Hits Right Up Your Street

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Hits Right Up Your Street
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Studio album by The Shadows
Released 1 September 1981 (1981-09-01)
Genre Rock
Length 54:44
Label Polydor, Pickwick
Producer The Shadows
The Shadows chronology
Change of Address
(1980)Change of Address1980
Hits Right Up Your Street
Life in the Jungle
(1982)Life in the Jungle1982

Hits Right Up Your Street is the fourteenth rock album by British instrumental (and sometimes vocal) group The Shadows, released in September 1981 through Polydor Records and Pickwick Records. The majority of the album is in the form of covers by popular artists at the time. Cover versions of songs by The Tornados, Ennio Morricone, Cliff Richard, John Lennon, Randy Crawford, Ray Stevens, Shakin' Stevens, ABBA, Rod Stewart, Leo Sayer, Anton Karas & B. Bumble and the Stingers

Track listing[edit]

Side one
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Telstar" Joe Meek 03:05
2. "Chi Mai" Ennio Morricone 03:37
3. "We Don't Talk Anymore" Alan Tarney 04:23
4. "Imagine/Woman" John Lennon 03:34
5. "Hats Off To Wally" Hank Marvin, Bruce Welch, Brian Bennett 03:00
6. "One Day I'll Fly Away" Will Jennings, Joe Sample 04:13
7. "Summer Love '59" Marvin, Welch, Bennett 03:10
8. "Misty" Erroll Garner, Johnny Burke 02:57
Total length: 27:59
Side two
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "This Ole House" Stuart Hamblen 03:26
2. "The Winner Takes It All" Benny Andersson, Björn Ulvaeus 03:52
3. "Sailing" Gavin Sutherland 04:49
4. "Thing-Me-Jig" Marvin, Welch, Bennett 02:55
5. "More Than I Can Say" Sonny Curtis, Jerry Allison 03:28
6. "Cowboy Café" Marvin, Welch, Bennett 02:48
7. "The Third Man" Anton Karas 03:12
8. "Nut Rocker" Tchaikovsky, arranged by Kim Fowley 02:15
Total length: 26:45



  • Hank Marvin - lead guitar
  • Bruce Welch - rhythm guitar
  • Brian Bennett - drums, percussion
  • Alan Jones - bass
  • Cliff Hall - keyboards

Arranged and Produced By The Shadows


Chart Year Peak
UK Albums Chart 1981 15[2]


  1. ^ "Shadows, The - Hits Right Up Your Street at Discogs". Discogs.com. Retrieved 27 October 2011. 
  2. ^ "The Shadows - Hits Right Up Your Street". Chart Stats. 19 September 1981. Retrieved 27 October 2011.