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The Next Time" backed with "Bachelor Boy" was the first of three number one hit singles from the Cliff Richard musical, . Summer Holiday Both sides were marketed as songs with chart potential, and the release is viewed retrospectively as a [1 ] double A-side single. However, technically double A sides were not regarded as such until 1965, so "The Next Time" was pressed as the A-side, with " [2 ] Bachelor Boy" the B-side (written by Bruce Welch and Cliff Richard). The song was succeeded at number one by The Shadows' " Dance On!". [1 ]
The recording of the song took place at
Abbey Road Studios in London on 10 May 1962. It was produced by Norrie Paramor and engineered by Malcolm Addey. The single spent three weeks at No. 1 in the [3 ] UK Singles Chart in January 1963. [4 ]
The song was included on the January 1963 album
. The film was the most successful Summer Holiday box-office attraction of the year.
Chart performance [ edit ]
* Not all New Zealand chart weeks were published in Billboard. This record may have charted higher. ^
Other versions [ edit ]
Richard Anthony made a French version entitled "Après toi".
Hank Marvin did an instrumental version on Hank Plays Cliff (1995).
References [ edit ]
^ a b c d e Rice, Jo (1982). The Guinness Book of 500 Number One Hits (1st ed.). Enfield, Middlesex: Guinness Superlatives Ltd. p. 68. ISBN 0-85112-250-7.
^ Porter, Robert. "Bachelor Boy: An in‐depth anaysis". Cliff Richard Song Database. Robert Porter . Retrieved . 17 November 2011
^ Porter, Robert. "The Next Time". Cliff Richard Song Database. Robert Porter . Retrieved . 17 November 2011
^ Roberts, David (2006). (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 145. British Hit Singles & Albums ISBN 1-904994-10-5.
^ " Cliff Richard: Artist Chart History" Official Charts Company.
^ Kent, David (2005). Australian Chart Book 1940–1969 (doc). Australian Chart Book Pty Ltd, Turramurra, N.S.W. ISBN 0-646-44439-5.
^ " Ultratop.be – Cliff Richard – The Next Time / Bachelor Boy" (in Dutch). Ultratop 50.
^ "Denmark singles chart - Bachelor Boy". danskehitlister.dk . Retrieved . 2014-04-25
^ a b Nielsen Business Media, Inc. (23 February 1963). . Nielsen Business Media, Inc. pp. 22–. Billboard ISSN 0006-2510.
^ Nielsen Business Media, Inc. (6 April 1963). . Nielsen Business Media, Inc. pp. 66–. Billboard ISSN 0006-2510.
^ The Official Charts in Ireland began on October 4, 1962. Chart positions before that are taken from the Evening Herald Chart which was a Top Ten single chart published by the Irish daily newspaper Evening Herald between February 1959 and December 1962. "Ireland singles charts". Irishcharts.ie . Retrieved . 2014-04-26
^ Nielsen Business Media, Inc. (2 March 1963). [ http://books.google.com/books? id=dwsEAAAAMBAJ&pg=PA20 Billboard] . Nielsen Business Media, Inc. pp. 20–. ISSN 0006-2510.
^ " Dutchcharts.nl – Cliff Richard – The Next Time / Bachelor Boy" (in Dutch). Single Top 100.
^ " Norwegiancharts.com – Cliff Richard – The Next Time". VG-lista.
^ Johansson, Carl-Owe (1980). Rock Around the Clock - Saturday Night Fever 1955-1978 (doc). Vara, Sweden: Dominique muzic-club.
^ Stephen Thomas Erlewine. "Cliff Richard | Awards". AllMusic . Retrieved . 2014-04-26
External links [ edit ]
From a Distance: The Event (1990, live)
Together with Cliff Richard (1991)
(1993) The Album
Songs from Heathcliff (1995, stage show album)
Heathcliff Live (1996, stage show album, live)
Real as I Wanna Be (1998)