New Musical Express | October 1965

No. 977 1 October 1965  
Smith, Alan Manfred Lashes Out at ‘Go Now’ Critics (Manfred Mann) 2
Thomas, Tracy Wilson Pickett [interview] 3
Moses, Anne Barry McGuire [interview]
James Brown [interview]
Johnson, Derek Singles Reviewed:
The Searchers: “When I Get Home” / “I’m Never Coming Back” (Pye)
Billie Davis: “No Other Baby” / “Hands Off” (Piccadilly)
Val Doonican: “A Million Miles from Nowhere,” “Much Too Much” (Decca)
Jackie Trent: “It’s All in the Way You Look at Life” / “Time after Time” (Pye)
Bobby Darin: “Gyp the Cat” / “That Funny Feeling” (Capitol)
Lou Johnson: “A Time to Love, a Time to Cry” / “Unsatisfied” (London)
Passion Flower Hotel [Musical]: “How Much of a Dream Comes True” / “The Syndicate,” “I Love My Love” (CBS)
Message with a beat:P.E. Sloan: “Sins of a Family” / “This Mornin’” (RCA)
Ivan Meads: “Sins of a Family” / “A Little Sympathy.” (Parlophone)
Amusing Miller: Roger Miller: “Kansas City Star” / “One Dyin’ and a Buryin’” (Philips)
New Fortunes Hit: The Fortunes: “Here It Comes Again” / “Things I Should Have Known” (Decca)
Blue Jeans back with a bang: Swinging Blue Jeans: “Crazy ‘bout My Baby” / “Good Lovin’” (HMV)
New to You:
The Spokesmen: “The Dawn of Correction” (Brunswick)
Moses K. and the Prophets: “I Went out with My Baby Tonight” (Decca)
Professor Longhair: “Baby Let Me Hold Your Hand” (Sue)
Sunrays: “I Live for the Sun” (Capitol)
Toys: “A Lover’s Concerto” (Stateside)
Doug Kennedy: “Julie” (Columbia)
Meddyevils, “Find Somebody to Love” (Pye)
Shop Window [Sonny and Cher, Basil Sherling Orchestra, Lesley Gore, etc…]
NME NME Top Thirty:
1. “Tears,” Ken Dodd (Columbia)
2. “Make It Easy on Yourself,” Walker Brothers (Philips)
3. “If You Gotta Go, Go Now,” Manfred Mann (HMV)
4. “Look through any Window,” Hollies (Parlophone)
5. “Satisfaction,” Rolling Stones (Decca)
NME Best Selling Pop Records in U.S.:
1. “Hang on Sloopy,” McCoys
2. “Eve of Destruction,” Barry McGuire
3. “Yesterday,” Beatles
4. “Catch Us If You Can,” Dave Clark Five
5. “You Were on My Mind,” We Five
NME Best Selling LPs in Britain:
1.  Help!, Beatles (Parlophone)
2.  Sound of Music, Soundtrack (RCA)
3.  Out of Our Heads, Rolling Stones (Decca)
4.  Mary Poppins, Soundtrack (HMV)
5.  Almost There, Andy Williams (CBS)
n.a. Round the World:  
n.a. Denmark: 1. "Help!," Beatles; 3. "Crying in the Chapel," Elvis Presley; 4. "Heart of Stone," Rolling Stones; 5. "Birds and Bees," Alma Cogan; 6. "Mrs. Brown…," Herman’s Hermits. etc…  
n.a. Holland: 1. "Help!," Beatles; 2. "Satisfaction," Rolling Stones; 3. "You’ve Got Your Troubles," Fortunes; 5. "I Got You Babe," Sonny and Cher. etc…  
n.a. Israel: 1. "Cara Mia," Jay and Americans; 2. "Help!," Beatles; 3. "You’ve Got Your Troubles," Fortunes; 4. "Night Rider," Elvis Presley; 5. "I Got You Babe," Sonny and Cher. etc…  
n.a. Sweden: 1. "Satisfaction," Rolling Stones; 2. "Help!," Beatles; 3. "I’m Henry VII, I Am," Herman’s Hermits; 4. "I Got You Babe," Sonny and Cher; 7. "We Gotta Get out of this Place," Animals.  etc…  
PYE New Singles [Advertisements]:
The Lovin’ Spoonful, “Do You Believe in Magic”
The Searchers, “When I Get Home”
Peanut, “Home of the Brave”
Frank Sinatra, “When Somebody Loves You”
Jackie Trent, “It’s All in the Way You Look at Life”
Decca New!  On Sale Today [Advertisements]:The Fortunes, “Here It Comes Again”
Val Doonican, “A Million Miles from Nowhere”
Spencer Mason Orchestra and Chorus, “Till the End of Time”
Moses K and the Prophets, “I Went Out with My Baby Tonight”
Basil Sherling Orchestra, “The Dying Swan”
n.a. Oldham Waxes Jimmy Tarbuck [Andrew Oldham]
Label Switch [Beryl Marsden, Jonathan Burn, Bill Kenwright, David Charkham, Larry Page, Leonard Whiting, etc…]
Beatles Big TV date set
Walkers End Dance Dates After Riots [Walker Brothers]
Silkie on Loss Show [The Silkie]
Manfred’s Hit Banned Twice [Manfred Mann’s “If You Gotta Go, Go Now”
Them’s Van Solo [Them]
‘Miller Story’ on BBC-1 [‘The Glen Miller Story’]
Mary Martin in London ‘Dolly’ [‘Hello Dolly’]
Millicent on Braden Beat [Millicent Martin]
Pop-Liners [Tom Jones, Swingle Swingers, Buddy Greco, Fortunes, Supremes, Everly Brothers, Brian Poole and the Tremeloes, King Brothers, Russ Sainty, Otis Redding, Roy Tempest]
Stones another Single [Rolling Stones]
More Dates for Joan [Joan Baez]
Wilson Here Next Month [Wilson Pickett]
Pitney ‘Lucky’ [Gene Pitney, Petula Clark, Lulu, Peter and Gordon]
Cliff on Caroline [Cliff Richard, Frank Ifield, Lionel Bart]
U.S. Folk Trio Open TV Show [Peter, Paul, and Mary on ‘Tonight In Person’]
Presley Album [Elvis Presley]
n.a. New Transmitter Means Big Boost for 208 [launch of radio transmitter]
Pop History on Light [‘The Top Ten Years’ on BBC Light]
n.a King Album [Jonathan King]
Paul McCartney’s record is No. 1 in America [‘Yesterday’]
All-Star ‘Top of the Pops’ [BBC-1]
Satchmo opens BBC-2 series [Louis Armstrong]
Sir Douglas on ‘Steady’ [Sir Douglas Quintet]
Adam Parts With Group [Adam Faith, The Roulettes]
Latest Venues For Herman-Fury Tour [Herman’s Hermits, Billy Fury, Fortunes, Wayne Fontana]
Yardbirds ‘Beat’ [Yardbirds on “Beat Show”]
Dusty on TV Tonight [Dusty Springfield]
Tarbuck opening [Jimmy Tarbuck]
More Dates for McCoys [The McCoys]
Big U.S. Dates for Moody Blues and Fortunes
Fresh U.S. Plans for Ivy League [The Ivy League]
Dusty’s Jury [Dusty Springfield]
Proby returns [P.J. Proby]
Evans, Allen LPs:
Rolling Stones: Out of Our Heads (Decca)
Sonny and Cher: Look at Us (Atlantic)
Everything’s Coming Up Dusty (Philips)Doris Day’s Greatest Hits (CBS)
Jewel Akens: Birds and Bees (London)
A.S. New to the Charts: Beatles Help Silkie [the Silkie] 8
N.D. Good News for Hedgehoppers [Hedgehoppers Anonymous] 8
Johnson, Derek Andy Could Have Had ‘There’ Hit Year Ago! [Andy Wilham] 9
Hentoff, Nat Beatles Scoop Gold Discs [American Airmail] 9
Bromley, Tony From You to Us: BBC bans aren’t fair [Fanmail] 9
NME Top Ten 5 Years Ago:
1. “Tell Laura I Love Her,” Ricky Valance (Columbia)
2. “Nine Times out of Ten,” Cliff Richard (Columbia)
3. “Only the Lonely,” Roy Orbison (London)
4. “How about that,”Adam Faith (Parlophone)
5. “Apache,” The Shadows (Columbia)
NME Top Ten 10 Years Ago:
1. “Rose Marie,” Slim Whitman (London)
2. “Cool Water,” Frankie Laine (Philips)
3. “Learnin’ the Blues,” Frank Sinatra (Capitol)
4. “Ev’rywhere,” David Whitfield (Decca)
5. “The Man from Laramie,” Jimmy Young (Decca)
  Stones Are Changing [Rolling Stones]  
n.a. Make a Date to See & Hear the Stars: Who’s Where [Ken Dodd, Black & White Minstrel, Freddie and the Dreamers, Rolling Stones, Cliff Richard and the Shadows, Joan Baez, Peter Paul and Mary, Everly Brothers…],  Radio [Radio Caroline North] 10
The Alley Cat Tailpieces [Gossip: Elvis Presley, Frank Ifield, Dusty Springfield, Ken Dodd, Everly Brothers, Cila Black, Rolling Stones, Barry McGuire, Count Basie, etc.] 12
Evans, Allen EPs:
Dusty Springfield (Philips)
Kinks (Pye)
  Elysse Nava, February 2006  
No. 977 8 October 1965  
Cover The Fool [Chris Farlowe] 1
Altham, Keith Terrifying ‘Message’ in the Beginning! [Sandie Shaw] 3
Smith, Alan Sandie Shaw is delighted at fifth hit in a Year, but P.J. Proby is surprised by slide of ‘Lot’ [P.J. Proby’s “That Means a Lot”]  
Drummond, Norrie Joan’s Surprise Interval [Joan Baez joined by Donovan at Croydon Fairfield Hall]  
n.a. Immaculate Matt Cuts Paul’s No. 1 [Matt Monro covers McCartney’s “Yesterday”] 4
  Swinging Chicks [Tawny Reed (Pye), Susan Holliday (Columbia), Jan Panter (CBS), Elkie Brooks (HMV), Peanut (Pye)]  
  Everlys Should Make It [Everly Brothers]  
Johnson, Derek Ivy League Deserve Hit [singles]
The Ivy League, “Our Love Is Slipping Away”/“I Could Make You Fall in Love” (Picadilly)
Frankie Vaughn, “The Happy Train”/“You Darlin’ You” (Philips)
Kenny Ball, “What Became of Life”/“900 Miles” (Pye)
Don Charles, “I Could Conquer the World”/“Time Will Tell” (HMV)
Mary Wells, “Me without You”/“I’m Sorry” (Stateside)
Jimmy Young, “Someone to Turn to”/“Let Me Love You” (Columbia)
Kenny Lynch, “Nothing but the Real Thing”(HMV)
n.a. Three U.S. ‘Greats’ [Frank Sinatra, Jack Jones, Pat Boone]  
  Protest Corner:
Darin: Downliners [Bobby Darin, Downliners Sect]
  New to You [Clayton Squares, Room 10, Page Ten, Van Lenton, Jon Bates, The Shamrocks, John and Paul, The Vogues, David and Jonathan, Jeannie]  
NME Shop Window [singles in brief]
The Ginger-Snaps, “The Sh-Down Down Song” (RCA)
O.V. Wright, “You’re Gonna Make Me Cry” (Vocalion)
Joe and Eddie, “Walkin’ Down the Line” (Vocalion)
The Spinners, “The Orange and the Green” (Fontana)
Bill Oddie, “The Knitting Song” (Parlophone)
Dirk Bogarde, “Darling” (Fontana)
Charles Dickens “I Stand Alone” (Pye)
Jimmy Witherspoon, “Love Me Right” (Stateside)
Jesse Fuller, “Runnin’ Wild” (Good Time Jazz)
Jimmy Smith, “The Organ Grinder’s Swing” (Verve)
The Marvelettes, “Danger Heartbreak Dead Ahead” (Motown)
NME New Singles
The Ivy League, “Our Love Is Slipping Away”
Sounds Orchestral, “A Boy and a Girl”
Peter London, “Bless You”
Michael Leslie, “Make Up or Break Up”
Bessie Banks, “Go Now”
Los Marcellos Ferial, “Sei Deventata Nera”
Leonard Whiting, “The Piper”
Johnny Hawksworth & His Orchestra, “Lunar Walk”
Kim D, “The Real Thing”
The Masterswingers, “Praeludium”
NME NME Top Thirty
1. “Tears,” Ken Dodd (Columbia)
2. “If You Gotta Go, Go Now,” Manfred Mann (HMV)
3. “Almost There,” Andy Williams (CBS)
4. “Make It Easy on Yourself,” Walker Brothers (Philips)
5. “Eve of Destruction,” Barry McGuire (RCA)
NME Best Selling Pop Records in U.S.
1. “Yesterday,” Paul McCartney
2. “Hang on Sloopy,” The McCoys
3. “Treat Her Right,” Roy Head
4. “Eve of Destruction,” Barry McGuire
5. “The ‘In’ Crowd,” The Ramsey Lewis Trio
NME Best Selling LPs in Britain
1. Help! The Beatles (Parlophone)
2. Out of Our Heads The Rolling Stones (Decca)
3. Sound of Music Soundtrack (RCA)
4. Mary Poppins Soundtrack (HMV)
5. Almost There Andy Williams (CBS)
  Top Ten: 5 Years Ago, Top Ten: 10 Years Ago, New! On Sale Today, out this Week, P.S. Next Week  
n.a. Americans in Royal Show [Peter, Paul and Mary, Tony Bennett]
Royalty Visits ‘Dolly’, ‘Twang’ [Broadway Shows “Hello Dolly” and “Twang!”]
TV Talent ‘Find’ Had Recorded! [Geraldine “Deano” Wilson]
Pop Liners
Granada Plans New Year’s Eve Bonanza—John, Paul, Dylan, Sonny in TV Spec? [John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Bob Dylan, Sonny Bono)
Cliff, Animals same ‘Stars’ [Cliff Richard, The Animals on “Thank Your Lucky Stars”]
Walkers Dates [The Walker Brothers]
Jim’s Good Deed [Disc Jockey Jimmy Savile]
Peter and Gordon—More TV, Radio
Animals, Fury, Lulu ‘Club’ [The Animals, Billy Fury, Lulu on “Saturday Club”]
Merseybeats to U.S., Denmark?
Fury, Gamblers on the Light [Billy Fury, The Gamblers]
Lulu, Freddie, ‘Scene’ [Lulu, Freddie and the Dreamers on “Scene at 6:30”]Wayne, Mindbenders Are Splitting Up [Wayne Fontana and the Mindbenders]
Sonny—Cher October Visit
Hospital for Lead Hollie [Alan Clarke of The Hollies]
Andy Stewart Series
n.a. In U.S. Chart Stones’ ‘Cloud’ Takes Them up 50 Places! [The Rolling Stones, “Get Off of My Cloud”]
Gerry’s Next Disc after Honeymoon [Gerry and the Pacemakers]
Donovan Shock
New TV Pop Show [“The Whole Scene Going”]
Fontana, Fortunes Radio [Wayne Fontana, The Fortunes]
Macini in Town [Henry Mancini]
Stones May Be with Eamonn [“Eamonn Andrews Show”]
Animals for Turkey [The Animals]
Stones RSG Return for Next Single, Also Jones, Yardbirds, Fortunes [Rolling Stones, Tom Jones, The Yardbirds, The Fortunes on “Ready, Steady, Go”]
Cliff Sings to Poles [Cliff Richard and the Shadows]
Donovan to Guest in Baez TV [Donovan, Joan Baez]
U.S. TV Series for Dave [The Dave Clark Five]
Gene Pitney for Next Week’s ‘Juke Box Jury’
Yardbird Waxes Hit Composer [Yardbird Paul Samwell-Smith]
More ‘Choice’ [“Housewife’s Choice”, Light Programme]
‘Rendezvous’ Back [Jack Johnson’s “Record Rendezvous”]
Hester to Return [Carolyn Hester]
Cliff’s Waltz Single [Cliff Richards’ “Wind Me Up and Let Me Go”]
Animals Drop Organ Sound
McGuire Definite [Barry McGuire to arrive in Britain]
Tom Jones, Pickett – Old Discs Issued
Evans, Allen LPs
Bob Dylan, Highway 61 Revisited (CBS)
Manfred Mann, Mann Made (HMV)
The Hollies, The Hollies (Parlophone)
The Bachelors, More Great Song Hits (Decca)
Liza Minnelli, It Amazes Me (Capitol)
The Beau Brummels, Introducing the Beau Brummels (Pye International)
Gray, Andy Everlys, Cilla All Set for Tour [Everly Brothers, Cilla Black]  
  Dave Berry Stopped the Dutch Gala  
  Impressive and Apprehensive [New releases in review]  
n.a. Make a Date to See & Hear the Stars [Radio and television listings]  
Bromley, Tony (ed.) From You to Us – Manfred Storm! [Reader’s letters]  
n.a. Life-Lines of Barry McGuire 9
  Star Quote—Bob Dylan  
Drummond, Norrie The Pack Grabs U.S. Hit  
  Chris Andrews: Married  
Hentoff, Nat American Airmail – Fortune for Stones  
Thomas, Tracy Randy Hobbs Reveals It’s School or Jail for 2 McCoys! 10
The Rolling Stones Best and Worst  
Altman, Keith Close-Up on Gary [Walker Brothers Drummer Gary Leeds]  
n.a. Classifieds 11
The Alley Cat Tailpieces 12
Valentine, Hilton U.S. Diary of the Animals  
Evans, Allen EPs
Nini Rosso (Durlum)
Cliff Richard (Columbia)
The Animals (Columbia)
Chuck Berry (Chess)
Francoise Hardy (Disques Vogue)
The Bachelors The Bachelors Write to You  
  Jayme Quinn, March 2006  
No. 979 15 October, 1965  
Cover Fortunes (Decca) 1
EMI Singles: Have Yourself A Ball-Get EMI!
Freddie And The Dreamers, “Thou Salt Not Steal” (Columbia)
Peter and Gordon, “Baby I’m Yours” (Columbia)
The Chipmunks, “What’s New Pussycat?” (Liberty)
Georgie Fame and the Blue Flames, “Something” (Columbia)
Sam The Sham and the Pharaohs, “Ring Dang Doo” (MGM)
The Seekers, “The Carnival Is Over” (Columbia)
Nancy Wilson, Today, My Way (Capitol)
Manfred Mann, Mann Made (H.M.V.)
Peter And Gordon, Hurtin’ And Lovin’ (Columbia)
Dave Clark Five, Wild Weekend (Columbia)
P.J. Proby, Somewhere (Liberty)
Five Yardbirds, N.A. (Columbia)
Zorba The Greek, N.A. (Stateside)
N.A. John Is Your Walker a Week
Beatles Braver than Soldiers?
Wells, John Singer Barry McGuire and writer P.F. Sloan claim-‘Destruction’ Is a Love Song. 3
Smith, Alan Sunday Paper Scared Off Dusty’s Man 3
Johnson, Derek Question-Time with Bob Dylan 4
Lyons, Lenord Nat Hentoff’s American Airmail: Sonny and Cher Refused Pay! 4
Kennedy Street Enterprises Presents: Herman’s Hermits, Wayne Fontana, The Fortunes 4
(Advertising) Jimmy Tarbuck, “Someday” (Immediate) 5
Johnson, Derek This Week’s Big Ten [Singles]
Mature Lulu, “Tell Me Like It Is” / “Stop Fooling Around” (Decca)
Freddie and the Dreamers, “Thou Shall Not Steal” / “I Don’t Know” (Columbia)
Nashville Teens, “I Know How It Feels to Be Loved” / “Soon Forgotten” (Decca)
The Seekers, “The Carnival Is Not Over” / “We Shall Not Be Moved” (Columbia)
Dave Berry, “I’m Gonna Take You There” / “Just Don’t Know” (Decca)
Cute Millie, “Bloodshot Eyes” / “Tongue Tied” (Fontana)
Sam the Sham, “Ring Dang Doo” / ”Don’t Try It” (MGM)
Georgie Fame, “Something” / “Outrage” (Columbia)
Fritz, Mike & Mo, “What Colour (Is A Man)” (Philips)
The Profile, “Haven’t They Got Better Things to Do” (Mercury)
N.A. NME Top Thirty
1. Ken Dodd, “Tears” (Columbia)
2. Andy Williams, “Almost There” (CBS)
3. Mansfield Mann, “If You Gotta Go, Go Now” (HMV)
4. McCoys, “Hang On Sloopy” (Immediate)
5. Barry McGuire, “Eye of Destruction” (RCA)
N.A. Best Selling Pop Records In U.S.
1. Paul McCartney, “Yesterday”
2. Roy Head, “Treat Her Right”
3. McCoys, “Hang On Sloopy”
4. Toys, “ A Lover’s Concerto”
5. Ramsey Lewis Trio, “The ‘In’ Crowd”
N.A. Best Selling LPs In Britain
1. Beatles, Help! (Parlophone)
2. [Soundtrack], Sound of Music (RCA)
3. Rolling Stones, Out of Our Heads (Decca)
4. [Soundtrack], Mary Poppins (HMV)
5. Bob Dylan, Highway 61 Revisited (CBS)
Pye Advertising New
Anita Harris, “London Life”
The Newbeats, “Run Baby Run”
The Colts, “San Miguel”
Karen Young, “Wonderful Summer”
Bobby Rio, “Value for Love”
The Caribbean, “Inside Out”
Felders Orioles, “Sweet Tasting Wine”
Christophe, “Aline”
Derek Dean & the Freshmen, “La Yenka”
The Blue Chips, “I’m on the Right Side”
Decca Advertising Sensational Singles
Hedgehoppers Anonymous, “It’s a Good News Week”
Chris Andrews, “Yesterday Man”
Val Doonican, “A Million Miles from Nowhere”
N.A. Manfred, Yardbirds Head Major Tour
‘Tears’ May Win Dodd Gold Disc
Paul Wins Beatles New Gold Disc
…Now Marianne Waxes ‘Yesterday’
Kinks’ Man Records Larry Adler’s Son!
Richard, Shads Northern Dates
Lulu’s Munich Trip
Dylan’s New Single Out Next Week
New Group to Back Wayne on Tour
Yardbirds Xmas—in New York?
Duo-Baez and Tom Jones!
…and Tom Waxed 007 Film Theme
N.A. Cliff, Shadows Booked on Palladium TV
Bassey, Ifield Shadows in Big ‘Stars’ Line-Up
‘Hoppers One-Nighters
U.S. Promotion Trip for Dusty
Beatles Dates
Ivy’s First Film on American TV
Parents V. Presley
Epstein in U.S. Walkers Settle Management
Joe Brown West End Opening
Kinks for Ireland
Now Palladium TV for Ryan Twins
Sorrows’ Scottish Tour
Sammy Davis On BBC-2
Decca Advertising New! On Sale Today!
Dave Berry, “I’m Gonna Take You There”
The Squires, “Pop the Question”
The Lulu’s, “Tell Me Like It Is”
The Caesars, “On the Outside Looking In”
The Nashville Teens, “I Know How It Feels to Be Loved”
Bobbie Miller, “Every Beat of My Heart”
Rick And Sandy, “I Remember Baby”
The Roving Kind, “Ain’t It True”
Rocky And The Visions, “I Do Crazy”
Ester Philips, “Let Me Know When It’s Over”
Bonnie & The Treasures, “Home of the Brave”
Evans, Allen LPs
Sam the Sham and the Pharoahs, Wooly Bully (MGM)
Jankowski, The Genius of Jankowski (Mercury)
Little Richard, Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Really Movin’ Gospel Ember)
The Supremes, The Supremes Sing Country Western and Pop (Tamia-Motown)
N.A. Single Reviews - (Contd. from Page 6)
Russ Conway, “The Beggars of Rome” / “Side Saddle” (Columbia)
Sounds Orchestral, “Cast Your Fate to the Wind” / A Boy and a Girl” (N.A.)
Jay And the Americans, “Some Enchanted Evening” / “Cara Mia” (N.A.)
Anita Harris, “London Life” / “I Run to Hide” (Pye)
Ian Whitecomb, “N-N-Nervous” / The End” (Capitol)
N.A. Shop Window 10
Martin, Sue Road Manager Sums up Hollies One at a Time
Chuck Berry’s Gold Car Brings Golden Thoughts for Songs
Drummond, Norrie Small Faces Get Their Fans Going! 12
Bromley, Tony From You to Us 12
Smith, Allen New to the Charts, Lawman Helped Jody 12
Warner Bros. Advertising Welcome to “The Everly Brothers” 12
Drummond, Norrie Anonymous Become Charthopping Somebodies – with a BIG Doubt! 13
Johnson, Derek Are EPs and LPs More Important than Singles?
Following in Mother’s Song-Steps: Paul and Barry Ryan
Kramer, Billie J. Focus on ‘Star Scene ‘65’ 14
Gray, Andy Everlys, Cilla, Billy Never Better in Slick Production 14
N.A. Classifieds 15
The Alley Cat Tail Pieces 16
  Make a Date to See and Hear the Stars  
Evans, Allen EPs
Everly Brothers, “Susie Q” (Warner Bros.)
Johnny Cash, “Ain’t Me Babe” (CBS)
Peter, Paul And Mary “In Concert, Vol 1” (Warner Bros.)
New Christy Minstreks, “Three Wheels on My Wagon” (CBS)
Bo Diddley, “I’m a Man” (Chess)
Pat Boone, “Speedy Gonzales” (Dot)
Race Series, [Vol. 4 Features Julius Daniels] (RCA Victor)
Jackie De Shannon, “Blowin’ in the Wind” (Liberty)
John Lee Hooker, “High Priced Woman” (Chess)
Zorba’s Dance, [Conducted by Mikie Theodorakis] (Stateside)
  Brooke Sager, February 2006  
No. 979 22 October 1965  
cover Cliff Richard Sings 'Wind Me Up' 1
Johnson, Derek Matt [Munro] Shoots Up 2
Hentoff, Nat Generous Elvis  
Hutchins, Chris Paul Talks to NME about His 'Yesterday' 3
Roberts, Glenys Herman's Film Like End of Term Play ["When the Boys Meet the Girls"]  
Altham, Keith Sonny and Cher Get Even 4
Drummond, Norrie Question-Time: Chris Andrews  
n.a. Blood-Tingling Stones 6
Johnson, Derek Dylan-bitter and Not Very Folksy [“Positively 4th Street” (CBS)]  
Johnson, Derek Singles
Paul & Barry Ryan, "Don't Bring Me Your Heartaches" (Decca)
Dick and DeeDee, "Use What You've Got" (Warner Bros.)
Newbeats, "Run Baby Run" (Hickory)
Shangri-Las, "Right Now and Not Later" (Red Bird)
Sue Thompson, "Just Kiss Me" (Hickory)
Crystals, "My Place" (United Artists)
Bobby Vinton/Fritz, Mike & Mo, "What Colour Is a Man" (Columbia)
n.a. R-and-B Corner 6
n.a. U.S. Disc for Peter & Gordon [“Baby I’m Yours” (Columbia)] 6
NME NME Top Thirty
1.  Ken Dodd, "Tears" (Columbia)
2.  Andy Williams, "Almost There" (CBS)
3.  Manfred Mann, "If You Gotta Go, Go Now" (HMV)
4.  Barry McGuire, "Eve of Destruction" (RCA)
5.  McCoys, "Hang on Sloopy" (Immediate)
NME Best Selling Pop Records in U.S.
1.  Paul McCartney, "Yesterday"
2.  Roy Head, "Treat Her Right"
3.  Toys, "A Lover's Concerto"
4.  Rolling Stones, "Get Off of My Cloud"
5.  Gentry's, "Keep On Dancing"
NME Best Selling LP's in Britain
1.  Help! (Parlophone)
2.  Sound of Music (RCA)
3.  Out of Our Heads (Decca)
4.  Marry Poppins (HMV)
5.  Highway 61 Revisited (CBS)
n.a. Round the World
Canada: 1. Beatles, "Yesterday/Act Naturally"
Hong Kong: 2. Beatles, "The Night before/Dizzy Miss Lizzie"
New Zealand:  1. Billy Joe Royal, "Down in the Boondocks"
Singapore:  2. Byrds, "Mr. Tambourine Man"
n.a. Beatles Said No to Royal Show
Paul's 'Yesterday' Stays at the Top
Pet Clark Smash Hit in New York
Peter and Gordon Protégé's Debut [Ayshea]
Xmas Disc for Beatle People
Donovan, Dave Clark Singles, Walker LP
Manfred's Next
Theatre policy for Walkers
Seekers, Herman, Dave Clark JBJ
Bachelors Great!
[Tony] Bennett to Stay On
Bassey-Basie in U.S.?
Dylan Signed
n.a. Dusty, Shirley, Dodd, Clark, Ifield: 'Yes'
Manfred's Placed
Chuck, Brenda Trips Off
See It on TV [Royal Variety Show]
Cliff, Shadows More Concerts, Royal Date
n.a. Film Plans for Herman, Sandie and Kathy
Kirby Signed
Manfred, Yardbirds to Act on Tour!
Sunday Palladium TV for Fortunes
Seekers: own TV Show
Baez BBV-2 Date
Tom Jones, Herman to Australia: Stones Too?
McCoys Debut On RSG--Who, Hollies Dates
Donovan Signs Agency Deal
London Xmas Pop Show Dropped
Chart Busting TV Guests
Searchers to Lisbon
Berries--No Rockin'
Now--The Proby Cabaret Image
[Gene] Pitney, Moodies for 'Club' Dates
Orbison Takes Over Presley Film Part
Yesterday Man to Tour [Chris Andrews]
Herman--Wayne Tour Switch
Stars in Stockton
Evans, Allen LP's
Donovan: Fairy Tale (Pye)
The U.S.A. (London)
Trini Lopez: Rhythm and Blues Album (Reprise)
Greatness that Was Sam Cooke (RCA Victor)
Johnson, Derek Marianne's Challenge
Marianne Faithful, “Yesterday” (Decca)
Ray Charles, "The Cincinnati Kid" (HMV)
Moody Blues, "Everyday" (Decca)
Jackie De Shannon, "A Lifetime of Loneliness" (Liberty)
Bachelors, "In the Chapel in the Moonlight" (Decca)
Four Seasons, "Let's Hang On" (Philips)
New Stars…Old Discs Wilson Pickett, “My Heart Belongs to You” (MGM)
Barry McGuire, “So Long Stay Well” (Ember)
n.a. Shop Window 10
Thomas, Tracy Delighted Andy Williams Says Proudly, "Now I'm a British Pop Star" 11
  Likes Talking  
Smith, Alan Our Emotional Experiences in Sound!—by the Yardbirds 12
ed. Bromley, Tony From You to Us: Talk between Tracks? 12
n.a. Animals with Judy Garland 12
Altham, Keith Scott [Engel]-Your Final 13
NME From NME: 5 Years Ago
1. Roy Orbinson, "Only the Lonely" (London)
2. Shirley Bassey, "As Long As He Needs Me" (Columbia)
3. Ricky Valence, "Tell Laura I Love Her" (Columbia)
4. Adam Faith, "How about That" (Parlophone)
5. Cliff Richards, "Nine Times out of Ten" (Columbia)
NME From The NME: 10 Years Ago
1. Jimmy Young, "Man from Laramie" (Decca)
2. Cyril Stapleton, "Blue Star" (Decca)
3. Mitch Miller, "Yellow Rose of Texas" (Philips)
4. David Whitfield, "Ev'rywhere" (Decca)
5. Slim Whitman, "Rose Marie" (London)
n.a. From Behind the Iron Curtain We Present…Pictures of Manfred and Paul and a Cartoon of P.J. Proby 14
Smith, Alan Czech Pop Fans Same as Ours [Manfred Mann to Alan Smith] 14
Evans, Allen EP's
Frank Sinatra (Capitol)
Pete Seeger (Ember)
Kim Cordell (Columbia)
Jimmie Rodgers (Dot)
New Lost City Ramblers (Ember)
Wink Martindale (Dot)
Gray, Andy Mersey Wit 14
Kucma, Ivan Ivan Kucma Writes from Czechoslovakia 14
Alley Cat Tailpieces 16
Tait, John Warm Seekers 16
  Zachary Schoenholtz, February 2006  
Issue No. 981 29 October 1965  
cover The Roy Tempest Organization Ltd. 1
Johnson, Derek Were Beatles Right to Refuse Royal Show? 2
Altham, Keith Stones Hit Back at David Jacobs’ Criticism
"It Did Us Good to Be Down," Say the Four Pennies
Evans, Allen LPs:
Barry McGuire, Eve of Destruction (RCA) ****
Andy Williams, Hawaiian Wedding Songs (CBS) ***
Johnson, Derek Nine Chart Certs:
Cliff Richard, “Wind Me Up, Let Me Go” (Columbia)
The Byrds, “Turn! Turn! Turn!” (CBS)
Dave Clark 5, “Over and Over I’ll Be Yours” (Columbia)
Cher, “See See Rider” (Liberty)
The Who, “My Generation” (Brunswick)
Jim Reeves, “Is It Really Over” (RCA)
Gerry and the Pacemakers, “Walk Hand in Hand” (Columbia)
Roy Orbison, “Crawling Back” (London)
Donovan, “Turquoise” (Pye)
  Four Maybes:
Petual Clark, “You’re the One” (Pye)
The Sorrows, “You’ve Got What I Want” (Piccadilly)
Brenda Lee, “Rusty Bells” (Brunswick)
Tom Jones, “I Was a Fool” (Columbia)
Johnson, Derek New To You [Mister Murray, Ray Davies, Carolines] 4
NME NME Top Thirty:
1.  Ken Dodd, “Tears” (Columbia)
2.  Chris Andrews, “Yesterday Man” (Decca)
3.  Rolling Stones, “Get Off My Cloud” (Decca)
4.  Hedgehoppers Anonymous, “It’s Good News Week” (Decca)
5.  Andy Williams, “Almost There” (CBS)
NME Best Selling LPs In Britain
1.  Sound of Music Soundtrack (RCA)
2.  Beatles, Help! (Parlophone)
3.  Rolling Stones, Out of Our Heads (Decca)
4.  Mary Poppins Soundtrack (HMV)
5.  Andy Williams, Almost There (CBS)
Hentoff, Nat Stones top U.S. chart—and Times Square 6
n.a. New Disc Signings: Stones Mick & Keith—disc producers
“New Style” Proby Single With Second “Story Song”
Pop-Liners [Sandie Shaw, Merseybeats, Rockin’ Berries, Tommy Steele, Anita Harris, Ken Dodd, Major Lance]
Walkers’ Concert Set; Palladium TV? [Walker Brothers]
Marianne: Oldham Is Manager Again [Marianne Faithful]
Tom Records Another Bacharach Film Song [Tom Jones]
Manfreds Plan Major Changes [Manfred Mann]
RAF Hedgin on ‘Hopper’s Future [Hedgehoppers]
Kinks at ‘Glad Rad’
Jonathan: Time off for U.S. [Jonathan King]
n.a. Eighty-Nine in All Star Beatles Spectacular 6-7
n.a. New Ken Dodd, Elvis, Shadows Singles
Combo Chief Dies [Bill Black]
Herman Returns from U.S. [Herman’s Hermits]
Adam, Sandie Together on Sunday Night TV [Sandie Shaw, Adam Faith]
Stones Gone for Long U.S. Stay
Ken Dodd for Sunday’s Big BBC-2 Audience
Hollie’s Dates after Tonsils Holdup
U.S. Hit Man Len Barry Here in December
Bennett Calls of TV Plans [Tony Bennett]
Ex-London DJ on 208 [Pete Brady]
Chris Andrews’ First Dates
Donovan’s U.S. Tour Is Off
Bromley, Tony From You to Us 8
n.a. Cool Gene [Gene Pitney] 8
Black, Cilla Start of a New Tour… and End of Star Scene ’65—by Cilla 8
n.a. Life-lines of… Hedgehoppers Anonymous 9
Hentoff, Nat Presley’s Million Offer 9
Evans, Allen More LPs:
Roy Orbison, There’s Only One (London) ****
Peter and Gordon, Hurtin’ and Lovin’ (Columbia) ****
n.a. Meet Mr. Excitement [Len Barry] 10
Altham, Keith Fortunes Admit It: They Use Session Boys! 10
The Alleycat Tailpieces [Beatles, Rolling Stones] 12
  David Stern, February 2006  

NME | 1965
Initial contributions by Silverman 1999, grtedit 08-Jun-2012