New Musical Express | March 1965

No. 947 5 March 1965  
cover The Supremes/ Roy Orbison  
Sampson, Gordon Own Tunes Is Del's Secret [Del Shannon] 2
Epstein, Brian Reports from the BAHAMAS All about the Beatles 3
n.a. Post-Script [Gerry and the Pacemakers] 3
n.a. You've Never Heard Cliff Like This! [Cliff Richard] 4
n.a. Dave Clark Five 4
Clark, Dave What I Think 4
n.a. Platter Chatter: Janie Mardin [Bacharach-David], The Langleys, Joe Brown, The Exceptions, Monty Babson, Rick Wayne, Roy Castle 4
Johnson, Derek Singles:
Them, "Here Comes the Night" (Decca)
Yardbirds, "For Your Love" (EMI)
Matt Monro,  "Without You" (Parlophone)
West Five, "Congratulations" (HMV)
Jackie Trent, "Where Are You Now" (Pye)
Lorne Lesley, "Where My Heart Has Never Wandered" (Philips)
NME Potted Pops:
Max Bygraves, "Time and Tide" (Philips)
One, Two & Three, "Black Pearl" (Decca)
Lonnie Mack, "Sa-Ba-Hoola (Stateside)
Mike Preston, "Till Then My Love" (Decca)
T-Bones, "Won't You Give Him" (Columbia)
Paul Griffin, "Down at Corrinas" (Pye-Int.)
Messengers, "When Did You Leave Heaven" (Columbia)
n.a. Elvis—frenzied but a bit dated 4
n.a. Round the World 5
NME NME Top Thirty:
1. Tom Jones, “It'’s Not Unusual” (Decca)
2. Seekers, “I'll Never Find another You” (Columbia)
3. Herman's Hermits, “Silhouettes” (Columbia)
4. Wayne Fontana and the Mindbenders, “Game of Love” (Fontana)
5. Sandie Shaw, “I'll Stop at Nothing” (Pye)
NME Best Selling LPs in Britain
1. Rolling Stones, No. 2 (Decca)
2. Beatles, Beatles for Sale (Parlophone)
3. Sandie Shaw, Sandie (Pye)
4. Jim Reeves, Best of Jim Reeves (RCA)
5. The Voice of Winston Churchill (Decca)
n.a. Sir Joseph Lockwood reveals: Big Boost For EMI Producers
New Disc Signings: Billie bows with Bacharach song [Billie Davis, Burt Bacharach]
Label Switch [Robby Royal]
Pop-Liners: Fran Jeffries, Eartha Kitt, Marianne Faithfull, Chad Stuart, Stubby Kaye, Tony Martin, Animals
Dusty, Pet, Cilla – Cabaret Plans [Dusty Springfield, Petula Clark, Cilla Black]
Radio dates for Them, Animals, Freddie and the Dreamers
Pitney Returning?
Seekers Run Extended
Bob Dylan to tour Britain
Herman May Film His Life Story [Herman's Hermits]
Dodie West Joins Del Shannon Tour
Bachelors' Sunday Concerts Cancelled
Billy Fury's opening night cancelled
Proby's permit renewed
Hawgood quits RCA
Barron Knights for Palladium
Shadows and Kenny May Meet Princess
Animals-Mann Concert
Jones and Stones Waxing Shows
CBS Signs John Barry
n.a. Moody Blues, Twinkle and Them on "Ready"
Singles from Supremes, Kinks, and Bachelors
n.a. Jones in spastics show
Shirley's Grove Date [Shirley Bassey]
Stones on Granada TV
Kinks-Mann tour off new dates
Newley Musical a big U.S. hit?
Gadzooks – it's all continuing
Jones ‘A Gogo'
Sinatra Film Opens ("None but the Brave")
Beatles Back at No. 1 In America
Dreamers may go back to America
Jimmy Smith's bow
Julie's Night Out
Righteous Bros. Film
Freeman Signs Pet-Clark
Working For Cliff [Cliff Richard]
Searchers on ABC-TV
Hatch Writes TV Show Score
n.a. Life-lines of The Ivy League
From the NME 5 Years Ago
From the NME 10 Years Ago
Hentoff, Nat Will Elvis Be Killer? 9
Altham, Keith Keith Altham meets the Animal Who Found Goldie 9
Wells, John Unit 4+2 Hit Charts 9
Evans, Allen EPs:
Brian Poole/Tremeloes
Pinky and Perky
Julie Felix
Evans, Allen LPs:
Sandie Shaw, Sandie ****
Chuck Berry, Chuck Berry in London ****
Dove, Ian Flashback for Gene Pitney to… the Most Ridiculous Session Ever 10
Bromley, Tony From You to Us 10
  David Stern, February 2006  
No. 948 12 March 1965  
Cover Donovan 'Catch the Wind'  
Advertising New, New, New LP Releases
The Pretty Things (Fontana)
Timi Yuro, The Amazing Timi Yuro (Mercury)
Betty Everett, It's in His Kiss (Fontana),
Julie Rogers, The Sound of Julie (N.A.),
Lennon & McCartney Styled by Alan Haven (Fontana),
Les Swingle Singers, Anyone for Mozart? (Phillips) [Albums are not reviewed]
Keith Altham Startling Stones Discovery [Its that they don't have one] 
Four New Tunes in the Act ["Pain in My Heart", "Down the Road Apiece", "Everybody Needs Somebody To Love", "Last Time"]
Advertisement Tito Burns Presents: Stockton, Odeon; Newcastle, City Hall; Doncaster, Gaument; Liverpool, Empire; Worcester, Gaument; Birmingham, Town Hall; Bradford, Gaument; Bristol, Colston Hall; Colchester, Odeon; Salisbury, Odeon; Taunton, Odeon; Cardiff, Sophia Gardens [Dusty Springfield, The Searchers, The Echoes, George Meaton, Tony Jackson and the Vibrations, Heinz and the Wild Boys, Zombies, and Bobby Vee] 3
Keith Altham "??-Time with Tom Jones" 4
Philips Advertisement [New Cartridge Loaded Pocket Tape Recorder] 4
Tom Bromley "From Us to You" 4
Decca Advertisement [Dave Berry's new single "Little Things"] 5
N.A. Advertisement for CBS "Today's Exciting Releases" [Tony Bennett, Aretha Franklin, Marty Robbins, June Christy, Don Di Muci, The Rogues 5
Derek Johnson Del's Song Story
Gerry & the Pacemakers, "I'll Be There" (Columbia)
Shangri-las, "Give Him a Great Big Kiss" (N.A.)
Mary Wells, "Use Your Head" (Stateside)
Troy Dante, "I Wish I Knew" (Fontana)
Downliners Sect, "Wreck of the Old ‘97" (Columbia)
Johnny Tillotson, "Angel" (MGM)
Dionne Warwick, "You Can Have Him" (Pye-Int.)
Ray Charles, "Cry" (HMV)
Francoise Hardy, "All Over the World" (Pye)
Julie Rogers, "Hawaiian Wedding Song" (Mercury)
Del Shannon, "Stranger In Town" (Stateside)
Jackie De Shannon, "She Don't Understand Him Like I do" (Liberty)
Murray's Monkeys, "Gipsy" (Pye)
Derek Johnson Potted Pops
Donovan, " Catch The Wind " (Pye)
Kenny Rankin, " Knowing I Won't Go Back There " (CBS)
Alan Drew, "What It Is To Me" (Columbia)
Blendells, "Dance With Me" (Reprise)
Beatmen, "Now the Sun Has Gone" (Pye)
Bobby Dean, "More and More" (Columbia)
Top Six, "Its Not Unusual" (No.14)
First Impressions, "Looking for Her/I'm Coming Home" (Pye)
Lee Dorsey, "Do-Re-Mi!" (Sue)
Anna King & Bobby Byrd, "Baby, Baby, Baby" (Phillips)
Little Darlings, "Little Bit O Soul" (Fontana)
N.A. "Platter Chatter" 6
N.A. Advertisement [Timi Yuro: "You Can Have Him"] 6
EMI Advertising: "Hit LPs from EMI" [The Animals, Nat King Cole, Eartha Kitt, I Am P.J.Proby, Cliff Richards and the Shadows] 7
N.A. NME Top Thirty
1) Rolling Stones, "The Last Time" (Decca)
2) Tom Jones, "Its Not Unusual" (Decca)
3) Seekers, "I'll Never Find Another You" (Columbia)
4) Herman's Hermits, "Silhouettes" (Columbia)
5) Sandie Shaw, "I'll Stop At Nothing" (Pye)
6) Wayne Fontana and the Mindbenders, "Game of Love" (Fontana)
7) Marianne Faithfull, "Come and Stay With Me" (Decca)
8) Animals, "Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood" (Columbia)
9) Gene Pitney "I Must Be Seeing Things" (Stateside)
10) Searchers, "Goodbye My Love" (Pye)
11) Hollies, "Yes I Will" (Parlophone)
12) Ivy League, "Funny How Love Can Be" (Piccadilly)
13) P.J. Proby, "I Apologise" (Liberty)
14) Pretty Things, "Honey I Need" (Fontana)
15) Val Doonican, "The Special Years" (Decca)
16) Georgie Fame, "In the Meantime" (Columbia)
17) Roy Orbison, "Goodnight" (London)
18) Jim Reeves, "It Hurts So Much" (RCA)
19) Keely Smith, "You're Breaking My Heart" (Reprise)
20) Kinks, "Tired of Waiting For You" (Pye)
21) Shadows, "Mary Anne" (Columbia)
22) Unit 4 Plus 2, "Concrete and Clay" (Decca)
23) Zephyrs, "She's Lost You" (Columbia)
24) Petula Clark, "I Know a Place" (Pye)
25) Cliff Richards, "The Minute You're Gone" (Columbia)
26) Twinkle, "Golden Lights" (Decca)
27) Dobie Gray, "The ‘In' Crowd" (London)
28) Elvis Presley, "Do the Clam" (RCA)
29) Moody Blues, "I Don't Want to Go on Without You" (Decca)
30) Yardbirds, "For Your Love" (Columbia)
EMI Advertisement. [Judi Johnson and the Perfections: "How Many Times"] 7
Decca Advertising: "New on Sale Today" [The Bachelors: "True Love for Evermore", Dave Berry: "Little Things", Nicky Hilton: "Give Us Your Blessing", Robby Royal: "Within My Lonely Heart", The Cruisers: "It Ain't Me Babe", The Van Doren-Hawksworth Collection: "Pin Ball", Formula 1: "I Just Can't Go to Sleep"] 7
N.A. Beatles Greatest U.S. Show to be Filmed 8
N.A. Beatles Single Out Next Month 8
N.A. Wayne Hits U.S. Charts 8
Paul Davies Bachelors Score 8
N.A. New Disc Signings: "U.S. Song Doug's First" 8
N.A. Peter and Gordon to Visit Japan
Dusty's Ballrooms
Fury Film on ABC
Animals to West Coast
Pacemakers on Granada
Pennies tour Scotland
Pet Clark Bows on Sullivan TV
Paul Jones on "Jury"
Kinks Shows Off
Stones Wax ‘Live'
Miller for London
Judi on ‘Gadzooks'
New U.S. Plans for Herman and Freddie
Bennett Here Next Month
David Jacobs' Disc Series
Fury Back to America
N.A. Cliff to Receive Award on Palladium TV 9
Wayne Gibson Bobby Vee to Record Here
Presley's Next Film in April
Bo Diddley Sought
Cabaret Dates for Cilla and Pet
Teens-Zephyrs Film Release
Yardbirds to Record an EP
Ivy League in Song Festival
Louis Postones Trip
Tamla on 208
Mann's Agreement Ends
Domino Tour Put Back
Wayne to Oxford
More Dates for Proby
Hollies and Freddie on Loss Show
U.S. Tour for Gerry
Seekers Concert
Clark ‘Lucky' Again
Gerry Aids Charity
N.A. Stones and Animals Live on ‘Steady Go' 9
Derek Johnson Things, Poole, Zephyrs to Join Fury 10
Derek Johnson Doris Troy Injured,
Sounds on ‘Shindig',
Del and Mann Set for ‘Gear',
Lonnie for Bermuda,
EMI Producers Get New Boss,
Dates for Unit,
‘Dolly' for London,
Pre Spector Righteous!,
Diahann Carroll,
David John,
Keely Smith,
Dave Berry…and the Cruisers,
Quick Spins,
Allen Evans EPs
Animals: "Boom Boom," "Dimples," "Around and Around," "I've Been around" (Columbia)
Temptations: "My Girl," "I'll Be in Trouble," Why You Wanna Make Me Blue," "The Girl's Alright with Me" (Tamla-Motown)
Cliff Richards: "Havin' Fun," "I Could Easily Fall" (Columbia)
Shadows: "Me Oh My," "Friends," "Genie with Light Brown Lamp," "Little Princess" (Columbia)
Derek Johnson Tracking Down the Searchers 11
Cordell Marks Pretty Thing Viv Recalls [Viv Prince] 11
Advertising "New Fabulous EPs" [Sinatra, Dean Martin, Trini Lopez, Sammy Davis Jr., Bing Crosby, Dionne Warwick, The Newbeats, The Shangri-las, London Philharmonic Orchestra] 11
N.A. ‘Life Lines of ‘The Seekers' 12
Ian Dove New to the Charts…but Keely Smith is No Newcomer! 12
N.A. New Disc from Rolling Stones, "The Last Time" 12
Keith Altham John "Ivy League" Carter Tells Us about Waxing with Proby 13
Allen Evans LPs [Supremes, Beach Boys, Nat King Cole, Shangra-las, Little Richard, Belafonte, Tamla, Newly Delivered] 13
Advertisement 6 New Hits [The Righteous Brothers, Francoise Hardy, The First Impressions, The Dunning Brothers, Glo Macari, Bobby Rio] 13
Derek Johnson More Controversy [Should Stones Tidy Themselves Up?] 14
N.A. Adverts. [Wayne Fontana and the Mindbenders, The Who plus The Candles, Goldie and the Gingerbreads, The Animals] 14
N.A. Classified 15
The Ally Cat Tailpieces 16
Cilla Knees Up 16
Gordon Rampson Billy Fury's New Look  
N.A. Record of the Week: Donovan "Catch the Wind" 16
N.A. Number 4 in the U.S. Charts! ‘King of the Road' by Roger Miller 16
N.A. The Best Version of ‘I Don't Want to Go On Without You' by The Escorts 16
  Sarah Stevens, February 2006  
No. 949 19 March 1965
Cover Julie Rogers "Hawaiian Wedding Song" 1
Althan, Keith Sandie and Marianne 3
Johnson, Derek Singles: Different Bachelors
Barron Knight, "Pop Go the Workers"
Detergents, "Leader of the Pack" (Columbia)
Billie Davis, "The Last One to Be Loved"
Applejacks, "Bye Bye Girl" (Decca)
Bobby Rydell, "Stranger in the World"
Little Anthony, "Goin' Out My Head"
Crickets, "Now Hear This"
Helen Shapiro, "Tomorrow Is Another Day"
Jimmy Nicol, "Clementine" (Decca)
Evans, Allen LPs:
Righteous Brothers, "You've Lost that Lovin' Feelin" (London)
Kinda Kinks, "Kinda Kinks" (Pye Popular)
Trini Lopez, "Folk Album" (Reprise)
n.a Platter Chatter  
NME Best Selling Pop Records in US:
1. "Eight Days a Week," Beatles
2. "Stop in the Name of Love," Supremes
3. "Birds and Bees," Jewel Akens
4. "King of the Road," Roger Miller
5. "Can't You Hear My Heartbeat," Hermans Hermits
NME Best Selling LPs in Britain:
1. The Rolling Stones No 2 (Decca)
2. Kinda Kinks (Pye)
3. Beatles for Sale (Parlophone)
4. Sandie (Pye)
5. The Pretty Things (Fontana)
NME NME Top Thirty:
1. "The Last Time," The Rolling Stones (Decca)
2. "It's Not Unusual," Tom Jones (Decca)
3. "Silhouettes," Herman's Hermits (Columbia)
4. "I'll Never Find another You," The Seekers (Columbia)
5. "Come and Stay with Me," Marianne Faithful (Decca)
n.a Beatles Booked for Six Grammies
NME Poll Concert on TV Again
Mann to Televise from the Cavern
Sandie for US- as a visitor
New Singles from Adam and Herman
Proby tour off
Zombies on tour
Pop_Liners Valentine's TV Double 'Gadzooks' -Now Twinkle
Gene's Operation
Gerry on "Andrews Show"
Hermans On 'Club'

The Beatles Booked for Three Shows
Manchester US Chart Tremble
Stones: In Chart
Jones: US Plans- Palladium Likely
TV Plans for Mathis, Greco, Keely
Mersey Folk Group
Del Shannon on ‘Five O'clock'
Dusty Off TV Shows
Wayne Fontana Is ill- 'exhaustion'
Val's summer show in 'Top Gear'
Cilla on 'Lucky Stars'
Adam and Kathy on "Juke Jury"

Altham, Keith Donovan in Genuine 8
Bromley, Tony From You to Us  
n.a Zephyr Don't Like Their Other Name  
  The Drifters- Big Influence  
Dove, Ian A Warning to the Tamla- Motown Visitors 9
n.a NME Quiz  
Johnson, Derek Presley Mystery 10
Evans, Allen EPs:
Chuck Berry, The Promised Land (Chess)
Dean Martin, We'll Sing in the Sunshine (Reprise)
Sonny Boy Williamson, Help Me (Chess)
Frank Sinatra, The Way You Look Tonight (Reprise)
Shangri-Las, Leader of the Pack (Red Bird)
New Beats, Ain't that Lovin You Baby (Hickory)
Donnie Warwick, Wishin' and Hopin' (Pye)
Sammy Davis, Don't Shut Me Out (Reprise)
Bing Crosby, Adventure in Paradise (Reprise)
Alley Cat Just the Little Things 12
Hentoff, Nat Pet Clark Scores on Sullivan TV  
n.a Seekers Top Ten  
  Michael Stiller, February 2006  
No. 950 26 March 1965  
Altham, Keith A Kink a Week [Mick Avory] 2
Evans, Allen EPs [Roy Orbison, Gerry and the Pacemakers, Jerry Lee Hooker] 2
Altham, Keith ?-Time with Herman 3
Jones, Tom Tom Jones' Top Ten 3
n.a. New Style Honeycombs 4
n.a. Big Show Business Names on Discs 4
Johnson, Derek Reviewing the Singles
The Kinks: "Everybody Is Gonna Be Happy" (Pye)
Chuck Berry: "Lonely School Days" (Chess)
Beach Boys: "All Summer Long" (Capitol)
Bob Dylan: "Times They Are A-Changin (Live)" (CBS)
FrankIfield: "I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry" (Columbia)
Adam Faith: "Hand Me Down Things" (Parlophone)
Naturals: "Blue Roses" (Parlophone)
Jack Jones: "The Race Is on" (London)
n.a. Potted Pops
Peter & Gordon: "True Love Ways" (Columbia)
Impressions: "People Get Ready" (HMV)
Chad & Jeremy: "If I Loved You" (Ember)
Joey Page: "Cause I'm in Love with You" (Fontana)
Marty Robbins: "A Whole Lot Easier" (CBS)
Countrymen: "So This Is How It Feels" (Piccadilly)
Lonnie Donegan: "Get Out of My Life" (Pye)
Stan Getz-Astrud Gilberto: "Telephone Song" (Verve)
LesSwingle Singers: "Eine Kleine Nacht Musik" (Phillips)
n.a. NME Top Thirty
1. The Rolling Stones: "The Last Time"
2. Herman's Hermits: "Silhouettes"
3. Tom Jones: "It's Not Unusual"
4. MarianneFaithfull: "Come and Stay with Me"
5. Searchers: "Goodbye My Love"
  Best Selling LP's in Britain
1. The Rolling Stones No. 2 (Decca)
2. KindaKinks (Pye)
3. Beatles for Sale (Parlophone)
4. Sandie, Sandie Shaw (Pye)
5. TheFreewheelin Bob Dylan
n.a. Sandie Leads ValDoonican
Stones on Sullivan Show
Everly Bros. Here in May
Kinks and Donovan in the new ‘Lucky'
Elvis as Girl
When You can see Our Poll Concert
Manfreds, Wayne, and Ivy League set for concerts
Polle revives Reeves Number
Ball For States and ‘Down Under'
Seekers Set to Tour Australia
Beatles' Engineer Sings [Glyn Johns]
Don't Miss out on Who's Who
Merseybeats Dates
Who Live on Loss show
Scottish Tour for the Teens
Animals ‘AGogo'
Delany Band Folds
Signed for ‘Jury'
Yardbirds on Light
n.a. Singles by Tom,Cilla and Manfreds
Kinks on Cavern TV
Ex-Shadow plays on Donovan LP
n.a. Dylan Sell-Out ; TV Plans, New Single
Shirley Bassey Concery Venues
Crickets Disband
The New Yardbird [Jeff Beck]
British Groups Leap U.S. Chart
Frank at Work on Film Songs
Stones EP Title
Cliff's BBC-2 Show
Mathis; Palladium set
Mann Sought for Four Countries
Epstein-James Music Deal
Kinks on ‘Saturday Club'
Poole Misses Show
Twinkle Waxes Contest Song
Freddie on ‘Scene'
Eartha in Charity Show
League Tour North
Millie Martin's show for Montreux Festival
Judi's Show Repeated
Marianne in Festival
Freddie Due Home
Ella's Return
CarlesLockyer Dies
n.a. Life-lines of Donovan 8
Hentoff, Nat American Airmail 8
Bromley, Tony From You to Us 8
Gray, Andy The Sound of Motown Plus Georgie Fame—Great! 9
n.a. NME Readers Quiz the Stars 9
Hutchins, Chris Roy Orbison's Heartaches 10
Evans, Allen LPs by Allen Evans 10
Mautner, Sue Sue Mautner Takes You on a Visit to Brian Jones' New Pad 10
The Alley Cat Tail-Pieces 12
Dove, Ian Dylan Gives Label a Boost 12
n.a. Additional Section Pop Stars Who's Who  
  Brian Taggart, March 2006  

NME | 1965
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