New Musical Express

1956

 

September 2nd

 

N.A.

Controversial Bill Russo in London [trombone]

4

Morton, Rex

The Whitfield Story [David Whitfield]

8

Warburton, Reg

The Words Must Be Sincere—or David Will Not Sing Them: Portrait of Whitfield by the man who knows him best

9

N.A.

Whitfield [Bio, recording, personal information]

10

Butcher, Mike

So You Want to Buy a Record Player? [recommendations]

13

Wedge, Pip

Dennis Lotis Deserves His Success [British singer, movie, TV star ]

14

Wedge, Don

David Hughes Struggles with Pit Orchestra [Finsbury Park Empire debut]

14

     
 

September 9th

 

N.A.

Question-Time with the Stars [Cab Calloway]

3

Irving, Gordon

Hail to the Handsome Dennis Hale [singer's Glasgow debut]

3

Butcher, Mike

Highlights of Sunday's NME 'Tribute to Heath' Concert

8

Green, Benny

The Great Plot! [Behind the scenes of the NME tribute concert]

8

Morton, Rex

Golden Days for Mantovani [Bio, British musician tours U.S. and Canada]

9

Drake, Ron

'It's David's Day' says Joan Regan [David Whitfield fan convention]

10

Govey, Charles

Reg and Charles Give a New Twist to the Old Routine [Reviews Harold Jones and Reg Arnold at Finsbury Park Empire]

10

     
 

September 16th

 

Murray, Ruby

My Biggest Break Scared Me Stiff! [Singer writes about nerves, illness, and success]

3

Green, Benny

Cheerio, Old Chap! [Tribute to news editor Jack Marshall]

8

Perkins, Ray

The Boys with the Barber Shop Voices [Crew Cuts]

10

Watson, Jimmy

Song, Sand, and Suspense! [Singers Diana Coupland and Monty Norman talk about touring Europe and the Middle East]

10

     
 

September 30th

 

Harvey, Frank

Johnnie Ray—By His Manager [Bernie Lang]

3

Govey, Charles

Lee Plugs a Song He Hasn't Recorded! [Lee Lawrence at Brixton Empire]

5

Green, Benny

A Fond Farewell to Vic Feldman [Jazz virtuoso moves to U.S.]

8

Govey, Charles

TV Brings Ella Back to London [British singer Ella Logan]

8

Burns, Jeff

But Newcastle Wasn't All That Impressed [Reviews Ella Logan]

8

Harvey, Frank

'Off the Record'—An Improvement Must Be Made [reviews TV show]

9

Morton, Rex

Wedding Bells for Eddie and Debbie [Singer Fisher and film star Reynolds wed]

10

Watson, Jimmy

East Ham Sings It with Joe [pianist Joe Henderson]

10

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