OH WHAT A BEAUTIFUL WORLD WE’D BE LIVING IN…TREVOR “DOZY” DAVIES R.I.P. 27 November 1944 – 13 January 2015 (written 16 Jan’15)
It seems just like yesterday that we were sadly doing an obituary for Dave Dee and now it is one for Dozy. It was via Tich & Alan Blaikley (provided virtually simultaneously) that I [...]
ZABADAK: THE MAGAZINE
The Zabadak Magazine has been going now for over 28 years & issues are still available with far below details on each. In the meantime up until the next issue comes out we’ll be presenting plenty of new items. Hope you enjoy. Issues 1, 9 to 28 are still available – for costs then please email: ron.cooper [...]
Some fine CD releases came from Germany. With as absolute number one the record company Repertoire.All the Repertoire CD’s come with very fine booklets with lots of info and foto’s!!Highly reccomendable!! So let’s start with the Repertoire-serie:
DDD-BMT (First Album)
Repertoire: Repuk 1004 Releas [...]
WHAT IS THE VALUE OF A (DD)DBM&T RECORD??
This question is often asked. But there is no correct answer on the question. As they say: For one person an album is 50 cents worth, for another one 500 Euro!!
The website www.7inchrecords.com has given a value to the most DD(DBMT) singles. Click here to visit this website
On the website www.pop [...]
April 1969 One-Week Radio Sessions7-11 Apr. 69 Sounds Like Tony Brandon, BBC Radio One, London, England (5:30-6:30 pm) 14-18 Apr. 69 Dave Cash Radio Programme, BBC Radio One, London, England (5:15-7:30 pm) 28 Apr.-2 May Jimmy Young Show, BBC Radio One, London, England (9:55 am-12:00 noon)
British album r [...]
MALAYSIA 7″ VINYL
In Malaysia in the beginning they followed the Dutch sleeves. Later on they printed there own picturesleeves and.. sometimes used. the Dutch sleeves again. We found the following Dave Dee Dozy Beaky Mick and Tich vinyl from Malaysia:
Bend It! (Howard/Blaikley)She’s So Good (Harman, Wilson, Dymond, Davies, Amey)
In Scandinavia DDDBM&T released most of their 7″ vinyl. We found no albums, usually these were imported from Germany of the UK.
On the left you can click on 7″ vinyl Denmark to see the picture sleeves.
IF I WERE A CARPENTER COVERS
No, Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick and Tich did not have the original of this classic.That was Bobby Darin
(US: Atlantic 2350) 9/66 [UK: Atlantic 584.051] 9/66 [Rec. 15/08/66] Born Robert Cassotto, he started as a rocker with “Splish Splash” in 1958, the first white artist on the Atlantic label, which specialised i [...]
(Info adapted from: http://www.israeli-records.com/vinyl.html)
About Israeli pressing records : Vinyl
In general, most of “main stream” LP’s were pressed in Israel until the early 90′s. Most LP’s were pressed with identical covers to the UK pressings, sometime there was a Hebrew title or a stick [...]
February 1969 Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich Tour of Japan and Singapore (Osaka, Tokyo…)
Sat 1/02/69 Melody Maker: Dave Dee for Japan
DAVE DEE FOR JAPANDave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick and Tich, who leave for a three-week tour of Japan on Tuesday (February 4), have almost completed work on their new sing [...]
OVER AND OVER AGAIN COVERS
She Trinity – Across The Street / Over And Over Again (CBS 2819) 6/67
Originally a Canadian trio with Robyn Yorke (drums), Shelley Gillespie (guitar) and Sue Kirby (keyboards). They came to England in 1965. Marion Hill replaced Sue, and Pauline Moran joined on bass.
In 1966 they were a quartet: Robyn Y [...]
ZABADAK / THE SUN GOES DOWN
A-side: Zabadak ! (Ken Howard/Alan Blaikley) Released: 29-9-1967
Mm, mm mm mm, mm, mm mm mm.
Za-ba-dak, shai shai ska-ga-lak
ka-ra-ka-ko-ra-ka-ka-ra-kak ( ka-ra-kak, ka-ra-kak).
Za-ba-dak, shai shai ska-ga-lak.
+ repeat CHORUS
Look for [...]
TOUCH ME TOUCH ME COVERS
The Four Kings – LP Beat aus England Vol. 17 (Germany: Pop Schallplatten ZS 10017) 4/67
The Beat Kings – EP (Germany: Tempo 4282) 1967
The German Vogue label used “Pop Schallplatten” as their budget outlet for albums, and “Tempo” for extended play 45′s. Here, the s [...]