New Musical Express

May 1969

3 May No. 1164  
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Jillian Oldoerp
10 May No. 1165  
x x x
  Jillian Oldoerp  
17 May No. 1166  
Logan, Nick Nick Logan Talks to the Incredible Anderson [Ian Anderson] 2
Coxhill, Gordon Tommy-The Guy with the Dizzy Looks [Tommy Roe] 2
Green, Richard Albert Hall Fans Stand for Jethro [Alvin Lee] 2
Smith, Alan Tamla-Is It Still Just One BIG HAPPY FAMILY
Diana-Supremes Break Up [Diana Ross and the Supremes]
Smith, Alan and Nick Logan NME Pollwinners Show Tops ‘Em All! 4, 5
Logan, Nick Singles Reviewed: Not as Strong as Joe’s ‘Games’ [Joe South]; Johnny Nash Oldie Bandwagon Revival [Johnny Johnson and the Bandwagon];Pick of the Week [Edwin Hawkins Singers]; Sinful Jim [The Doors]; Sweet Dreams with the Pig [Blodwyn Pig]; P&G Comeback [Peter and Gordon]; [Peter, Paul, and Mary; Sonny Charles; Billie Davis; Gerry Marsden; Jackie Lomax; Rhinoceros, Pentangle; Tim Rose; Inez and Charlie Foxx; Nina Simone; Ruby and the Romantics] 6
n.a NME Top 5 Songs
"Get Back"-Beatles,
"Come Back and Shake Me"-Clodagh Rodgers,
"Goodbye"-Mary Hopkin,
"My Sentimental Friend"-Herman’s Hermits,
"Pinball Wizard"-Who]
Britain’s Top 5 LPs
On the Threshold of a Dream— Moody Blues,
Nashville Skyline— Bob Dylan,
The Best of the Seekers,
"Elvis"— Elvis Presley,
Goodbye— Cream]
n.a. Guess Who Tom’s Going to Film with in Hollywood!? [Tom Jones]
PSST!……Paul to Be a Daddy? [Paul McCartney]
"All My Loving" TV Repeat-And Andy Williams London Concert
Dates for Clodagh, Sandie; Bobbie’s TV Guests [Clodagh Rogers, Sandie Shaw, Bobbie Gentry]
Marms with Roy [Roy Orbison and Marmalade]
Ballroom, Cabaret, U.S. Debuts For Jefferson
Floyd Tour Dates [Pink Floyd]
Pentangle: Major U.S. Tour, Dee TV
Mac Movements [Fleetwood Mac]
Foxx Dates Switched [Charlie Foxx]
Ryan, Amen in Europe Tour [Barry Ryan]
Ex-Manager Alan Price
n.a. Engelbert, Leapy Sought for Big Stage Musicals [Engelbert Humperdinck, Leapy Lee]
More Bob and Earl Dates
Bee Gees Single Set: "Maurice Understands Me" –Robin [Gibb]
Matt Solo Concert [Matt Monro]
Sandie to Africa [Sandie Shaw]
Freddie’s Summer Plans [Freddie and the Dreamers]
1968-69 R & B Awards Presented Next Week
Court Action Over Peter Frampton and Humble Pie
Ohio British Plans [Ohio Express]
Marty, Jackie Sing for U.K. [Marty Wilde, Jackie Lee]
Trem, Marm Overseas Plans, Singles [Tremeloes, Marmalades]
Follow-Ups by Amen, Dean, Noel, Monkees, Sinatra, Nina, Andy, Aretha Albums
Macaulay-Pye Split [Tony Mcaulay, Pye Records]
Rowles Czech Date [John Rowles]
Evans, Allen LP Page
John, Yoko Waste Nothing
Tim Hardin Disappoints
Hopkins Blues
Gem from Havens [Richard P. Havens]
Monty Still Tops [Mantovani]
More ‘World’ LPs [Decca Records]
George Harrison Seeks New Sound from the World of Electronics
[Rotary Connection; Charlie Drake; Merrill Moore; Liberace; The Motown Sound Vol. 7; Inez and Charlie Foxx; Donald Peers; Lee Hazelwood]
Coxhill, Gordon Foundations Clean Up in America to the Tune ofL100,000 11
Green, Richard Surprisingly, Moodies Miss Screamers [Moody Blues] 12
Harris, June Pop Festival at Dylan’s Town [Bob Dylan and Woodstock Music Festival] 12
Moses, Ann Steppenwolf-One of Our Top Groups 12
Green, Richard Miracles’ Long Wait! [Smokey Robinson and the Miracles] 13
n.a. Beatles Play Statues [Photo Shoot] 13
Smith, Alan "Troubled Negro Kid" Turned Johnny to Singing [Johnny Nash 14
Nesbit, Jan Stereo Singles-Why Can’t We Have Them 14
n.a. From You to Us: Reader’s Letters
The Dollar Take Over [Beatles Song Ownership]
What are the Hollies Playing At? [Holies Recording Dylan Tunes]
  Daniel Osman — Mon, 17 Jun 2002 15:47:58  
24 May No. 1167  
Green, Richard Welcome Beach Boys 2
Green, Richard Paul Simon Says: Concert after Garfunkel Filming Ends 3
Coxhill, Gordon Joe South Likes "Games" We Play
What’s the Old Veteran Doing in the Charts? [Frank Sinatra]
n.a. Why Tommy Roe Is Dizzy with Joy Now? 5
Nesbit, Jan Pet Clark Makes Her "Little Bit of Talent" Go a Long Way [Petula Clark] 5
Johnson, Derek Singles Reviewed: Happy, Breezy Cliff [Cliff Richard]; Tops Rocket Back [The Four Tops]; Now Dingo Goes to Phoenix [Dean Martin]; Even Better than Harlem [Bob & Earl]; Ella Sings Cream [Ella Fitzgerald]; [Leonard Cohen; Mason Williams; New Faces; Anthony and the Imperials; Jamo Thomas; Bobby Vinton; Julie Rogers; Box Tops; Heavy Jelly; Larry Cunningham] 6
n.a. NME Top 5
"Get Back"—Beatles,
"Man of the World"—Fleetwood Mac,
"My Sentimental Friend"—Herman’s Hermits,
"Behind A Painted Smile"—Isley Brothers,
"My Way"-Frank Sinatra]Britain’s Top 5 LPs
Nasville Skyline— Bob Dylan;
On the Threshold of a Dream— Moody Blues;
The Best of the Seekers;
Hollies Sing Dylan;
Goodbye— Cream
n.a. Bob and Earl Death Scare
Fleetwoods Plan "Story of Jesus" [Fleetwood Mac]
Doors Date
More Prom Names
Herman: Dramatic Hollywood Movie [Peter "Herman" Noone]
Harmony Man Is Replaced [Harmony Grass]
Bandwagon Now Trio
Cliff’s Religious TV Series Begins [Cliff Richard]
Callan Sings [Edward Woodward]
‘Belsize’ Movie Honor
n.a. Nash Supergroup for Albert Hall [Graham Nash] 8, 9
n.a. The Lennons Have a Brand New Bag: Record, Book,
Film Venture Together
‘Dizzy’ Roe for Britain [Tommy Roe]
Simon, Garfunkel Plan Tour Here
Jagger-Marianne Movie [Mick Jagger, Marianne Faithfull]
Trems Stage LP [Tremeloes]
Guy Mitchell Stays
Jackie Wanted [Jackie Wilson]
All Stereo [Pye’s Head Record Label]
Fairport Benefit
U.S. Boost for Coliseum
Amen Cabaret
Whit Pop Names
Evans, Allen LP Reviews: Contrasting Cilla [Cilla Black];Whole Lotta Rolling! [Jerry Lee Lewis, Chuck Berry, Fats Domino];Walker Great for Dancing [JR. Walker and the All-Stars];LIVE!-By Smokey [Smokey Robinson and the Miracles];[Mitch Ryder; Dominic Behan; Betty Hrris; Tammi Terrell; Leadbelly; Buddy Guy; Joe Henderson; Senor Delaney; Chart Busters Now] 10
Green, Richard Whole Group Played Naked! [Ten Years After] 10
Evans, Allen More LP Reviews:Who’s Sick Opera [Tommy-The Who];[The Flying Burrito Brothers; Harlem Jonns Reshuffle; Tyrannosaurus Rex] 11
Moses, Ann Elvis As Boss-Man 11
Harris, June Don’t Compare Blind Faith with C, S, & N 11
Logan, Nick Chicken Shack: Then and Now 12
Coxhill, Gordon Jackie Wilson’s a Classic of Soul 12
n.a. From Us to You: Readers’ Letters
Tom’s Fans Hit Back [Tom Jones]
Do-It-Yourself Venues
Young Fans Miss Out on Jerry Lee
Logan, Nick ‘Groups Are Just Born to Die’ 13
  Daniel Osman — Mon, 17 Jun 2002 15:47:58  
31 May No. 1168  
n/a Who’s Where 1
Green, Richard Mike D’Abo Is Song Impersonator 1
Logan, Nick Focus on the Fleetwoods [Mick Fleetwood and Jeremy Spencer of Fleetwood Mac] 2
Green, Richard Only in England does Herman Outshine Hermits 3
Moses, Ann Tommy [Roe]’s Career Makes Him Dizzy 3
Wells, John Latest Singles Reviewed:
Rock and Cry with John [Lennon]’s Ballad; Bee Gee Trio Set for a Big One; Good Havens [Richie Havens]; Dynamic Eric [Burdon] Tops Ike and Tina [Turner]’s Originals; Grow-on-you Beach Boys—With Bite; Not So Memorable as Peter [Sarstedt]’s No. 1; Exciting Raiders [Paul Revere and the Raiders]; Stormy Bobbie [Gentry].  [Dionne Warwick; Joe Brown; Craig Douglas;
Sarolta; Thunderclap Newman; Betty Everett and Jerry Butler; Don Partridge; and Pete Townsend].
n/a NME Top 30, #1: “Get Back,” The Beatles
Britain’s Top 15 LP’s, #1: Nashville Skyline,” Bob Dylan
5 Years Ago, #1: “You’re My World,” Cilla Black
10 Years Ago, #1: “A Fool Such as I”/“I Need Your Love Tonight,” Elvis Presley
15 Years Ago, #1: “Secret Love,” Doris Day
Best Selling Pop Records in U.S., #1: “Get Back,” Beatles
n/a New Beatles Single Today;
Bee Gee Colin [Petersen] Forms Five New Companies
“Delilah” and “Jude” Earn Ivor Novello Awards
[Elvis] Presley Stage Musical?
Jimmy McHugh Dies
Malcolm [Roberts] in Royal Show
Dusty [Springfield]’s Tour Flops Heavily in America
Desmond [Dekker] off to New York
Kink’s ‘Opera’ Single
[Fleetwood] Mac Tour Dates
Stars Parade of Radio 1
European and U.S. Tours by Chart Climbing Shack
n/a Amen—Dave Dee Tour Plan Roy Wood Pens Corner Single
Latest in Supergroups…Donovan Recording with Jeff Black
Plastic Surgery Op for Cilla [Black]
Maurice Gibb Recovers While Robin [Gibb] Negotiates Zeppelin Tour
Cliff [Richard] U.S. Talks
n/a Dimension Tour Here
Now the Foundations Plan to Wax a Gospel LP in Church Jim Webb Pens 3 Harris Films
Equals for Pop Prom
Noel Harrison Own TV Special…Dates for Cilla [Black], [Peter] Sarstedt, ‘Pickwick’
Singles by Monkees, Scott [Walker], Marmalade, Scaffold, & Val [Doonican]
Symbols 20-Week World Tour
Noel [Harrison] Cancels Single Due for Issue Today
Johnson, Derek New York Drop-In: Dusty [Springfield] Disc Session, Tom Jones Stupendous Opening, [Mary] Hopkin Huge Posters, [Crosby, Stills, &] Nash New Disc, [Led] Zepplin Fantastic Tour 8
n/a New to the Charts: Freak Hit Could Be No. 1; Gum Group In 8
Evans, Allen LPs Edited: Bob [Relf] and Earl [Nelson] Bargain, First From Harvest.  [Terry Smith; Tammi Terrell; Ronnie Aldrich; Shirley and Dolly Collins; Deviants; Peter Lee; Caterina Valente and Edmundo Ros; and Deep Purple] 9
n/a From You to Us: We Need Shaker; Poor Old Andy! Not Worthy? LP Token Winner Towards Stereo; Thanks from Czech; LP Prize Poem 9
Harris, June & Moses, Ann It Has Been an Eventful Week!  The NME’s Derek Johnson is Looking Over My Shoulder Right Now as We Report Between Us Some of the Things that Happened; Nancy Sinatra and Elvis Presley Have Long Been Buddies… 9
Alley Cat Tail Pieces: Bee Gees, Elvis Presley, Dusty Springfield, etc… 10
n/a Des [O’Connor] on Top 10
  Jessica Rose — Sun, 16 Jun 2002 18:58:34  
  grtedit — Monday, 17 June, 2002