New Musical Express | October 1966

No. 1030 7 October 1966  
Cover Sonny & Cher, Vaudeville Band, Sandpipers, Los Bravos 1
EMI EMI Musicassettes Peter Fenton: Marble Breaks, Iron Bends- a SAC/R Production 2
Altham, Keith Drummer Moon on Zither, Double-Track Tuba, on Who LP 3
Drummond, Norrie ‘Cathedral’ Star Keeps Himself in the Dark 3
Johnson, Derek Singles Review:
Nancy Sinatra: “In Our Time” / “Leave My Dog Alone” (Reprise)
Tony Bennett: “A Time for Love” / “Georgia Rose” (CBS)
Adam Faith: “Cheryl’s Going Home” / “Funny Kind of Love” (Parlophone)
Bobby Darin: “If I Were a Carpenter” / “Rainin’” (Atlantic)
Four Pennies: “No Sad Songs for Me” / “Cats” (Phillips)
Frankie Valli: “You’re Ready Now” / “Cry for Me” (Phillips)
Soul Supply: “A Lot of Love” (Liberty)
Brian Poole: “Everything I Touch Turns to Tears” (CBS)
4
NME Top Thirty
1. “Distant Drums,” Jim Reeves (RCA)
2.  “I’m a Boy,” Who (Reaction)
3.  “Bend It,” Dave, Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick and Tich (Fontana)
4.  “You Can’t Hurry Love,” Supremes (Tamla-Motown)
5.  “Winchester Cathedral,” New Vaudeville Band (Fontana)
5
NME Best Selling LPs in Britain
1.  Soundtrack (no artist): Sound of Music  (RCA)
2.  Beatles: Revolver (Parlophone)
3.  Walker Brothers: Portrait (Phillips)
4.  Beach Boys: Pet Sounds (Capitol)
5.  Davis Group: Autumn ’66 (Fontana)
5
NME Best Selling Pop Records in U.S.
1. “Cherish,” Association
2. “Reach Out I’ll be There,” Four Tops
3. “96 Tears,” ? (Question Mark) and the Mysterians
4. “Black Is Black,” Los Bravos
5. “Beauty Is Only Skin Deep,” Temptations
5
n.a. Kinks Cancel Austrian Tour
Dave Dee Out of Action When Tich Enters Hospital
Beatles, Presley Songs on Peter & Gordon LP
Beach Boys Lead Beatles in Chart Points Table
Ken Dodd, Spoonful, Shadows, Beach Boys Singles All
Lee Lewis Concerts with Bennett, Dorsey
Pet Clark Waxing at Copacabana
Who’s US Tour Is Off; RSG EP Too?
‘Swingalong’ Stars
Moody Denny Stays
6
n.a. Epstein Says- ‘No Plans’ for Beatles Concerts or Recods
Napoleon XIV Here Next Week
Another Spencer Davis Single soon; Concert Set
New ‘Jury’ Bookings
Millicent Earlier
Faces Interrupt Europe Tour for UK Date
Hollies New US Tour-Film Off?
Seekers Film Song
Cloda Quits Tour
7
Thomas, Tracy Sonny and Cher’s Enthusiasm Bursts 8
Johnson, Derek One Man’s Faith Gave Los Bravos Hit 8
Thomas, Tracy Sandpipers Too Old to be Idols 9
Alley Cat Tailpieces
Scott Solo Soon?
Sammes Singers Are the Big Stars Now
10
n.a. Classified Ads 11
n.a. (large Photograph) 12
  Kathy Geisel, October 2009  
     
No. 1031 14 October 1966  
Cover Arthur Howes Presents the ‘Pop’ Music Event of the Year! [The Beach Boys]
The Beach Boys Are Making Vibrations
Lulu * David and Jonathon
1
advertising 4 Great New LPs, Buy Now! 2
NME Cliff Bennett and the Rebel Rousers 2
Brian Jones New Pop Generation’s Revolution is at Hand 3
Keith Altham Freer Outlook on Life Must Follow New Wave 3
Keith Richards Very Young Girls have Invaded our Concerts 3
advertising Why Professionals use Emitape 4
NME Can you Solve the Dave Dee Mix-Up? 4
Keith Altham Sonny Gives us Another NMExclusive 4
NME Life-lines of David Garrick 5
advertising Right Start with Rosetti & Cor-ton 5
Derek Johnson Singles Review
P.J.’s Back-but not with a Smash Hit; More Napoleon Nonsense;
Elvis for the Girls; A Cert Number One!
The Hollies’ new Smash Single
The Hollies: ‘Stop. Stop. Stop.’
Compelling Chris
Chris Farlowe: “Ride on Baby” (Immediate)
Cilla Black: “A Fool Am I” (Parlophone)
Pat Boone: “Love for Love” (Dot)
Jimmy James and the Vagabonds, “Ain’t Love Good, Ain’t Love Proud” (Piccadilly)
6
NME Top Thirty
1.  “Distant Drums,” Jim Reeves (RCA)
2.  “Bend it,” Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick, and Tich (Fontana)
3.  “I’m a Boy,” Who (Reaction)
4.  “Winchester Cathedral,” New Vaudeville Band (Fontana)
5.  “Have you Seen your Mother Baby, Standing in the Shadow?” Rolling Stones (Decca)
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.  Blonde on Blonde, Bob Dylan [CBS]
7
N.A. Beatle Paul Writing Hayley’s Film Score
Troggs, Dave Dee Hits in Trouble
Johnny Maus ‘Sunny’ on Walkers’ LP
Napoleon in Britain – But not Hit Singer
RSG’s Cathy in Show for Duke
Film Meeting leads to Disc
Granada May Put TV Shows on Disc
Squires Budget Plan Keeps Yours!
8
N.A. Georgie Fame Xmas Show; Braden TV Date
Christmas TV specials for Cliff, Shads
Sonny, Cher Return
Mamas, Papas Soon?
Pearl Is Eamonn Guest
Ex-Animal to Manage
Paul Jones in Cotton TV
9
NME Fame, Money Bennett Hits 10
NME After 3 Weeks in the Charts, Peter and Gordon say: We’re so used to comebacks 10
advertising New! Solor Multi-Brilliant Finish 11
Alan Smith Best film musical Elvis has ever made! 12
Neil Smith Paul comments on Jones 13
Norrie Drummond Alptert’s Music Never Bores 13
June Harris Supreme Diana – To Marry label Boss – May Quit Trio 14
Tracy Thomas Beach Boys Bring Therimin 14
  Darin Does it Again 14
  Rock Pioneer Kidd Car Crash Victim 16
  Carl-Eric Girardin, October 2009  
     
No. 1032 21 October 1966  
cover The Monkees Is Hear! [group internationally bound]
Top Pop News [John Walker, Scott, 4 Tops, Troggs, Cliff, Hollies, Brian Jones, Ken Dodd]
1
Altham, Keith Come into Brian Jones’ New Hideaway! 2
n.a. Round the World [Top singles in Australia, Eire, Hong Kong, New Zealand, Poland] 2
Drummond, Norrie “Scott Is a Pain in the Neck—but He’s Got Talent,” Says Walker John Maus [The Walker Brothers interview] 3
Johnson, Derek How to Keep the Pop Fans Happy When the Pirates Sink [pirate radio stations] 4
n.a. Happiness with Four Seasons Stopped [Frankie] Valli Going Solo 5
Drummond, Norrie New to the Charts [Cat Stevens] 5
Ad Jerry Lee Lewis concert dates in Birmingham and Wimbledon 5
Drummond, Norrie Special NME Pictorial Souvenir of Hollies, John Paul Jones, Ryans Show [pictures of these bands] 6-7
n.a. New Singles: The Lovin’ Spoonful, “Rain on the Roof”; Count Five “Psychotic Reaction” 6
Johnson, Derek Singles Reviewed
The Yardbirds: “Happenings Ten Years Time Ago” / “Psycho Daisies” (Columbia)
Moody Blues: “Boulevard de la Madelaine” / “This Is My House” (Decca)
The Lovin’ Spoonful: “Rain on the Roof” / “Warm Baby” (Kama Sutra)
Jerry Lee Lewis: “Memphis Beat” / “If I Had It All to Do Over” (Philips)
Eric Burdon: “Help Me Girl” / “See See Rider” (Decca)
St. Louis Union: “East Side Story” / “Think about Me” (Decca)
Manfreds: “Semi-detached Suburban Mr. James” / “Morning after the Party” (Fontana)
Barbra Streisand: “Free Again” / “I’ve Been Here” (CBS)
Ike & Tina: “A Love Like Yours” / “Hold On Baby” (London)
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Johnson, Derek Recommended
Gibsons: “Two Kinds of Lovers” (Deram)
Barry Barnett: “How Can You Explain” (Mercury)
John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers: “Looking Back” (Decca)
Spinners: “Seth Davey” (Fontana)
Lesley Dawson: “Just Say Goodbye” (Mercury)
Ben E. King: “I Swear by Stars above” (Atlantic)
Russ Conway: “Celebration Day” (Columbia)
John’s Children: “The Love I Thought I’d Found” (Columbia)
Barry Mason: “Over the Hills and Far Away” (Deram)
Velvelettes: “These Things Will Keep Me Loving You” (Tamla-Motown)
Cleo Laine: “There Is Nothing Left to Say” (Fontana)
Lou Lawton: “Doing the Philly Dog” (Ember)
Janis Ian: “Society’s Child” (Verve)
Muriel Day: “A Petal from a Faded Rose” (Pye)
 
NME Top Thirty
1.  “Distant Drums,” Jim Reeves (RCA)
2.  “Reach out I’ll Be There,” Four Tops (Tamla-Motown)
3.  “I Can’t Control Myself,” Troggs (Page One)
4.  “Winchester Cathedral,” New Vaudeville Band (Fontana)
5.  “Bend It,” Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick, and Tich (Fontana)
9
NME Best Selling LPs in Britain
1.  Sound of Music,” Soundtrack (RCA)
2.  Revolver, Beatles (Parlophone)
3.  Portrait, Walker Brothers (Philips)
4.  Well Respected Kinks, The Kinks (Marble Arch )
5.  Pet Sounds, Beach Boys (Capitol)
9
NME Best Selling Pop Records in U.S.
1. “Reach out I’ll Be There,” Four Tops
2. “96 Tears? (Question Mark),” & The Mysterians
3. “Last Train to Clarkesville,” Monkees
4. “Cherish,” Association
5. “Psychotic Reaction,” Count Five
9
NME 5 Years Ago
1. “Walkin Back to Happiness,” Helen Shapiro (Columbia)
2. “Wild Wind,” John Leyton (Top Rank)
3. “Michael,” Highwaymen (HMV)
4. “Girl in Your Arms,” Cliff Richard (Columbia)
5. “You’ll Answer Me,” Cleo Laine (Fontana)
9
NME 10 Years Ago
1. “Woman in Love,” Frankie Laine (Philips)
2. “Lay Down Your Arms,” Anne Shelton (Philips)
3. “Hound Dog,” Elvis Presley (HMV)
4. “Giddy-up-a-ding-dong,” Frankie Bell and the Bellboys (Mercury)
5. “Whatever Will Be Will Be,” Doris Day (Philips)
9
n.a. Beatles Split-Personality Idea for Movie
Dodd, Mathis Record Producer Leaves EMI [Norman Newell]
Burdon’s New Animals Make Stage Debut
[Gene] Pitney Delay; But Hebb, M&Ps Out Next Week [new releases]
Pet[ula Clark], Dave Clark, Troggs, ‘Godiva’ Jump in U.S. [climbing the charts]
Cotton TV Show Scrapped After Walkers Drop Out [left “Billy Cotton’s Music Hall”]
Cher’s Next by ‘No Milk’ Writer [“Behind the Door” by Graham Gouldman]
‘Finder’s Keeper’s’ Premiere Fixed [new Cliff Richard film]
10
n.a. Four Tops with Fame in Epstein Christmas Show?
Pitney, Monro, Seekers Royal Show Bow; Bachelors, Steele, Sammy Davis” [appearances in Royal Variety Performance]
Kinks Record Hold-up Over
Light Programme Starts Two New Pop Shows [lunch-time pop series featuring Herman’s Hermits, the Fortunes, Paul and Barry Ryan]
[The Small] Faces Rejoin Tour after Hollies Top-Billing Row
Yardbirds Sing in New Film [“You’ve Got to Stop” in “The Blow Up”]
Jerry Lee, Bachrach Songs on [Tom] Jones Single
Beach Boys Sell Out [Finsbury Park Astoria]
11
Johnson, Derek Singles Reviewed(contd. From page 8)
McCoys: “Don’t Worry Mother Your Son’s Heart Is Pure” / “Ko-ko” (Immediate)
Byrds: “Mr. Spaceman” / “What’s Happening” (CBS)
Kenny Ball: “Red Sqaure” / “Greenback Theme” (Pye)
Ken Dodd: “It’s Love” / “A House With No Windows” (Columbia)
Val Doonican: “What Would I Be” / “Gentle Mary” (Decca)
Fontella Bass: “Safe and Sound” / “You’ll Never Ever Know” (Chess)
Brenda Lee: “Come on Strong” / “You Keep Coming Back to Me” (Brunswick)
12
n.a. Shop Window [This week’s offerings from Columbia, CBS, Atlantic, President, Fontana, and Polydor]  
Evans, Allen LPs
Dusty Springfield: Golden Hits (Philips)
Allan Sherman Live! (Warner Brothers)
Hit Sounds of the Lettermen (Capitol)
Peggy Lee, Big Spender (Capitol)
Stevie Wonder, Uptight (Tamla-Motown)
Sammy Davis and Buddy Rich, Sounds of ‘66 (Reprise)
Al Hirt, The Best of Al Hirt (RCA Victor)
Andy Stewart, The Best of Andy Stewart (HMV)
Hit Sounds of Dean Martin (Reprise)
Buddy Grecco, Big Bands and Ballads (Reprise)
Rick Nelson, Bright Lights and Country Music, (Brunswick)
Authentic Music from the Greek Isles and Mountains (Fontanta)
Soul ’66 (Sue)
Russ Conway, Time to Play; 1234 Freshmen; Jimmie Rodgers (Music for Pleasure)
12-13
Gray, Andy Jerry Lee Lewis Rocks in Again 13
Evans, Allen LPs You Can Put in Your Pocket! [about musicassettes] 13
Johnson, Derek Cliff Under Pressure [he’s NOT retiring] 14
Bromley, Tony, ed. From You to Us [readers’ letters] 14
Smith, Alan NME Chart News Woke up the Four Tops in Record Time 15
Drummond, Norrie Herman at the Cross-Roads [Herman assesses his career thus far] 16
Ad Nursing: Surely The Most Rewarding Job in the World! 16
Thomas, Tracy America Calling: Hollywood column: “Watch It, Elvis—You’ll Be Playing the Sitar Next!” [Elvis to be in new Easy Come, Easy Go movie] 17
Harris, June America Calling: New York column: “Brian Hyland Making Tremendous Comeback” 17
Altham, Keith Trogg-Men Ridicule Song Ban [controversy over Troggs’ single “I Can’t Control Myself”] 18
n.a. Bend It! Step-by-Step [step-by-step guide, with illustrations, on how to dance to the hit single “Bend It”] 18
n.a. Classifieds 19
The Alley Cat Tail Pieces 20
Sampson, Gordon Jerry Lee Deserved Tom’s Introduction [Tom Jones introduces him as best entertainer in the world today] 20
Gray, Andy Bright London Dinner Show [“Swinging London” show at the Show Boat dine-and-dance room] 20
Ad The Easybeats—‘Friday on My Mind’ Out Now! 20
  Rachael Haas, October 2009  
     
No. 1033 28 October 1966  
Cover Dave Clark Five ‘Nineteen Days’ 1
Zdenko Hirschler Lennon: On Location in Spain 3
Neil Smith Stones: Controversy; Do Fans Come Last? 4
Keith Altham Hollie Gram Nash Finds His Face 5
Derek Johnson Singles Reviewed
Beach Boys Number 1?
Hebb Follow-up Not Quite So Good
Real Wildie from Ryder
Shop Window Sentiment
6
NME Top Thirty
1.  “Reach out I’ll be There,” Four Tops (Tamla-Motown)
2. “Distant Drums,” Jim Reeves (RCA)
3. “I Can’t Control Myself,” Troggs (Page One)
4. “Stop Stop Stop,” Hollies (Parlophone)
5. “Winchester Cathedral,” New Vaudeville Band (Fontana)
6. “Guantanamera,” Sandpipers (Pye Int)
7. “Bend It,” Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick, Tich (Fonta)
8. “Have You Seen Your Mother Baby, Standing in the Shadow?” Rolling Stones (Decca)
9. “Time Drags by,” Cliff Richards (Columbia)
10. “No Milk Today,” Herman’s Hermits (Columbia)
11. “I’m a Boy,” Who (Reaction)
12. “I’ve Got You under My Skin,” Four Seasons (Philips)
13. “You Can’t Hurry Love,” Supremes (Tamla-Motown)
14. “All I See Is You,” Dusty Springfield (Philips)
15. “High Time,” Paul Jones (HMV)
16. “A Pool Am I,” Cilla Black (Parlophone)
17. “If I Were a Carpenter,” Bobby Darin (Atlantic)
18. “Too Soon to Know,” Roy Orbison (London)
19. “Walk with Me,” Seekers (Columbia)
20. “Beauty Is Only Skin Deep,” Temptations (Talma-Motown)
21. “Semi-Detached Suburban Mr. James,” Manfred Mann (Fontana)
22. “Sunny,” Georgia Fame (Columbia)
23. “All That I Am,” Elvis Presley (RCA)
24. “Born a Woman,” Sandy Posey (MGM)
25. “Lady Godiva,” Peter and Gordon (Columbia)
25. “Little Man,” Sonny and Cher (Atlantic)
27. “Wrapping Paper,” Cream (Reaction)
28. “I Don’t Care,” Los Bravos (Decca)
29. “I Love My Dog,” Cat Stevens (Deram)
30. “A Love Like Yours,” Ike and Tina Turner (London)
30. “Help Me Girl,” Eric Burdon and The Animals (Decca)
7
NME Best Selling LP’s
1. Sound of Music, Soundtrack (RCA)
2. Revolver, Beatles (Parlophone)
3. Golden Hits, Dusty Springfield (Philips)
4. Portrait, Walker Brothers (Philips)
5. Pet Sounds, Beach Boys (Capitol)
6. Well Respected Kinks, Kinks (Marble Arch)
7. Sound Venture, Georgie Fame (Columbia)
8. Going Places, Herbert Alpert & Tijuana Brass (Pye Int.)
9. Autumn ’66, Spencer Davis Group (Fontana)
10. Stars Charity Fantasia, Various Artists (Philips)
7
N.A. Four Tops Tour Set – Here Soon for TV
Show World Mourns Alma
Troggs Will Star in RSG Special
Gerry as Aladdin in Xmas Panto
Donovan ‘Superman’ Date, One Man Show
Beatles with Moustaches
8
N.A. Bach, Brown, Ifield: Big ATV Dates
Vaudeville, Cat ‘Club’ Debut; Cream, Spencer
Beach Boys RSG Off But Extra Show
Who Disc Row Ends; LP and Single on New Label Soon
Seekers Aussie TV Film Delay
Elvis, Hollies, Reeves, Cher, Paul Jones, Supremes LPs
9
N.A. Spencer Davis: Wildest Ever! 10
N.A. Easy Going Shadows 10
Keith Altham Cream Are the Very End! 10
Allen Evans LPs
Manfred Mann (Fontana)
10
Keith Altham Eric Burdon Beats the Hecklers 11
N.A. The Party Later 11
Alan Smith The Supremes Hoax – Someone Tried to Marry Off Diana Ross 12
Tracy Thomas The Visual Tops in America 12
Tom Bromley (ed.) From You to Us 12
Chirs Hutchins With the Who in Denmark 13
Keith Altham Chris the Charmer 14
Alan Smith Cilla’s Ballad Worry 14
N.A. Advertisements 15
The Ally Cat Tail Pieces 16
  Connor High, October 2009  
     

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