Peter Sellers A Celebration of Sellers (4-CD Box Set)
- Number of Discs: 4
- Released: November 29, 1993
- Label: EMI Europe Generic
Tracks on Disc 1:
- 1.The Trumpet Volunteer
- 2.Auntie Rotter
- 3.All the Things You Are
- 4.We Need the Money
- 5.I'm So Ashamed
- 6.Party Political Speech
- 7.Balham- Gateway to the South
- 8.Suddenly It's Folk Song
- 9.Any Old Iron
- 10.Boiled Bananas and Carrots (Boiled Beef and Carrots)
- 11.Unchained Melody
- 12.Dance With Me Henry
- 13.Dipso Calypso
- 14.Never Never Land
- 15.A Drop of the Hard Stuff
- 16.Jakka and the Flying Saucers (An Interplanetary Fairy Tale)
Tracks on Disc 2:
- 1.You Keep Me Swingin'
- 2.So Little Time
- 3.Lord Badminton's Memoirs
- 4.The Critics
- 5.My Old Dutch
- 6.Face to Face
- 7.In a Free State
- 8.Puttin' on the Smile
- 9.Common Entrance
- 10.I Haven't Told Her, She Hasn't Told Me (But We Know It Just the Same)
- 11.Shadows on the Grass
- 12.Wouldn't It Be Loverly?
- 13.We'll Let You Know
- 14.Peter Sellers Sings George Gershwin
- 15.Fullers Earth
- 16.After the Fox
- 17.A Right Bird
- 18.The House on the Rue Sichel
Tracks on Disc 3:
- 1.Goodness Gracious Me
- 2.'Smith'-An Interview With Sir Eric Goodness
- 3.Zoo Be Zoo Be Zoo
- 4.Ukelele Lady
- 5.Setting Fire to the Policeman
- 6.Bangers and Mash
- 7.Oh, Lady Be Good
- 8.To Keep My Love Alive
- 9.Why Worry?
- 10.Grandpa's Grave
- 11.I Fell in Love With an Englishman
- 12.Africa Today
- 13.Fare Thee Well
- 14.A Hard Day's Night
- 15.She Loves You
- 16.Can't Buy Me Love
- 17.She Loves You
- 18.Yes It Is
- 19.She Loves You
- 21.Now Is the Winter of Our Discontent
Tracks on Disc 4:
- 1.Night and Day
- 2.The All-England George Formby Finals: Chinese Laundry Blues / My ...: The Chinese Laundry Blues / My Grandad's Flannelette Nightshirt / Guarding The Home Of The Home Guard / Hold Tight, Keep Your Seats, Please / They're Parking Camels Where The Taxis
- 4.Singin' in the Rain
- 5.Eaton Square Blues, The (For Musicians Only)
- 6.Peter Sellers Sings Rudolph Friml: Only a Rose
- 7.The Cultural Scene: Compleat Guide to Accents of the British ...
- 8.The Whispering Giant With Special Guest Irene Handl
- 9.New York Girls
- 10.Come to Me
- 11.Thank Heaven for Little Girls
- 12.We'll Meet Again - (previously unreleased)
Personnel: Peter Sellers (vocals, ukelele); Sophia Loren, Tom Jones, Graham Stark (vocals); Irene Handl (spoken vocals); George Martin (arranger, conductor); Steeleye Span, The Hollies.
Producers include: George Martin, Walter Ridley, Ken barnes, Joe Resman, Steeleye Span.
Compilation producer: Tim Chacksfield.
Recorded between 1958 & 1979. Includes liner notes by Mark Cousins.
All tracks have been digitally remastered.
Personnel: Peter Sellers (vocals, ukulele).
Liner Note Author: Mark Cousins.
Director: Ron Goodwin .
Unknown Contributor Role: Robin Black .
Arrangers: George Martin; Prior; Knight.
Renowned as one of the most brilliant comedians of his generation, British actor Peter Sellers was also a surprisingly prolific recording artist in the 1950s and '60s. This lovingly compiled four-disc box set features many of Sellers's funniest moments in front of the microphone, whether performing duets with Sophia Loren (the wacky "Goodness Gracious Me!") or sending up pop hits, most notably on a delightfully shrill version of "Unchained Melody" and a series of hilarious Beatles covers (including a spoken-word Cockney rendition of "She Loves You"). For diehard fans of Sellers, this outstanding compilation is essential.
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