Emile Ford Part 2
Emile Ford
* The readers of the British music magazine, NME, voted Emile Ford and the
Checkmates as the "Best New Act" in 1960.[6]

* "What Do You Want to Make Those Eyes at Me For?" was originally recorded by Ada
Jones and Billy Murray in 1911.
* "(I'd Like to Get You on a) Slow Boat to China" was composed by Frank Loesser, and
originally recorded by Kay Kyser in 1948.
* "Counting Teardrops" was written by Barry Mann and Howard Greenfield.
* "Them There Eyes" was written in 1930, and first recorded by Louis Armstrong that
same year and by Duke Ellington in 1931.
* His recordings included "I Wonder Who's Kissing Her Now". The melody was written
by Joseph E. Howard and Harold Orlob, and the lyrics by Will M. Hough and Frank R.
Adams. The song was published in 1909.


UK singles chart credits

* "What Do You Want to Make Those Eyes at Me For?" / "Don't Tell Me Your Troubles"
(Pye 7N15225) 1959 - No. 1
* "On a Slow Boat to China" / "That Lucky Old Sun" (Pye 7N15245) 1960 - No. 3
* "You'll Never Know What You're Missing ('Til You Try)" / "Still" (Pye 7N15268) 1960 -
No. 12
* "Them There Eyes" / "Question" (Pye 7N15282) 1960 - No. 18 - α
* "Counting Teardrops" / "White Christmas" (Pye 7N15314) 1960 - No. 4
* "What am I Gonna Do" / "A Kiss to Build a Dream On" (Pye 7N15331) 1961 - No. 33
* "Half of my Heart" - 1961 - No. 42 - α
* "I Wonder Who's Kissing Her Now" - 1962 - No. 43 - α
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