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 [...]
March 1965 Beat Instrumental n°23: What A Name! Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick and Tich is not the title of the follow-up film to Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs, but the collective name of a Salisbury group who have just recorded a number called “No Time.”These boys shine brightly on stage and define their styl [...]
THE LEGEND OF XANADU COVERS
The Lovers – The Legend Of Xanadu EP (Germany: Tempo 4319) 3/68 ?
Budget record produced in Germany.
Credited to “The Lovers”, a studio band.
Joe Loss & His Orchestra – LP World Championship Ballroom Dances (Columbia SCX 6229) 3/68 ? [Instrumental]
CHRONICLES: THE YEAR 1969
The Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick, Tich and Co. Ltd. had only one semester to go.
Does it mean the end of one Pop group ?
Or the beginning of two new acts, with twice as many opportunities to discover new records, and Dave Dee moving into Cabaret, starting an acting role in the movies, and soon becoming host in [...]
DAVE DEE, DOZY, BEAKY, MICK AND TICH
Star Club Records 158 027 STY
Side 1:DDD-BMT, We’ve Got A Good Thing Goin’, Here’s A Heart, Something I Gotta Tell You, All I Want To Do, Frustration, Hold Tight!
Side 2: Hard To Love You, Nose For Trouble, No More Love, After Tonight, No Time, Double Agent
IF M [...]
June 1965 French album release: Monty – “Monty” (Barclay 80268) Features “Oh! Quel Beau Jour” (“No Time” with French lyrics by Françoise Dorin), the first cover of a Dave Dee & Co song, the first in a different language, and it even charted in France, according to the magazine “Salut les copains”. [...]
A TRIBUTE TO HOWARD AND BLAIKLEY
A great C.D., featuring songs by the world famous hit songwriters Ken Howard and Alan BlaikleyAn amazing new look and sound tot their greatest million selling hits. A beautiful artistic approach and insanely catchy…sung/played and arranged by JANUSsongs recorded by elvis presley,dave dee,dozy,beaky mick [...]
In August 2014 the Double D album from Motion was released on CD in Japan. Releasenumber CSMCD 028
Motion was formed by George Oban when he left Aswad after the It’s Not Our Wish/Stranger 12″ for Grove Music. They released at least 2 12″ singles, Walk On By and No Man Is An Island.
On Dave Dee’s Double D label [...]
(testpressing SRF 65767)
Fontana MGF 27567 (Mono)
Side 1:Bend It (USA Lyrics), Touch Me Touch Me, Hold Tight!, Hideaway, I’m On The Up
Side 2:Save Me, You Make It Move, Here’s A Heart, You Know What I Want, Hands Off
Below: The cover of the stereo album: Fontana SRF 67567
In the USA the [...]
SAVE ME COVERS
The Four Kings – Save Me / Nose For Trouble (Germany: Vogue DV 14.598) 1/67 ?
For more info: See covers Nose For Trouble
The Four Kings – LP Beat aus England Vol. 15 (Germany: Pop Schallplatten ZS 10.015) 1/67 ?
Group 66 – LP Summer Blonde Beach Party (South Africa: Clairol) 1967
Side One 1. P [...]
PAINT IT BLACK
The song had been a part of the repertoire of Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich through 1968, notably during the Bee Gees Spring Tour.The group immortalized their version for “Pete’s People”, the Radio One Show hosted by Pete Murray. It was broadcast on June 29th, 1968.
Lyrics as sung by Dave [...]
Lynn Holland tracks due to Howard/Blaikley:
One Man In My Life, Face In The Crowd, Loneliness, May God Help You And Protect You, Bend It
as Holly: On With The Game / Paradise Lost (1968)
Northern Soul singer who recorded for Ember in `64. She ended up singing six Howard/Blaikl [...]
A very popular German TV-show in the sixties was Beat Club. Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick and Tich appeared many times on that show. A DVD-box is released (in the year 2000) in Germany with a selection of performances.On two of them we find DDDBM&T
Beat Club: The Best Of ’66Hold TightBend ItHideawayHard To Love You
Beat C [...]