New Musical Express | 1969

6 September No. 1182
Green, Richard 200,000 Roar Approval but [Bob] Dylan Didn't Quite Sink Isle of Wight  2
n.a. Pictures of the Wight Festival [Bob Dylan and band members] 3
Green, Richard Ian Anderson Wrote Music for Next Tull Album on U.S. Tour 4
Smith, Neil Jethro Tull
Logan, Nick Humble Pie Knocked Out by Gigs Abroad [Peter Frampton]
Johnson, Derek Top Singles Reviews
Isley Brother's, "I Turned You On"
Cliff and Hank, "Throw Down a Line"
Betty Everett, "You're No Good"
Radha Krishna Temple, "Hare Krishna Mantra"
The Hook, "In the Beginning"
Sir Douglas Quintet, "Dynamite Woman"
Samantha Sang, "The Look of a Woman"
Dusty Springfield, "Am I the Same Girl"
Joe South, "Don't It Make You Want to Go Home"
Petula Clark, "Look at Mine"
Diana Ross & The Supremes and The Temptations, "Second that Emoton"
NME NME Top 30
1.  Zanger & Evans, "In The Year 2525
2.  Robin Gibb, "Saved by The Bell"
3.  Rolling Stones, "Honky, Tonk Women
4.  Marvin Gaye, "Too Busy Thinking About My Baby"
5.  Stevie Wonder, "My Cherie Amour"
NME Britain's Top 20 LPs
1.  Jethro Tull, "Stand Up"
2.  Elvis Presley, "From Elivs In Memphis
3.  Johnny Cash, "At San Quentin
4.  London Cast, "Hair"
5.  Soundtrack, "2001 Space Odyssey"
n.a. Britain Won't See Tom Jones' Six American-Recorded Shows
Colin's Sequences Cut from Gees' TV Special [The Bee Gees]
Stones' Big Hits LP - Details [The Rolling Stones]
Nice in Row Over LP [Nice]
Marmalade to Austraia & Sweden;  Isreal Dropped
Mac's Hour-Long LP:  Arugment Over New Single [Fleetwood Mac]
Mary Revives Doris Day Hit [Mary Hopkins]
Pop Giants In Film Festival
World-wide Release for Million-Selling Dekker
n.a. Diana Ross Solo Debut
Amen Split Denied [Amen Corner]
8, 9
n.a. Stars in German Festival - And Big Names for Newcastle
Zager & Evans' Concert Tour
Everly's, Jerry Lee Returning
Lee Dorsey, Box Tops Autumn Trips Percy Sledge to Tour In December
Blind Faith Plans Major Euro-Tour
Exciting, Raw Amen Album [Amen Corner]
Evans, Allen LP Page:
Jane Birkin & Serge Gainsbourg
Group Therapy
Cliff Richards
Edgar Broughton Band
Otis Redding
Jeff Beck Group
n/a Life-Lines of Vanity Fair 11
Nesbit, Jan Talks to France's Sexy Serge [Serge Gainsbourg] 11
Coxhill, Gordon Rick & Denny's 2525 Forecast 12
n.a. Oliver Is No Hippy-Groover 12
Coxhill, Gordon Irish Problem No Mystery to Joe [Joe Dolan] 14

Scott Butler, March 2004
13 September No. 1183
Coxhill, Gordon Is that Eddie Grant’s real hair color? [Grant decides that practicing music is more interesting than practicing medicine] 2
Logan, Nick Blind Faith’s Eric Clapton looks back at their failed attempt at a smooth U.S. tour
Love Sculpture releases Seagull
The Four Tops with Do What You Gotta Do
Smith, Alan Temptations leave lasting impression with their music, if only people could remember the names of the songs 4
n.a. The Rolling Stones come out with Big Hits Vol.2, Through the Past, Darkly 5
n.a. Joe Cocker gives his fans exactly what they want with his explosive new single "Delta Lady" (Regal Zonophone)
Roger Miller with "Me and Bobby Magee"
Dionne Warwick’s second single release this month!!
The Association is a hit with movie single "Goodbye Columbus"
Take Me To the Wateris a powerful insight to the musical talent that is Julie Driscoll, Brian Auger and The Trinity
n.a. NME Top 5 Singles
1. "In the Year 2525"…Zager & Evans (RCA)
2. "Bad Moon Rising’…Creedence Clearwater Revival (Liberty)
3. "Don’t Forget To Remember"…Bee Gees (Polydor)
4. Too Busy Thinking About My Baby"…Marvin Gaye (Tamla Motown)
5. "Je T’aime…Moi Non Plus"…Jane Birkin & Serge Gainsbourg (Fontana)
  Britain’s Top 20 LP’s
1.Stand Up… Jethro Tull (Island)
2.Blind Faith … (Polydor)
3.At San Quentin… Johnny Cash (CBS)
4.From Elvis In Memphis… Elvis Presley (RCA)
5.Lionel Bart’s Oliver!… Soundtrack (RCA)
n.a. BBC hosts preview of Beatles new albumAbbey Road
Fat Mattress kicks off his first U.S. Tour
Elvis Presley TV Special may not be screened at the Singer’s Fan Club Convention on Sept. 21
Folk-Blues Festival includes Albert King, John Lee Hooker, and Champion Jack Dupree
Simon and Garfunkel looking to top the bill for next year’s Isle of White Festival
n.a. Bee Gees encounter problems with management
Wilson Pinckett plays London Royal Albert Hall on Sept. 19
Rumors of Tom Jones and Engelburt leaving
Julie Felix to star in BBC Series
Family Dog finds new girl singer!!!
Logan, Nick New Fleetwood Mac LP Raises Ears
Diana Ross and the Supremes shed light with Let the Sunshine In
The Doors release The Soft Parade
Giorgio…is that really you?
Coxhill, Gordon Carl Wayne shares his feelings on The Move
Barry Ryan Is on the Hunt
Gordon Coxhill Dusty Springfield Gets Down and Personal on Q&A 12
n.a. Peddlers Trio Dubbed as One of the Hardest Working Bands  
Moses, Ann Tom Jones Does Well with His Television Series
Hank and Cliff Duo to Hit Japan
Green, Richard Efforts Underway to Resolve Bee Gees Feud
Mecca Dancing
n.a. Ads: Musicians Needed!!! 15
n.a. Paul and Linda McCartney enjoy spending time with new born daughter
Creedence gives thanks with ‘Thank you’
NME Crossword Puzzle
  Fred Armstrong, March 2004  
20 September No. 1184
Coxhill, Gordon Continuing All Things Equal [Lincoln Gordon, Pat Lloyd] 2
Aussies Taking to Ned Jagger? [Mick Jagger] 2
Logan, Nick Bayou Rock? It's Not Us, Say Creedence [Clearwater Revival] 3
Nancy Goes For Gimmicks [Nancy Sinatra] 4
Gap back with new hit formula [Gary Puckett & the Union Gap] 4
Johnson, Derek Top Singles Reviewed:
'He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother' The Hollies
'Don't Let Me Go' Vic Damone
'Every Day I Have the Blues' B. B. King
'As Long as I Live' Gladiators
'Denver' Jonathan Kelly
'I Heard the Voice' Evelyn Freeman Exciting Voice
'Take Away the Emptiness Too' Tina Tott
'Denver' Clyde McPhatter
'One Thing Can Lead to Another' Peppermint Circus
'It's My Time' Frank Ifield
'Why Shouldn't I?' Jason Cord
NME Top 30:
1. "Bad Moon Rising," Creedence Clearwater Revival
2. "Don't Forget to Remember," Bee Gees
3. "In the Year 2525," Zager & Evans
4. "Je T'aime Moi Non Plus," Jane Berkin-Serge Gainsbough
5. "Natural Born Bugie," Humble Pie
Britain's Top 20 LPs
1. At San Quentin, Johnny Cash
2. Blind Faith, Blind Faith
3. Stand Up, Jethro Tull
4. Nice, Nice
5. From Elvis in Memphis, Elvis Presley
n.a. Clearwater Here Soon? [Creedence Clearwater]
LP Production Up
Lonnie Donegan London Cabaret
Bobbie Gentry, Mary Hopkin, Hollies, Who, Dusty, Moodies, Secombe, Pickett, Vaughan 'This Is Tom Jones' guest stars
Harris plays Scrooge [Richard]
Dekker: New Disc Plans [Desmond]
Donovan Pens New Disc For the Foundations
Deep Purple Man Weds [Ritchie Blackmore]
Dogg Replaces New Girl Before Her First Date! [Family Dogg]
Doddy For Coventry 'Crusoe' Pantomime [Ken Dodd]
Now Colin sues Gees [Bee Gees]
Third Film For Beatles [Get Back]
Major Minor nets Jane-Serge hit after Philips' withdrawal [Jane Berkin-Serge Gainsbough]
Dusty in 'Save Rave' Concert at Pallaadium [Springfield]
Blind Faith: No Split
Hollies: November Euro-tour
Affair's Follow-Up [Love Affair]
New Righteous Duo Visit [Righteous Brothers]
Latest Radio 1 attractions:
'Johnny Walker Show': The Locomotive, Arrival, Jack Hammer.
'Jazz Club': Indo-Jazz Fusion.
'Pete's Saturday People': Simon Dupree and the Big Sound, The
Johnny Howard Orchestra.
'Dave Lee Travis Show': The Peddlers, Joe Cocker.
'Jimmy Young Show': Fortunes, Guy Darrell Syndicate, Sons and Lovers, Art Movement, Tremeloes, Playground, Kenny Lynch.
'Terry Wogan Afternoon Show': Equals, Marty Wilde and the Weather, the Dave Dee Group, Billy J. Kramer and the Remo, Katch 22, Cat's Eyed, the Joyce Bond Revue, the Settlers.
'Dave Cash Early Evening Show': Honeybus, Cat's Eyes, the Johnny Howard Orchestra.
Coasters' Tour Dates
John Mayall Concert Tour with Newly Formed Group
Alpert Concert Filmed for TV [Herb]
Vanilla Fudge London Date Then Disbands
New Releases Dells, Mac, & Mattresses [Fleetwood Mac, Fat Mattress]
Stop Press: Tull, Dolan [Jethro Tull, Joe Dolan]
Evans, Allen Stones Past Is Still Dynamite [Rolling Stones]
Excellent Heat in Every Way [Canned Heat]
Moody Blues Moodies Write for You [Moody Blues] 8
Evans, Allen LP's:
The Best of Francis Lai
, Francis Lai;
Early Lightfoot
, Gordon Lightfoot;
Neil Young, Neil Young
Green, Richard Country Boy Cash: Hard Life of the Legendary Folk Star [Johnny Cash] 9
Coxhill, Gordon Country Girl Flops Haven't Cost Bobbie Any Sleep [Bobbie Gentry] 9
Smith, Alan George: I'm Not Competing with John and Paul [Harrison] 10
Smith, Alan Abbey Road Album, Track-by-Track 10
Smith, Alan John: I've Formed a New Group! [Lennon, Plastic Ono Band] 10
Smith, Alan Krishna Hit Speads Religion 10
The Alley Cat Tail Pieces 12
Green, Richard [Deep Purple & the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra] 12
  Ed Giza, February 2004  
September 27 No. 1185
Coxhill, Gordon Concluding All Things Equal (Derv Gordon, John Hall) 2
          ------ Crash Cancels Equals Dates 2
Logan, Nick Humble Pie Expected to Get Knocked 3
Green, Richard At home with sounds of love star Jane (Berkin) 4
Green, Richard Chicken Shack Full of Clucking Sounds 4
Green, Richard Peddlers: Fifteen Abortions Before Birth 5
Johnson, Derek Pop-Classic Hit for Fleetwood (Fleetwood Mac’s ‘Oh Well’) 6
Johnson, Derek Leapy Keeps Searching (Leapy Lee’s ‘Someone’s in Love’) 6
Johnson, Derek Mellow Frank, but not Too Hopeful (Frank Sinatra’s ‘Love’s Been Good to Me’) 6
Johnson, Derek Catchy One from LJB (Long John Baldry’s ‘Wait for Me’) 6
Johnson, Derek Nina, Jose sing the Bee Gees (Jose Feliciano’s ‘And the Sun Will Shine,’ Nina Simone’s ‘In the Morning’) 6
Johnson, Derek Top Singles Reviewed:
‘Here I Go Again’ Country Joe and the Fish;
‘Going to Germany’ Don Partridge;
‘Carry Me Back’ Rascals;
‘For the Rest of My Life’ Heathmore;
‘Unyielding’ Carla Thomas;
‘Daddy’s Little Man’ O. C. Smith;
‘I’ve Lost Everything I’ve Ever Loved’ David Ruffin;
‘I’ve Gotta Be Me’ Tony Bennett
Johnson, Derek Three Oldies Get 69 Sound:
‘The Price of Love’ Status Quo;
‘Saturday Night at the World’ Esther Ofarim;
‘Little Bluebird’ Vince Hill;
‘You, No-One But You’ Jimmy Young;
‘Poor Little Me’ David Garrick
n.a. Potted Pops 6
NME NME Top 30
1. ‘Bad Moon Rising,’ Creedence Clearwater Revival
2. ‘Je T’aime… Mai Non Plus,’ Jane Birkin & Serge Gainsbourg
3. ‘Don’t Forget to Remember,’ Bee Gees
4. ‘I’ll Never Fall in Love Again,’ Bobbie Gentry
5. ‘Natural Born Bugie,’ Humble Pie
NME Britain’s Top 20 LPs
1. At San Quentin, Johnny Cash
2. Blind Faith, Blind Faith
3. Stand Up, Jethro Tull
4. Through the Past Darkly (Big Hits, vol. 2), Rolling Stones
5. Nashville Skyline, Bob Dylan
n.a. Humble Pie Concerts Set
Ivor Novello Awards ’70, British to Plan For Oscar-like Show
Radio 1 Guests
New Labels and Record Projects
Jacques Loussier Tour
Concerts by Nina Simone
BBC Picks Mary For Eurovision, New Single: British and U. S. TV Dates (Mary Hopkin)
George’s ‘Abbey Road’ Track as Beatles’ New U. S. Single (Harrison’s ‘Something’)
Birmingham All Nighters
Pop PR Split
Film Roles for Des (O’Connor)
n.a. Amen, Affair ‘no split’ (Love Affair)
Faith, Pie, Fats, Fame, Led, and Procol London Sunday Shows? (Blind Faith, Humble Pie, Fats Domino, Georgie Fame, Led Zeppelin, Procol Harum)
n.a. Ex-Move & Ex-Moody Pen Ringo Starr Movie Songs (Trevor Burton, Denny Lane)
Jack Bruce Plans Tour
Dispute With Island Records Sparks Jethro Label Switch (Jethro Tull)
At Last – BBC Buys Elvis Spec
TV Debut & British Tour For New Manfred Group (Manfred Mann Chapter III)
Dekker, Romeo – Wembley Return (Desmond Dekker, Max Romeo)
Move U. S. Jinx
Krishna Date
Pickett Returns Next Year (Wilson Pickett)
Evans, Allen Latest Album Reviews
Direct from the Ballspond Road Cocoa Rooms, Temperance Seven
The Early Bird Café, The Serfs    
Mourning in the Morning, Otis Rush
Slim’s Got His Thing Goin’ On, Sunnyland Slim
Igginbottom’s Wrench, 'Igginbottom
Ray Warleigh’s First Album, Ray Warleigh
Cherry Hill Park, Billy Joe Royal
Song Cycle, Van Dyke Parks
I Have Dreamed, Lettermen
Jolliver Arkansaw, Jolliver Arkansaw
Evans, Allen Ten Years After Very Advanced (Ten Years After’s ‘Ssssh’)
Ellis Band Goes Underground (The New Don Ellis Band Goes Underground)
Goulet at His Best (Robert Goulet’s ‘Greatest Hits’)
Hit Writer Turns Singer (‘Tony Hazzard Sings Tony Hazzard’)
Van’s Gone a Long Way from Then (Van Morrison’s ‘Astral Weeks’)
Sue Story Takes Reviewer Back (‘The Sue Story’)
Deep Change (‘Deep Purple’)
Coxhill, Gordon I’m So Glad I Didn’t Walk Out and Miss Johnny Nash 11
Coxhill, Gordon Who’s Two-Hour-Plus Show 11
Green, Richard Nice: Good Music & Showmanship is Their Formula to Success 12
          ------ Move Wants BBC to Reconsider 12
Coxhill, Gordon Even for Hollies, Hits Aren’t Automatic 13
Harris, June Crosby, Stills, Nash Still Fantastically Together 13
Harris, June Stones Back in Super Class 13
Moses, Ann Motowners Have Racial Problems 13
The Alley Cat Tail Pieces 14
          ------ Praise for Cliff – From Houston (Cliff) 14
          ------ New York Slime (‘Midnight Cowboy’) 14
          ------ Hermit’s Slick at Talk of Town (Herman’s Hermits) 15
  Ed Giza, February 2004  

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