New Musical Express | November 1962

No. 825 2 November 1962  
(cover page) Peter Jay & the Jay Walkers 1
n.a. Record adv. 2
Johnson, Derek Cliff Slams Out at Elvis-snub Lies! 3
Smith, Alan Was Ball’s Pay Off Disc Wise? [Kenny Ball, new single “Pay Off”] 3
n.a. Life Lines of Little Eva 3
Fordyce, Keith Singles Review:
Joe Brown, “It Only Took a Minute” (Piccadilly)
Duane Eddy, “Guitar Man” (RCA)
Tommy Bruce, “Buttons & Bows” (incomplete information)
Pat Boone, “The Main Attraction” (London)
Johnny Towers, “Thief in the Night” (Phillips)
Gary Miller, “Mr. Lonely” (Pye)
Carol Deene, “James Hold the Ladder Steady” (HMV)
James Darren, “Hail to the Conquering Hero” (Pye International)
Vicsounts, “That Stranger Used to Be My Girl” (Pye)
Andy Cavell, “Always on Saturday” (HMV)
4
NME NME Top 30:
1. “Telstar,” Tornados (Decca)
2. “Lovesick Blues,” Frank Ifield (Columbia)
3. “Let’s Dance,” Chris Montez (London)
4. “The Loco Motion,” Little Eva (London)
5. “Venus in Blue Jeans,” Mark Wynter (PYE)
6. “Rain until September,” Carol King (London)
7. “Swiss Maid,” Del Shannon (London)
8. “Sheila,” Tommy Row (HMV)
9. “Ramblin Rose,” Nat Cole (Capitol)
10. “Sherry,” Four Seasons (Stateside)
5
Billboard Best Selling Pop Records in U.S:
1. “He’s a Rebel,” Crystals
2. “Only Love Can Break a Heart,” Gene Pitney
3. “Do You Love Me,” Contours
4. “Monster Mash,” Bobby Pickett & The Crypt Kickers
5. “All Alone Am I,” Brenda Lee
5
n.a. Best Selling Sheet Music in Britain:
1. “Telstar” (Ivy)
2. “Rain until September” (Aldon)
3. “Ramblin’” (Rose-Comet)
4. “Venus in Blue Jeans” (Parnes)
5. “The Loco Motion” (Aldon)
5
n.a. Presley to Send Donation to VABF
Cuban Crisis Delays Cricket
6
Wedge, Don
Gray, Andy
Cliff, Shadows, Ifield livened things up [Royal Variety] 6
n.a. Darin Opening in Portsmouth
Eddie Calverts ‘Lucky Stars’
Bygraves in Glasgow’s ‘Five Past Eight’
Princess to see Hayley’s Film
New ABC-TV Series-Comedy BandBox
Steele to Star in Big Film Musical
Bing Inspired Cinerama Film
German firm signs Lotis
Gene Vincent on Adam Faith tour
Helen Shapiro May Record in States
Atwell Show out on Tour
Brown Rejoins Package
Barber Cuts Anka Theme
6
n.a. Jet, Tony [Shadows] Together Again
NME Staff Changes
Craig Douglas EP for Decca-Ritz
Cliff Richard to Do Extra Film Sequences
Springsfields Bounce Back into U.S. 100
Sinatra Trip-talks Opened
Decision on ‘Jury’ Soon
Second ‘Gold’ for Acker!
Little Richard Cancels Tour
Ifield 208 Series
Bruce Forsyth-Label change
Susan Maughn goes solo
Minor Command
New Team behind Piccadilly Disc
Tornados Crash into U.S. Chart
EMI Launches Dick Kallman
7
Johnson, Derek Phil Everly Talks about Don 8
Hentoff, Nat Helen, Acker please U.S. TV audience [Helen Shapiro & Acker Bilk debut on Ed Sullivan] 8
Varius Letters “From You to Us” 8
n.a. Who’s Where: week of Nov. 5th:
Max Bygraves
Karl Denver
8
n.a. One Nighters:
Bill Fury
B. Bumble & the Stingers
8
Gray, Andy Del Shannon’s ‘Swiss Maid’ Explodes a Myth! 9
Wedge, Don 30 Minute Act by Pat Boone [London’s Plaza concert] 9
Hentoff, Nat American Airlmail: “How Tommy Roe Composes” 9
Johnson, Derek Frank Ifield Shoots Toward Second No. 1 10
Evans, Allen EP’s:
Karl Denver
Sammy Davis
Vernons Girls
Kenny Ball Plays
Peggy Lee/George Shearing
The Countrymen
Jimmy Justice
Mike Cotton Jazzmen
10
Charlton, Bruce John Barry Put Bond to Music 10
n.a. Classified Advertisements 11
Alley Cat Tail-Pieces 12
Smith, Alan East End Satire 12
Hellicar, Mike Documentary about Vce & Fans 12
  James Guimares, February 2006  
     
No. 826 9 November 1962  
(Cover Page) Matt Monro 1
Johnson, Derek ‘Bobby’s Girl” Began on a Boat Trip [Susan Maughan] 2
Charlton, Bruce Radio Will Not Take a Back Seat to TV [BBC] 2
Ruddy, Jonah New Wardrobe for Elvis 3
Williams, Chris Brian Hyland Looks Ahead 3
Smith, Alan Frank Sinatra in Welter of Violence 3
Fordyce, Keith Covering the Singles:
Paul Anka, “Eso Beso” (RCA)
Neil Sedaka, “Next Door to an Angel” (RCA)
Bobby Darin, “Baby Face” (London)
Marion Williams, “The Lonely One” (Decca)
Ella Fitzgerald, “Desifinado” (n.a.)
Petula Clark, “The Road” (Pye)
B. Bumble, “Dawn Cracker” (n.a.)
Kingston Trio, “500 Miles” (Capitol)
Bernard Cribbins, “Gossip Calypso” (Parlophone)
Bruce Forsyth, “The Oh-Be Joyfuls” (Piccadilly)
Johnny Kidd, “A Shot of Rhythm and Blues” (HMV)
4
n.a Potted Pops:
Billy Dawn and the Madison Mashers (CBS)
Bert Kaembfert (Polydor)
Gerry Brown’s Jazzmen (Fontana)
Paul Hanford (Oriole)
Spider Johnson and his Popeye Band (Riverside)
Frank and the Barbarians (Oriole)
Stan Kenton (Capitol)
4
n.a Best Selling LPs in Britain
1. West Side Story, Soundtrack (CBS)
2. Out of the Shadows, The Shadows (Columbia)
3. On Stage with the George Mitchell Minstrels (HMV)
4. Best of Ball, Barber and Bilk (Pye)
5. Golden Age of Donegan (Pye)
6. South Pacific, Soundtrack (RCA)
7. Nat “King” Cole Sings: George Shearing Quintet Plays (Capitol)
8. Black & White Minstrel Show, George Mitchell (HMV)
9. Picture of You, Joe Brown (Pye)
10. Pot Luck, Elvis Presley (RCA)
4
NME NME Top Thirty:
1. "Lovesick Blues," Frank Ifield (Columbia)
2. "Let’s Dance," Chris Montez (London)
3. "Telstar," Tornados (Decca)
4. "Swiss Maid," Del Shannon (London)
5. "The Loco-Motion," Little Eva (London)
5
n.a Best Selling Pop Records In U.S:
1. "He’s a Rebel," Crystals
2. "Big Girls Don’t Cry," Four Seasons
3. "All Alone Am I," Brenda Lee
4. "Return to Sender," Elvis Presley
5. "Only Love Can Break a Heart," Gene Pitney
5
n.a Best Selling Sheet Music In Britain:
1. "Telstar" (Ivy)
2. "Rain until September" (Aldon)
3. "Ramblin’ Rose" (Comet)
4. "Venus in Blue" Jeans (Parnes)
5. "The Loco-Motion" (Aldon)
5
n.a Donegan: ATV Show and Blackpool Plans
Sinatra, Davis, Martin on Single [“Me and My Shadow”]
Bobby Vee, Crickets: Two More ‘Stars’, Group Extension?
Barber Brings in R-and-B Singer (Lewis Jordan)
Edie Adams Debuts on ‘Juke Box Jury’
Royal Occasion for Pop Stars [Carol Deene, Bert Weedon and Kenny Lynch]
Haley Rock Composer Dies [Max C. Freedman]
Juliet Prowse for Talk of the Town
Wynter on ‘Easy Beat’
Tornados to Make Radio Debut
6
n.a Vote for Your Favourites! NME’s 1962 Popularity Poll Will Be Bigger than Ever!
Pop Stars in ATV Series [Acker Bilk, Sbeila Boxton and King Brothers]
Eden Kane’s Brother Signs with Joe Meek (Wes Sands)
Adam Faith Xmas Spot
Hurricanes’ Dates Set
In ‘Country Club’ [Chris Douglas]
Australians Want Kenny Ball Back
Stan Kenton Coming Back
Tillotson to Debut on British Radio
Shirley Bassey Breaks Records
7
Johnson, Derek Marty Robbins Finds Himself in a Most Unusual Position 8
n.a Welcome Back to Dave Brubeck 8
Hentoff, Nat Nat Hentoff’s American Airmail 8
n.a From You to Us: Correspondent Sees Fats in Paris 8
Williams, Chris ‘Let’s Dance’ Proves Rock Is Still Rolling! [Chris Montez] 9
Smith, Alan Ronnie Carroll’s Reward for His Hits: Holiday In U.S 9
Sampson, Gordon Bobby Vee Versatile: Crickets Add Novelty 9
Evans, Allen EPs by Allen Evans:
Little Pieces of Hancock (Pye)
Big Ben Banjo Band (Columbia)
Bob Wallis Plays (Pye)
Vic Damone (Capitol)
Chris Barber’s Jazz Parade (Pye)
Buddy Greco (Columbia)
Johnny Keating (Piccadilly)
The Lettermen (Capitol)
Max Miller at the Met (Pye)
Bing and Satchmo (MGM)
Happy (Michael) Holliday (Columbia)
9
Hellicar, Mike Helen Shapiro Tells You All About Her Unforgettable Round-the-World Thrills 10
Sampson, Gordon Crickets, Minus Allison, Think of Phil Everly! 10
n.a Classified Advertisements 11
The Alleycat Tail-Pieces 12
Bartham, Doug Helen Shapiro More Assured 12
Irving, Gordon Karl Denver at Home 12
n.a Australia Likes Our Kenny Ball 12
 
 
  Michael Handis, February 2006  
     
No. 827 16 November 1962  
Cover Frank Ifield, Richard Chamberlain, Elvis Presley, Johnny Mathis, Susan Maughan, Duane Eddy 1
Mike Hellicar Jane Asher—Teenage pop critic 2
N.A. Colonal Parker Explains Why Elvis Has His Gang Around 2
N.A. Robert Horton was wanted for a musical because of his last performance 2
N.A. Janet Leigh is amazed by Frank Sinatra 2
N.A. Peggy Lee is performing in New York 2
N.A. Duke Ellington has recorded with John Coltrane 2
N.A. Queen Elizabeth chats with Bob Hope 2
N.A. Warner Brothers wants film rights to “Oliver!” 2
N.A. Pat Boone has finished a play 2
N.A. Anthony Newley will appear on the Jack Paar TV Show 2
N.A. Julie Andrews will star in “Mary Poppins” 2
N.A. Harry Belafonte will co-star with Sidney Poitier in a Broadway play 2
N.A. Eddie Fisher has recorded a performance 2
N.A. Ann-Margret will record in Nashville 2
N.A. Hayley Mills was mobbed by teens in Japan 2
N.A. Nancey Kwan will star in “No Strings” instead of Diahann Carroll 2
N.A. Teresa Brewer is writing a book 2
Alan Smith Frank Ifield gives some tips on how to yodel 3
Alan Smith Fun from Hayley Mills 3
N.A. Rolf Harris improves on an Aboriginal chant 3
N.A. “Everything’s Coming up Roses” is the new single by Johnny Mathis 4
N.A. New album by Freddy Cannon “If you were a Rock and Roll Record” 4
N.A. The Beverly Sisters have recorded “Together Wherever We Go” 4
N.A. Tough to spot the Christmas Hit:
Brenda Lee, “Rockin’ Around The Christmas Tree” [Label N/A]
Tony Raymond, “The Infant King” [Label N/A]
The George Mitchell Choir, “The Virgin Mary Had A Baby Boy”   [HMV]
The Chipmunks, “Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer” and “Jingle Bells” [Liberty]
Nina and Frederik “White Christmas” [Columbia]Dotie Wayne “Silent Night” [HMV]
4
N.A. Roe’s new Darlin’ 4
Keith Fordyce New Singles:
Russ Conway, “Always You and Me” [Columbia]
Peter Jay, “Can Can 62” [Decca]
Grazina, “Lover Please Believe Me” [HMV]
4
N.A. Three new versions of “Up on the Roof”:
The Drifters [London]
Kenny Lynch [HMV]
Julie Grant [Pye]
4
N.A. New Mudlarks record, "I’ve Been Everywhere" [Decca] 4
N.A. New single from Sounds INC., "Sounds Like Locomotion"  [Decca] 4
N.A. New record from Alfred Newman, "How The West Was Won" [MGM] 4
Allen Evans New LP’s
Cleo Laine, All About Me [Fontana]
Dakota, At Storyville [Capitol]
Four Preps, Campus Encore [Capitol]
Mario and Lanza, I’ll Walk with God [RCA]
Josh White, Live! [HMV]
Modernaires, Like Swung [Mercury]
Jo Stafford, Gordon Macrae, Whispering Hope [Capitol]
Vera Lynn, Hits of the Blitz [HMV]
Kirby Stone Four, Guys and Dolls [CBS]
Collection of artists, Country Music Spectacular [Stateside]
George Jones, New Favorites of George Jones [United Artists]
Hank Williams, Hank Williams on Stage [MGM]
4
NME Top LPs
1. West Side Story, Soundtrack [RCA]
2.On Stage With The George Mitchell Minstrels [HMV]
3. Out Of The Shadows, Shadows [Columbia]
4. Black And White Minstrel Show, George Mitchell [HMV]
5. Golden Age of Donegan, Lonnie Donegan [Pye Golden Guinea]
4
NME Top Singles
1. “Lovesick Blues,” Frank Ifield [Columbia]
2. “Let’s Dance,” Chris Montez [London]
3. “Telstar,” Tornados [Decca]
3. “Swiss Maid,” Del Shannon [London]
5. “Venues in Blue Jeans,” Mark Wynter [Pye]
5
NME Top Selling Sheet Music
1. “Telstar” [Ivy]
2. “Rain Until September” [Aldon]
3. “Ramblin’ Rose” [Comet]
3. “Venus In Blue Jeans” [Parnes]
5. “Lovesick Blues” [Lawrence Wright]
5
N.A. Get a NME pop calendar
London housewife (Lynne Adams) is signed by Ember
Music Firm’s (Francis, Day and Hunter) Anniversary
Names in the News: The Karl Denver Trio, Billy Ternent, Marion Ryan, Mike Sarne, Harry Secombe
Poll surprises: top girl vocalists, bandleaders in close fight
Strong line-ups in future ‘Stars’
Susan Maughan variety date
Joy Beverly better
Blackpool Theatre offer to Donegan
Newley not on Jack Paar TV
Sunshine’s U.S. disc now issued here
Helen Shaprio’s fourth Palladium TV booking
Cliff, Shadows: two South Africa plans
BBC Talent Showcase
US pianist (Peter Nero) coming?
New Zealanders want Kenny Ball back
Alan Freeman Madison Disc
Caiola here next week
Maughan Christmas Day TV show
Frank Ifield a world hit
Tornados: gold ‘Telstar’ disc
6
N.A. Brubeck ATV show
‘Just Jazz’ stars
Presley single: “Return To Sender”
Frank Sinatra back in April?
Australian star (Patsy Ann Noble) sides for Columbia
Kayes for Savoy
Fontana signs two more
Dee tour doubts
Mills disc tipped
Hollywood star (Billy De Wolfe) in London show
Tommy Bruce with “Billy Cotton Band Show”
Bilk Palladium TV this week; also summer plan
Jet, Tony added to ‘Fun’ film
Four more big stars in films
Douglas on light
Hooly tribute for US
Tommy Steele concert
7
Derek Johnson Craig Douglas gives hit-finding credit to manager 8
Bruce Charlton Welcome back Johnny Mathis 8
Ian Dove Acker Bilk picks ‘Desert Island Discs’—and talks about others he wanted 9
Alan Smith Phil Everly says, ‘Thanks’ 9
N.A. Who’s Where 9
Alan Smith Alan Smith learns about Adam’s Far East joy and agony 10
N.A. Fan Letters 10
Ian Dove Richard Chamberlain scores with Elvis hit 10
Ken Thomson Discland’s fastest ht-makers 10
N.A. Classified Ads 11
EMI small ad for “Love Me Do” 11
The Alley Cat Tail-Pieces 12
  May Herskovitz, February 2006  
     
No. 828 23 November 1962  
Cover Poll Winners; 22 New Pics of Elvis 1
Cover Announcements:
The Most Unusual Record of the Year: Russ Conway, “Always You and Me”
Sensational New Disc! “Speak Softly,” Dick Kallman [HMV]
Don Charles, “It’s My Way of Loving You” [Decca]
 
Johnson, Derek What Will The Big Party Dance Be This Christmas? [The latest dance steps are discussed.]
Joe Loss’ Madison? [Madison becoming recent dance craze due to Loss’ hit “Must Be Madison”]
Getz-Byrd Bossa-Nova? [Background of this samba-like dance is given]
2
Round, Susan At Last – A Book about Sinatra, the Man [One of the singer’s fans reviews a book about him.] 2
N.A. Announcements:
More Fun with Your Fender Electric Guitar [Fender brochure order form]
Thank You Kent Walton for Making “Desafinado” by Ella Fitzgerald [Verve]
2
Charlton, Bruce Bruce Charlton Cheers – Mr. Twang’s Big Comeback After Hit-less Year 3
Hellicar, Mike Mike Hellicar Invites You to Meet – Joe Meek, The Man behind ‘Telstar’ and Other Hits 3
N.A. Announcement:
Welcome… Johnny Mathis: A Big Hit, “Gina” [CBS]
3
Fordyce, Keith Singles Review: Elvis Song Below His Standard but It’ll Go up the Charts Just the Same
Elvis Presley: “Return to Sender” [RCA]
Neil Christian: “The Road to Love” / “The Big Beat Drum” [Columbia]
Burl Ives: “Mary Ann Regrets” / “How Do You Fall out of Love” [Brunswick]
Spotnicks: “Midnight Special” / “My Old Kentucky Home” [Oriole]
Norman Vaughan: “Happiness Tree” / “Wrap Your Troubles in Dreams” [Pye]
Gary Jones: “It’s Over” / “Little Miss Nose in the Air” [Piccadilly]
Adam Faith: “Baby Take a Bow” / “I’m Knocking on Wood” [Parlophone] Mike Sarne: "Just for Kicks” / “Don’t You Phone Me I’ll Phone You” [Parlophone]
Maisie McDaniel: “Christmas Candles” / “Sweetheart or Friend” [Fontana]
Ken Dodd: “Remember I Love You” / “The Key” [Columbia]
Tim Connor: “Take This Message” / “Maybe” [HMV]
Bobby Allen: “Your Cheatin’ Heart” / “I’ll Forget about You” [Fontana]
4
  Potted Pops:
Joe Henderson: “Jamie” / “Game of Chance” [Parlophone]
Edmund Hockridge: “Almost Like Being in Love” / “I’ve Grown Accustomed to Her Face” [Pye]
Talmy Stoen Band: “Madison Time” (on both sides) [Decca]
Tony Osborne: “Night River” / “Bermuda” [Decca]
David Lisbon: “Party Time Southern Style”/ “Camptown Races”/ “Waiting for the Robert E. Lee”/ “I Used to Sigh for the Silvery Moon”/ “My Old Kentucky Home”/ “Poor Old Joe” [Philips]
 
Evans, Allen LPs Review: Lots of Christmas Present Ideas Here
Bobby Vinton: Roses Are Red [Columbia]
Dinah Washington: Dinah ’62 [Columbia]
Ella Fitzgerald and Nelson Riddle: Ella Swings Brightly with Nelson [Verve]
Joe Loss Orchestra: Dancing Party [HMV]
Matt Monro: Matt Monro Sings Hoagie Carmichael [Parlophone]
Chubby Checker: All the Hits [Cameo Parkway]
Frank Sinatra: All the Way [Capitol]
Lonnie Donnegan: Sing Halllujah [Pye]
Johnny Mathis: Rapture [CBS]
The Black and White Minstrels: On Stage with the Black and White Minstrels [HMV]
The Ventures: Twist Party [Liberty]
Earl Grant: Earl Grant at Basin Street East [Brunswick]
Nat “King” Cole Trio: In the Beginning [Ace of Hearts]
Russ Conway’s Trad Party [Columbia]
Danny Williams and Nelson Riddle: Danny Williams and Nelson Riddle Swinging for You [HMV]
George Shearing: Satin Affair [Capitol]
Vincent Edwards Sings [Brunswick]
Bing Crosby: Holiday in Europe [Brunswick]
Dominio Cortese: Accordian Italy [Oriole]
Wild Bill Davis: Giacomo Boglilo [Oriole]
Wild Bill Davis: One More Time [Coral]
 
NME Best Selling LPs in Britain:
1. On Stage with the George Mitchell Minstrels [HMV]
2. West Side Story Soundtrack [CBS]
3. Out of the Shadows, Shadows [Columbia]
4. Best of Ball, Barber and Bilk [Pye Golden Guinea]
5. Black and White Minstrel Show, George Mitchell [HMV]
4
NME Top Thirty:
1. “Lovesick Blues,” Frank Ifield (Columbia)
2.  Let’s Dance,” Chris Montez (London)
3. “Swiss Maid,” Del Shannon (London)
4. “Bobby’s Girl,” Susan Maughan (Philips)
5. “Telstar,” Tornados (Decca)
6. “Devil Woman,” Marty Robbins (CBS)
7. “Venus in Blue Jeans,” Mark Wynter (Pye)
8. “Sherry,” Four Seasons (Stateside)
9. “No One Can Make My Sunshine Smile,” Everly Brothers (Warner Bros.)
10. “The Loco-motion,” Little Eva (London)
5
NME Best Selling Sheet Music in Britain:
1.  “Telstar” (Ivy)
2.  “Lovesick Blues” (Lawrence Wright)
3.  “Venus in Blue Jeans” (Parnes)
4.  “Rain Until September” (Aldon)
5.  “Let’s Dance” (Morria)
5
Billboard Top Selling Pop Records in U.S:
1. “Big Girls Don’t Cry,” Four Seasons
2. “Return to Sender,” Elvis Presley
3. “All Alone Am I,” Brenda Lee
4. “Bobby’s Girl,” Marcie Blane
5. “Next Door to an Angel,” Neil Sedaka
5
EMI EMI New Pops: This Weeks’ Top Single: Gary Paxton, “Stop Twistin’ Baby” [Liberty]
New on Sale Today: Elvis Presley, “Return to Sender” [RCA]
5
N.A. Announcements:
Frank Ifield Wins Two Poll Awards
Everlys Reunite Early Next Year
Book Tickets Now For NME Poll Concert [Notice to buy tickets for April 21st show]
Adam Warms ‘Em Up! [Adam Faith plays despite fact that The Rialto was without heat]
Shapiro on ‘Juke Jury’ [Helen Shapiro guest stars on TV show, “Juke Box Jury” for third time]
Roe and Montez Due in March [Tommy Roe and Chris Montez will begin tour in Britain]
Brown to Make Film Musical? [Joe Brown’s “What a Crazy World” to be made into a musical]
Bing and Satch on New Album [Two singers unite for United Nations album]
Byrd Flying In [Charlie Byrd visits London coming Monday]
6
N.A. Palladium TV for Donegan and Joe Brown [Both booked for ATV’s “Sunday Night at the London Palladium”] 6/7
N.A. Announcements:
Cliff, Shadows: Palladium TV, Blackpool Show [Cliff Richard and The Shadows booked for shoes and TV time]
Paris Olympia for Tornados [Gold Disc Winners, The Tornados, will open at first foreign venue (Paris Olympia)]
Teenage Pop Stars in Great Yarmouth Plans [Many stars to play at Yarmouth Theaters]
Singles to Cost More
Presley’s disc on Different Labels [“Return to Sender” on both Decca’s old RCA and new RCA-Victor labels]
First Hyland Dates Fixed [Brian Hyland’s British tour begins in February]
Douglas Double! [Craig Douglas will be on ABC-TV’s “Thank Your Lucky Stars” twice]
Acker Bilk Series Brought Forward [His new evening series begins December 17th]
7
Johnson, Derek Welcome to our latest U.S. Visitor Johnny Tillotson 8
Hellicar, Mike And Welcome Back to Our Lonnie Donegan 8
NME Readers From You to Us [NME readers write song/singer reviews] 8
Smith, Alan How the Jaywalkers Became Can-Can-ners, Alan Smith Interviews Peter Jay 9
Hentoff, Nat Nat Hentoff’s American Airmail:
Quality Best Gimmick [News of upcoming shows, songs and celebrity interactions]
9
N.A. (Dallas) Hi-There!  You’ll Play Better with Dallas Musical Instruments [advertisements of various instruments are shown] 9
N.A. Elvis a Knockout as ‘Kid Galahad’ 10
N.A. Startling Confessions Ease Growing-up Horrors of Teenagers [Connie Francis’ book is reviewed, For Every Young Heart] 10
N.A. Climbing the Charts! “Sun Arise” by Rolf Harris [Columbia] 10
N.A. Announcements:
The Beatles, “Love Me Do” [Parlophone]
Drummers – It’s Ready!  The New Premier Catalogue
11
Alley Cat Tail-Pieces: Presley’s Big Gift [Fifty Memphis charity organizations received donations from Elvis/other news discussed also] 12
N.A. No Worry! [Pat Boone’s hit down on NME charts, but he’s not worried] 12
N.A. Announcements:
A Great Disc! “Gina,” by Johnny Mathis [CBS]
Top Spot: Bruce Forsyth, “The Oh Be Joyfuls” [Pye]
Now Available Only on Cameo parkway Records: Chubby Checker’s “Let’s Twist Again”
12
  Kylen Clark, October 2009  
     
     
No. 829 30 November 1962  
cover Night River c/w Bermuda; Tony Osbourne, His Piano & Orchestra  
Smith, Alan Alan Smith takes you on to the film set of "Just for Fun" 2
Nat Hentoff American Airmail 2
n.a. Three Stars Go Underwater 2
n.a. Bobby Vee confesses he thought 'Kind of Love' would be a miss! 3
Gray, Andy Kid' Elvis looks better than ever 3
Gray, Andy Babs the Star of the Bevs? [Beverley Sisters] 3
Fordyce, Keith Keith Fordyce on Singles
Vernons Girls, "Funny All Over" [Decca]
Wally Whyton, "Little Red Pony" [Piccadilly]
Dee Dee Sharp, "Ride" [Cameo-Parkway]
Anne Shelton, "Tell Me Again in the Morning" [Philips]
Ketty Lester, "This Land Is Your Land" [London]
Robert Earl, "Lonely" [Philips]
Tommy Steele, "He's Got Love" [Decca]
Paddy Roberts, "Merry Christmas You Suckers" [Decca]
Springfields' 'Dream' will grow on you [Philips]
4
I.D. Go Away' Rivalry, Mark Wynter, Steve Lawrence, Ray Bennett [Pye, Decca] 4
  Little Eva has new hit in hand, "Keep Your Hands Off My Baby" [London] 4
Evans, Allen New Elvis LP 4
NME Best selling LPs in Britain
1. On Stage with the George Mitchell Minstrels, George Mitchell [HMV]
2. West Side Story, Soundtrack [CBS]
3. Best of Ball, Barber and Bilk, [Pye Golden Gulp]
4. Out of the Shadows, Shadows [Columbia]
5. Black and White Minstrel Show, George Mitchell [HMV]
4
NME NME Top Thirty
1. Frank Ifield, "Lovesick Blues" [Columbia]
2. Chris Montez, "Let's Dance" [London]
3. Del Shannon, "Swiss Maid" [London]
4. Susan Maughan, "Bobby's Girl" [Philips]
5. Elvis Presley, "Return to Sender" [RCA]
5
NME Best Selling Pop Records in U.S.
1. Four Seasons, "Big Girls Don't Cry"
2. Elvis Presley, "Return to Sender"
3. Marcie Blane, "Bobby's Girl"
4. Chubby Checker, "Limbo Rock"
5. Brenda Lee, "All Alone Am I"
5
NME Best Selling Sheet Music in Britain
1. "Telstar" (Ivy)
2. "Bobby's Girl" (Kassner)
3. "Let's Dance" (Morris)
4. "Venus in Blue Jeans" (Parnes)
5. "Lovesick Blues" (Lawrence Wright)
5
n.a. West End venue for U.S. stars
Frank Ifield's starry birthday celebration
Big Star line-up for poll concert
Joe Loss Xmas party on 208
Tornados: Gold Disc on TV
Crickets' presents
Conway to Holland
Tillotson at 'Club'
Jordan's 'Saturday Club'
Cliff, Shadows set for…
Wins Disc Contract
Fans' gift to Shapiro
Pye ups price, too!
Monro plan altered
Eurovision song final in London
Colin Berlin moves
…'Stars' end of year show
Susan Maughan on 200th show
Joe Brown in circus ring!
Beatles LP Fixed
Hurricanes' date
Lena at Pigalle?
6
n.a. NME Poll Winners' Supplement
World Female Singer - Brenda Lee
World Vocal Group - Everly Brothers
World Musical Personality - Elvis Presley
World Male Singer - Elvis Presley
British Vocal Personality - Joe Brown
British Vocal Group – Springfields
Solo Instrumentalist - Jet Harris
British Small Group – Shadows
British Large Band or Orchestra - Joe Loss
Best British Disc of Year - Frank Ifield's "I Remember You"
British Female Singer - Helen Shapiro
Artist for Poll Concert - Billy Fury
British Male Singer - Cliff Richard
New Disc or TV Singer - Frank Ifield
Disc Jockey - David Jacobs
Trad Jazz Band - Kenny Ball
7
Johnson, Derek Derek Johnson sums up voting for 1962
Elvis the Invincible!
Bilk, Brown
British Sections
Charming trio
8
  Thank you' say the Top Winners 9
n.a. Frank Ifield's name in FIVE sections 9
n.a. Tornados' feat 9
n.a. Cliff says What a tonic to pass my poll 'exam' once more! 12
n.a. Hank says Shadows 'Thanks' 12
Smith, Alan Big week for Frank Ifield 12
n.a. Helen: 'It's fabulous' having such friends [Shapiro]
12
n.a. This makes all my hard work worth while - Jet Harris
Billy Fury reveals his Poll Concert feelings
13
C.W. Springfields' Hope 13
n.a. Joe keeps in step [Loss] 13
Smith, Alan Welcome back thrill for Kenny [Ball] 13
n.a. Joe Brown: 'I can't believe it' 13
n.a. Hyland for 'Easy Beat'
Mantovani tours Britain, Canada
Deene and Douglas on Cotton TV show
Donna Douglas' panto
Off the air
Major British attractions make long tour plans
Winter Xmas 'Crackerjack'
Palladium: only one variety bill
Elvis song cut
Janie with Pye
Mathis and Donegan on 'Juke' Box Jury
15
Gray, Andy Johnny Mathis-the perfectionist 16
Johnson, Derek Ten years of NME charts 16
I.D. Near-in Brubeck 16
Evans, Allen LPs by Allen Evans
Peggy Lee, "Blues Cross Country" [Capitol]
The Jolson Story [Brunswick]
Johnny Towers, "New Voice In Town" [Philips]
Teddy Randazzo Twists! [HMV]
Miki and Griff [Pye]
16
Hellicar, Mike Free-and-easy 'Spectacular' is 75 not out 17
  unreadable entry  
Dove, Ian Acker- as others think of him 17
Winters, Georgia Richard Chamberlain Isn't Like Anyone Else 18
Sampson, Gordon Sally Logan's triumph 18
  Alexander Iselin, February 2006  

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