And They Said it Wouldn't Last: My 50 Years in Music

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And They Said It Wouldn't Last (My 50 Years In Music)
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Box set by
Released15 September 2008
GenrePop
LabelEMI Records
Cliff Richard chronology
Love... The Album
(2007)
And They Said It Wouldn't Last (My 50 Years In Music)
(2008)
The 50th Anniversary Album
(2008)

......And They Said It Wouldn't Last (My 50 Years In Music) is a commemorative box set released to celebrate Cliff Richard's fifty years in the music business. It was released on 15 September 2008. Its release was preceded on 8 September by a new single called "Thank You for a Lifetime" which doesn't appear in the set. The set includes eight CDs, a reproduction of Cliff's first single (a 10-inch 78rpm vinyl record of Move It/Schoolboy Crush), a 52-page photo book of Cliff's fifty years in music, and a gold-plated coin bearing the 'Cliff's 50 Anniversary' graphic.

Boxed set[edit]

The package is divided into the following eight disks:

  • CD1: The Early Years
  • CD2: Rare B-Sides 1963-1989
  • CD3: Rare EP Tracks 1961-1991
  • CD4: Stage & Screen
  • CD5: The Hits — Number Ones Around The World
  • CD6: Faith & Inspiration
  • CD7: Live In Japan 1972
  • CD8: Lost And Found (From The Archives)

CD1 - The Early Years[edit]