New Musical Express | April 1967

No. 1033 1 April 1967  
Cover Welcome to the AM Records Label with these Great Artists 1
NA Monkee Concert Tickets 1
NA Latest Single: The Title Song from the Columbia Picture Casino Royale 1
Alan Smith Cliff Quits Talking Religion 2
NA Lifelines of Vince Hill 2
NA Test Your Monkee Know-How 3
Derek Johnson Singles Reviewed
Jackie Trent: “Humming Bird” / “I’ll Be with You” (Pye)
Shirley Bassey: “If You Go Away” / “Give Him Your Love” (United Artistes)
Frank Ifield: “Out of Nowhere” / “And I Always Will Do” (Columbia)
Guardsmen: “The Return of the Red Baron” / “Sweetmeats Slyde” (Stateside)
Brian Poole: “That Reminds Me Baby” / “Tomorrow Never Comes” (CBS)
Move: “I Can Hear the Grass Grow” / “Wave the Flag and Stop the Train” (Dream)
Bachelors: “Oh How I Miss You” / “Ghost Mountain” (Decca)
Vince Hill: “If You Knew” / “Blue Velvet” (Pye)
Normie Rowe: “Going Home” / “I Don’t Care” (Polydor)
Bobby Goldsboro: “Too Many People” / “Goodbye to All You Women” (United Artists)
Roger Miller: “Walkin’ in the Square” / “Home” (Philips)
Stevie Wonder: “Travlin’ Man” / “Hey Love” (Tamla-Motown)
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NME NME Top 30
1.  “Release Me,” Engelbert Humperdinck (Decca)
2.  “This is My Song,” Harry Secombe (Philips)
3.  “Puppet on a String,” Sandie Shaw (Pye)
4.  “Edelweiss,” Vince Hill (Columbia)
5.  “I Was Kaiser Bill’s Batman” Whistling Jack Smith (Deram)
5
NME Best Selling Pop Records in U.S.
1.  “Happy Together,” Turtles
2.  “Dedicated to the One I Love,” Mama’s and Papa’s
3.  “Penny Lane,” Beatles
4.  “There’s a Kind of Hush,” Herman’s Hermits
5.  “Bernadette,” Four Tops
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NME Britain’s Top 15 LPs
1.  “The Monkees” (RCA)
2.  “Sound of Music” Soundtrack (RCA)
3.  “Best of Beach Boys” (Capitol)
4.   “Come the Day” Seekers (Columbia)
5.   “Images” Walker Brothers (Philips)
5
NA It’s On! Monkees Summer Concerts Fixed
Davy ‘Oliver’ role is ‘rubbish’—Film Makers
Basie-Fame LP—Discussions Start
And Monkees Top Points Table!
Trems, ‘Goon’ TV shows, venues
Cat Stevens Pens C-And-W Musical
Orbison to part; Live in Britain
6
NA Humperdinck, Don Vaud, Price Trems in Dee TV
Steele Joins Pet-Astaire Movie
‘Dinck, Kinks Set for Morecambe—Wise TV
Donovan as TV Show Host?
Beatles LP Tracks Names, Out in May?
Hollies Scrap World Tour, Troggs Instead?
Whistling Jack’s Cabaret Debut
7
Alan Smith Making Their Debut as a Duo [Sinatras Crash Top Ten] 8
NA Elvis Injured Denial 8
NA Life Is Fun at Home with Spencer Davis 10
NA Soothing Elvis on Religious Album 10
Jeremy Pascall New to the Charts [School Inspired Pink Floyd] 12
NA Monkee Man Turns Turtle 12
  Jeremy Goldman, Spring 2008  
     
No. 1054 8 April 1967  
cover Coral Records Proudly Introduce Wayne Thomas
Lulu Hits Out Her First Release for EMI ‘The Boat that I Row’
1
Drummond, Norrie Herman Gets Away from Pop to Find His Grandfather’s Irish Birthplace [Peter Noone] 2
Harris, June Mama’s & Papa’s Baby Trouble [Recording plans put on hold until the birth of Cass’s baby]
Who Fantastic [The Who wows audiences at Murray the K’s Easter Show]
2
Thomas, Tracy Could This Row Split the Monkees? 3
Johnson, Derek Singles Review
Tom Jones: “Funny Familiar Forgotten Feelings” / “I’ll Never Let You Go” (Decca)
Ray Charles, “You Win Again”/ “Bye Bye Love” (HMV)
Max Bygraves: “My Cup Runneth Over”/ “Mr. Ukulele” (Pye)
Mike Vickers Orchestra: “Air on a G String”/ “Proper Charles” (Columbia)
Twice As Much: “Crystal Ball”/ Why Can’t They All Go and Leave Me Alone” (Immediate)
Magic Lanterns: “Auntie Grizelda”/ “Time Will Tell” (CBS)
David and Jonathan: “Gilly Gilly Ossenfeffer Katzenellenbogen by the Sea” (Columbia)
Sandy Posey: “What a Woman in Love Won’t Do”/ “Shattered” (MGM)
Chris Andrews: “I’ll Walk to You”/ “They’ve All Got Theirs Eyes On You” (Decca)
Lulu: “The Boat that I Row”/ “Dreary Days and Nights” (Columbia)
Peggy Lee: “I Believe in You”/ “So What’s New” (Capitol)
Mary Wells: “(Hey You) Set My Soul on Fire”/ Coming Home” (Atlantic)
The Shadows: “Maroc 7”/ “Bombay Duck” (Columbia)
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NME Top Thirty
1.  “Release Me,” Engelbert Humperdinck (Decca)
2.  “This Is My Song,” Harry Secombe (Philips)
3.  “Somethin’ Stupid,” Frank and Nancy Sinatra (Reprise)
4.  “Puppet on a String,” Sandie Shaw (Pye)
5.  “Simon Smith and His Amazing Dancing Bear,” Alan Price Set (Decca)
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NME Britain’s Top 15 LPs
1.  Sound of Music, Soundtrack (RCA)
2.  The Monkees (RCA)
3.  Best of the Beach Boys (Capitol)
4.  Images, Walker Brothers (Philips)
5.  Come the Day, Seekers (Columbia)
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N/A “I’m Not Leaving – Yet!” – Says Trogg Chris Britton
Networked ITV Shows for Lulu, Adam Faith This Summer?
Last Minute Australian Trip for Dave Dee
Blackpool Sundays for Bachelors [The Bachelors will star in Sunday concerts at the Blackpool Opera House]
Gerry TV Host [Gerry Marsden hosts “Disney Wonderland”]
British Rail to Lay on ‘Monkee Expresses’
6
N/A Buster, Farlowe, Trems, Herman-New Releases! [New songs by Prince Buster, Chris Farlowe, The Tremeloes, and Herman’s Hermits]
Hour-long TV Special for Cliff, the Shadows
6-7
N/A Tony Bennett in Own BBC-2 Special
Russ Conway for TV Special, Concerts
Brown, Pickett, JR. to Tour?
Humperdinck TV Series, Big Cabaret, Movie
Herman U.S. Return
Vince [Hill] Drops Summer Show – U.S. instead?
Mann, Tom, Trems, Fame, Move Radio [Manfred Mann, Tom Jones, The Tremeloes, and Georgie Fame will be guests for BBC Light Programme pop shows]
Helen [Shapiro] on Beach Tour
Kink’s Live LP
Tom Jones among Eamonn Guests
7
James, Dawn Glamour? I’m the Target for All the Lies and Digs [Carmen Jiminez discloses (reluctantly) what it’s like to be Georgie Fame’s fiancée] 8
Evans, Allan LP Reviews
Tom Jones, Green Green Grass of Home (Decca)
Cat Stevans, Matthew and Son (Deram)
Cliff Richard, Don’t Stop Me Now (Columbia)
Montovani, the Mantovani Sound (Decca)
Peddlers, “Live at the Pickwick” (Philips)
8
Altham, Keith Alan Price Wants More Credit for Set [Alan Price and the Set] 9
Altham, Keith Puppet: The Laughs Turned into Gaps [Sandie Shaw in Vienna for the Eurovisions Song Contest] 10
The Alley Cat Tailpieces 12
Smith, Alan Are Dubliners Just a Freak? 12
Gray, Andy Frank Ifield 12
Altham, Keith Walker Surprises [Walker Brother’s Tour opening night at Finebury Park] 12
  Emily Gorbach, Spring 2008  
     
No. 1057 15 April 1967  
Cover Crispian St. Peppers Has the Big Version of the Award Winning Song ‘Almost Persuaded’ 1
N.A. Poppet on a Fling: Bill, Phil and Sandie fulfill Tom Sloan’s Ambition! 2
Keith Altham No Manfred-Music: We Just Look for the Right Song [Interview] 2
Jeremy Pascall “onkees Don’t Want t Last,” Says Micky Dolenz in Special Transatlantic Question-Time with Jeremy Pascall 3
Keith Altham Hendrix IS Out of This World 4
N.A. Life-Lines of Whistling Jack Smith 4
N.A. Who’s Where (Celebrity News) 4
Dawn James Betsy (Doster) – In Love with Boss Peter Asher 5
Tracy Thomas & June Harris America Calling: Burdon – Fantastic Opening Night 5
Derek Johnson Singles Review
Jimmy Ruffin: “Got to Give Her All the Love I’ve Got” / “World so Wide, Nowhere to Hide” (Tamla-Motown)
Warm Sounds: “Birds and Bees” / “Doo Dah” (Deram)
Tommy James and the Shondells: “I think We’re Alone Now” / “Gone Gone Gone” (Major Minor)
Yardbirds: “Little Games” / “Puzzles” (Columbia)
Davy Jones: “It Ain’t Me Babe” / “Baby It’s Me” (Pye)
Nina Simone: “Do I Move You” / “ Day and Night” (RCA)
Rolf Harris: “Fijian Girl” / “You Got What it Takes” (Columbia)
Herd: “I Can Fly” / “Diary of a Narcissist” (Fontana)
Zoot Money: “Knick Knack” / “I Really Learnt How to Cry” (Columbia)
Joe Tex: “Show Me” / “A Woman Sees a Hard Time” (Atlantic)
Wayne Thomas: “Lady” / “My Life’s Gonna Change” (CBS?)
Denny Lane: “Say You Don’t Mind” / “Ask the People” (Deram)
6
NME Top Thirty
1.  “Somethin’ Stupid,” Frank and Nancy Sinatra (Reprise)
2.  “Puppet on a String,” Sandie Shaw (Pye)
3.  “Release Me,” Engelbert Humperdinck (Decca)
4.  “A Little Bit Me, a Little Bit You,” Monkees (RCA)
5.  “This Is My Song,” Harry Secomba (Philips)
7
NME Best Selling LPs in Britain
1.  Sound of Music, Soundtrack (RCA)
2.  More of the Monkees (RCA)
3.  The Monkees (RCA)
4.  Best of the Beach Boys (Capitol)
5.  Green Green Grass of Home, Tom Jones (Decca)
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N.A. $250,000 World Wide Offers for Sandie
MGM Solo Move
(Cat) Stevens, (Jimi) Hendrix Europe Boost
Hendrix ‘Publicity Stunt’
Walkers Revive Ronettes Song
Monro Song Helps U.K. Oscar Triumph
More Dee Guests
Seekers Back, Solo Single by Judith?
Ifiels Palladium TV
“Oliver” Returns
Terms, Tom, Paul Jones, Lulu, Fame Pop Radio
Shads in Song Festival
At Last – A Dylan Single
8
N.A. Whirlwind U.S. Tour for Move
Hump, Smith at Blackpool
Monkees Drop Movie, Concert Seats Rush
Manfreds Non-Vocal Single – New Policy
Mama’s, Papas: ‘No Brake-Up”
Elvis Frogman Movie Date
Fame U.S. Tour With Pitney
At Last – an ITV All-Pop Series Request Show for Network
Bennett Spec. Repeat – Buddy Rich TV Show
9
Derek Johnson More Single Reviews
Bee Gees, “New York Mining Disaster 1941” / “I Can’t See Nobody” (Polydor)
Billy J. Kramer, “Town of Tuxley Toy Maker Part 1” / “Chinese Girl” (Reaction)
Frankie Laine, “Making Memories” / “The Moment of Truth” (HMV)
Connie Francis, “Time Alone Will Tell” / “Born Free”
David Bowie, “The Laughing Game” / “The Gospel According to Tony Day” (Deram)
10
Allen Evans LP Reviews
James Brown, Papa’s Got a Brand New Bag (Pye International), and At the Organ: Handful of Soul (Philips BL)
Julie Andrews and Carol Burnett, Julie and Carol at Carnegie Hall (CBS)
Dickie Valentine, Heartful of Songs (Philips)
John Mayall, A Hard Road (Decca LK)
Dinah Washington, Dinah Washington’s Greatest Hits (Mercury)
Four Seasons, Lookin’ Back (Philips BL)
Keith, 98.6 / Ain’t Gonna Lie (Mercury)
Petula Clark, C’est Ma Chanson (VRL)
10
Keith Altham Who’s Smashing New York Trip 12
Tony Bromley (Editor) From YOU to US 12
J.P. Monkee Mike Pays $3,500 for a Mini! 12
Alan Smith Visit the Uppercut with Barry Peake’s Candid Camera and a Talk with Otis Redding 13
Alley Cat Tail-Pieces 14
N.D. Val Doonican: No Gimmicks Just Talent! 14
K.A. New to the Charts: Guitarist Beck Has Hit as a Singer! 14
Bill France NME Popword [Crossword] 14
  Grace Gouin, Spring 2008  
     
No. 1056 22 April 1967  
cover I Can Fly – The Herd 1
cover Top Pop News 1
Jeremy Pascall ‘Juke Box’ Bitchy Comments Hurt, Says Cat Stevens [interview with Cat Stevens] 2
n/a CBS Records Advertisement 2
Tracy Thomas A Hollywood Break for Paul [Paul McCartney travels to Hollywood] 3
n/a Monkee Peter Surprises Folk Club Audience [Peter Tork makes surprise appearance at The Trouadour] 3
n/a EMI and Paul Jones Advertisements 3
Andy Gray Andy Gray Meets the British Hit-makers Who Earn 1,000 a Night, Tax Free! [article about The Red Squares who live in Denmark] 4
n/a Polish Youth Accuse Ministries of ‘Fixing’ Audiences [battlefield scenes outside the Stone’s concert in Warsaw] 4
Norrie Drummond Knokke Contest Hump’s Big Break [Engelbert Humperdinck to sing in Knokke Song Contest] 4
n/a Balding Man, The G.A. Long Play Centre Advertisements 4
NME C-C-C-C-Crazy Monkee Pics 5
n/a Drag Racing and Harry Fenton Advertisements 5
Derek Johnson Singles Review
Neil Diamond, “Girl, You’ll Be a Woman Soon” / “You’ll Forget” (London)
Cymbaline, “Peanuts and Chewy Macs” / “Found My Girl” (Mercury)
The Who, “Pictures of Lily” / “Doctor, Doctor” (Track)
Sam and Dave, “When Something Is Wrong with My Baby” / “Small Portion of Your Love” (Stax Soul Sound)
Booker T. & the M.G.’s, “Hig Hug-Her” / “Summertime” (Stax Soul Sound)
Tremeloes, “Silence Is Golden” / “Let Your Hair Hang Down” (CBS)
The Electric Prunes, “Get Me to the World on Time” / “Are You Lovin’ Me More” (Reprise)
Artwoods, “What Shall I Do” / “In the Deep End” (Parlophone)
Bo Diddley, “Wrecking My Love Life” / “Boo-Ga-Loo before You Go” (Chess)
Prince Buster, “Ten Commandments of Man” / “Sting Like a Bee” (Blue Beat)
Buckinghams, “Lawdy Miss Chawdy” / “Makin’ Up and Breakin’ Up” (Stateside)
Andy Williams, “Music to Watch Girls by” / “The Face I Love” (CBS)
Marketts, “Tarzan (Tarzan’s March)” / “Stirrin’ Up Some Soul” (Warner)
Five Americans, “Western Union” / “Now That It’s Over” (Stateside)
The Searchers, “Western Union” / “Now That It’s Tomorrow” (Pye)
Sam the Sham, “Oh! That’s Bad, No That’s Good” / “Take What You Can Get” (MGM)
Happenings, “I Got Rhythm” / “You’re in a Bad Way” (Stateside)
Ian Whitcomb, “Lucky Jim” / “I’ve Been Ill” (Stateside)
Purple Gang, “Granny Takes a Trip” / “Boot Leg Whisky” (Big T)
6, 10
n/a CBS Advertisements 6
n/a Deram and album advertisements 7
NME Top Thirty
1.  “Puppet on a String,” Sandie Shaw (Pye)
2.  “Somethin’ Stupid,” Frank and Nancy Sinatra (Reprise)
3.  “A Little Bit Me, a Little Bit You,” The Monkees (RCA)
4.  “Ha! Ha! Said the Clown,” Manfred Mann (Fontana)
5.  “Release Me,” Engelbert Humperdinck (Decca)
7
NME Top Selling LPs
1.  More of the Monkees (RCA)
2.  Sound of Music (RCA)
3.  The Monkees (RCA)
4. Green Green Grass of Home (Tom Jones, Decca)
5. Best of the Beach Boys (Capitol)
 
n/a Cliff-Shads Final Split Denied- Joint Bookings Are Being Made into 1968 [Cliff Richard and The Shadows are not breaking up]
Stars Converge on Blackpool [more stars contracted for Blackpool summer season shows]
 Busy String of Dates for Sandie Shaw [list of appearances and bookings]
Buster Tour Schedule Set [Prince Buster’s tour dates]
Yardbirds Back to U.S., Paris [booked for six-week mid-summer tour in U.S. then fly to Paris]
Star Singles Bonanza [list of singles soon to be released]
Easybeats Big TV Special [Easybeats currently making an hour-long TV special for Australia]
Paul Jones, Price, Lulu, Kinks, Gene in TV Spec [will be seen on BBC-1]
Whistling Jack for U.S. Visit [Jack Smith to visit U.S in the summer]
8
n/a Monkee Concerts Two More Shows [Monkees to play to extra shows]
Matt ‘Town’ Date [Matt Monro to star in ‘London’s Talk of the Town’]
Walkers on TV [Walker Brothers booked to appear in ‘Eamoon Andrews Show’]
Pete Murray Drops Out [Pete Murray withdraws from TV series ‘As You Like It’]
Donovan Concerts, Dates with Baez? [Donovan to play concerts at Saville Theater, negotiations for Joan Baez to perform as well]
Burdon’s Animals - A Single Fixed [Eric Burdon and the Animals’ release U.S. hit in Britain]
Big Names at Psyche-Rave [30 artists to perform at 14-hour all-night rave in Alexandra Palace]
Lulu, Tom, Paul Jones, Doonican, Move Radio [to appear on Light Programme broadcasts]
New Spencer Davis Line-Up Named [completed line-up of new group]
Ram Jam Split [three members left Ram Jam]
Trems World TV & American Tour [Tremeloes to star in 26 TV shows around the world]
Searchers Could Win Chart Battle [comparison between Five Americans and Searchers “Western Union”]
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Allen Evans LPs
Roy Orbison Sings Don Gibson (London HAU)
The Cyrkle: Neon (CBS)
Buddy Rich Swingin’ New Big Band (Fontana)
Prince Buster All-Stars (Blue Beat)
10
n/a Potted Pops [The Parade, P.P. Arnold, Brenda and the Tabulations, Five Cards Stud, Aretha Franklin, Jason James, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Lou Rawls, Jane Morgan, Tony Kingston, Studio Six, Vic Dana, Jerry Jaye, U.S. T-Bones, Foresters, The Timebox] 10
n/a Model Girl Advertisement 10
Andy Gray Paul Jones Says Banned Picture Is Not Like Christ [Controversy about Jones picture] 11
June Harris America Calling from: New York 11
Tony Bromley (ed) From You to Us 11
n/a FAB Denson Advertisement 11
Dawn James We Had to Belong to Each Other [says Maggie London about husband Michael D’Abo] 12
Alan Smith When’s ‘Wood’ Gonna Lay Down and Die? [Eddie Floyd talks about ‘Knock on Wood’s’ extensive run on charts] 12
Norrie Drummond My Music Is My Way of Protest [Prince Buster] 12
n/a Royal Navy, Rave Advertisements 12
n/a Pictures of Lily by The Who 13
Andy Gray Tom Jones tells Andy Gray about Discs Hump and He Made That You’ll Never Hear! [Tom Jones talks about two records Britain will never hear by himself and Engelbert Humperdinck] 14
Keith Altham Sandie Shaw the “Kiss and Cuddle” Girl! [Interview about recent successes] 14
Norrie Drummond Tich Phones NME’S Norrie Drummond From Australia [article about Australian Tour] 14
n/a Slopp, Paul Jones Advertisements 14
n/a Classified Advertisements 15
n/a Agent Advertisements 15
The Alley Cat Tail-Pieces [including Who’s Where] 16
Norrie Drummond Seekers Sing Favourites [Seekers open first session at the London Palladium] 16
n/a Donovan, Juliette Greco, Barbeque ’67 Tour Advertisements 16
n/a Pye Records of the Week, Almost Persuaded Advertisements 16
  Rebecca Hendel, Spring 2008  
     
No. 1059 29 April 1967  
(cover page) Arthur Howes Presents- The World’s No.1 Pop Group the Beach Boys Direct from U.S.A. 1
Norrie Drummond Elvis Wasted Again in New Film 2
Keith Altham,
Tracy Thomas, and
June Harris
Beach Boys May Fly Here in Own Plane 2
N.A. America Calling- Monkees Live Show on TV Series 2
June Harris New York 2
Tracy Thomas Hollywood 2
N.A. Dylan Stays in Exile 2
N.A. New to the Charts Otis Pupil Makes Debut 2
Alan Smith The Real Mike Nesmith 3
Derek Johnson Top Singles Review
Anita Harris: “Just Loving You”/ ”Butterfly” (CBS)
Bobby Darin: “The Lady Came from Baltimore”/ “I Am” (Atlantic)
Wayne Fontana: “24 Sycamore”/ “From a Boy to a Man” (Fontana)
James and Bobby Purify: “Shake a Tail Feather”/ “Goodness Gracious” (Stateside)
Eddie Floyd: “Set My Soul On Fire”/ “Will I Be The One” (London) 
Otis Redding: “Let Me Come on Home”/ “I Love You More than Words Can Say” (Stax)
Kim Weston: “I Got What You Need”/ “Someone Like You” (MGM)
Len Barry: “Our Love”/ “The Moving Finger Writes” (RCA)
The Rockin’ Berries: “Sometimes”/ “Needs to Be” (Piccadilly)
Them: “Gloria”/ “Friday’s Child” (Major-Minor)
Mort Shuman IV: “Monday Monday”/ “Little Children” (Immediate)
David Garrick “A Certain Misunderstanding”/ “I’m Looking Straight at You” (Piccadilly)
Lou Christie: “Shake Hands and Walk Away Cryin’”/ “Escape” (CBS)
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N.A. Potted Pops
Sweeney’s Men: “Old Maid in a Garret” (Pye)
Outer Limits: “Just One More Chance” (Deram) Millie Scott “I’m Laughing Up My Sleeve” (Strike)
The Pudding: “The Magic Bus” (Decca)
The Spectrum: “Samantha’s Mine” (RCA)
Vic Richards: “Jonathan Whatsit” (Polydor)
Carla Thomas: “When Tomorrow Comes” (Stax)
Peaches & Herb: “Close Your Eyes” (CBS)
Betty Lavette: “I Feel Good” (Stateside)
Margie Hendrix: “I Call You Lover but You Ain’t Nothin’ but a Tramp”
Living Daylights: “Let’s Live for Today” (Phillips)
Force West: “All the Children Sleep” (Columbia)
Barbara Ruskin: “Euston Station?” (Parlophone)
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N.A. Shop Window
Mertens Brothers Style: “Puppet on a String” (CBS)
Raphael: “Please Speak to Me of Love” (Hispa-Vox)
James Last: “American Patrol” (Polydor)
50 Guitars of Tommy Garrett: “Guantanamera” (Liberty)
Al Hirt: “Tarzan’s March” (RCA)
Mansfield Organization: “Daddy Russian Stoned”
Felice Taylor: “I’m under the Influence of Love”
Hat & Tie: “Finding It Rough”
Gib Johnson: “The Last Time” (King)
Curtis Lee and the KCP’s: “Get in My Bag”  (CBS)
The Snappers: “Upside Down Inside Out” (CBS)
J.J. Jackson: “Come See Me” (Strike)
Bobby Hanna: “Thanks To You” (Decca)
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N.A. NME Top 30
1. Shandie Shaw: “Puppet on a String” (Pye)
2. Frank and Nancy Sinatra: “Somethin’ Stupid” (Reprise)
3. Monkees “A Little Bit Me, a Little Bit You” (RCA)
4. Manfred Mann: “Ha! Ha! Said the Clown” (Fontana)
5. Jimi Hendrix: “Purple Haze” (Track)
6. Engelbert Huperdinck: “Release Me” (Decca)
7. Four Tops: “Bernadette” (Tamla-Motown)
8. Cat Stevens: “I’m Gonna Get Me a Gun” (Deram)
9. Dubliners: “Seven Drunken Nights” (Major Minor)
10. Mama’s & Papa’s: “Dedicated to the One I Love” (RCA) 
11. Move: “I Can Hear the Grass Grow (Deram)
12: Harry Secombe: “This Is My Song”
13. Tom Jones: “Funny Familiar Forgotten Feelings” (Decca)
14. Turtles: “Happy Together”
15: Lulu: “The Boat that I Row” (Columbia)
16. Cliff Richard “It’s All Over” (Columbia)
17. Whistling Jack Smith: “I Was Kaiser Bill’s Batman” (Deram)
18. Alan Price Set: “Simon Smith and His Amazing Dancing Bear” (Decca)
19. Georgie Fame: “Because I Love You” (CBS)
20. The Who: “Pictures of Lily (Track)
21. Eddie Floyd: “Knock on Wood” (Atlantic)
22. Martha and the Vandellas “Jimmy Mack” (Tamla-Motown)
23. Jeff Beck: “Hi Ho Silver Lining” (Columbia)
24. Tremeloes: “Silence Is Golden” (CBS)
25. The Shadows: “Maroc 7” (Columbia)
26. Arthur Conley: “Sweet Soul Music” (Atlantic)
27. Jimmy Ruffin: “Gonna Give Her All the Love I’ve Got” (Tamla-Motown)
28. Prince Buster: “Al Capone” (Blue Beat)
29. Vince Hill: “Edelweiss” (Columbia)
30. Seekers: “Georgy Girl” (Columbia)
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N.A. Britain’s Top 15 LPs
1. Soundtrack, Sound of Music (RCA)
2. The Monkees, More of the Monkees (RCA)
3. The Monkees, The Monkees (RCA)
4. Tom Jones, Green Green Grass of Home” (Decca)
5. Beach Boys: “Best of the Beach Boys” (Capitol)
6. Topol and London Cast, Fiddler on the Roof” (CBS)
7. Walker Brothers, “Images” (Philips)
8. James Last, This Is James Last (Polydor)
9. Four Tops, Four Tops Live (Tamla-Motown)
10. Cat Stevens, Matthew & Son (Deram)
11. Seekers, Come the Day (Columbia)
12. Soundtrack, Dr. Zhivago (MGM)
13. Trini Lopez, Trini Lopez in London (reprise)
14. Geno Washington, Hand Clappin’-Foot Stompin’- Funky Butt- Live! (Pye)
15. Harry Secombe, Secombe’s Personal Choice (Philips)
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Courtesy of “Billboard” Best Selling Pop Records in U.S.
1. Frank and Nancy Sinatra, “Somethin’ Stupid”
2. Monkees, “A Little Bit Me, a Little Bit You”
3. Turtles, “Happy Together”
4. Arthur Conley, “Sweet Soul Music”
5. Tommy James & the Shondells, “I think We’re Alone Now”
6. Five Americans, “Western Union”
7. Petula Clark, “This Is My Song”
8. Supremes, “The Happening”
9. Four Tops, “Bernadette”
10. Martha & the Vandellas, “Jimmy Jack”
11. Buckinghams, “Don’t You Care”
12. Dave Clark Five, “You Got What It Takes”
13. Spencer Davis Group, “I’m a Man”
14. Aretha Franklin, “I Never Loved a Man the Way I Love You”
15. Nancy Sinatra, “Love Eyes”
16. Simon & Garfunkel, “At the Zoo”
17. Hollies, “On a Carousel”
18. Peaches & Herb, “Close Your Eyes”
19. Platters, “With this Ring”
20. Mama’s & Papa’s, “Dedicated to the One I Love”
21. Eric Burden & the Animals, “When I Was Young”
22. Brenda & the Tabulations, “Dry Your Eyes”
23. Easybeats, “Friday on My Mind”
24. Harpers Bizarre, “The 59th Street Bridge Song”
25. Beatles “Penny Lane”
25. Herman’s Hermits, “There’s a Kind of Hush”
26. Buffalo Springfield, “For What It’s Worth”
27. Electric Prunes, “Get Me to the World on Time”
28. Happenings, “I Got Rhythm”
29. Four Seasons, “Beggin’”
5
N.A. Monkees Filming Here All June?
Davy Fir for Army, Rooney Stands By
Monkees JBJ Take-Over
Buster Bookings
Beats U.S. Campaign
Turtles Here for June Fortnight
Lulu-TV Reporter
Minstrels BBC-2 move
Spencer-Stevie Film Reunion
6
N.A. Nancy Sinatra, Julie Feux, Bobby Elliott, David Garrick, Barbara Streisand, Billie Davis, Muff Winwood, Dave Berry
New Releases From Doonican, Supremes, Sandie, Sinatra; Hump Hold-up
Stolen Move Tapes- 200 pound Reward Offer
Troggs next single, Iron Curtain trip?
Grecian Kinks
6-7
N.A. U.S. Lawyers Clamp Down on Pirate Beatle Tracks
Who America tour with Herman, Monterey Date
Big Movie for the Seekers
Cilla, Vince for Palladium Show
Sandie, Cliff, Doonican ‘Jury’ Guests, Dee names
Hump for Forsyth TV
Italian TV series: Tom Jones, Sinatra, the Pope
7
N.A. ‘I Love Gordon So Much Its Beautiful’ [Sharon Sheeley & Gordon Waller] 8
N.A. Get Your Facts Straight, Sir William- Say Barron Knights 8
N.A. From You to Us 8
Keith Altham Lulu Puts Her Faith in ‘Bull’ 9
N.A. Harry Wants another Chaplin Song 9
Alan Smith Hit Makers behind Georgie Fame 10
Allen Evans LPs
Gene Pitney, Big 16 Vol. 3 (Stateside; SL 10199)
Stevie Wonder, Down to Earth (Tamia Motown; TML 11045)
Shirley Bassey, And We Were Lovers (United Artists; ULP 1160)
Joe Tex I’ve Got to Do It a Little Bit Better (Atlantic 587053)
Carla Thomas (Stax; 589004)
J.J. Jackson (Strike; JHL 104)
Cheaper Label Bargains:
Enchanting Beverly Sisters (Music For Pleasure 1145)
Searchers’ Smash Hits Vol. 2 (Marble Arch; MAL 673)
Gerry and the Pacemakers (Music for Pleasure; 1153)
Great Wilson Pickett Hits (Marble Arch; MAL 681)
10
N.A. Classifieds 11
The Alley Cat Tailpieces 12
N.A. Dubliners’ Song Banned 12
N.A. Paul Jones as Super Idol 12
N.A. Fragile Giant 12
N.A. Ray Charles Tops! 12
  Lucy Hochman, Spring 2008  
 
 
  grtedit 16-Apr-2008