Adam's Hit Parade

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Adam's Hit Parade
Adam's Hit Parade.jpg
EP by Adam Faith
Released December 1960
Genre Pop
Language English
Label Parlphone Company, Ltd.
Producer John Barry

Adam's Hit Parade is an EP by Adam Faith, released in December 1960. The EP is a 7-inch vinyl record and released in mono with the catalogue number Parlophone Company, Ltd. GEP 8811. Adams Hit Parade has the distinction of being the UK's number-one EP Number 1 EP on three different occasions. It first reached the number on spot on December 17, 1960, but was bumped out a week later by Cliff Richard and The Shadows's Cliff's Silver Discs.. On January 21, 1961 Faith reclaimed the top spot, only to be evicted a week later by the Shadows' The Shadows (EP) EP which held the top slot until Faith regained it for a week on May 27, 1961.

Faith is backed by John Barry and His Orchestra.[1]

Track listing[edit]

Side A
  1. " What Do You Want (Vandyke), a #1 in the UK
  2. " Poor Me (Vandyke), also a #1 in the UK
Side B
  1. Someone Else's Baby (Vandyke-Ford) #2 in the UK
  2. Johnny Comes Marching Home (from the film Never Let Go) (trad. arr. Barry-Maitland), reached #5 in the UK.

None of these songs charted in the United States.[2]


  1. ^ record label
  2. ^ Whitburn, Joel, ‘’The Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits’’, Billboard Books, NY 1992 p. 167