New Musical Express | 1968

7 September No. 1130
Altham, Keith Interview with Arthur Brown 2
Altham, Keith Beach Boys Still Meditate 3
Smith, Alan Aretha (26) Feels She’s a Lot Older 4
Moses, Ann Monkees Film too Puzzling 5
Harris, June Beatles ‘Submarine’ Mystery [Yellow Submarine] 6
Smith, Alan Mary Hopkins New in Charts at No. 18 with "Those Were the Days"  
n/a The Palace a Trumpet Bought [Herb Alpert’s £84,000 Pad] 6, 7
Bromley, Tony From You to Us  
Johnson, Derek Top Singles Review:
"Wild Tiger Woman," The Move,
"Baby Your Right for Me," Brenda & the Tabulations,
"Lady Madonna," Fats Domino,
"My Little Lady," The Tremolos,
"Girl of Independent Means," Honeybus,
"The Pain Goes on Forever," John Rowles,
"If You Fell Like China Breaking," Jefferson Airplane,
"This Girls in Love With You," Eydie Gorme,
"Little Dum Dum," John Fred & His Playboy Band,
"Our Little Boat," Jackie Trent & Tony Hatch,
"Living in Limbo," Dodie West,
"Sealed with A Kiss," Gary Lewis & The Playboys,
"If You Go Away," Dusty Springfield,
"The Right to Cry," Erma Franklin
8, 16
n/a NME top 30:
1. "I‘ve Gotta Get a Message, You," Bee Gees
2. "Do it Again," Beach Boys
3. "Hey Jude," The Beatles
4. "This Guy’s in Love with You," Herb Alpert
5. "I Say a Little Prayer," Aretha Franklin
  Britain’s top 15 LP’s
1. Bookends, Simon and Garfunkle
2. Hollies Greatest Hits, The Hollies
3. Delilah, Tom Jones
4. Wheels of Fire, Cream
5. In Search of the Lost Chord, Moody Blues
n/a Dusty Springfield’s Follow Up to "I Close My Eyes and Count to Ten" and TV plugs set
Traffic’s U.S. Tour Pushed Back One Week Due to Member Chris Wood’s Collapse
Pentangle Signs Three Year Deal with Warner-Reprise
Deep Purple Well on Their Way to Gold Disk Status in the U.S. with Hush
U.S. Disk Sales All Time Peak
EMI Has Secured Release Rights of Two Major U.S. Labels, Dunhill and Stax
New pop LP’s Selling at a Low 10 Shillings!
Small Faces to Produce the Herd’s Next Single
Lou Reed Flew to America to Talk with MGM about Writing a Movie Score Supremes to Play Two British Dates in November
Make Way for the Archies, the Latest American Beat Group
Moody Blues Return from Czechoslovakia
Amen World Tour, No Home Bookings for Six Months
Status Quo to Do a Six Country European Tour in December
"Sunshine of Your Love"- Cream to Be Released on September 27th
Dave Dee to Play at London’s Royal Albert Hall in November
The release of the Rolling Stones Begger’s Banquet May Be Further Delayed over Dispute over Sleeve
BBC-TV; Bing, Sinatra, Bennet Guest in Dean Martin Series
n/a Great South Coast Holiday Pop Festival Review; British Debut of Jefferson Airplane 12
Green, Richard Traffic a Big Success 13
Green, Richard “Topless Dancers Drove Me Out,” Says Sly of the Family Stone 14
Altham, Keith Leapy Lee Jumps into Charts to No.23 with Little Arrows  
Evans, Allen LP Reviews: Election-Election, Great Performances-Jackie De Shannon, Take a Look-Irma Thomas, Come by Here-Inez & Charlie Fox, 16
n/a Canned Heat Visits Britain from America 18
n/a Rock Steady, the New Dance Craze Popular in Jamaica Is Coming to Britain  
The Alley Cat Tail-Pieces  
n/a Classified Ads, Radio Luxembourg Program Llisting 19
n/a Ad for Mary Hopkin’s New Single "Those Were the Days" 20
  Benjamin Butler, February 2004  
14 September No. 1131
n/a   Beatles No.1 Again and a Short Autobiography   2
n/a From You to Us  
Altham, Keith The Banned Stones LP Cover [Rolling Stones] 3
Smith, Alan "It’s a Great Life I Have," Says Mary Hopkin 4
Altham, Keith   Andy Fairweather Low Is New Teen Idol   5
n/a R.C.A. Welcomes New U.S. Chart Toppers Nilsson, The Grassroots, and Paula Wayne  
Johnson, Derek Singles:
‘Les Bicyclettes De Belsize’- Engelbert Humperdink
‘The Red Balloon’- Dave Clark Five
‘The Wreck of the Antoinette’- Dave Dee
‘You Forget to Remember’- Vince Hill
‘You’ll Get Me Loving You’- Helen Shapiro
‘Can’t You Find Another Way’- Sam & Dave
‘Some Got It, Some Don’t’- Brenton Wood
‘Love Is Here to Stay’- Chris Montez
‘You Want to Me’- Bobby Hebb
‘You’re All I Need to Get By’- Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell
‘That’s No Way to Say Goodbye’-Julie Felix
6, 10
NME Top 30
1. ‘Hey Jude’- The Beatles
2. ‘I’ve Gotta Get a Message to You’- The Bee Gees
3. ‘Do It Again’- The Beach Boys
4. ‘I Say a Little Prayer’- Aretha Franklin
5. ‘Hold Me Tight’- Johnny Nash
NME Top LP's
1. Bookends- Simon and Garfunkle
2. Hollies Greatest Hits- The Hollies
3. Delilah- Tom Jones
4. Wheels of Fire- Cream
5. Mr. Wonderful- Fleetwood Mac
n/a The Monkees Complete Work on Their First Film Sooner than Expected
Julie Driscoll and Brian Auger Trinity Dropped by London Weekend TV
Lulu, Driscoll, Auger Trinity, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Alan Bown stars of Yorkshire TV
The Herd Announce Future Recordings to Be Produced by Andy Bown and Peter Frampton
The Fuggs Arrive in Britain on September 18
Radio 1 Lunch Shake up Set
Dusty Springfield’s Next US Tour Postponed until November
Bee Gee Barry Gibb Wants to Quit but Must Stay until 1970
Humperdink to America this Autumn
200 Fans Have Been Invited to Move’s First Recording Session
Status Quo and the Troggs Have Postponed October Tours of America
Mickie Most No Longer Producer for the Yardbirds
Beatles’ Hit  Notches 2 million Sales
Mary Hopkin Set to Topple Her Beatle Bosses on the Charts
Green, Richard Great Traffic LP, review of the new Traffic LP entitled Traffic 10
Evans, Allen LPs
Two a Penny
- Cliff Richard
Friends- Beach Boys
Idea- The Bee Gees
Folsom Prison- Johnny Cash
One More Time- Wayne Newton
Cupids Hot Again [Cupid’s Inspiration]
Smith, Alan The Hollies Sorted Out 10
Logan, Nick Status Quo at NME Talking about Their Hit, "Ice in the Sun" 12
Harris, June America Calling 12
Moses, Ann James Brown’s Show Already Received Two Airings on Major Network   12
n/a The Bee Gees Spent a Week in Hollywood and Hid Out 12
n/a The Versatile Mason Williams     13
n/a New to the Charts, The Doors, Vanity Fair 13
n/a Fleetwood Mac to Add a Third Lead Guitarist 13
Altham, Keith     Simon and Garfunkle Are as Big in America as Beatles Are in UK     14
n/a Doors- Airplane London Debut 14
n/a Lifelines of Johnny Nash [short biography] 14
n/a Classified Ads 15
Altham, Keith     Stars Love Charity Soccer, Including Brian Poole, Barry Mason, Leapy Lee, Keith Moon     16
n/a Canned Heat at Revolution Last Week  
The Alley Cat Tail Pieces  
  Benjamin Butler, 6 March 2004  
21 September No. 1132  
Smith, Alan George [Harrison] Is a Rocker Again! 3
Altham, Keith Our Live Shows More Subversive Than ‘Street Fightin’ Man!" 4
Barrow, Tony ‘Seeds’ Which Grew into an Apple [Beatles history outline] 5
Johnson, Derek Singles Reviews [Traffic, Troggs, Marmalade, Cliff Richard, Simon Dupree and the Big Sound, Solomon Burke, Grassroots, Merrilee Rush and the Turn Abouts] 6
1. "Hey Jude," the Beatles
N/A A208 Reshape: ‘New Talent’ Offer [Luxembourg radio station puts more emphasis on live shows]
Record Sales Up [CBS has sales increase]
Michael Carr Dies
Stones’ Africa Movie
The ‘Grateful Dead’ coming to Britain
Moodies Plan Second London Concert
Herd Japan Offer [The Herd to tour Japan]
Sly, Stone Tour Shock [Sly won’t go on stage with out specific amps]
Rockin’ Lose a Berry [Geoff Turton left the Rockin’ Berries]
Channel to Stay in London [Bruce Channel to settle in London]
N/A Casuals for Frost TV Show – Plus Beach Boys’ Package?
Herd, Partridge, Bruce singles, A Leapy Revival, Beatles Cover
N/A U.S Fears For Nice, So Delay [Nice decide not to tour U.S, fearing for their personal safety]
Troggs Vienna Bound
Pilot Dave Dee Rescue Standby
Engelbert London Cabaret Debut Late Next Month
Amen ‘In Dispute’ [band disputing with manager]
Radio 1 Starts [bands to appear on the ‘David Cash Show’]
Pete on Sunday [Pete Murray begins new Sunday night radio show]
Evans, Allen LPs Reviewed [The Seekers, Otis Redding, Ray Charles, Doors, Jose Feliciano, Willie Mitchell, Tony James and the Shondells, Charlie Kunz, Louis Armstrong, Little Richard] 10
Altham, Ketih Kinks Reminiscing on The Village Green 10
Johnson, Derek More Singles Reviews [Sly and the Family Stone, Eeny Meeny, Janie Jones, Spanky and Our Gang, Helmut Zacharias and his Orchestra, Amboy Dukes] 10
Moses, Ann New Look Elvis [Elvis plays cowboy in ‘Charro!"] 11
Green, Richard Goes Afloat with Nice 11
Smith, Alan Canned Heat Have Sunflower, Bear & Tree Man 12
Bromley, Tony From You to Us 12
Logan, Nick Elvis Influenced Doors Jim 13
  Dylan’s Backing Group In 13
Altham, Ketih Leapy’s a Compulsive Clown 14
  Memphis Falls for Our Dusty 14
Nesbit, Jan Trad in Herman Pic 16
Alley Cat, The Tail Pieces 16
  Ezra Selove—8 April 2002  
28 September No. 1133  
Smith, Alan George Says… [Interview with Harrison] 3
  Casuals Had Italian Engineer With Cotton Wool In His Ears 5
N/A Life-Lines Of Canned Heat 6
Green, Richard Marty Wilde’s Chart Return-As Writer! 6
Moss, Ann Monkees Film Is ‘Head!’ 6
Logan, Nick Latest Singles Reviewed [Tony James and the Shondells, Jethro Tull, Nilsson, Dorian Gray, Turtles, David Garrick, Big Brother and the Holding Company, Roy Orboson, Paul Raven, Martha Reeves and the Vandellas, Bob Brady and the Con Chords, Joe Cocker, Procession, Chicken Shack] 8
NME Top 30
1. "Hey Jude," the Beatles
N/A Mama Cass For London
Rediffusion Label [new record label]
New Negro Label
Cyril Back Moves
Beatles Double Album Nov 16 With 24 Tracks
All The Sinatra And All The Deans On BBC-TV Spec
Dave Dee Extra Panto
Symbols U.S Delay
N/A Status, Leapy Lee, Jane russel, Frost TV
Sinatra Waxes British
Affair ‘No" to ₤25,00 – Australia Confirmed
  Shondells Out Of Scott Tour, Casuals, Cupid In
Radio 1 Line-Up
Anita Bossa Nova [Anita Harris’ next single will be bossa nova style]
Pantangle Special [special half-hour show on TV about band to be aired]
Doors Return For Concerts
Cash at Christmas [Johnny Cash to tape Christmas Radio 1 show]
N/A NME Newsreel Page [Jimmy Bryant has car shaped like guitar] 16
Smith, Alan George Says… [Interview with Harrison continuation] 16
Gray, Andy Cliff, The Star Stayer 12
Gray, Andy When Hank And Bruce Were in Huge Skiffle Group 13
Altham, Keith Moodies Sleeping Giants 18
Evans Allen LPs [Sly and the Family Stone, Big Brother and Holding Company, Wilson Pickett, Wynder K. Frog, Nirvana, Tramaline’s, Frank Sinatra, Duke Ellington, Super Hits, Lonnie Donnegan, More Stars of ’68, Frank Chacksfield, Russ Conway, Autumn Chartbusters, Donovan, Chris Barber] 18
Logan, Nick Jack Bruce on Cream Split 19
Altham, Keith Moodies Sleeping Giants [continuation] 19
Altham, Keith
Green, Richard
Two Big Stars Praise Jimi [John Mayall and Bruce Johnston as big stars] 20
Green, Richard Neat, Clean Image Helps Vanity Fair 21
Green, Richard New to the Charts 21
Alley Cat, The Tail Pieces 22
  Ezra Selove—8 April 2002  

grtedit 23 March, 2004