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We have tried very hard to include pictures of each record, and give as much detail as possible. On the video page you will aslo find performances and/or audio tracks of songs by Denise Nolan and the Nolan Sisters featuring Denise. If If you are collecting these products we can help with contacts who sell these old records. Contact webmaster@denisenolan.co.uk He will be happy to assist you. There are limited quanities of certain releases available at our online shop. Mp3 tracks are available to download at very reasonable prices.

THE SINGING NOLANS SINGLES / EPs
SINGLE

BLACKPOOL / APPLE PIE


Released - 1972

Label - Nevis

Did Not Chart


CHRISTMAS EP

Released - 1972

(Silent Night/ Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas/White Christmas/Santa Claus Is Coming to Town)

Label - Nevis

Did Not Chart


Vocals on the single's A and B Side were provided by Anne, Denise, Maureen, Linda and Bernie. The Christmas EP features all six Sisters with Mother and Father.
THE SINGING NOLANS ALBUMS
THE SINGING NOLANS

Released 1972

Lavel - Nevis - Cat No NEV RO09

Released 1972 - Vinyl Album Only  

Track Listing

Oom Pah Pah - Where Is Love
Teach The World
Mother Of Mine
Little Green Apples
Danny Boy / My Ain Folk
Beg Steal Or Borrow
For Once In My Life
Doh reh Me
Edelweiss
My Favourite Things
Climb Ev'ry Mountain
The Sound Of Music


THE NOLANS
Released 1980
Boulevard Records BD1006

Reissue of 1972
Singing Nolans Album
(With additional orchestrations)

Track Listing
Oom Pah Pah - Where Is Love
Teach The World
Mother Of Mine
Little Green Apples
Danny Boy / My Ain Folk
Beg Steal Or Borrow
For Once In My Life
Doh reh Me
Edelweiss
My Favourite Things
Climb Ev'ry Mountain
The Sound Of Music

THE NOLANS
Released 1980
Nevis  Records NevLP145

Reissue of 1972
Singing Nolans Album
(With additional orchestrations)

Track Listing
Apple Pie
Oom Pah Pah - Where Is Love
Teach The World
Mother Of Mine
Little Green Apples
Danny Boy / My Ain Folk
Blackpool
Beg Steal Or Borrow
For Once In My Life
Doh reh Me
Edelweiss
My Favourite Things
Climb Ev'ry Mountain
The Sound Of Music


THE NOLAN SISTERS SINGLES (FEATURING DENISE)
SINGLE

A - BUT I DO
B - NOW I'M STUCK ON YOU

Released June 1974
EMI Records
Cat No. 2209

VOCALS

A-  Lead vocal Coleen / Anne
B - Lead Vocal - Linda / Maureen

NOTES
Debut single for the Nolan Sisters in their own right. Featured on Cliff Richard's Saturday night show


SINGLE

A - WON'T YOU MAKE A LITTLE SUNSHINE SHINE
B-  HAVE LOVE WILL TRAVEL

Relased March 1975
Target Records
Cat No. TGT103

VOCALS
A - Lead Vocal - Maureen
B - Lead Vocal Denise

NOTES
The A side was featured on TV on the Basil Brush show and the Vera Lynn Show.  Despite this it still never charted in the top forty. It is believed it peaked just inside the top 60.


SINGLE

A - OH MY DARLING (PROMO COPY)
B - OH MY DARLING

Released 1976
DJM Records
Cat No 1042

VOCALS
A - Lead Vocal - Anne  / Denise
B - Lead Vocal - Anne / Denise
NOTES
Trial copy of intended release for the American market. Ultra rare. the song was shelved in favour of 'Rain'
Side A is in Stereo and Side B in Mono


SINGLE

A - RAIN
B - OH MY DARLING

Released March 1976
Target Records
Cat No.TGT 108

VOCALS
A - Lead Vocal - Linda (Refrain Maureen)
B - Lead Vocal - Anne / Denise

The poorest selling of all the Target singles.

SINGLE

A - THANKS FOR CALLING
B - OH MY DARLING

Released - July 1976
Target Records
Cat No. TGT 116

VOCALS
A - Lead Vocal - Maureen
B - Lead Vocal - Anne / Denise

Single was re recorded as the B side to Coleen Nolan's debut solo single 'Andy' Coleen's vocals were used on both sides of her single - Maureen's on the Nolan Sisters' version of the song.


SINGLE

A - WHEN YOU ARE A KING
B - HEY WHAT A DAY

Released October 1976
Target Records
Cat No. TGT 121

VOCALS
A - Lead Vocal - Maureen
B - Lead Vocal - Linda

Song featured on Morcome & Wise Christmas Show - song failed to chart. Believed to have reached the lower 50s in the unpublished chart.
SINGLE

A - LOVE TRANSFORMATION
B - OH MY DARLING

Released September 1977
Target Records
Cat No. TGT 132
VOCALS
A - Lead Vocal - Denise
B - Lead Vocal - Anne / Denise

Song was featured in 1977 Dulux Paint's TV Ad campain.

SINGLE

A - LOVE BANDIT
B - DON'T TAKE YOUR LOVE AWAY

Released November 1977
Target Records
Cat No. TGT  137

VOCALS
A - Lead Vocal - Denise
B - Lead Vocal - Denise
NOTES
Song featured on Two Ronnies Show and was almost a hit. If the present chart system (Top 100) was used instead of the then top 50 it would have most definately charted and therefore had automatic radio play. It went on to sell 54,000 copies making it the best selling Target Single by far. Believed to have endtered the top forty in the midweek chart before dropping out by the chart date. Rumoured to be number 41.
SINGLE

SAMPLE SINGLE
A, MULL OF KINYTYRE B. CHANSON D'AMOUR  C. MONEY MONEY MONEY D. I'D LIKE TO TEACH THE WORLD TO SING .  E. SAILING DON'T IT MAKE MY BROWN EYES BLUE
B SIDE - TV Commercial

Vocals feature all five Sisters

Promotional record that featured a medley of songs from the 20 Giant Hits album on the A side, and the soundtrack for the the TV commercial repeated three times on the B side. Was sent to radio stations & record shops etc.

SINGLE

A - DON'T IT MAKE MY BROWN EYES BLUE
B - SOMETHING TELLS ME (SOMETHING'S GONNA HAPPEN TONIGHT

Released June 1978
Target Records
Cat No. TGT TGT144

VOCALS
A - Lead Vocal - Linda
B - Lead Vocal - Maureen

Song was featured on The Two Ronnies Show - Failed to chart and sold poorly - probably because it was released so close to the original Crystal Gayle chart smash.
SINGLE

MAKE A LITTLE SUNSHINE SHINE / HAVE LOVE WILL TRAVEL

Released 1981
Warner Brothers Records
Cat No. WTP-17229

VOCALS
A - Lead Vocal - Maureen
B - Lead Vocal - Denise

Japan only release. Released on the back of the Nolans success in Japan. The song featured a picture cover, something that did not happen with the UK release 6 years earlier

SINGLE

I'D LIKE TO TEACH THE WORLD TO SING
B - REACH OUT I'LL BE THERE

Released 1980
WEA Records
Cat No. P1507J

VOCALS
A - Lead Vocal - Linda
B - Lead Vocal - Bernie

Japan only release. A strange choice of a single. The A side had been a huge hit in Japan for the New Seekers. The single failed to chart. Neither track featured on any UK single release by the Nolans.
SINGLE

A - BUT I DO
B - NOW I'M SUTUCK ON YOU
C - A LITTLE MORE LINE

Released 1990
EMI Records
Cat No./  EMI 27009 (12 Inch Single)

VOCALS
A - Lead Vocal - Coleen / Anne
B - Lead Vocal - Linda / Maureeen
C - Lead Vocal - Denise

Japan only release. Released to coincide with the Nolans' huge Japanese success. The single had not seen a Japanese release when it was released in the UK. Record giant EMI had rights for the song. Bonus track (C) never saw UK release. It was released with a picture sleeve.  Something that the UK release didn't have when it was released, 18 years prior.
SINGLE

A - SILENT NIGHT
B -  WHITE CHRISTMAS

Released 1990
Boulevard Records
Cat No. BVR 2730

VOCALS
A - Lead Vocal - The Nolan Family
B - Lead Vocal - Tommy Sr & Denise

Japan only release. Following on the back of the Japanese sucesses once more. Released with picture cover.
THE NOLAN SISTERS - ALBUMS (FEAT DENISE)
THE NOLAN SISTERS
Released 1975
Hanover Grand Records (Private Pressing)
Line up was :
(A) Anne (D) Denise (M) Maureen (L) Linda
(B)Bernie (All) - Self explanetory

Side 1
1. Reach Out I'll Be There (B)
2. Let Me Be The One (L) Ding-A-Dong (B)
3. Judy Garland Medley : Over The Rainbow (D) Meet Me In St Louis (All) For Me And My Gal (All) A Couple Of Swells (All) The Trolley Song (D)
4. Happy Birthday Baby (All)
5. London Medley : London Is London (All) London Pride (M) London Is A Little Bit Of Alright (All)
6. Ring Them Bells (All)

Side 2
1. Scarlet Ribbons (All)
2. This Old Man (B & D)
3. The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face (D)
4. Philadelphia Medley: The Year Of Decision (B) Dirty Ol' Man (B) The Love I Lost (M) You Make Me Feel Brand New (A & D) When Will I See You Again (All) I'm Stone In Love With You (All)
5. I Believe (All)

Album was recorded privately and sold exclusively at the London Room. The venue that the Nolans had a residency at. It appears limited quantites were sold at Nolans cabaret shows around the UK also.
TWENTY GIANT HITS
Released Feb 1978
Vinyl, 8 Track  & Cassette
Target Records
Cat No. TGS502

Line up was :
(A) Anne (D) Denise (M) Maureen (L) Linda
(B)Bernie (All) - Self explanetory

Side One
Sailing
Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue (L)
Mull Of Kintyre (L)
Don't Give Up On Us (A)
The Way We Were (D)
Isn't She Lovely (B)
You Make Me Feel Brand New (All)
Chanson D'Amour (L)
God Only Knows (All)
Money Money Money (A)

Side Two
Bridge Over Troubled Water (All)
Without You (D)
Song Sung Blue (M)
Your Song (M)
He (She) (M)
I'd Like To Teach The World To Sing (L)
When A Child Is Born (A)
Save your Kisses For Me (All)
Make It With You (M)
Reach Out, I'll Be There (B)

Two versions of this album were made. The one with the tracks listed on the left hand side of the front cover is the rarest and most collectable. It is also the most valuable. The most interesting feature about the front cover of this album is that Linda is not on it! She was ill with diarrhoea the day of the photo shoot and was unable to attend. A look alike was sourced and used. It was not noticed by anyone and still today most people are unaware of it. However when the album was given a makeover and released in in the Far East in 1981, the pictures are a lot clearer and feature close ups. It can clearly be seen that the person who is purporting to be Linda is a fake! this album was recorded over a one week period which is quite an accomplisment considering the size of the orchestra and the album's arrangements
*Tracks For The Following Three Albums Are The Same As "TWENTY GIANT HITS" plus five extra bonus tracks* See Below for details


THE THE NOLAN SISTERS COLLECTION
PICKWICK RECORDS
Cat No. PDA067
Vinyl, 8 Track & Cassette
THE BEST OF THE NOLAN SISTERS VOL 1
PICKWICK RECORDS
Cat No. SHM 993
Vinyl, 8 Track & Cassette
THE BEST OF THE NOLAN SISTERS VOL 2
PICKWICK RECORDS
Cat No. SHM 994
Vinyl, 8 Track & Cassette
For these three albums the line up:
(A) Anne (D) Denise (M) Maureen (L) Linda (B)Bernie (C) Coleen (Featured but not in the line up)
(All) - Self explanetory
Bonus Tracks
Love Bandit (D)
Don't Take Your Love Away (D)
Something Tell Me Something's Gonna Happen Tonight (M)
Andy (C)
Thanks For Calling (C)

These three albums were released containing the tracks from '20 GIANT HITS' plus five bonus songs. The Collection is a double album with gatefold sleeve,The "Best Of" Vol One is copied as Side One and Two from "The Collection". Vol Two covers Sides Three and Four from "The Collection". Bonus tracks shown in previous column.
THE NOLANS WITH DENISE - RELEASED AFTER DENISE LEFT THE ACT


HARMONY
Everest Records 1981

Line up was :
(A) Anne (D) Denise (M) Maureen (L) Linda (B)Bernie (All) - Self explanetory

Vinyl & Cassette
Won't You Make A Little Sunshine Shine (M)
Have Love Will Travel (D)
Rain (L)
Love Transformation (D)
Oh My Darling (A & D)
Thanks For Calling (M)
Back In the World Again (L)
Hey What A day (L)
Don't Throw your Love Away (D)
When You Are A King (M)


The album featured all the singles from the Target Records period. This album saw them released on one album for the first time.  It was released 2 years after the Nolans had left the Target label. The most upsetting and misleading detail from this album is the ommision of Denise from the front and back cover, and the inclusion of Coleen who did not record a single word on the album. This album features a previously unreleased song - 'Back In The World Again' With Linda on lead vocal.
TWENTY GIANT HITS (JAPAN / MALAYSIA ONLY)
Tracks as above

Released 1981

Line up was :
Anne, Denise, Maureen, Linda, Bernie


Released three years after the UK success of the album. This time with new artwork. The back cover as you can see from the gallery below features the Linda Nolan look alike.
THE NOLAN SISTERS  (JAPAN ONLY)

East Records
1981
Vinyl Only

Line up was :
(A) Anne (D) Denise (M) Maureen (L) Linda
(B)Bernie (All) - Self explanetory

Won't You Make A Little Sunshine Shine (M)
Have Love Will Travel (D)
Rain (L)
Love Transformation (D)
Oh My Darling (A & D)
Thanks For Calling (M)
Back In the World Again (L)
Hey What A day (L)
Don't Throw your Love Away (D)
When You Are A King (M)

Although Linda appears on the front cover of this album, check out the outer paper wrapper on the album. It features the look alike (Left hand side). The album was released follwoing the major success the Nolans had had in Japan.
TWENTY GIANT HITS (2nd UK RELEASE)

Label PICKWICK
CD Only
Cat No 5030073079929

Billed As The Nolans
Released 1990
Track List As Shown Previously

Coleen shown on artwork - She did not record any tracks on this album.
TWENTY GIANT HITS (3rd UK RELEASE)


Label Hallmark
CD Omly
Cat No 5030073079929

Billed As The Nolans
Released 1994
Track List As Shown Previously

Coleen shown on artwork - She did not record any tracks on this album.


TWENTY GIANT HITS PLUS TARGET RECORDINGS

Label 7T's
CD Only
Cat No GLAM CD100

Line up was :
(A) Anne (D) Denise (M) Maureen (L) Linda
(B)Bernie (All) - Self explanetory

Billed As The Nolans & The Nolan Sisters.
Released 2014
Track List  For Disc One ( 20 Giant Hits As Shown Previously)
Plus Disc 2
Make A Little Sunshine Shine (M)
Have Love Will Travel (D)
Oh My Darling (A&D)
Thanks For Calling (M)
When You Are A King (M)
Hey What A Day (L)
Love Transformation(D)
Love Bandit (D)
Don't Take Your Love Away (D)
Something Tells Me (M)
Back In the World Again (L)
Andy (Coleen)

Double Album released in 2011. Featuring fully remastered tracks and glossy booklet
DENISE NOLAN - SOLO SINGLES


A - SORRY  SEEMS TO BE THE HARDEST WORD
B - HOLDING YOU

PYE RECORDS
Cat No 7P 126
1979

A - DON'T YA SAY IT
B - ACHING HEART

MERCURY RECORDS
Cat No MER 74
1981

A - SORRY  SEEMS TO BE THE HARDEST WORD
B - HOLDING YOU

PYE RECORDS
Cat No 7P 126
1979

A - DON'T YA SAY IT
B - ACHING HEART

MERCURY RECORDS
Cat No MER 74
1981

DENISE NOLAN - SOLO ALBUMS


HOME
Private Pressing
Cassette Only

Side One:
Wherever He Ain't
Lights Of Home
If I Should Love Again
The Folks Who Live On The Hill
Pieces Of Dreams
With One More Look At You / Watch Closely Now
Side Two:
I Ain't Gonna Cry Tonight
We Don't Make Each Other Laugh Anymore
I Don't Want To Know
He Won't Send Roses
Can't Help Loving That Man /I Got It Bad And That Ain't Good
Home

Private recording that Denise self financed. Available on cassette. It is quite rare.
THE SINGLES


Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word - Holding You - Don't Ya Say It - Aching Heart - Girls Do It Boys do It - Just Can's Stop The Feeling - In Love With Love - My Mind's Made Up On you - For Once In My Life (Bonus Track) - Little Green Apples (Bonus Track)

LOVE TO SING 1
CD

Can't Help Loving That Man / I Got It Bad And That Ian't Good - That Old Feeling - Almaz - Wherever He Ain't - When I Dream - What Are You Doing The Rest Of Your Life? - If I Should Love Again - When I Fall In Love - The Days Of Wine And Roses - I Don't Want To Know - The Best Things In Live Are Free - The Folks Who Live On The Hill - Wherever He Ain't (Live) - Spring Will Be A Little Late This Year - We Don't Make Each Other Laugh Anymore - He Won't Send Roses - The Glory Of Love - Where Or When - I Don't Want To Live (Live) - He Touched Me
I LOVE TO SING 2
CD

Love On The Rocks - We Don't Make Each Other Laugh Anymore - Why Did I Choose You - Yesterday I Heard The Rain - Talking In Your Sleep - The Trolley Song - Pieces Of Dreams - I Don't Want To Know - I'm Old Fashioned - He Won't Send Roses - The Way He Makes Me Feel - How Insensitive - Someone To Watch Over Me - The Happy Days - Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word
I LOVE TO SING 3
CD

Somewhere Over The Rainbow - Don't Cry For Me Argentina - If They Could See Me Now - If They Could See Me Now (Live) Tomorrow - Send In The Clowns - First Time Ever I Saw Your Face - Cry Me A River - I Ain't Gonna Cry - Home - With One More Look/Are You Watching Me - Being The Beguine - Time Heals Everything - Let's Do It - I Should Care
With Live Orchestra
CD

The Folks Who Live On The Hill - I Don't Want To Know - He Won't Send Roses - Can't Help Lovin' That Man/ I Got It Bad And That Ain't Good - If I Should Love Again - We Don't Make Each Other Laugh Any More - Pieces Of Dreams - I Should Care - Cry Me A River - Why Did I Choose You - Wherever He Ain't - Send In The Clowns - First Time Ever I Saw Your Face - The Happy Days
There are plans underway for the reissue of "With Live Orchestra" in 2019 and a live album of the Garland Show - Recorded in London 2018

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