New Musical Express | September 1966

No. 1025 2 September 1966  
Cover Fortunes: “Is It Really Worth Your While?” Out Today! [The Fortunes’ new release on Decca] 1
Britchford, R.E. They’re Like One Big Happy Family [R.E. Britchford goes to see Detroit’s Motown Records and puts into writing his thoughts as a fan] 2
Evans, Allen EPs
The Lovin’ Spoonful (Kama Sutra)
Chris Montez (Pye)
Fontella Bass (Chess)
Petula Clark (Pye)
Herb Alpert (Pye)
Lee Dorsey (Stateside)
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Philips [ad] New LPs for Sale
Nina Simone Wild is the Wind
Billy Cotton and His Band Band Show
Susannah Young Sweetest Sounds
The Walker Brothers Portrait
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The Editor Home Safe and Sound! [The Beatles return from their three week American tour] 2
Thomas, Tracy Meanwhile, back in California… [Thomas travelled with the Beatles and documented their stops in Seattle, Los Angeles, and San Francisco] 3
EMI [ad] Listen to What’s Happening!
“The Shadow of Your Smile,” Johnny Mathis (HMV)
“It Should’ve Been Me,” Zoot Money’s Big Roll Band (Columbia)
“Got My Mojo Working,” Jimmy Smith (Verve)
“Sweet Things,” George Fame (Columbia)
“Your Cheatin’ Heart,” Hank Williams Jr. (MGM)
“I’ve Got a Song for You,” Shirley Bassey (United Artists)
“A World of Our Own,” The Seekers (Columbia)
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Johnson, Derek Singles Reviewed
Los Bravos: “I Don’t Care” / “Don’t Be Left Out in the Cold” (Decca)
James Brown: “Money Won’t Change You”-Parts 1 and 2 (Pye-International)
Tommy Vance: “You Must Be the One” / “Why Treat Me this Way” (Columbia)
Eddy Arnold: “The Tip of My Fingers” / “Long Long Friendship” (RCA)
Chubby Checker: “Hey You! Little Boo-Ga-Loo” / “Pussy Cat” (Cameo-Parkway)
Marvin Gaye: “Little Darling (I Need You)” / “Hey Diddle Diddle” (Tamla-Motown)
Roarin’ Sixties: “We Love the Pirates” / “I’m Leaving Town” (Marmalade)
Dee Dee Warwick: “I Want to Be with You” / “Alfie” (Mercury)
Moody Tanega-Almost Hypnotic. Norma Tanega: “Bread”/ “Waves” (Stateside)
Subdued Crispian. Crispian St. Peters: “Changes” / “My Little Brown Eyes” (Decca)
Faster Supremes. The Supremes: “You Can’t Hurry Love” / “Put Yourself in My Place” (Tamla-Motown)
Fortunes Go All Out. The Fortunes: “Is It Really Worth Your While?” / “Am I Losing My Touch?” (Decca)
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Pye [ad] “His Love Songs in English,” Charles Aznavour (Reprise)
New Singles
“Money Won’t Change You,” James Brown and the Famous Flames (Pye)
“Hey You- Little Boo-Ga-Loo,” Chubby Checker (Cameo Parkway)
“The Wonder of You,” Keely Smith (Reprise)
“A Little Bit Later on Down the Line,” Peter Nelson (Piccadilly)
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N.A. Top Thirty
1.  “Yellow Submarine” / “Eleanor Rigby,” the Beatles (Parlophone)
2.  “God Only Knows,” the Beach Boys (Capitol)
3.  “All or Nothing,” Small Faces (Decca)
4.  “They’re Coming to Take Me away Ha-Haaa!” Napoleon XIV (Warner Brothers)
5.  “A Girl like You,” the Troggs (Fontana)
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N.A. Best Selling LPs in Britain (No Best Selling Sheet Music Listed)
1.  The Beatles Revolver (Parlophone)
2.  Soundtrack Sound of Music (RCA)
3.  The Beach Boys Pet Sounds (Capitol)
4.  Bob Dylan Blonde on Blonde (CBS)
5.  The Beach Boys Summer Days and Summer Nights (Capitol)
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Decca [ad] “Follow Me,” Crispian St. Peters 5
N.A. Walt Disney Sets up Own British Label [“Disneyland” label first to release 7-inch 331 rpm discs in Britain]
Singing Postman Moves [Allan Smethurst of RTP records will release self-written “Roundabout” on Parlophone Sept. 16th]
‘No’ to Pirates Record [Selector, record distributor firm subsidiary of Decca won’t handle Roarin’ Sixties’ “We Love the Pirates” due to its protesting nature]
Sonny Forms Own Label [Sonny Bono forms American record company “Progress”]
Simon Dee in Jacobs ‘Top of Pops’ Spot [Simon Dee replaces David Jacobs as one of the four comperes of BBC-1’s “Top of the Pops” joining Jimmy Savile, Alan Freeman, and Pete Murray]
Delayed Starr Trip On [American singer Edwin Starr comes next month for short British tour]
Injured Brian Jones ‘Out of Action Two Months’ [Rolling Stones’ lead guitarist out with broken left hand]
Donovan Europe Tour, Single [Donovan’s European tour set, single “Sunshine Superman” to be released in Britain at end of month]
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N.A. Emergency Operation for a Yardbird [Yardbird Jeff Back tonsil surgery, group returns to Britain Sept. 10th]
Troggs’ Third Single Debuts Page One [The Troggs’ “I Can’t Control Myself” on Philips subsidiary Page One Sept. 30th]
St. Peters Plays Olympia, Dates [Crispian St. Peters at Paris Olympia Sept. 20th and Scottish 8-day ballroom tour starting Sept. 23th]
‘Pop Parade’ Names [David and Jonathan to guest on Light Programme’s ‘Parade of the Pops’ Sept. 14th and others, such as the Ivy League Sept. 7th and George Fame Sept. 21st]
No Simon, Garfunkel [Simon and Garfunkel British visit postponed]
Sinatra Returning to America, Film Well Ahead [Film The Naked Runner completed in Copenhagen and more filming in Britain improbable unless sequences need re-shooting]
Small Faces- Another Tour? [The Small Faces ready to undertake third British tour, up to #3 with “All or Nothing”]
Cher Covers ‘Sunny’ [American singer covers “Sunny” by Bobby Hebb, British composer, who released his version seven weeks ago]
Lee Dorsey Here for Six Weeks [Dorsey in Britain for six-week tour starting Oct. 14th]
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N.A. At Last! Elvis Goes by Plane [Presley flies to Hollywood for shooting of Double Trouble, even though he’s terrified of flying, because bus breaks down] 8
Evans, Allen LPs
Elvis Presley Paradise Hawaiian Style (RCA Victor)
Harry Belafonte and Nana Mouskouri Evening with Belafonte/Mouskouri (RCA Victor)
8
Decca [ad] Paul and Ritchie and the Cryin’ Shames, “September is Going to Be All Sunshine”/ “September in the Rain” 8
Reeves, Mary My Jim [Late Jim Reeves’ wife writes about her husband’s lifetime, after most recent hit by Jim, “Distant Drums”] 9
EMI [ad] “You Can’t Hurry Love,” The Supremes (Tamla-Motown)
“How Sweet It Is,” Junior Walker and the All- Stars (Tamla-Motown)
“Ain’t Too Proud to Beg,” The Temptations (Tamla-Motown)
“Blowin’ in the Wind,” Stevie Wonder (Tamla-Motown)
“Working in the Coal Mine,” Lee Dorsey (Stateside)
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N.A. Is the Big British Boom Over? [Last week, for first time in four years, majority of NME Top Thirty were American, so Britain’s dominance in pop music could be coming to end, plus Scandinavians, Germans, Spanish imitating British groups well in their own languages ] 10
Alley Cat Tail-Pieces [Reviews current events in music] 12
[ad] St. Giles Music Center Centre Invites You to Meet…Celebrated American Guitarist George Barnes… [Sept. 8th, limited accommodation] 12
N.A. Communication Means Everything for Sonny and Cher and for Walker Brothers [First stage appearance in Britain by Sonny and Cher, communication with audience a key, same communication apparent with Walker Brothers, both groups use movements on stage] 12
Pye [ad] Record of the Week! “Dear Mrs. Applebee,” David Garrick (Piccadilly) 12
  Zachary Brown, October 2009  
     
No. 1026 9 September 1966  
Cover Rolling Stones 66 Starring The Rolling Stones, Ike and Tina Turner, The Yardbirds, Peter, Jay and the New Jay Walkers, The Kings of Rhythm Orchestra, The Ike-Ettes, Bobby John, Jimmy Thomas, Long John Baldry 1
Altham, Keith Small Face a Week.  Steve Marriott: Everyone’s ‘Luv’ and ‘Mate’ 2
N.A. Dave Berry Lets off Steam… about the Pop Slump and TV Shows 2
Altham, Keith The Astonishing Troggs Do It Again [They record potential number 1 hit.] 3
N.A. Zoot Makes It at Last [Zoot Money’s “Big Time Operator” makes it onto NME charts.] 3
Johnson, Derek Singles Review:
Peter and Gordon: “Lady Godiva” / “Morning’s Calling” (Columbia)
Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, and Tich: “Bend It” / “She’s So Good” (Fontana)
Henry Mancini: “In the Arms of Love” / “The Swing March” (RCA)
Dusty Springfield: “All I See Is You” / “Go Ahead On” (Philips)
Simon and Garfunkel: “The Dangling Conversation” / “The Big Bright Green Pleasure Machine” (CBS)
Sonny and Cher: “Little Man” / “Monday” (Atlantic)
Andy Williams: “In the Arms of Love” / “Ain’t It True” (CBS)
Searchers: “Have You Ever Loved Somebody” / “It’s Just the Way” (Pye)
John Mayall: “Parchman Farm” / “Hey to Love” (Decca)
Cute Garrick: “Dear Mrs. Applebee” / “You’re What I’m Living for” (Piccadilly)
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Johnson, Derek Recommended:
Finders Keepers: “Light” (CBS)
Tony Merrick: “Wake Up” (Columbia)
Giorgio and Marco’s Men: “Run Run” (Polydor)
Matthew Moore: “Face in the Crowd” (Capitol)
Sheiks: “Missing You” (Parlophone)
Ray Fell: “Player Piano” (Fontana)
Kit-Kats: “That’s the Way” (London)
Syndicate of Sound: “Rumours” (Stateside)
Mad Lads: “Sugar, Sugar” (Atlantic)
Dave ‘Baby’ Cortez: “Countdown” (Roulette)
Two and a Half: “Midnight Swim” (CBS)
 
NME Top Thirty:
1.  “Yellow Submarine” / “Eleanor Rigby,” Beatles (Parlophone)
2.  “All or Nothing,” Small Faces (Decca)
3.  “God Only Knows,” Beach Boys (Capitol)
4.  “Distant Drums,” Jim Reeves (RCA)
5.  “Too Soon to Know,” Roy Orbison (London)
6.  “They’re Coming to Take Me away, Ha-Haaa!,” Napoleon XIV (Warner Brothers)
7.  “Lovers of the World Unite,” David and Jonathan (Columbia)
8.  “Mama,” Dave Berry (Decca)
9.  “A Girl Like You,” Troggs (Fontana)
10.  “Visions,” Cliff Richard (Columbia)
10. “Got to Get You into My Life,” Cliff Bennett (Parlophone)
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NME Best-Selling LPs in Britain:
1. Revolver, Beatles (Parlophone)
2. Sound of Music, Soundtrack (RCA)
3. Pet Sounds, Beach Boys (Capitol)
4. Portrait, Walker Brothers (Philips)
5. Blonde on Blonde, Bob Dylan (CBS)
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Billboard Best-Selling Pop Records in U.S.
1.“You Can’t Hurry Love,” Supremes
2. “Sunshine Superman,” Donovan
3. “Yellow Submarine,” Beatles
4. “See You in September,” Happenings
5. “Summer in the City,” Lovin’ Spoonful
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N.A. Los Bravos Replace Spoonful on Dusty-Price Tour; New Walkers Dates; Beach Boys Bill [British concert tour dates announced]
Fame and Price Cover Big U.S. Hits for U.K.
Hollies: Two New Singles (One With Sellers), Third U.S. Tour
RCA Victor Clinches Small Faces for U.S. [Singing group The Small Faces have new label – RCA Victor]
Brian Jones Hand Injury Healing [Rolling Stones’ guitarist broken left hand healing/ cast removed]
New Releases: Sinatra, Lulu-Price, Montez, Orbison, Paul and Barry [new singles and LP releases coming soon from named artists]
‘Big Time’ Money for Faces Date [Zoot Money and Big Roll Band entered NME charts with “Big Time Operator” and will perform concert with Small Faces September 24th.]
New Signings: Carter-Lewis Wax Willie [Carter and Lewis produced Wee Willie Harris’s “Somebody’s in the Kitchen with Dinah”]
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N.A. Kinks Discs Deadlock – Quaife Quits? [deadlock over Kinks recording career may mean postponement of LP and singles release/ Kinks’ bass-guitarist Pete Quaife on vacation and may quit band] 6/7
N.A. Cilla, Mathis in New BBC Billy Cotton TV Series
Troggs, Farlowe, Fame and Cilla ‘Countdown’ [mentioned artists will appear on Southern-TV’s new pop series ‘Countdown’ on Saturdays, October 8th and 15th]
British World Premiere for Next Elvis Film! [Presley’s film “California Holiday” will have world premiere at London’s Leicester Square Ritz.]
‘Club’ Stars [Searchers, Crying Shames and Rothchilds join the Who and Peter and Gordon on “Saturday Club” on September 17th]
Britain Will See Less of Walkers [Walker Brothers will not make appearance in Britain until February]
Troggs TV, radio, German Tour? [Troggs’ “I Can’t Control Myself” will be promoted using title’s methods]
Seekers Set for Panto Debut [The Seekers will star in “Humpty Dumpty” pantomime this Christmas.]
Dusty at Basin Street [Dusty Springfield stars at New York’s Basin Street East Club for three-and one- half weeks starting November 3rd]
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Smith, Alan JNR Walker Makes Fans Stand Up [Walker and his All Stars’ song “Shotgun” hit in America] 8
King, John Question-Time with Spencer Davis 8
Bromley, Tony (ed.) From You to US [NME readers review artists/songs] 8
Smith, Alan David and Jonathan – Smash-hit Backroom Boys [They have a hit disc, “Lovers of the World Unite” and they are songwriters.] 9
Thomas, Tracy America Calling: Orbison: EVERY Song Can Be Misinterpreted [Orbison interviewed about his music] 9
N.A. M Jim – Concluded my Mary Reeves: Early Dates and Days [Wife of Jim Reeves reflects on his success] 9
Smith, Neil Sonny and Cher: “They’re Pop’s Most Lovable Couple,” says Keith Altham [close-up on singing pair] 10
Advertisements Joe Loss Limited
Radio Luxembourg
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N.A. Exciting! Fabulous! The Walker Brothers, The Troggs, Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick and Tich and Full Supporting Company [Appearance dates given] 12
  Kylen Clark, October 2009  
     
No. 1027 16 September 1966  
Cover Dear Mrs. Applebee Recorded by David Garrick
Beach Boys Shock!
Small Face: Plonk Lane
Cliff Bennet, Lee Dorsey
Orbinson talks about Elivis and the Beatles
1
Save the Children Fund 14 Hit Releases for only 201: your chance to help me 2
Mercury Records New LP's for SALE!  Julie Rogers, Jankowski, Louis Armstrong, Sarah Vaughan 2
Tracy Thomas Big Shock for Beach Boys fans...All Married! - Except for Bruce 3
John Entwistle The 'Mute' Who Speaks up about the Others 3
EMI Coming your way! Ray Charles, Jr. Walker and the All Stars, Lee Dorsey, Sam the Sham and the Pharoahs, Damita Jo, The Impressions, The Animals, Timi Yuro 3
Keith Altham Small Face a Week" (Mystery Man 'Plonk' Lane) 4
n.a. Bobby Hebb- They call him song-a-day man 4
Advertisement The Nite People, "Sweet Tasting Wine" "Nobody but You" 4
CBS Records Rumplestiliskin c/w I Stumbled, The Magic Lanterns 4
Advertisement Dusty Springfield with the Echoes. Dave Berry. Los Bravos. The Mindbenders. BOZ & His Group. The Settlers. The Alan Price Set (List of all Tour dates from Sept 27-Oct 8) 5
Decca Paul and Barry Ryan, "Have You Ever Loved Somebody" 5
Derek Johnson Superb Sinatra Makes Wonderful Listening
“Summer Wind”/”You Make Me Feel So Young” (Reprise)
Walkers' Latest Much Better
The Walker Brothers: “Song Title” / “Title of Flip Side” (label)
Mathis: Intensely Moving
Johnny Mathis: “Song Title” / “Title of Flip Side” (label) What other disks does Johnson review?
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EMI Discotheque: Bobby Sheet, Billy Preston, Ruben Wright, Lou Rawls 6
CBS Best-Selling Tony Bennett 6
  Great New Singles
1. Frank Sinatra, "Summer Wind" (Reprise)
2. Chris Montez, "There Will Never Be Another You" (Pye)
3. Rosco Robinson, "That's Enough" (Pye)
4. The Loving Kind, "The Loving Kid" (Piccadilly)
5. Five's Company, "Some Girls" (Pye)
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NME Top Thirty
1.  "All or Nothing," Small Faces (Decca)
2.  "Yellow Submarine/Eleanor Rigby," Beatles (Parlophone)
3.  "Distant Drums," Jim Reeyes (RCA)
4.  "Too Soon to Know," Roy Orbison (London)
5.  "God Only Knows," Beach Boys (Capitol)
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NME Best Selling Sheet Music in Britain
1.  “Revolver," Beatles (Parlophone)
2.  “Sound of Music," Soundtrack (RCA)
3.  “Portrait," Walker Brothers (Philips)
4.  “Pet Sounds," Beach Boys (Capitol)
5.  “Well Respected Kinks," (Marbie Arch)
6.  “Blonde on Blonde," Bob Dylan (CBS)
7.  “Bluesbreakers," John Mayall with Eric Clapton (Decca)
8.  “Autumn 66," Spencer Davis Group (Fontana)
9.  “Stars Charity Fantasia," (Philips)
10.  “From Nowhere the Troggs," (Fontana)
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Decca A Great First LP: Los Bravos featuring Black is Black 6
n.a. New Stones Single Next Week, TV Dates Set
Major US Record Firms to Set up in Britain, Deals Expiring, RCA Victor Too, Scene Going Man Records, Fontana to Brazil for Song Contest
Tom Jones six-country tour, big films offers
Freddie Manila Trip Is on
Sinatra Gone
Vaudeville Band May Reunite
St. Peters in Orkneys
Cliff, Shads Recording
Who-Merseys Tour off, Who to US Instead
Epstein Tour off
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n.a. Alan Price Scots Tour, New Album
Lies, Fame, Farlowe, Price for RSG
Cliff Bennett LP in Low-Price Series
Dusty with Ryans in Mersey Panto?
Yardbird out of Hospital
Mindbenders TV, Ballroom Dates
Julia in Tommy's Film
Marriott Film Story Denied
Barefootin Star October Tour
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Brunswick Ale Today: I Struck it Rich, Russian Spy and I 8
Fontana The Spencer Davis Group 8
Norrie Drummond MindBenders Much Prefer Home 9
n.a. Montex sticks to 'See You' Formula: CHER, Great Performance
Throbbing R&B from Ray Charles
Montex sticks to 'See You'
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Army Ambitious?  The Army could be the way up for you! 9
Advertisement Her It.  Bend It.  Dance It.  Buy It.  Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mich & Tich 9
Decca Have you seen your mother baby, Standing in the shadow? (Full Page picture of 4-person band) 10
Keith Altham Question Time with Cliff Bennett 11
Tony Bromley (ed.) From YOU to US 12
Roy Orbison Elvis was My Idol 12
Advertisement This is the hit version! The Searchers, "Have You Ever Loved Somebody" 12
Alan Smith Lee Dorsey: Panel-Beating Gave Him Rhythm 12
Allen Eve LPs: Tom Jones, Youno, Kingston 12
London Records New Sonor Multi-Brilliant Finish. HOHNER: the very latest in Drums. All in our latest Catalogue. 12
The Alley Cat Tail Pieces 13
Columbia Salena Jones, "I Am Jones" 13
Pye Records of the Week: Frank Sinatra, Chris Montez 13
Allen Evans Scott Walker's Throat Packs Up in Sweden 13
(Half Page Picture) Thanks Everyone! 13
Advertisement David Whitfield. Joe Loss (Limited). The Walker Brothers. The Troggs. Dresswear. Instruments for Sale. Records for Sale. Dances. Photographs. Tuition. Records Wanted. 14
Advertisement Radio Luxembourg 14
NME NME Popword 14
NAVY How to be a Skilled Mechanic 14
Advertisement This Months RACE Has All the Answers! 14
  Julia Cox, October 2009  
     
No. 1028 23 September 1966  
Cover Photos: (all album covers) Frank Sinatra “Sinatra At The Sands,” Dean Martin “The Hot Sound of Dean Martin,” Sammy Davis Jr. and Buddy Rich “The Sounds of ’66”, Peter, Paul and Mary “Album,” Nancy Sinatra “Nancy In London,” The Everly Brothers “Two Yanks in England,” Trini Lopez “The Second Latin Album,” Buddy Greco “Big Band & Ballads,” Jimmy Durante “One of those Songs,” Allan Sherman “Live!!!,” Duane Eddy “The Biggest Twang of them All” 1
  Headlines: The Sounds of Autumn 66 on Warner Brothers and Reprise Records, Stones Secrets, Mary Reeves Phones Thanks, Supremes Dave Dee, Small Face Ian McLagan 1
Altham, Keith Stones Reveal Secrets [Discuss recording and photo-shoot] 3
Johnson, Derek Singles
Rolling Stones: “Have You Seen Your Mother, Baby, Standing in The Shadow” / “Who’s Driving Your Plane?” (Decca)
Troggs: “Lost Girl” / “The Yells in Me” (CBS)
Grahm Bonney: “No One Knows” / “Mixed Up Baby Girl” (Columbia)
Georgie Fame: “Sunny” / “Don’t Make Promises” (Columbia)
Honeycombs: “That Loving Feeling” / “Should a Man Cry” (Pye)
Eddie Cochran: “Three Stars” / “Somethin’ Else” (Liberty)
Pinkerton’s Colours: “Magic Rocking Horse” / “It Ain’t Right”(Decca)
Guy Darrell: “My Way of Thinking” / “Big Louie” (CBS)
Peter Sellers: “After the Fox” / “The Fox Trot” (U-A)
Lulu: “What a Wonderful Feeling” / “Tossin’ and a Turnin” (Decca)
Magic Lanterns: “Rumpelstiltskin” / “I Stumbled” (CBS)
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  Recommended
Duane Eddy: “Daydream” (Reprise)
Downliners Sect: “The Cost of Living” (Columbia)
Francoise Hardy: “Autumn Rendezvous” (Vogue)
Jackie de Shannon: “I Can Make It with You” (Liberty)
Gene Vincent: “Bird Doggin’” (London)
Zombies: “Gotta Get Ahold of Myself” (Decca)
Rolf Harris: “Hey Yew Gotta Loight Boy” (Columbia)
Englebert Humperdink: “Damage Damage Damage” (Decca)
 
Evans, Allen LPs
Roy Orbison: The Classic Roy Orbison (London)
Frank Sinatra: Sinatra st the Sands (Reprise)
Spencer Davis Group: Autumn ’66 (Fontana)
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NME Top Thirty
1.  “Distant Drums,” Jim Reeves (RCA)
2.  “All or Nothing,” Small Faves (Decca)
3.  “Too Soon to Know,” Roy Orbison (London)
4.  “I’m a Boy,” Who (Reaction)
5.  “You Can’t Hurry Love,” Supremes (Tamla-Motown)
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NME Best Selling LPs in Britain
1. Revolver, Beatles (Parlophone)
2. Sound of Music, Soundtrack (RCA)
3. Portrait, Walker Brothers (Philips)
4. Pet Sounds, Beach Boys (Capitol)
5. Autumn ’66, Spencer Davis Group (Fontana)
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n.a. Flameless Fame May Join CBS
Big Decca Drive on New Label
Page Signs Kings, Solo
Bing Crosby in Irish T.V. Spec.
Mathis on BBC-2
Al Hirt Here on Sunday
Haley Tour Called off
Farlowe in Paris
Rolling Stones Albert Hall Concert Being Recorded
Cliff Film Premiere
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  Big TV Line-Up for Millicent (Martin)
EMI Man to Detroit
Troggs Reissue
New Musical (Ron Moody Musical)
Herman Crushes Hand in Lift
Spencers, Paul Jones, Searchers “Countdown”
Dusty (Springfield) Likely for West End Cabaret
Jones, Donegan at Blackpool
Bobby Hebb Visit
Dave Dee, Spencer, Searchers, David, Jonathan “Swingalong”
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n.a. Mobbing Fans Kill Dave Dee Comedy 8
Bromley, Tony From You to Us 8
n.a. Small Face a Week: Mac’s Flu Is Permanent! 8
Advertisement Huge ad for the Rolling Stones’ “Have You Seen Your Mother, Baby, Standing in the Shadow” 10
Harris, June America Calling 10
Thomas, Tracy Elvis Is Amusing and Clever 10
Smith, Alan Supremes Quick Disc-Makers 10
Smith, Alan Now American Group Sings in Spanish 10
Classifieds Classifieds 11
The Alley Cat Tailpieces 12
n.a. From Tennessee Mrs. Mary Reeves Says, “Thanks for Jim’s First Number One” 12
Life-Lines Lifelines of Dave Berry 12
  Will Eldredge, October 2009  
     
No. 1029 30 September 1966  
Cover Page One Records First Smash Release: The Troggs “I Can’t Control Myself”
Sensational Hit Disc! by Salena Jones “I Am Yours.”
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CBS Everything I Touch Turn to Tears CBS Debut Brian Poole 2
advertising Denson Fashion Shoes for Men  
Keith Altham “A Clever Singer Never Loses His Voice,” says Scott Walker; EP coming 3
N.A. This Week’s New Singles
Herman’s Hermits: “No Milk Today” (Columbia)
Rolf Harris: “Hev Yew Gotta Loight Boy” (Columbia)
Temptations: “Beauty Is Only Skin Deep” (Tamla Motown)
George Fame: “Sunny” (Columbia)
Damita Jo: “If You Go Away” (Columbia)
Cher: “Sunny” (Liberty)
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Alan Smith Perplexed Dusty! [Dusty Springfield on TV Show in Paris]
Wrong Crowd [Booed at the Olympia]
More News[Career Continues to Develop]
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Alan Smith Judith on Seekers’ Slow Starter [Judith Durham questioned on the slow rising of the single “Walk with Me”]
Not Rude [Judith performs for positive audience]
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N.A. Flames Go out of Georgie’s Musical Life [Announcement of Georgie Fame’s last date with the Blue Flames in Amsterdam] 4
N.A. Heard Hebb [Bobby Hebb records the single “Sunny”]  
N.A. Advertisement:
The Hollies Small Faces Paul & Barry Ryan
Peter Jay and the New Jaywalkers
The Nashville Teens
Robb Storme and the Whispers
Guest Star Paul Jones
Compere: Ray Cameron
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N.A. Herman’s Hermits
Freddie and the Dreamers
David Berry and the Cruisers
The Mindbenders
David & Jonathan
Wayne Fontana
St Louis Union
5
Derek Johnson Singles Review: Stones permitting-another Trogg No. 1
Novelty from Herman’s Hermits; Paul Jones Solo Debut Very Tom Jones-ish!; Effervescent Pet Clark
Herman’s Hermits: “No Milk Today” / “My Reservation’s Been Confirmed” (Columbia)
Trini Lopez: “L’ancho Lopez” / “Hall of Fame” (Reprise)
Geno Washington: “Que Sera Sera” / “ All I Need” (Piccadilly)
Pet Clark: “Who Am I” / “Love Is a Long Journey” (Pye)
Paul Jones: “High Time” / “I Can’t Hold on Much Longer” (HMV)
Bob Lind: “San Francisco Woman” / “Oh Babe, Take Me Home” (Fontana)
Herb Alpert: “Flamingo” / “Cantina Blue” (Pye-International)
Roger Miller: “My Uncle Used to Love Me but She Died” / “You’re My Kingdom” (Philips)
Beverley: “Happy New Year” (Deram)
Cat Stevens: “I Love My Dog” (Deram)
Schadel: “Stop Where You Are,” (Parlophone)
Bruno: “The English Girl” (Parlophone) 
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Derek Johnson Recommended
Keith & Billie: “Swingin’ Tonight” (Piccadilly)
Sir Peter & the Oldtimers: “And Eddie Dances” (President)
The Sparrow: “Tomorrow’s Ship” (CBS)
Brian Henderson: “Folks in a Hurry” (Columbia)
Jimmy Durante: “What Became of Life” (Warner)
Ugly’s: “End of the Season” (Pye)
Al Hirt: “The Happy Trumpet” (RCA)
? and the Mysterians: “96 Tears” (Cameo)
Garnet Mimms: “My Baby” (USA)
Thoughts: “All Night Stand” (Planet)
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NME Top Thirty
1.  “Distant Drums,” Jim Reeves (RCA)
2.  “I’m a Boy,” Who (Reaction)
3.  “You Can’t Hurry Love,” Supremes (Tamla Motown)
4.  “Little Man,” Sonny and Cher (Atlantic)
5.  “Bend It,” Dave, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich (Fontana)
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NME Best Selling Pop Records in U.S.
1.  “Cherish,” Association
2.  “You Can’t Hurry Love,” Supremes
3.  “Beauty Is Only Skin Deep,” Temptations
4.  “Black Is Black,” Los Bravos
5.  “Bus Stop,” Hollies
7
NME Best Selling LPs in Britain
1. Sound of Music, Soundtrack (RCA) 
2. Revolver, Beatles (Parlophone)
3. Portrait, Walker Brothers (Philips)
4. Pet Sounds, Beach Boys (Capitol)
5. Well Respected Kinks, The Kinks (Marble Arch)
7
N.A. Los Bravos Off Dusty Tour-Vaudeville Band Instead 8
Chris Hutchins Dusty Show Great! [Dusty Springfield]
Different Style
8
N.A. Tremendous Pearl Bailey!
Cilla and Manfreds on Same ‘RSG’ [Ready, Steady, Go!]
More Stone Shows Being Recorded
EMI’s Newell waxes Paul Anka for RCA
Tom on Eamonn’s Show [Tom Jones will sing in “Eamonn Andrews Show”]
Epstein in Hospital
Pitney here on Sunday [Gene Pitney in London]
Kinks Kancel
New Seekers Album
Len Barry Visit Off
Paul Jones on ‘Club’
Lulu in Panto, TV Series Too [Star in pantomime at Wimbledon theatre]
Applebee man’s first LP
U.S. Names Signed [Original Coasters, Orignal Drifters, and Orions]
Now Who’s U.S, tour is probably off
Solomon signs to Spanish groups for his new label [Philip Solomon signs Los Brincos and Los Shakers]
When to See ‘Countdown’ [Southern TV’s new pop series]
More Fortunes Dates
8
N.A. Eric Burdon added to Fame, Farlowe tour
European tour for Cliff Bennett
8-9
N.A. Beach Boys new Single And Album
Pirate radio chief joins the Gunnells [Ronan O’Rahilly]
Hilton’s Solo Disc [Hilton Valentine]
‘Cathedral’ man pens Manfreds’ next
Another Walkers EP for Christmas
Sandie picked to sing UK’s Eurovision Contest entry [Sandie Shaw]
Troggs’ New Year plans; new single ban; U.S. row
Donovan wins Gold
Chart names on Loss show
New Presley single film brought forward
Major Continental DatSes for Dave Berry
Music On BBC-2
9
Derek Johnson Question-time [Q & A with the Mindbenders: Ric Rothwell, Eric Stewart, Bob Lang] 10
N.A. America Calling
Beach Boys get up early-for you
Businessman Pitney [Gene Pitney]
Star Quote [Brian Wilson]
10
Alan Smith Doddy’s in the Dumps [Ken Dodd]
Not Writing [Little chance of Dodd writing in the future]
11
N.A. From You to Us 11
Edited by Tony Bromley Kenny keeps quiet [Kenny Jones just in the background of the band] 11
N.A. Bobby Hebb is a One-Man Group! Discovered at 12! 12
N.A. Who’s Where 12
Allen Evans LP’s [Reviews]
The Special Sound of Dave Berry (Decca)
Everly Brothers: Two Yanks in England (Warner Bros.)
Manfred Mann: Mann Made Hits (HMV)
Los Bravos (Decca)
Eddy Arnold: Cattle Call (RCA Victor)
Julie Rogers: Contrasts (Mercury)
Best of Solomon Burke (Atlantic)
 
Napier Russel and Norrie Drummond Big Night for the Stones [Opening Night at London’s Albert Hall] 13
“The Alley Cat” Tail-Pieces 14
N.A. Bill Haley ‘knocks out’ Spencer Davis at Paris show!
NME Popword
Record of the Week! Petula Clark, “Who Am I”
14
N.A. Advertisement 15
N.A. THANK YOU from The Who: “I’m a Boy” 16
  Stephen Frye, October 2009  
     

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