the massive international hit Telstar backed with Jungle Fever. Telstar Q&A

The Tornadoes - Telstar
Performer: The Tornadoes
Genre: Pop
Title: Telstar
Country: US
MP3 album: 2541 mb
FLAC album: 1845 mb
Source: Vinyl, 7", 45 RPM, Single, Promo
№ Cat: 45-LON9561-V
Label: London Records