New Musical Express | July 1967

No. 1068 1 July 1967  
cover If I Stay Too Long- The Creation 1
Keith Altham Micky Dolenz: Worried about Git-Bit! 2
Engelbert Humperdinck Engelbert Writes about My First U.S. Trip 2
Keith Altham Peter Tork 3
Andy Gray Beatles Use Three Satellites to Plug Next Single! 4
Alan Smith I Knew Procol Would Be a Success [Keith Reid Talks about Procol] 5
Peter Bagshaw Singles Review
John Walker, “Annabella” / “You Don’t Understand Me” (Philips)
Dionne Warwick, “Alfie” / “The Beginning of Loneliness” (Pye-International)
Sam the Sham, “Black Sheep” / “My Day’s Gonna Come” (MGM)
Swinging Blue Jeans, “Tramblin’” (Capitol)
Matt Monro, “What to Do” / “These Years” (Capitol)
Bachelors, “My World (II Mondo)” / “Marta” (Decca)
Human Instinct, “I Can’t Live without You” / “Go-Go” (Mercury)
Steve Rowland, “So Sad” / “I See Red” (Fontana)
Trini Lopez, “The Bramble Bush” / “The Ballad of the Dirty Dozen” (Reprise)
Sandy Nelson, “Hey Joe” / “Come On Let’s Go” (Liberty)
Roy Orbison, “Cry Softly Lonely One” / “Pistolero” (London)
NME Top Thirty
1. “A Whiter Shade of Pale,” Procol Harum (Deram)
2. “There Goes My Everything,” Engelbert Humperdinck (Decca)
3.  “Carrie Anne,” Hollies (Parlophone)
4. “Paper Sun,” Traffic (Island)
5. “Okay!,” Dave, Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mitch and Tich  (Fontana)
NME Britan’s Top 15 LP’s
1.  The Beatles, Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band (Parlophone)
2. Soundtrack, Sound of Music (RCA)
3.  Jimi Hendrix, Are You Experienced (Track)
4.  The Monkees, More of the Monkees (RCA)
5.  Topol and London Cast, Fiddler on the Roof (CBS)
n.a. Lulu, Vince, Herman, Hump, Ryan, Matt, TV
Conley, Otis, Sledge, Pickett, Paul Jones, Mamas; Jet Back
Tony Hall Quits Job at Decca
Sack for P. Harum’s Manager [Jonathan Weston]
Beatles World TV Single [“All You Need is Love”]
Troggs in Page One Split Row[The Trogga leave Larry Page]
Supreme West End Date, Mathis Trip
Herman: U.S. After Film [Herman’s Hermit’s complete work on “Mrs. Brown”]
Sunday Shadows, Cabaret Booking
No More Lovin’? [Lead guitarist Zal Yanovsky leaves the Lovin’ Spoonful]
n.a. Bassey West End Cabaret Goes On
Dusty’s Epifocal [Dusty Springfield’s backing band the Echoes changes their name to the Epifocal]
Might Pop Line-Up On the Light
Tom Jones Big Band Tour Plan, Scot Variety, No U.S.
Monkees Pipped by Humperdinck!
Arthur  Conley, Sledge Package; Wonder Tour
Monkees May Split Up- All Around Britan
Derek Johnson More Single Reviews
The Merseys, “The Cat” / Change of Heart” (Fontana)
Robb and Dean Douglas, “I Can Make It with You” (Deram)
Honeybus, “Delighted to See You” (Deram)
Jon Gunn, “I Just Made Up My Mind” (Deram)
Pinkerton’s  Colours, “Mum and Dad” / “On A Street Car” (Pye)
Allen Evans EP Reviews
Julie Felix (Fontana)
Ray Conniff (CBS)
Frank & Nancy Sinatra  (Reprise)
Tom Paxton (Elektra)
Simon & Garfunkel  (CBS)
n.a. Geno Gives Out Backed by Brass 10
Allen Evans LP’s Review
Two Faces of Fame: Georgie Fame (CBS)
Dubliners: Drop of the Hard Stuff (Major Minor, MMLP3)
Bobby Bare: Streets Calypso in Brass (RCA Vector)
Mamas and Papas Deliver (RCA Vector)
Royal Guardsmen: Snoopy v. Red Baron (State-side)
Norrie Drummond Nothing Nasty Behind Our Light and Colour Effects [Roger Waters from Pink Floyd] 11
Keith Altham NME at a Monkee Recording Session and a Straight Talk with Mike Nesmith 12
Norrie Drummond Vaudeville Band Play at Weird Party- In a Film 12
n.a. Young Rascals Think Out Loud for You 13
n.a. Who, Jimi Win High Praise [The Who and Jimi Hendrix at the Monterey show] 13
n.a. Zal Quits Spoonful! [Zal Yanovsky quits the Lovin’ Spoonful] 13
Alley Cat Tail-Pieces 14
  Aaron Sheer, Spring 2008  
No. 1069 5 July 1967  
Cover Page John Walker “Annabella”
Spotlight on Davy Jones
The Jagger Storm
Monkees in London
Beach Boys-Mamas and Papas
Keith Altham Monkees in London: NME Spends three days with them 2
Advertisement Anita Harris “Just Loving You” (CBS) 2
Alan Smith When Davy used to cry himself to sleep 3
Advertisement Johnny Ross “Too Much Love” (Columbia)
Rupert’s People (Columbia)
Dorian Gray “Behind the Tear” (Parlophone)
The Legends “Under the Sky” (Parlophone)
Jimmy Young “It’s Such a Pretty World Today”(Columbia)
Keith Altham Monkees in London Cont’d. 4
Alan Smith Review of the Final Concert Seen (but hardly heard) 4
Advertisement Julie Felix New EP “Songs from ‘The Frost Report’- Part Two” (Fontana) 4
Advertisement The Beatles “All You Need Is Love” –Single (Parlophone) 5
Derek Johnson Singles Review
Beatles, “All You Need Is Love” (Parlophone)
Sam and Bill, “I Feel Like Cryin’” (Brunswick)
Royal Guardsmen, “Airplane Song” (Stateside)
Sandie, “Tonight in Tokyo” (PYE)
Mel Torme, “Lover’s Roulette” (CBS)
Percy Sledge, “Baby Help Me” (Atlantic)
Jose Feliciano, “My Foolish Heart” (RCA)
Arthur Conley, “Shake Rattle and Roll” (Atlantic)
Mike Sammes Singers, “A Man and a Woman” (HMV)
Sound Orchestral, “A Man and a Woman” (Picaadilly)
James Brown and Famous Flames, “Let Yourself Go” (PYE-International)
Otis Redding and Carla Thomas, “Tramp” (Stax) 
Dave Davies, “Death of a Clown” (PYE)
Advertisement P.P. Arnold, “The Time Has Come” (Immediate)
Herb Alpert, Artiste of the Month
NME Top Thirty
1.  “A Whiter Shade of Pale,” Procol Harum (Deram)
2.  “There Goes My Everything,” Engelbert Humerdink (Decca)
3.  “Alternate Title,” Monkees (RCA)
4.  “She’d Rather Be with Me,” Turtles (London)
5.  “Carrie Anne,” Hollies (Parlophone)
NME Britain’s Top 15 LP’s
1.  Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, the Beatles (Parlophone)
2.  Sound of Music, Soundtrack (RCA)
3.  The Monkees! Headquarters, the Monkees (RCA)
4.  Are You Experienced, the Jimi Hendrix Experience (Track)
5.  More of the Monkee’s, the Monkees (RCA)
Advertisement Sandie Shaw “Tonight in Tokyo”
The Monkee’s Third Album (RCA)
NA Bee Gees Starring Role in Africa-Based Picture
Ryan twins signed in £100,000 film deal
Reeves Stockpile-More LP’s, Singles
Who disc salute to Jagger and Richard
Stones Two-Week Crash Recordings Schedule
NA Star Packed Summer, Autumn TV
Oxygen Aid for Nesmith
Hollies August U.S. Tour with Turtles
NA Trems-Rascals Tour
Pink Concert Tour, Movie, Album Soon
Oldham takes over Faces management
Advertisement Decca – Procol Harum, Engelbert Humperdink, The Monkees, The Turtles  
Andy Gray Jegger-Richards Sentences Cause Press Storm 10
Derek Johnson More singles reviews:
Bee Gees, “To Love Somebody” (Polydor)
The Who, “The Last Time” (Reaction)
Wilson Pickett, “Billy the Kid” (London)
Lou Rawls, “Show Business” (Capitol)
Advertisement Herman’s Hermits, “Museum” (Columbia) 10
Keith Altham Papa John and Mama Michelle Have Feud on Their Hands 11
Advertisement Musicassettes “Golden Sounds” Offer (Phillips) 11
Advertisement “Groovin’: The Young Rascals, Arthur Conley” (Atlantic) 12
Keith Altham Beach Boys Bruce and Mike Show Los Angeles 13
Tracy Thomas Monterey: Loved or Hated! 13
Advertisement KB Supertune, tunes out the background yackety-yak! 13
Derek Johnson Engelbert Pips Monkees
Top Girls
Stones Drop
Hollies, Cliff
90 Names
Advertisement Dave Davies, “Death of a Clown” 14
NA Classified Advertisements 15
Advertisement Joe Loss (Limited)
The Troggs (London
The Mouse Gin House (Galaxy)
Swinging London
The Alley Cat Tailpieces: Bassey Triumph 16
Norrie Drummond Can Knokke contest produce another star? 16
Advertisement The Troggs “Hi Hi Hazel”
Mickey and Samantha
Jeff Beck “Tallyman” (Columbia)
Geno Washington “She Shot a Hole in my Soul”
Sandie Shaw “Tonight in Tokyo” (Pye)
  Mark Sicilian, Spring 2008  
No. 1070 15 July 1967  
Cover Out Today Their Best Ever! The Troggs “Hi Hi Hazel” 1
John Reed John Walker Gets Jitters on Radio 2
Keith Altham Dave Davies Wants ‘Clown’ 2
Alan Smith How Micky Met Samantha 3
Derek Johnson Top Singles Reviewed
Eddie Floyd, “Things Get Better” / “Good Love Bad Love” (Stax)
Dean Martin, “In the Chapel in the Moonlight” / “Welcome to My World,” (Reprise)
Adge Cutler and The Wurzels, “I Wish I Was Back on the Farm” / “Easton-In-Gordano” (Columbia)
Frank Ifield, “Up-Up and Away” (Columbia)
Statler Brothers, “Ruthless” / “Do You Love Me Tonight” (CBS)
Jim Reeves, “Trying to Forget” / “The Storm” (RCA)
NME Top Thirty
1.  “All You Need Is Love,” Beatles (Parlophone)
2.  “Alternate Title,” The Monkees (RCA)
3.  “A Whiter Shade of Pale,” Procol Harum (Deram)
4.  “She’d Rather Be With Me,” Turtles (London)
5.  “There Goes My Everything,” Engelbert Humperdinck (Decca)
NME Britain’s Top 15 LP’s
Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, Beatles (Parlophone)
The Monkees! Headquarters (RCA)
Sound of Music, Soundtrack (RCA)
Are You Experienced, Jimi Hendrix (Track)
Fiddler on the Roof, Topol and London Cast (CBS)
Tony Bromley 21 years at Radio Luxembourg; Special Four Page Supplement, Tribute to Geoffrey Everitt 7
n.a. Some of the Top DJ’s Who Got Their Breaks Here 8-9
n.a. Question Time with Mr. Commercial Radio [Geoffrey Everitt] 8-9
Geoffrey Everitt 21 Wonderful and Happy Years [The Last Words by Geoffrey Everitt] 10
n.a. More Big Pop Names Set for BBC Radio
Monkees Series Goes Dramatic; New Policy of Special Adventure Shows
Fame Quits U.S. Tour
Anita Royal Date, Film Songs; Vegas, TV Series?
n.a. British Visits Set For Turtles, Vikki, Mama’s And Papa’s, Spoonful, Rascals
Eddy Ben E. King Returning Here
6, 11
n.a. No Procol Till Autumn Europe Trip; Label Switch Rumour (Spelled Wrong in Paper)
Beach ‘Villains’ Single Date, Bruce Visit
Spence Cellos, Violas Disc; T.V. Film, U.S. Tour
John Reed Question Time with Cream and Eric Clapton 12
n.a. Mann-Made Sound 12
Advertisement No. 1 USA Charts Now Frankie Valli, “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You” (Phillips) 13
Keith Altham Rats Drove Traffic into the Open 14
John Reed Paul and Barry Ryan See Healthy Future in Music and Films 14
  Toby Spector, Spring 2008  
No. 1071 22 July 1967  
N.A. Beatles v. Monkeys 1
Altham, Keith New (Sort of) to the Chart: (Carla and Otis, Dave Davies) 2
Reed, John Pop Means a Lot to Class-Singer Vikki 2
Gray, Andy Paul McCartney Talks about Love 3
Smith, Alan And Lulu Tells Us about the Monkees 3
Johnson, Derek Singles Review
Tom Jones, “I’ll Never Fall in Love Again” / “Things I Wanna Do” (Decca)
Jayne Mansfield, “As the Clouds Drift by” / “Suey” (London)
The Brincos, “Nobody Wants You Know” / “The Train” (Page One)
The Ivy League, “Suddenly Things” / “Tomorrow Is Another Day” (Piccadilly)
Mia Lewis, “A Women’s Love” / “You Won’t Get Away” (Parlophone)
The Mamas and Papas, “Creeque Alley” / “No Salt On Her Tail” (RCA)
Julie Rogers, “Bless You” / “Go on Home” (Mercury)
Richard Kerr, “Happy Birthday Blues” / “Mother’s Blue-Eyed Angel” (Deram)
Vince Hill, “When the World Is Ready” / “When You Go” (Colombia)
Rockin’ Berries, “ Smile” / “Breakfast at Sam’s” (Piccadilly)
Andy Williams, “More and More” / “I Want to Be Free” (CBS)
Amen Corner, “Gin House Blues” / “I Know” (Deram)
Johnson, Derek Songs from Films (Instrumentals) 4
NME Top Thirty
1. “All You Need Is Love,” The Beatles (Parlophone)
2. “Alternate Title,” The Monkees (RCA)
3. “It Must Be Him,” Vikki Carr (Liberty)
4. “She’d Rather Be with Me,” The Turtles (London)
5. “A Winter Shade of Pale,” Procol Harum (Deram)
NME Best Selling LP’s in Britain
1. Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, The Beatles (Parlophone)
2. The Monkees! Headquarters, The Monkees (RCA)
3. Sound Of Music, Soundtrack (RCA)
4. Are You Experienced, Jimi Hendrix (Track)
5. Fiddler on the Roof, Topol and London Cast (CBS)
NME courtesy of Billboard Best Selling Pop Records in U.S.
1. “Windy,” The Association
2. “Can’t Take My Eyes Off of You,” Frankie Valli
3. “Light My Fire,” The Doors
4. “San Francisco,” Scott McKenzie
5. “Little Bit of Soul,” Musical Explosion
N.A. Hump, Hill, Lulu, Shadows, John, Scott, Tom, Trems TV
JBJ Shock – Switch to Midweek, ‘Dee Time’ Moves Over to Saturday Peak-Time Spot
Beach Boys Own Label in America
Pop-Liners (Tour Info)
Pop Pop Elvis
Windsor Pops Names
Shads in Glasgow
Bee Gees – Sweden, Norway, Germany
More Big Names for Radio
N.A. Procol October Tour and Dispute
Cream Two Months in U.S.
Vintage Elvis Setback
Tom Paxton Tour
Move Leave Yardmouth, Winter Sports Date
N.A. The Hollies (photo)
After Knokke Contest - Europe TV Offers for Triumphant U.K. Stars
Zoot Suit Band Split
Easybeats Drummer
Pips British Plans
Dave’s Discotheque
Vaud Band Panto, Single; Klein Op.
Geno to Scandinavia, World-Wide TV Show
Faces, P.P. Launch German Color TV
Anita Round the World
Flowerman Scott: Postpones Visit
Ryans Recording Deal: Vintage Beatles, Elvis, Cat, Eric, Price, Move Singles
Smith, Alan With-It Dresser, Graham Nash So Different to Other Hollies 8
Evans, Allen LP Reviews
Paul Jones, Love Me Love My Friends (BMV)
The Bee Gees, The Bee Gees’ 1st (Polydor)
Pretty Things, Emotions (Fontana)
The Shadows, Jigsaw (Colombia)
Evans, Allen Quick Reviews:
Ella Fitzgerald, (Capitol)
Chapter Three, (CBS)
Nino and April, (London)
John Boulter (RCA)
Country Music Hall of Fame (HAB)
Robert Goulet (CBS)
Danny Williams (Music for the Pleasure)
Susan Maughan (Phillips)
Bret Stoller (Coronet)
Russell, Napier All at Sea With Dave Dee: Plus Dozy Beaky Mick and Tich 9
Drummond, Norrie Victory Plunge for Britain’s Top-at-Knokke Song Team! 10
Harris, June America Calling: Beatles Versus Monkees in U.S. Too! 10
Thomas, Tracy Hollywood: Eric Burdon Change 10
N.A. Personals 11
Alley Cat Tailpieces 12
N.A. Who’s Where 12
Edited by Bromley, Tony From You to Us 12
Gray, Andy Paul and Love Continued… 12
  Shannon Thompson, Spring 2008  
No. 1072 29 July 1967  
cover Monkee Davy Romance? 1
N.A. Sandie Shaw’s Tonight in Tokyo 1
N.A. (photo) Beatles: “All You Need Is Love”
(photo) Scott McKenzie: “San Francisco”
(photo) Vicki Carr: “It Must Be Him”
(photo) Monkees: “Alternate Title”
(photo) Turtles: “She’d Rather Be With Me”
Allen Evans LPs
Small Faces, From the Beginning (Decca)
Arthur Conley, Sweet Soul Music (Atlantic)
Bachelors, Golden All Time Hits (Decca)
Marvelettes (Tamla-Motown)
Frank Ifield, You Came Along (Columbia)
Turtles, Happy Together (London)
Temptations, Live! (Tamla-Motown)
New Vaudeville Band, Finchley Central (Fontana)
Neil Smith (cartoon) Cliff’s New Image 2
Tony Bromley (ed) From You to Us 2
N.A. Who’s Where 2
Advertisement The Tremeloes: “Even the Bad Times Are Good” (CBS) 2
N.A. Is This Davy’s New Girlfriend? 3
N.A. Jimi Hendrix Quits Monkee Tour 3
Advertisement Top Ten: Focus on the Fantastic (EMI) 3
Derek Johnson Singles Review
The Tremeloes, “Even the Bad Times Are Good” (CBS)
Spencer Davis, “Time Seller” (Fontana)
New Vaudeville Band, “Green Street Green” (Fontana)
Alan Price, “The House that Jack Built” (Decca)
Van Morrison, “Brown Eyed Girl” (London)
Cat Stevens, “A Bad Night” (Deram)
N.A. Potted Pops
Strawberry Children, “Love Years Coming” (Liberty)
Daddy’s Act, “Eight Days a Week” (Columbia)
Winston’s Fumbs, “Real Crazy Apartment” (RCA)
Keith West, “Excerpt from ‘A Teenage Opera’” (RCA)
The Quik, “King of the World” (Deram)
Country Charlie Pride, “Just Between You and Me” (RCA)
Steve Tracey, “Now I Know” (Parlophone)
Jack Jones, “Now I Know” (London)
Advertisement Where the Hit Action Is… On (CBS) 4
NME Top Thirty
1.  “All You Need Is Love,” Beatles (Parlophone)
2.  “San Francisco,” Scott McKenzie (CBS)
3.  “It Must Be Him,” Vikki Carr (Liberty)
4.  “Alternate Title,” Monkees (RCA)
5.  “She’d Rather Be with Me,” Turtles (London)
Advertisement Now! Engelbert Humperdinck First LP (Decca) 5
NME Britain’s Top 15 LPs
1.  Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, Beatles (Parlophone)
2.  The Monkees! Headquarters, (RCA)
3.  Sound of Music, Soundtrack (RCA)
4.  Are You Experienced, Jimi Hendrix (Track)
5.  Fiddler on the Roof, Topol and London Cast (CBS)
N.A. Sammy Davis ‘Talk of Town’ BBC-TV Spec; Dee Names
Procol to France, U.S.; Next Single September?
Tremeloes: U.S., Hawaii, S. America; Moby Too?
Cliff, Ken, Boys Date, Faces, Rascals, Prunes
Move: Deram Breakaway Shock
Cream U.S. Details
(photo) Vince Hill
N.A. Hollies – No More Pop Tours, Big Plan for Own Concerts
Hendrix – Did He Quit or Was He Pushed?
Traffic – Rascals Autumn Tour
Pink Floyd Will Play at 1968 Mexico Olympic Games
Dave Has Three Songs on Next Kinks Album
Price, Pink, Cat, Lulu, Wayne, Bee Gees Radio
Keith Altham Scott Keeps One Jump Ahead 8
N.A. Life-Lines of Anita Harris 8
N.A. (photo) Anita Harris 8
Advertisement Out Now: Georgie Fame – a Frank and Fabulous Interview; Jonathan King – an Open Letter to Non-Addictive Junkies 8
N.A. Young Idea Right One 9
N.A. Tony Goes from Decca to Dekker 9
Tracy Thomas America Calling: Andy Williams’ Magic 9
N.A. Love Set! 9
N.A. Pop Flashes from Round the World 9
(Advertisement) Elvis in Double Trouble (MGM) 9
(Advertisement) This Saturday!! Love in Festival 9
Alan Smith Trems Make U.S. Blow Cool! 10
Ann McKenzie Stax of Family Spirit! 10
Otis Redding About Arthur Conley 10
(Advertisement) The Red Squares New Release, August 4th: “True Love Story” (Columbia) 10
  McKenzie Youngblood, Spring 2008  

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