New Musical Express | 1969

5 July No. 1173  
Coxhill, Gordon First He Was an Actor, Then a Singer Who Couldn’t Get Work So He Became a Producer, Today He’s the Star of Family Dogg. His Name? Steven Rowland; Family Dogg: The Group that Had to Succeed 2
Moses, Ann NME’s Hollywood Correspondent Ann Moses, Editor of Tiger Beat Goes-“Rubberneckin” With Elvis; Guitar Playing Rips His Fingers [Elvis Presley] 3
n.a. Thunderclap’s Posh Pad! [Thunderclap Newman] 4
Johnson, Derek Top Singles Reviewed: Plastic Ono Band “Give Peace a Chance,” Rolling Stones “Honky Tonk Woman/Can’t Always Get What You Want,” Equals “Viva Bobby Joe,” Balladeers “That Wonderful Sound,” Bachelor’s “Punky’s Dilemma,” Mama Cass “It’s Getting Better,” Vanilla Fudge “Some Velvet Morning,” Fairport Convention “Si Tu Dois Partir,” Vanity Fair “Early In The Morning,” Jim Reeves “When Two Worlds Collide,” Cilla Black “Cover Stations,” Love Affair “Bringing On Back The Good Times” 6
n.a. NME Top 30:
1. Thunderclap Newman “Something in the Air”
2. Elvis Presley “In the Ghetto”
3. Beatles “Ballad of John and Yoko”
4. Jethro Tull “Living In The Past”
5. Edwin Hawkins Singers “Oh Happy Day”
n.a. Britain’s Top 20 LPs:
1. Tom Jones: This Is Tom Jones
2. Frank Sinatra: My Way
3. Bob Dylan: Nashville Skyline
n.a. Sardstedt: TV & Radio Series Prospects Good for Elvis Show [Peter Sardstedt]
Blind Faith LP-Details
National Blues Festival All-Star Line-Up Booked
Lulu for Las Vegas and South America
Comfortable Fleetwood Mac Lead- But Beatles Race to Close Gap
n.a. Newman & Who Co-Star in Big British Package for America
Foundations Tour-Full Date Set
Redding Quits Hendrix [Noel Redding, The Jimi Hendrix Experience]
Jethro: 4-Week British Tour [Jethro Tull]
Beach Boys Label Lauch
Robin: 22-Country Tour Debut Single Encounters Hold Up [Robin Gibb]
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Evans, Allen LP Page: Deep Sound from Credence Four [Credence Clearwater Revival], Nina, Frederik Delightful, Procol Are Expansive [Procol Harum], Tommy Roe Belts Out Zippy Beat, Pleasant Beat from Casuals, Story of B.B.’s Guitar [B.B. King]  
Logan, Nick No Blues Boom Argue Chicken Shack-A Look at a Looning Lager-Loving Ex-Chef [Stan Webb] 11
Green, Richard NME Covers The Bath and Royal: Richard Green Says Rocking Nice Hit 12
n.a. Albert Hall Pop Music Festivals: Zeppelin and Fleetwood Take Off with a Roar [Led Zeppelin, Fleetwood Mac] 13
  Jenn Davies — Mon, 17 Jun 2002 20:38:12  
12 July No. 1174  
Gray, Andy Brian Jones


Green, Richard New to the Charts: Billy’s a Natural [Billy Preston]


Johnson, Derek Top Singles Reviewed: Sorry, Tommy, I Like This Better; Cashing in on Higher
Supremes Punch So Hard They Explode
Back to the Jerk
Kenny Rogers & the First Edition: "Ruby, Don’t Take Your Love to Town"
Grapefruit: "Deep Water" (RCA)
Duster Bennett & His House Band: "Bright Lights" (Blue Horizon)
Virgil Brothers: "Temptation ‘Bout To Get Me" (Parlophone)
Jackie Trent & Tony Hatch: "Don’t you Believe It" (Pye)
Sue & Sunny: "Running Round in Circles"
Matt Monro: "On Days Like These" (Capitol)
Darrell Banks: "Just Because Your Love is Gone" (Stax)


n.a. Charts: NME Top 30,
1. "Something in the Air" Thunderclap Newman


  Britain’s Top 20 LPs,
1. This Is Tom Jones, Decca
n.a. Temptations Season Here


  Noel Will Rely on Mattress [Noel Redding]
n.a. Engelbert Nets Tom-type TV Series [Tom Jones]; New Single and Album. [Engelbert Humperdinck]


  Newman expands to Five [The Thunderclap Newman]
Robin Gibb on Eurovision
Ryans’ Big New Disc Deal [Barry Ryan]
Concert Tour by Ten Years
RCA Promotes Star Bill
Move & Mac for America
Info on this Week’s New Releases from Decca
Preston: August Visit for Concerts and TV [Billy Preston]
Blind Faith Hit by Riot
Affair’s Cabaret Debut
n.a. Beatles New LP-Full Details: Old rock classics recorded for second album


  Lennons for U.S. festival?  
  Kinks U.S. Tour Set  
  New Radio 1 Names  
  Glen’s British Visit Is On
Pentangle’s BBC-1 Score
Dolan Drops His Group [Joe Dolan]
Logan, Nick Tull: Track by Track


Evans, Allen Isley’s Rocking Storm
Soulful Nash [Johnny Nash]
Jim Reeves: According to My Heart
Same Cooke: The One and Only
El, Jim at Bargain Price
With-it Andy [Andy Williams]


Coxhill, Gordon Love Affair Make the Swiss Swing: Music Goes Back to the Good Times


Johnson, Derek Soloists Oust Groups: U.S. & Vets Comeback


  Half Yearly Points Score, #1: FleetWood Mac with 479 points
Top Briton; Gone Down
The Alley Cat Tail-Pieces


  Adannia Eze — Mon, 17 Jun 2002 13:32:15  
19 July No. 1175  
Coxhill, Gordon Dusty Films in Forest at Midnight and Talks about Her American Experiences [Dusty Springfield] 2
n.a. Elvis Tops NME Charts-For The Fifteenth Time in 12 Years 3
Logan, Nick As "Saved By The Bell" reaches No. 19, Happy Robin Not Gloating Over The Bee Gees Miss 3
Johnson, Derek Top Singles Reviewed: Move Keep to Chart Sound; Marvin Adds Extra to Tamla Recipe; Wilson Socks It to You; Updated Fleetwood Wallace Collection: "Fly Me to the Earth" (Parlophone) Otis Clay: "Baby Jane" (Atlantic) Jackie Edwards: "Too Experienced" (Direction) Steve Lawrence: "I’ve Got My eyes on You" (RCA) Tony Joe White: "Willie and Laura Mae Jones" (Monument) Orange Bicycle: "Tonight I’ll be Staying here with You" (Parlophone) Peggy Scott: "Every Little Bit Hurts" (Polydor) J. Vincent Edward: "Run to the Sun" (CBS) Clarence Carter: "The Feeling is Right" (Atlantic) Cliff Bennett: "Memphis Street" (Parlophone) 4
n.a. Charts: NME Top 30,
1. "In The Ghetto"- Elvis Presley
  Britain’s Top 20 LPs,
1. This Is Tom Jones, Decca
n.a. Aretha, Tony Bennett, Sammy in Tom’s Series 6
  Bill Haley for Regents Park!
Dylan here in August? [Bob Dylan]
Beatles’ Double U.S. Poll Honour
Robin Gibb Conducts 157-Piece Group for Instrumental Single
Manfred to play September Concerts with Chapter III
Lennon Back in Action [John Lennon]
Clodagh: Blackpool concerts
Duke Ellington Concerts
n.a. Trems, Marms & Move Will Tour Australia Together: Hollies pen new single for Marmalade 7
  Chuck Berry Is Banned!
Foundations to Miss Albert Hall Hendrix,
Who Top U.S. Fair [Jimi Hendrix]
New Nirvana Disc Deal & Dates with Moodies
Eddy Arnold Concert with Hugo Montenegro
Freddie in London Panto
Foundations, Hawkins Singles
Johnny Nash Does a Plastic Ono
Dave Dee Split Shock
Freddie in London Panto [Freddie and the Dreamers]
Evans, Allen Latest Album Reviews: Burt’s LP Is Tops; Nothing Duff from Lonnie Sly’s Distort Experiment Bluesy Ones 8
Coxhill, Gordon Marmalade Leave Hairy Stuff to Others Now and Then Procol Puzzle [Procul Harum] 10
Harris, June Great Zepplin Closed Newport, Despite Ban! 10
The Alley Cat Tail-Pieces 12
  Adannia Eze — Mon, 17 Jun 2002 13:32:15  
July 26 No. 1176  
Green, Richard Beach Boy Mike Would Love to Convert You [Mike Love] 2
Smith, Alan Sweetened Ska Beat Could Sweep the Country 2
  Jagger Hung!—That Must Please Someone 3
Logan, Nick Don’t Think of Humble Pie as a Supergroup 4
Coxhill, Gordon Joe Had His Laughs-Now He Wants Loot [Joe Dolan] 4
  Beatles Gave Final Push 5
Coxhill, Gordon Billy Preston First Hope a Start TV Series Direction 5
  Electric Rex Still Fascinate (Tyrannosaurus Rex) 6
  Freddie’s Back Sounding Much Like Herman [Freddie & The Dreamers, Herman’s Hermits] 6
  Crosby Stills and Nash Not So Progressive-But a Hit 6
Coxhill, Gordon Another Coupling In — from The Dells 6
  Soul from Eddie with Difference [Eddie Floyd] 6
NME Top 30
1. "Honky Tonk Women," Rolling Stones (Decca)
2. "In the Ghetto," Elvis Presley (RCA)
3. "Give Peace a Chance," The Plastic Ono Band (Apple)
4. "Something in the Air," Thunderclap Newman (Track)
5. "Hello Susie," Amen Corner (Immediate)
  Britain’s Top 20 LP’s
1. This Is Tom Jones, Tom Jones (Decca)
2. Flaming Star, Elvis Presley (RCA)
3. According to My Heart, Jim Reeves (RCA)
4. My Way, Frank Sinatra (Reprise)
5. 2001, Space Odyssey, Soundtrack (MGM)
  At Last—Humble Pie’s debut Creedence, Newman Discs (The Creedence Clearwater Revival, Thunderclap Newman)
Supremes In Hump Special New Engelbert Single Out Today (Engelbert Humperdinck)
Barry Ryan Back in Action; New Single and World Tour Are Fixed
World Boost for Dogg Single Steven Rowland to Star in Dramatic Film? (Family Dogg)
  Lulu, Blind Faith in Gee’s TV Surprise Comedy Content in “Cucumber Castle” (Bee Gee’s)
Lulu for Atlantic
Blind Faith LP Controversy
Crosby, Stills, Nash And…
Zeppelin Tours of Germany, U.K. (Led Zeppelin)
Foundations’ Film Themes Swedish Tour Posponed
Shadows TV return; Trems and Moodies in New Howerd Series
Evans, Allen LP Page
Made in Britain Motown Sound
Wistful Buckley (Tim Buckley)
Soulful Dionne Just Beautiful (Dionne Warwick)
Folk Folk
Smith, Allen LP Personality –Ray Connif 10
Coxhill, Gordon Clodagh Rodgers Question Time 12
Logan, Nick Underground groups are those which don’t get TV exposure 12
Coxhill, Gordon Disciplinarian Rowland Won’t Stand for any Nonsense (Steve Rowland) 13
Special Correspondent With Tull at Fillmore East (Jethro Tull, The Fillmore East) 14
Smith, Allen Peter Smiles off BBC Song Shocker (Peter Sarstedt) 16
  John Elwell, February 2004  

grtedit 12 April, 2004