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FIRST TIME LOVING COVERS
Harmony Grass – First Time Loving / What A Groovy Day (UK: RCA 1828) 27/06/69
The Pebbles – First Time Loving / Party (UK: Parlophone E 5921) 10/71
The band was formed in 1966 with Brian Johnson (24/05/50, vocals), John Brown (bass), Trevor Mee (l [...]
RECORD COVER BLUNDER
Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick and Tich were involved in one of the more spectacular record cover blunders in rock history.In 1981, Polydor in Italy (Orbis) put out a huge series of albums called Historia De La Musica Rock (“The History of Rock Music”) with one or two volumes for each of about a hundred differen [...]
January 1969 Radio Sessions30 Dec-3 Jan Dave Cash Programme, BBC Radio One, London, England (2:00-4:15 pm) 13-17 Jan. 69 David Symonds Show, BBC Radio One, London, England (4:15-5:45 pm) 20-24 Jan. 69 Keith Skues Show, BBC Radio One, London, England (2:00-4:15 pm)
Dec.-Jan. 69 Dick Whittington Pantomime in Sto [...]
December 65 French EP release: Millie – Bloodshot Eyes (Fontana EP 465 293)
Millie Small’s fourth French EP comes with a picture sleeve and a “Stanhope Sound” trademark.
December 65 French EP release: Les Silkie – You’ve Got To Hide Your Love Away (Fontana EP 465 294)
The Silkie’s first French EP comes with a pi [...]
DAVE DEE, DOZY, BEAKY, MICK & TICH
Philips Mono: PD 229 / Stereo: PDS 229
DDD-BMT, We’ve Got A Good Thing Going, Here’s A Heart, Something I Gotta Tell You, All I Want To Do, Frustration, Hold Tight!
Hard To Love You, Nose For Trouble, No More Love, After Tonight, No Time, Double Agent
DON JUAN COVERS
Introduction: Herb Alpert – The Lonely Bull (US: A&M 703) 10/62 [UK: Stateside SS 138]
“The Lonely Bull” is credited to “The Tijuana Brass Featuring Herb Alpert”. The trumpet intro was lifted for “Don Juan”.
French cover: Noël Cognac – Hey Don Juan EP (Pathé 2C 016-10160) 1969
French singer who st [...]
DAVID: I’M GOING BACK / SELPPIN
Does it belong to the Dave Dee section? It’s a discussion that will never end. David is the backing group of Dave Dee and Dave is clearly singing on this vinyl.In Germany there was even a performance in Beat Club. Nevertheless it failed to chart. The song is written by Dave Dee and Peter Mason and i [...]
The only B-side that became a hit: Bad News of DBM&T. In Mexico a Disc Jockey liked this song so much, that he played it frequently on the station Radio Capital. The DJ (locutor in Mexico) was César Alejandre and the program was “Estudiantes 1260″
And it became a hit in Mexico! There was even an album, released in thi [...]
The following 7″ vinyl releases we found in Ireland.
Hold Tight! / You Know What I Want
Fontana EFT. 711
Hideaway / Here’s A Heart
1 week, highest position: nr. 10
Date of entry: 11-07-1966
Fontana ETF. 746
4 weeks, highest position: nr. 3
Date of e [...]
Beaky Cut-Out Clothes Book (1969)
In Summer 1968, the NME reported that a big merchandising campaign was going to be launched on the British and foreign markets. Fans of Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich would be presented with cardboard cut-outs, Dave Dee soap and Dave Dee bedside lamps. Here then is one of these items: the Beak [...]
This BBC take is very cheerful, and the performers seem to enjoy the session. While Beaky plays the accordion, Tich is delicately adding touches of his balalaika around the melody. And everyone joins in the middle-eight, whistling and shouting.
Starting with “Touch Me, Touch Me”, Howard and Blaikley seemed to delight [...]
3-5 May 1965 Film: Help, Knighton Down, Larkhill, Wiltshire, England The Beatles film on Salisbury Plain for their second movie “Help”, notably singing George Harrison’s “I Need You”. They stayed in a hotel in Amesbury, Mick Wilson’s home town.
Fri 7/05/65 NME n°955 page 7: Alan Price is leaving The Animal [...]