Wonderful Land" is an instrumental piece written by Jerry Lordan recorded and released as a single by the Shadows in 1962. It stayed at No. 1 for eight weeks in the UK Singles Chart. Lordan had previously written the hugely successful "Apache" for the Shadows in 1960, and "Wonderful Land" was recorded in May 1961 by the Shadows' original line up of Hank Marvin, Bruce Welch, Jet Harris and Tony Meehan. The strings were added later by producer Norrie Paramor.
Watch the video for Wonderful Land from The Shadows's 20 Golden Greats for free, and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists. Since then they have had a total of 69 UK hit-charting singles (35 as The Shadows and 34 as Cliff Richard & the Shadows) over the period from 1960 to the 2000s. There is more than one band that goes by the name 'The Shadows'. There is more than one band that goes by the name 'The Shadows'
Songs from The Savage, Wonderful Land by The Shadows. Free download and listen The Savage, Wonderful Land. Style: pop. Album year: 2014.
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|45-DB 4790||The Shadows||Wonderful Land (7", Single)||Columbia||45-DB 4790||UK||1962|
|45-2146||The Shadows||Wonderful Land (7", Single)||Atlantic||45-2146||US||1962|
|MSOD 8282||The Shadows||Tierra Maravillosa / Caen Estrellas En Stockton (7", Single)||Columbia||MSOD 8282||Chile||Unknown|
|DNZ.10252||The Shadows||Wonderful Land (7")||Columbia||DNZ.10252||New Zealand||1962|
|45 DB 4790||The Shadows||Wonderful Land (7", Single)||Columbia||45 DB 4790||Belgium||1962|