New Musical Express | September 1965

No. 972 3 September 1965
Hutchins, Chris Living with the Beatles [Los Angeles teenagers invaded canyon home.  Fans waved from helicopters! For five days the Beatles basked in the glorious Californian sunshine in their rented house in Benedict Canyon.] 2
n.a. Colonel Tells Boys about Elvis when he visited their house, Colonel Tom Parker answered questions from the Beatles about why Elvis no longer tours or records non-film songs. 2
NME New to the Charts
Small Faces: Four boys from London's East End make their chart debut this week with "Watcha Gonna Do about It."
  Nini Rosso [Italian trumpeter joins the NME Chart Invasion with "Il Silenzio."]  
Hutchins, Chris NME Has Only Reporter Present When — Elvis meets Beatles [They used language of music! Chris Hutchins brought the two greatest pop attractions on earth together and tells NME readers in a vivid word-picture what happened at Elvis' Bel Air home.] 3
n.a. A Hit for Zombies? [The Zombies have another hit finally with "Whenever You're Ready." (Decca)] 4
Johnson, Derek Singles
Billy Fury So Sincere.  ["Run to My Lovin' Arms" is another one of those rockaballads in which Billy Fury specializes.]
  Orbison: better but not his best ["Ride Away" is better than Roy Orbison's last single, but is not his best.]  
  Henry Mancini, "The Sweetheart Tree" (RCA)
Bobby Vee, "True Love Never Runs Smooth" (Liberty)
Astrud Gilberto, "The Shadow of Your Smile" (Verve)
Drifters, "I'll Take You Where the Music's Playing" (Atlantic)
Lancastrians, "Lonely Man" (Pye)
Jr. Walker, "Shake and Fingerpop" (unreadable)
Tony Hatch, "Maori" (Pye)
Gene McDaniels, "Walk with a Winner" (Liberty)
  New to You [New stars with good singles.]  
n.a. Shop Window
David Garrick, "One Little Smile" (Piccadilly)
Maxine Brown, "One Step at a Time" (Pye International)
Royal Showband Waterford, "Hucklebuck Shoes" (HMV)
Ray Barretto, "El Watusi" (Columbia)
Gladys Knight and the Pips, "Letter Full of Tears" (Sue)
Dundeeville Players, "Wheels" (Stateside)
n.a. Potted Pops 4
n.a. NME Top Thirty
1. "Satisfaction," Rolling Stones (Decca)
2. "I Got You Babe," Sonny and Cher (Atlantic)
3. "Help!," Beatles (Parlophone)
4. "Make It Easy on Yourself," Walker Brothers (Phillips)
5. "A Walk in the Black Forest," Horst Jankowski (Mercury)
NME Best Selling Pop Records in U.S.
1. "Help!" Beatles
2. "Like a Rolling Stone," Bob Dylan
3. "California Girls," Beach Boys
4. "Unchained Melody," Righteous Brothers
5. "It's the Same Old Song," Four Tops
NME Best Selling LPs in Britain
1. Help!, Beatles (Parlophone)
2. Sound of Music, Soundtrack (RCA)
3. Mary Poppins, Soundtrack (HMV)
4. Joan Baez/5 (Fontana)
5. Bringing It All Back Home, Bob Dylan (CBS)
n.a. Fortunes Leap Up U.S. Chart [The Fortunes "You've Got Your Troubles" moves up the charts.]
Beatles lead on points [first time since January, the Beatles take the lead in the NME]
Group bows with cover of Kinks [The Knack will cover "Who'll Be the Next in Line"]
Valentine Musical [Dickie Valentine is to star in his first musical, "How Now Brown Cow?"]
Stones Take Over 'Ready, Steady, Go!' [The Rolling Stones take over next week's 'R,S,G'.]
Burns—Gent for Stones [Tito Burns appointed British agent for the Rolling Stones]
Donovan waxes 'Gipsy' friend [Donovan and Jonathon King become recording managers.]
Frances Faye returns
Dakotas Now a Trio [The Dakotas decide to remain a trio, Mike Maxfield leaves]
Brian Epstein to Sign Up Moodies? [Brian Epstein intends to sign Moody Blues.]
Walkers Cut First Album [The Walker Brothers' first LP includes compositions from Bob Dylan, the Drifters and Scott Engel.]
Barbara on 'Jury' [Barbara Ferris, Dave Clark's leading lady joins "Juke Box Jury" panel.]
Six-Nation Pop Jury [record show to pick the most likely international hits]
Judy Rejoins the Seekers [Judith Durham, the only lady of the Seekers, rejoins after surgery]
Sonny and Cher postpone Tour [U.S. commitments]
League's U.S. trip now set [The Ivy League will visit for fourteen days]
Tornados 'Lucky Spin' [The Tornados on "Lucky Stars Summer Spin."]
Supremes, Torme and Mathis--Return Trips [The Supremes, Mel Torme, and Buddy Greco and Johnny Mathis are all making their way to Britain.]
n.a. Palladium TV Bookings--Bachelors and Searchers Set ["Sunday Night at the London Palladium."]
Burt working on British musical [Burt Bacharach planning first musical]
Wynter Radio Series [Mark Wynter stars in his own Light Programme series "Wynter in Swingtime."]
Cilla And Tom On Cotton TV [Cilla Black and Tom Jones are booked for "Billy Cotton Band Show" on BBC-1.]
Animals--War Film! [Animals' manager Mike Jeffries is negotiating for an American film script.]
Cliff-Six Concerts [Cliff Richard and the Shadows will play six double concerts in the provinces.]
Manfreds to tour Czechoslovakia [Manfred Mann have been booked as the first British pop group to tour there.]
Booked for 'Club' [The Yardbirds and Zombies join Bo Diddley in "Saturday Club" on October 2]
Freddie's panto date [Freddie and the Dreamers' pantomime opens on December 16.]
Yardbirds—U.S. mix-up [The Yardbirds are the latest British group to suffer from immigration problems in the U.S.]
Beatles Will Tour Here
The Beatles' British tour at the end of this year is set.
Date for Proby's new Beatle song [P.J. Proby's next single is the Lennon/McCartney composition, "That Means a Lot," which was to have been issued before "Let the Water Run Down."]
Hollies On 'Gadzooks!' [The Hollies are set for BBC-2's "Gadzooks" and "Monday with Mack."]
Silkie on 'Folk Room' [The Silkie guest in Light Programme's "Folk Room"]
Fury on BBC-2 [Billy Fury, Small Faces, and Lulu and the Luvers will be on BBC-2's "Gadzooks."]
Humpty Dumpty' Dodd [Ken Dodd goes to the Midlands for pantomime this Christmas.]
Smith, Alan Question-time with Dave Clark 8
Hentoff, Nat American Air Mail 8
Smith, Alan Brenda really means those sad love songs.  [American singer Brenda Lee sings sad songs that relate to her lonely marriage.] 8
Evans, Allen Burt Bacharach's Mother Reveals He Was Once--Happy Baxter! With a group called the Hipsters! 9
Evans, Allen TV hit leads Andy to LP chart: Andy Williams got onto the hit lists with "Magic Moments." 9
Smith, Alan But Tom Jones Isn't Happy about 'Pussycat' Hit!  Doesn't like "What's New Pussycat"--the Burt Bacharach-penned and produced disc that's sent him spinning up the NME chart] 9
Altham, Keith Now They're World-Wide Stones.  The news of the big Stones shake-up broke in the "Ready, Steady, Go!" canteen last Friday evening as Billy Wyman and [Keith Altham] sat chatting about their new number one, "Satisfaction." 10
Bromley, Tony From You to Us: We're not Stupid! 10
n.a. Classifieds 11
Alley Cat Tailpieces [including some top British LPs in the U.S., and some comments on the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, and various others in the music industry] 12
Brooks, Terry Popword 12
  Crossword Puzzle.  
Smith, Alan Janie Marden talks about her friend Horst Jankowski 12
  Alicea Cock-Esteb, March 2006  
No. 973 10 September 1965
Cover Rolling Stones 1
Norrie Drummond Honeycombs Unlimited! 2
Allen Evans LP's 2
Alan Smith Billy's New Outlook [Billy Fury]  
Chris Hutchins On the Set with Elvis 3
Keith Altham Stones Take over! 3
N.A. Tremendous Beat from Manfreds ["If You Gotta Go, Go Now" (HMV)] 4
N.A. Five of the Best
Chad and Jeremy, "I Don't Want to Lose you Baby" (CBS)
Righteous Bros., "Let the Good Times Roll" (Pye International)
Tornados, "Stingray" (Columbia)
Alex Harvey, "Agent 00 Soul" (Fontana)
Wayne Gibson and the Dynamic Sounds, "One Little Smile" (Columbia)
Derek Johnson Dusty Rings the Changes
Doris Day, "Catch the Bouquet" (CBS)
Masterminds, "She Belongs to Me" (Immediate)
Mojos, "Wait a Minute" (Decca)
Martha and the Vandellas, "You've Been in Love too long" (Tamla-Motown)
Neil Sedaka, "World through a Tear" (RCA)
Del Shannon, "Move It on Over" (Stateside)
N.A. NME Top Thirty
1. "Satisfaction," Rolling Stones (Decca)
2. "I Got You Babe," (Sonny and Cher (Atlantic)
3. "Like a Rolling Stone," Bob Dylan (CBS)
4. "Make It Easy on Yourself," Walker Brothers (Philips)
5. "Help!," Beatles (Parlophone)
N.A. Best Selling Pop Records In U.S.
1. "Help," Beatles
2. "Like a Rolling Stone," Bob Dylan
3. "Eve of Destruction," Barry McGuire
4. "You Were on My Mind," (We Five)
5. " California Girls," Beach Boys
N.A. Best Selling LP's In Britain
1. Help!, Beatles (Parlophone)
2. Sound of Music [Soundtrack], (RCA)
3. Mary Poppins [Soundtrack], (HMV)
4. Bring It All Back Home, Bob Dylan (CBS)
5. Almost There, Andy Williams (CBS)
N.A. 5 Years Ago
1. "Apache," The Shadows (Columbia)
2. "Because They're Young," Duane Eddy (London)
3. "Please Don't Tease," Cliff Richard (Columbia)
4. "Mess of Blues," Elvis Presley (RCA)
5. "When Will I Be Loved," Everly Brothers (London)
N.A. 10 Years Ago
1. "Rose Marie," Slim Whitman (London)
2. "Learnin' the Blues," Frank Sinatra (Capitol)
3. "Cool Water," Frankie Laine (Philips)
4. "Everywhere," David Whitfield (Decca)
5. "The Breeze and I," Caterina Valente (Polydor)
N.A. ‘Behind scenes' Stones dispute
Dusty—Club Tour
Andrews debuts—as a singer!
Herman-Fortunes Tour of Britain
Hermits—more U.S. concerts
Bachelors play ‘Puss in Boots'
Sandie Shaw ill again
Pet's TV dates
Barbara ‘Almost Certain' to star in London show
Yardbirds Single
Date for next Fortunes disc
Jonathan pens his follow-up
Sonny writes their single
Small Faces film offer
Rockin' Berries going North
Royal here next week
Baez and Donovan at Carnegie Hall?
Basie itinerary
More Them changes
N.A. Eartha and Dionne on own TV shows
Beatles may play at Wembley
Six TV dates for Playboys
Hume manages Bassey!
Moody Blues in festival show
‘Gadzooks!' dies
Ken Dodd offered three film roles
No visas for Ivys
Seekers and Bassey on Palladium Show
Francoise—TV Documentary
Kathy's U.S. chart debut
Greco on Kirby TV
Calvert joins Dodd
Animas recorded in U.S. Studios
Pretty Things man taken ill
Pop TV greets New Year
Honey sings again
Nat Hentoff Elvis Must Be Boss
Father Ringo
Long time
Norrie Drummond Hollies are writing songs for others 8
John Wells Fabulous Frances 8
Tony Bromley From You to US 9
Allen Evans EP's 9
N.A. Walker Brothers, Common to all Life-lines 9
Bill Brown Donovan Talks about Idol Dylan 10
Alan Smith Ken Dodd Champions the Beat Groups 10
Alley Cat Tail-Pieces 12
John Wells Barry McGuire beats the ban 12
Christopher Jones Win a Ring 12
  Evan McNamara, February 2006  
No. 972 17 September 1965
Cover The Great Warner Bros/ Reprise Release 1
Advertisement Top Ten Record Holder 2
Keith Altham Sonny's Collapsed! 3
n/a Paul Jones says— No Smut in Latest Hit!  
Derek Johnson

Major Lance, “Dark and Lonely” (Okeh)
Sam Cooke, “Sugar Dumpling” (RCA)
Helen Shapiro, “Something Wonderful” (Columbia)
Peter, Paul, and Mary, “Early Morning Rain” (WB)
Johnny Tillotsen, “Heartaches by the Numbers” (MGM)
Ventures, “The Stranger” (EMI)
Wayne Fontana, “She Needs Love” (Fontana)
Barron Knights, “It Was a Very Good Year” (Polydor)
Johnny Mathis, “The Sweetheart Tree” (Columbia)

N.A. NME Top Thirty
1.  "Satisfaction," Rolling Stones (Decca)
2.  "I Got You Babe," (Sonny and Cher (Atlantic)
3.  "Make It Easy on Yourself," Walker Brothers (Philips)
4.  "Like a Rolling Stone," Bob Dylan (CBS)
5.  "5 Tears," Ken Dodd (Columbia)
N.A. Best Selling Pop Records in U.S.
1. "Help," Beatles
2. "Eve of Destruction," Barry McGuire
3. "Like a Rolling Stone," Bob Dylan4. "You Were on My Mind," (We Five)
5.  "Catch Us If You Can," Dave Clark Five
N.A. Best Selling LP's In Britain
1.  Help!, Beatles (Parlophone)
2.  Sound of Music [Soundtrack], (RCA)
3.  Mary Poppins [Soundtrack], (HMV)
4.  Almost There, Andy Williams (CBS)
5.  Joan Baez in Concert Vol 5  (Fontana)
N.A. 5 Years Ago
1.  "Apache," The Shadows (Columbia)
2.  "Because They're Young," Duane Eddy (London)
3.  "Mess of Blues," Elvis Presley (RCA)
4.  "Tell Laura I Love Her," Ricky Valance (Columbia)
5.  "Only the Lonely," Roy Orbison (London)
N.A. 10 Years Ago
1. "Rose Marie," Slim Whitman (London)
2. "Learnin' the Blues," Frank Sinatra (Capitol)
3. "Cool Water," Frankie Laine (Philips)
4. "Everywhere," David Whitfield (Decca)
5. "The Breeze and I," Caterina Valente (Polydor)
N.A. Animals Quit EMI — and Join Decca!
Dusty and Russ on Cotton's TV
Fury and Jones on new TV show
Herman—Fortunes Dates
Gadzooks!— It's Mann
World-Wide Hit
Ifield Flying Out
Shirley's re-wed vow on next album
Ringo's School Plans for Zak
Bob Dylan Album
Hyland Here Monday
Nancy Joins "Jury"
Everlys, Adam and Seekers on "Lucky"
N.A. Kinks, Dave Eady
"Steady Go" Is Dropped
Coys for Britain
Fortunes TV Date
Hollies on Palladium
Bachelors New Single
Gingerbreads Breaking Up
Wayne Denies "split" report
Stones Row Settled?
Hollies radio and TV
Kramer off to Scotland
All Stone's LP tracks are new
Lulu in Christmas Show
Sonny and Cher November tour
Lulu in New York Christmas show
Walkers turn down offers
The new Them
Big name TV show
King at Marquee
Fame Scots tour
n/a Life-lines of Small Faces 8
Tony Bromley From You to US 8
Alan Smith McCoys Are America's Wildest Group 9
Keith Altham Peter, Paul, and Mary 9
Norrie Drummond Herman— I Hope I'll Act Better than Elvis 10
Allan Smith Frank Is Sticking to Ballads [Ifield] 10
Bill Brown Donovan Talks about Idol Dylan 10
Alan Smith Ken Dodd Champions the Beat Groups 10
n/a Classifieds 11
The Alley Cat Tail Pieces 12
  Nicholas Mencia, March 2006  
No. 975 24 September 1965
Cover Brian Epstein in Association with Radio London Presents: Star Scene 65 [Everly Brothers, Cilla Black, Billy J. Kramer with The Dakotas, Paddy, Klaus & Gibson, The Alan Elsdon Band, Lionel Blair with his Kick Dancers, The Marionettes] 1
Smith, Allen Rolling Stones Tour ["WILD! That's the scene for the next four weeks", says Mick Jagger] 3
Martin, Sue NME Exclusive:   WILD! That's Walkers, too [Crowd hysteria is out of control] 3, 12
EMI (Advertising) Go Get These EMI Records  
LPs: Herman's Hermits (Columbia)
What's New Pussy Cat?(United Artists)
Cher, All I really want to do (Liberty)
Mrs. Mills, Music for Anytime (Parlophone)
Ken Dodd, Presenting Ken Dodd (Columbia)
The Hollies (Parlophone)
Nancy Wilson, Today—My Way (Capitol)
Singles: The Persuasions, "Big Brother" (Columbia)
The Impressions, "I Need You" (HMV)
Stevie Wonder, "High Heel Sneakers" (Tamla Motown)
The Pack, "Do You Believe in Magic" (Columbia)
Gene Chandler, "Good Times" (Stateside)
T-Bone Walker, "Party Girl" (Liberty)
n.a. Insistent Pet must make Chart [Pet Clark, "Round Every Corner" (Pye) written by: Tony Hatch] 4
Johnson, Derek Singles:
Forceful Yardbirds, "Evil Hearted You" & "Still I'm Sad" (Columbia)
Four Pennies, "Till Another Day" (Fontana)
Merseybeats, "I Love You, Yes I Do" & "Good Good Lovin'" (Fontana)
Twinkle, "Poor Old Johnny" (Decca)
Gary Lewis, "Everybody Loves a Clown" (Liberty)
Fats Domino, "I Left My Heart in San Francisco" (Mercury)
Kingsmen, "Annie Fanny" & "Something's Got a Hold on Me" (Pye)
Bo Diddley, "Let the Kids Dance" & "Let Me Pass" (Chess)
The Motown Sound, "First I Look at the Purse," "Searching for a Girl," "High Heel Sneakers," & "Music Talk" (Tamla-Motown)
n.a. New to You
Caroline Carter, "Ballad of Possibilities" (Decca)
The X-Caliburs, "We Will Love" (CBS)
Betterdays, "Don't Want That" (Polydor)
Tommy Bishop's Richots, "I Should Have Known" (Decca)
Tuppenny Two, "Sugar Lump" (Columbia)
The Pack, "Do You Believe in Magic" (Wilshire)
Michael Hoyle, "Sands of Haired" (Parlophone)
n.a. Alex Harvey, "Agent 00 Soul" (Fontana)
The Merseybeats, "I Love You, Yes I Do" (Fontana)
Dirk Bogarde, "Darling…" (Fontana)
n.a. New Hit for King [Jonathan King, "Green is Grass" (Decca)] 4
Clark, Petula New Singles:
The Chosen Few, "Today, Tonight, and Tomorrow" (Pye)
The Kingsmen, "Annie Fanny" (Pye International)
Johnny & Charley, "La Yenka" (Pye International)
James Darren, "Because You're Mine" (Warner)
The Alexander Brothers, "Millions of Roses" (Pye)
The Candy Dates, "A Day Just Like That" (Pye)
Danny Hutton, "Roses and Rainbows" (Pye International)
The Hellions, "A Little Lovin'" (Piccadilly)
Bo Diddley, "Let the Kids Dance" (Chess)
n.a. Top NME Thirty:
1. "Tears," Ken Dodd (Columbia)
2. "Satisfaction," Rolling Stones (Decca)
3. "Make It Easy on Yourself," Walker Brothers (Philips)
4. "Look Through any Window," Hollies (Parlophone)
5. "I Got You Babe," Sonny and Cher (Atlantic)
n.a. Best Selling Pop Records in U.S.
1. "Eve of Destruction," Barry McGuire
2. "Hang on Sloopy,' McCoys
3. "You Were on My Mind," We Five
4. "Catch Us if You Can," Dave Clark Five
5. "Help!," Beatles
n.a. Best Selling LPs in Britain:
1. Help!, Beatles (Parlophone)
2. Sound of Music, Soundtrack (RCA)
3. Mary Poppins, Soundtrack (HMV)
4. Almost There, Andy Williams (CBS)
5. Bringing it All Back Home, Bob Dylan (CBS)
Decca New! On Sale Today
Jonathan King, "Green is the Grass" (Decca)
Caroline Carter, "The Ballad of Possibilities" (Decca)
The Womenfolk, "My Heart Tells Me to Believe" (RCA)
Lou Johnson, "A Time to Love" (London)
Inky Dinky Spider, "The Kids Next Door" (London)
Solomon Burke, "Dance, Dance, Dance" (Atlantic)
It's Good News Week, Hedgehoppers Anonymous (Decca)
Mai Lewis, "It's Goodbye Now" (Decca)
I Should Have Known, Tammy Bishop's Ricochets (Decca)
Sometimes, Lynn Rogers (RCA)
Take What I Got, The Twilights (London)
I Want To (Do Everyone for You), Joe Tex (London)
Ben E. King, "Cry No More" (Atlantic)
n.a. From Immediate (London) Music LTD.
The Beach Boys, "California Girls" (Capitol)
Dusty Springfield, "It was Easier to Hurt Time" (Philips)
The Boston Crabs, "As Long as I Have You" (Columbia)
n.a. Jones to Wax 007 Theme-Palladium Spot [Tom Jones is to sing title song to the new James Bond film "Thunderball"] 6
n.a. Beatle Paul nears U.S. chart top [No. 3 position for "Yesterday" in American Hot Hundred published by "Billboard"] 6
n.a. Sonny and Cher-Our Plan Off [Autumn tour is cancelled due to Sonny's recent illness] 6
n.a. Max Starts in TV Showcases [Max Bygraves]
New Disc Signings: Group Debuts with Cover of P.F. Sloan [Ivan's Meads disc debut covers "The Sins of a Family" by P.F. Sloan]
Donovan's Tours Overseas Fixed [Donovan's will tour America and Scandinavia and visit Germany]
n.a. Monro waxes "Yesterday" [Matt Monro will cover Lennon-McCartney's song "Yesterday"]
Kinks-Xmas in U.S.? [The Kinks may join Lili in Murraythe K's three-week Christmas Show at Brooklyn Fox Theatre in NY]
n.a. Barry McGuire trip now set [10-day promotion trip for "Eve of Destruction" on October 16]
Forster quits Parnes [Mark Forster, GM of Larry Parnes' LMP Entertainments quits job after 8 years]
Manfred ‘Crackerjack' [Manfred Mann is the first guest to return to BBC-1's "Crackerjack"]
n.a. Freddie Waxes song for U.S. [Freddie and the Dreamers next single release will be "windmill in Old Amsterdam" in America]
Adam's Epilogue
n.a. Animals, Fortunes and Everlys on ‘Steady Go'
Searchers, Mann, Dusty on Light ‘Club' [The Searchers, Manfred Mann, Dusty Springfield, the Ivy Leagues, Fortunes and Adam Faith have been booked for the Light Promgramme's "Saturday Club"]
Pet Clark on BBC-1 Twice
Peter and Gordon Waxing Follow-up [Peter and Gordon return to the studio to record a follow-up hit to "To Know You is To Love You"]
Mark in Variety [Mark Wynter joins the Seekers]
n.a. Pop Pirates Plug Everlys Package [Radio London ]
Sinatra Film Date ["Marriage on the Rocks" will be released on ABC in October 31]
Fury Joins Herman Tour [Billy Fury signed by Danna Betesh as special guest start for the Herman's Hermits tour in November]
n.a. Ifield-Two Albums [Frank Ifield will release two albums at the same time]
Radio Ship in Faces Film [Radio London ship "Galaxy" will be one of the locations for a thriller film "Deadline for Diamonds']
Searchers, Faith and Everlys-New Single
Clark ‘Lucky' [Dave Clark Five and Frankie Vaughan have been added to ABC-TV's "Thanks to Your Lucky Stars"
Animals, Dusty, and Walkers-Christmas Show
Gerry in Show at Shrewsbury [Gerry and the Pacemakers will guest start in Joe Collins' Christ show at Shrewsbury Granada ]
Agencies Merge [Philip and Dorothy Solomon will join with Maurice King and Barry Blayman's Capable Management]Silkie Meets Royalty
n.a. Everly Brothers [Arrive London Airport 5 pm Monday, October 4]
Nationwide tour with-Cilla and Billy J
n.a. Welcome to Britain [Gary Lewis, "Everybody Loves a Clown" (Liberty)  
Drummond, Norrie "U.S. Is great," Phone Hollies 8
Bromley, Tony (ed.) From You to Us 8
Hentoff, Nat American Air Mail: Paul poses problem [Paul McCartney performed "Yesterday" on the Ed Sullivan Show and left the fans uncertain on how to react] 8
Smith, Alan Welcome to Joan Baez 9
Berry, Dave … and Bo Diddley [Bo Diddley arrives in the U.K.] 9
Smith Alan Protest Songs: How sick will they get? Ask Alan Smith 9
NME From the NME Five Years Ago
1. "Apache," The Shadows (Columbia)
2. "One the Lonely," Roy Orbison (London)
3. "Tell Laura I Love Her," Ricky Calance (Columbia)
4. "Because They're Young," Duane Eddy (RCA)
5. "How About That," Adam Faith (Parlophone)
n.a. From the NME Ten Years Ago
1. "Rose Marie," Slim Whitman (London)
2. "Learnin' the Blues," Frank Sinatra (Capitol)
3. "Ev'rywhere," David Whitfield (Decca)
4. "Cool Water," Frankie Laine (Philips)
5. "Evermore," Ruby Murray(Columbia)
Smith, Alan Long Wait for Billy's Next Disc [Billy Fury will record follow-up to "Run to My Lovin' Arms" around Christmas or even until 1966] 10
Drummond, Norrie Question-Time with some crazy answers from chart topper Ken Dodd 10
Smith, Alan Dusty: New Sound, New Look 10
n.a. First Great Disc from those Dynamic Entertainers [The X'Caliburs, "We Ill Love" c/w "Swing that Chariot"]  
Alley Cat Tailpieces 12
n.a. Pye: Record of the Week
"You Were on My Mind," We Five (Pye International)
n.a. P. P. & M. Great! [Peter, Paul, and Mary opened their British tour at Leicester de Montfort.  Great turn out]
Basie-No Surprises [
n.a. A Great Big Welcome to a New Duo: The Soulmates with their own song "Too Late to Say You're Sorry" (Parlophone) 12
J.W. Newcomers to the Charts
Persistence Pays Off [The Sorrows, "Take a Heart" at No. 30]
More Americans [James Brown, "Papa's Got a Brand New Bag is at No. 26 and Wilson Pickett, "In The Midnight Hour" is at No. 28]
  Alissa Mun, February 2006  

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