|45-F 11494||The Tornados||Telstar (7", Single)||Decca||45-F 11494||UK||1962|
|45-F 11494||The Tornados||Telstar (7", Single)||Decca||45-F 11494||Ireland||1962|
|5N 11003||The Tornadoes*||Telestar (7", Single, RE)||London Records||5N 11003||US||Unknown|
|45-F 11494||The Tornados||Telstar / Jungle Fever (7", Single, Mono)||Decca||45-F 11494||India||1962|
|45-F 11494||The Tornados||Telstar (7", Single)||Decca||45-F 11494||Denmark||1962|
from the album Telstar - The Sounds of The Tornadoes. Telstar" is a 1962 instrumental written and produced by Joe Meek for the English band the Tornados. The track reached number 1 on the . Billboard Hot 100 in December 1962 (the second British recording to reach number 1 on that chart in the year, after "Stranger on the Shore" in May), and was also a number one hit.
To most Americans, and even most Britons, the Tornados were one-hit wonders, responsible for "Telstar" and not much else, but as this set shows, they did come up with some cool sounds and tunes under the guidance of producer/manager Joe Meek. Robot" is nearly as pretty a tune as "Telstar" (it also charted in England at No. 17), and it sounds fresh, as something not nearly as widely heard for 36 years; "Life On Venus," the B-side, is a very close second, almost a "son of Telstar. Ice Cream Man" was another British chart single, and.
The Tornados – Telstar. HIT December 22, 1962. It happens so rarely, but it does happen
Complete your The Tornadoes collection. This album is nearly a reissue of their US debut Lp (LL 3279). It was January of 1963, and they had a new single "Globetrottin'" which was NOT on the original album, so London reshuffled the tracks, deleted "Jungle Fever" and added "Globetrottin' to the top of the second side. They also changed up the artwork on the front of the cover and changed out the band photo on the back. Otherwise, 'The Original Telstar' is practically the same as 'The Sounds of The Tornadoes" in America.
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The Tornados were an English instrumental group of the 1960s that acted as backing group for many of record producer Joe Meek's productions and also for singer Billy Fury. They enjoyed several chart hits in their own right, including the UK and . No. 1 "Telstar" (named after the satellite and composed and produced by Meek), the first . 1 single by a British group.