1987: HITS ALBUM
The first DDDBMT CD came from the Netherlands. It was released in 1987, by K-Tel, and to promote this CD a TV-commercial was broadcasted. The CD even appeared in the Dutch album charts for eight weeks. Highest position: nr. 34.
Labelnr: KTCD 240-2
Tracks: The Legend Of Xanadu, Bend It, Save Me, Tonig [...]
ZABADAK / THE SUN GOES DOWN
A-side: Zabadak ! (Ken Howard/Alan Blaikley) Released: 29-9-1967
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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 [...]
DAVE DEE IN A MOVIE
In 1970, after he started his solo-carreer, Dave Dee played a small part in the Marty Feldman movie: Every Home Should Have One. He is the leader of a gang of motor cyclists.
Below: Article from the Dutch magazin Muziek Express,nr. 166, October 1969
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 [...]
March 1968 One-Week Radio Sessions11-15 Mar. 68 Pete Brady Show, BBC Radio One, London, England (2:00-4:30 pm) 25-29 Mar. 68 Jimmy Young Show, BBC Radio One, London, England (9:55 am-12:00 noon)
Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich Cabaret Dates:10-16 Mar. 68 Tito’s Club, Cardiff, Wales
March-May 68 The Bee [...]
HOW IT STARTED
In an interview on the BBC Dave Dee states how it all began for him:
“I was always in bands before I left the police force and within two weeks of resigning I had joined a local band which was going to be the nucleus of Dave Dee, Mick, Beaky, Dozy and Titch. Titch and Dozy had a different drummer and singer and I joined a [...]
DANCING IN THE STREET
In Zabadak n°3, from December 1986, Mario Sienknecht wrote his comments on the available Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich “Live Tapes” :
This is Martha Reeves & the Vandellas’ classic done in much the same style than the original. Dave Dee’s lead vocals are accompanied by some [...]
NOSE FOR TROUBLE COVERS
The Four Kings – Save Me / Nose For Trouble (Germany: Vogue DV 14.598) 1/67 ?
The Four Kings – LP Beat aus England Vol. 15 (Germany: Pop Schallplatten ZS 10.015) 1/67 ?
There was a German group by this name in the sixties, with songs like “Kleine Sonja” and “Brötchen und Milch [...]
In 1968, Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich were available to spend a lot of time playing BBC sessions. The guests on the various radio shows performed their hits plus current successful songs which were not even in their repertoire.
This is a strong Buffalo Springfield track, of which Dave Dee & Co realize a unique [...]
MAMA MAMA COVERS
Author: Amory Kane – LP Memories Of Time Unwound (UK: MCA 348) 1/69
Californian, Amory Kane (vocals, guitar) moves to England in mid ’67 and begins to attend clubs/coffee houses as the Bunjies finche’ in July ’68.
Obtains a contract for five years with MCA and, with the production of expert Steve R [...]
Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich Cabaret Dates:
15-21 Sept. 67 Cleopatra Club, Newport, Wales (doubling with) Cleopatra Club, Pilning, Bristol, England
Sun 22/09/68 Pop Festival, Bern, Switzerland
26-29 Sept. 68 Pop Festival, Wiener Stadthalle, Vienna, Austria
September 68 American single release: B [...]
Besides the 7″vinyl there is just one EP released in Austria:
E.P. Hold Tight
Hold Tight (Howard/Blaikley)
You Know What I Want (Howard/Blaikley)
Here’s A Heart (Tubbs/Segal)
Fontana 80 091
(465 325 TE)
Club Sonderauflage Beat Club 2