New Musical Express | September 1962

7 September 1962 No. 817  
Charlton, Bruce Del [Shannon], Dion, and Buzz [Clifford] in Person 2
n/a Welcome Back Dion  
Smith, Alan School Comes First says Louise [Cordet]  
Johnson, Derek 14 New Richard Tracks [Cliff]: "It’ll Be Me," "So I’ve Been Told," "How Long is Forever," "I’m Walkin’ the Blues," "Turn Around," "Blueberry Hill," "Let’s Make a Memory," "I’m On My Way," "When My Dream Boat Comes Home," "Spanish Harlem," "You Don’t Know," "Falling in Love with Love," "Who Are We to Say," "I Wake Up Cryin’" 3
Hutchins, Chris Gene Vincent Moves into Kent  
Fordyce, Keith On Singles:
Frankie Vaughan, “Hercules”
Peter Gordeno, “Down By the Riverside”
Michael Holliday, “It Only Takes a Minute”
Freddy Cannon, “Broadway” “What’s Gonna Happen When Summer’s Gone”
Kaye Sisters, “Seven Roses”
Mark Murphy, “Stoppin the Clock” “Angel Eyes”
Bobby Vinton, “Rain Rain Go Away”
Gene Vincent, “The King of Fools”
Bobby Vee, “A Forever Kind of Love”
Buddy Greco, “Hey There”
Jimmy Jones, “You’re Much Too Young”
4
n/a “Potted Pops”
Mrs. Mills
Tony Hatch
Al Caiola
Manuel and His Music of the Mountains
 
Evans, Allen LP’s
Ray Conniff, S’wonderful S’marvelous
Frankie Laine, Call of the Wild
Australian Sing Along
The Hash Brown Sounds
 
n/a Best Selling LP’s in Britain
1. West Side Story
2. Golden Age of Donegan, Lonnie Donegan
3. Potluck, Elvis Presley
4. Best of Ball, Barber, and Bilk
5. Black and White Minstrel Show, George Mitchel
 
NME NME Top Thirty
1. "I Remember You," Frank Ifield
2. "Roses Are Red," Ronnie Carroll
3. "Things," Bobby Darin
4. "Speedy Gonzales," Pat Boone
5. "Sealed with a Kiss," Brian Highland
5
  Best Selling Pop Records in the U.S
1. "Sheila," Tommy Roe
2. "You Don’t Know Me," Ray Charles
3. "Loco-Motion," Little Eva
4. "Ramblin’ Rose," Nat “King” Cole
5. "She’s Not You," Elvis Presley
 
  Best Selling Sheet Music in Britain
1. "Roses Are Red"
2. "I Remember You"
3. "Guitar Tango"
4. "Speedy Gonzales"
5. "Things"
 
n/a Donegan, Justice Hot 100 Tips
Mudlarks to Decca, via Lewis Ritz Series
Star Names, Star News: Ted Heath, Eden Kane, Joanie Sommers, Johnny Mathis, David Jacobs, Johnny Dankworth
More ‘10th Books [NME] Now Available
Boone, Francis Return: Davis for Palladium?
EMI Release Date Put Back [September LP’s and EP’s]
Acker Bilk Christmas Stage Show Planned
Six American ‘Lucky Stars’
Everlys’ Two Radio Shows
Minstrels Clash with Palladium
Mike [Sarne] with Carol [Deene]
Valentine, Yana, Pantomime Roles
Max Bygraves Date Now Set
Jet Harris Showcase
Fist Conway Vocal Disc-U.S. Release
Two d-j Shows for Freeman
‘Beat Show’ Residents [Red Guest Combo]
Aussie-Britain Common Market
6
n/a Cliff [Richard], Shadows Delay U.S. Trip
Donegan-Miller Disc
Little Richard to Make a Second British Tour
Denver Better-Tour Planned
Wynter and Adams Change Labels-Cut Same Disc
Checker Given Own 208 Show
Newley Allows Altered ‘Fool’ [What Kind of Fool am I?]
Darin Title Song [If a Man Answers]
Measles Keep Fury Offstage
‘West End’ Dates
Shirley Bassey’s 3rd Australian Tour Set
Shadow’s EP-From Jess Conrad Film
Valentine Hat-Trick
Jacobs, Harris Film Musical?
Third Airing for Dion
7
Williams, Chris Welcome to Three New American Visitors [Bobby Vinton, Chet Atkins, Floyed Cramer] 8
n/a What the Stars Are Saying [Pat Boone, Nat ‘King’ Cole, Paul Anka, Oscar Peterson, Eartha Kitt]  
Gowers, Mike Carol Deene’s Tears Turn to Smiles 9
Williams, Chris Baby-Sitting Led Little Eva to Hit  
Gray, Andy Glasgow Eye-Opener [Lena Martell]  
Hutchins, Chris You Can Twist with Chubby  
Johnson, Derek Bobby Darin Phones NME 10
n/a Tail Pieces by the Alley Cat 12
Hellicar, Mike Helen [Shapiro] Confesses that Sometimes She Would Like to Be Little Miss Lovely  
  Jaimie Ayers, 12 February 2005  
     
14 September 1962 No. 818  
Johnson, Derek Jet Harris Tells All in: Question Time with the Stars 2
n/a Life-lines of Valerie Mountain  
Johnson, Derek Elvis May Never Come to Britain Says Chet Atkins 3
A.G. Almost too Real for Jess Conrad  
n/a Star Quote [Richard Rogers, Doris Day]  
Fordyce, Keith New Singles
Ray Charles, “You Don’t Know Me”
Jeremy Taylor, “Ag. Pleez Daddy”
Brenda Lee, “It Started All Over Again”
Marty Robbins, “Devil Woman”
The Fentones, “The Breeze and I”
Mark Wynter, “Venus in Blue Jeans”
Marion Ryan, “No Love But Your Love”
Carole King, “It Might as Well Rain Until September”
Nat “King” Cole, “Ramblin’ Rose”
Eden Kane, “How to Let”
4
n/a Potted Pops [George Shearing, Victor Feldman, Anita Wood]  
Evans, Allen LPs
Ray Charles, Modern Sounds in Country and Western Music
Chubby Checker, Twist along with Chubby Checker
Judy Garland, The Judy Garland Story
 
n/a Best Selling LPs in Britain
1. Soundtrack, West Side Story
2. Lonnie Donegan, The Golden Age of Donegan
3. Best of Ball, Barber, and Bilk
4. Elvis Presley, Pot Luck
5. Joe Brown, Picture of You
 
n/a NME Top Thirty
1. Elvis Presley, “She’s Not You”
2. Frank Ifield, “I Remember You”
3. Ronnie Carrol, “Roses are Red”
4. Bobby Darin, “Things”
5. Cliff Richard, “It’ll Be Me”
5
  Best Selling Pop-Records in US
1. Four Seasons, “Sherry”
2. Tommy Roe, “Sheila”
3. Nat “King” Cole, “Ramblin’ Rose”
4. Little Eva, “Loco Motion”
5. Booker T. and the MG’s, “Green Onions”
 
  Best Selling Sheet Music in Britain
1. "Roses are Red"
2. "I Remember You"
3. "Things"
4. "Speedy Gonzales"
5. "Guitar Tango"
 
n.a. Paris Won’t Let Shadows Go!
‘Sing Along’ Resident Cuts Parlophone Disc [Debbie Lee]
[Chris] Barber with Faith
British Jazzers to US [Downtown Syncopators]
[Robert] Farnon-US-Philips Deal
Names in the News: Shirley Bassey, Chris Whent, Eden Kane, Mantovani, Roger Clifford
Pet Clark on ‘Jury’
[Joe] Brown for Billy Cotton TV Show
Bobby Vee and the Crickets LP Here
Craig Douglas Radio Dates
UK LP Prestige
[Frank] Sinatra Theme
Everlys’ TV Dates Set
Lonnie Donegan’s Bermuda Trip Set
David Jacobs Ice Rink D-J
US Musical for London [Fiorello]
[Sammy] Davis Acts Again
[Dave] Brubeck Tour Venues Fixed
New BBC TV Show [Like Music]
Alma Logan—Telly ‘Tec [detective]
EMI to Produce Hit Musical in London
6
n/a American Disc-Jockeys Honour British Stars [Acker Bilk, Kenny Ball]
Deep River Boys Record ‘208’ Shows
[Joe] Meek-Ember Tie Up?
Tornados to Go Solo
[Kenny] Ball in ‘Pops Lenny’
Bobby Vinton Coming Back
Palladium TV Stars American Show
Mike Sarne: Tour on, then?
[Henri Rene] MD Breaks Honeymoon
Vernons ‘Go Man Go’
[Billy] Fury Better
[Joe] Brown Film Musical?
Ted Heath May Join Shirley Bassey Tour
[Acker] Bilk. [Karl] Denver in Big Xmas ShowsTed King BBC D-J Spin
Fontana Label for America
[Frank] Ifield for Palladium
Spotnicks Returning
[Danny] Williams for ‘Lucky Stars’
7
Johnson, Derek What’s Happened to the Vocal Groups? 8
Charlton, Bruce The Man Behind Those Sparkling Nat Cole, Kenny Ball Hits  
Thompson, Ken Neil Sedaka Never Finds Making Albums too Hard to Do 9
Smith, Alan Tony Newley Says ‘I Don’t Want to Stay too Long’  
Evans, Allen EPs:
Jet Harris,
Mrs. Mills,
Connie Francis,
Gene Vincent
Parade of Russ Conway Hits
Hits of Danny Williams
A Picture of Joe Brown
Neil Sedaka
Matt Monro
More Hits from Helen Shapiro
Twist with Bobby Darin
Wonderful Land of the Shadows
John Leyton Hit Parade
Jim Reeves
Adam Faith Hit Parade
Eden Kane Hits
Two Peters
The Crickets
Acker Bilk
Little Tony in Italy
10
Hutchins, Chris Top Ten First Go! Tornados Staggered!  
Gowers, Mike Tommy Roe’s Holly Flavoured ‘Sheila’ Finds Much Flavour  
Wedge, Don Everlys Haven’t Had Time to Make Good Discs  
n/a Tail Pieces by the Alley Cat 12
Evans, Allen Instrumental LPs  
  More of Your Favorite TV and Radio Themes  
  Pete Fountain’s Music From Dixie  
Colleir, Mike More Money From Discs in Britain  
  Jamie Ayers, March 2005  
     
21 September No. 819  
Smith, Alan Bobby Vinton Replies to Ronnie Carroll 2
Johnson, Derek Shadows (Rage of Paris) Meet Tornados! 3
n.a. Band ‘ran away’ from Gold Discs! [Papa Bue’s Viking Jazzband]  
Fordyce, Keith New singles reviewed:
Johnny Tillotson, “Send me the Pillow You Dream On” [‘Pillow’ Fight for Three!]
Brook Brothers, “Town Girl” [Brooks Sing ‘Town Girl’s’ Praises!]
Tony Rocco and Kris Jensen, “Torture” [Newcomers Are Rivals in ‘Torture’!]
Hi-Lo’s, “A Taste of Honey”
Marcie Blane, “Bobby’s Girl”
Sarah Vaughan, “Moonglow”
Acker Bilk, “Lonely”
Andy Williams, “Summertime”
Buzz Clifford, “Nobody Loves Me Like You”
Eve Boswell, “Love Me”
Lafayettes, “Caravan Of Lonely Men”
4
Evans, Allen LP Reviews:
Big Big 15- Vol. 3, Paul Anka
Clap Hands Here Comes Charlie, Ella Fitzgerald
On the Way Up, Ann-Margret
Dino, Dean Martin
Standing Room Only, The Highwaymen
Walk on By, Leroy Van Dyke
A Picture of Joe Brown
 
  Best Selling LPs in Britain:
1. West Side Story (soundtrack)
2. Golden Age of Donegan, Lonnie Donegan
3. Best of Ball, Barber and Bilk
4. Pot Luck, Elvis Presley
5. Black and White Minstrel Show, George Mitchell
 
n.a. NME Top Thirty:
1. Elvis Presley, “She’s Not You”
2. Cliff Richard, “It’ll Be Me”
3. Frank Ifield, “I Remember You”
4. Ronnie Carroll, “Roses Are Red”
5. Bobby Darin, “Things”
5
n.a. Best Selling Pop Records in U.S.:
1. Four Seasons, “Sherry”
2. Nat King Cole, “Ramblin’ Rose”
3. Tommy Roe, “Sheila”
4. Booker T & the MG’s, “Green Onions”
5. Rick Nelson, “Teen Age Idol”
 
n.a. Pat Boone to Star in Palladium TV,
BBC to Telerecord Mathis [Pat Boone, Johnny Mathis, Bobby Darin]
Newley Smash Hit in U.S. [Anthony Newley]
New Disc Signings: Schoolgirls cut first Decca disc [Susan McGowan and Mary McGlynn]
Frank Ifield still climbing in America
Double Gold for Frank? [Frank Ifield]
Lester joins big ‘Lucky Stars’ cast [Ketty Lester]
Carroll in ‘Startime’ [Ronnie Carroll]
Fury and Denver – Unlucky Stars! [Billy Fury, Karl Denver]
2s. Charles LP [Ray Charles]
Combo wax theme [Laurie Jay Combo]
Springfields in New Radio C-and-W Show
Anka tune on both sides! [Paul Anka]
New Everlys Date [Everly Brothers]
Little Richard at Albert Hall
Ryan for Ilford [Marion Ryan]
Eve Going Home [Eve Boswell]
6
n.a. Big Anglo-American pop film line-up
Frankie Vaughan Back on ‘Jury’
Steele steps in at Backpool [Tommy Steele]
Matthew comperes Vaughan concert [Brian Matthew]
New group signs blind singer [Lennie Peters]
More U.S. TV dates for Roy Castle
Joe Brown, Danny Williams in Panto; Mike Sarne also booked
New Luxembourg programmes
Trad stars for Jazz Jamboree
Cliff’s ‘Off’ Date [Cliff Richards]
Pete Murray to stand in for Bob Monkhouse
Radio Dance Music Show
Kenny Ball’s radio dates
Cannon Arrival [Freddy Cannon]
New BBC-TV series signs major stars [“Like…Music”]
Helen Shapiro’s new U.S. outlet
Sullivan to Decca [Peter Sullivan]
Shearing arrival date [George Shearing]
Donegan Packed Them In [Lonnie Donegan]
7
Gowers, Mike Girl Hit Writer a Hit Herself! [Carole King] 8
Williams, Chris Kenny Lynch Never Gave Up!  
Hellicar, Mike Bart Hit A Week? [Lionel Bart] 9
Smith, Alan Holiday tough on Ken’s lip! [Kenny Ball]  
Charlton, Bruce At Last: Quiet Del Shannon Talks! 10
n.a. Classifieds 11
Gray, Andy Shannon, Brown, Dion show-stoppers! 12
  Leah Wohl-Pollack, 7 February 2005  
     
28 September No. 820  
Johnson, Derek Carole King talks about herself and Little Eva 3
Hutchins, Chris Helen Shapiro’s party ‘down under’: Happy Birthday, Sweet 16!  
Smith, Alan Lonnie takes ‘Dustman’ to U.S. [Lonnie Donnegan]  
Fordyce, Keith New Singles reviewed:
Bobby Darin, “If a Man Answers” [Darin Answers in Up-Tempo Style]
The Crickets, “Little Hollywood Girl” [Crickets Have Date with Two Girls]
Susan Maughan, “Bobby’s Girl”
Brook Benton, “Lie to Me”
Conway Twitty, “Unchained Melody”
The Duprees, “You Belong to Me”
Alan Fielding, “Too Late to Worry, Too Blue to Cry”
Jan Burnette, “Teddy”
The Avons, “A Wonderful Dream”
Jimmie Rodgers, “The Fox and the Goose”
Jess Conrad, “Pretty Jenny”
4
  Best Selling LPs in Britain:
1. West Side Story (Sound Track)
2. Golden Age of Donnegan, Lonnie Donegan
3. Best of Ball, Barber and Bilk
4. Picture of You, Joe Brown
5. Pot Luck, Elvis Presley
 
n.a. NME Top Thirty:
1. Elvis Presley, “She’s Not You”
2. Tornados, “Telstar”
3. Cliff Richard, “It’ll Be Me”
4. Ronnie Carroll, “Roses Are Red”
5. Tommy Roe, “Sheila”
5
n.a. Best Selling Pop Records in U.S.:
1. Four Seasons, “Sherry”
2. Nat Cole, “Ramblin’ Rose”
3. Booker T & the MG’s, “Green Onions”
4. Bobby (Borris) Pickett and the Crypt Kickers, “Monster Mash”
5. Tommy Roe, “Sheila”
 
n.a. Acker Bilk: Major Film Next Year
Ifield zooms into U.S. 20 [Frank Ifield]
Adam Faith Gets Own Radio Show
Crickets at ‘Club’
Johnny Tillotson in ‘Lucky Stars’
Pop ‘Life’ on 208 [Radio Luxembourg’s ‘This is Their Life’]
Hour Teen-TV Show Try-Out [BBC-TV]
Anita Harris Joins Mike Sarne Panto [Anita Harris, Danny Williams, Mike Sarne]
New Disc Signings: Meehan Records Pepe For Decca [Tony Meehan]
Lost – Sinatra’s Voice [Frank Sinatra]
Big stars in radio special
Kenny Ball: U.S. return and Palladium TV
Tornados’ First LP
Denver and Lenny [Karl Denver Trio]
Newley Repeat [Anthony Newley]
6
n.a. Pat Boone in Royal Show?
Sarah Vaughan Cancels Tour!
Justice in ‘Ring-A-Ding’ [Jimmy Justice]
Beverly Sisters – West End Cabaret
Johnny and the Hurricanes tour?
Leyton in two big TV shows [John Leyton]
Eden Kane concerts at Paris Olympia?
Premieres Set For Presley, Richard Films [Elvis Presley, Cliff Richard]
Matt Monro: Sullivan TV and Tony Hancock Tour
Shapiro Africa trip still on [Helen Shapiro]
Jet – Actor? [Jet Harris]
Henderson for Haynes series [Joe “Mr. Piano” Henderson]
Terry Lightfoot On ‘Easy Beat’ – Twice!
Marty Wilde in ‘Like….Music’
Dankworth Returns [Johnny Dankworth Orchestra, Cleo Laine]
7
Johnson, Derek Welcome: George Shearing, Freddy Cannon, and Joe Williams 8
Hentoff, Nat Elvis – thousands for clothes
How Tommy Roe composes
 
Weedon, Bert These Shadows Should Part! [Bruce Welch, Hank Marvin] 9
Smith, Alan The Springfields Think U.S. ‘Stunning’  
Evans, Allen Trad EP reviews:
Acker Bilk
Al Fairweather-Sandy Brown All Stars
Ken Colyer’s Jazzmen
Chris Barber in Copenhagen
 
Hutchins, Chris Question-Time gets some startling answers from Chubby Checker 10
Evans, Allen LP reviews:
Country Side of Jim Reeves
Dinah Washington: Tears and Laughter
Josh White at Town Hall
Andy Williams’ Best
 
n.a. Classifieds 11
  Leah Wohl-Pollack, February 2005  
 
 
  grtedit, 16-Mar-2005