THE SUN GOES DOWN
The B-side of ‘Zabadak’ was broadcast on 30 September 1967, in Saturday Club. This was the day the BBC launched “Radio One”, after the pirate stations had been outlawed on 15 August by the Marine Offences Act.
All the nation’s favourite deejays had been hired by the BBC, except for a few who s [...]
DOUBLE AGENT COVERS
Original: Steve Rowland & Los Flaps – 007 (From Film “Hallucination Generation”) 1966
“Hallucination Generation” is an American drug-exploitation movie shot in Spain (Majorca) in 1965.
Los Flaps appear briefly twice, playing “Help Me” and “Double-O-Seven”, the original title of Double Agen [...]
The official website of Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick and Tich. Also with concertdates and booking info
Dutch website with lots of links: Pophistorie
A few years have passed since this website was started, and since Dave Dee and Co.’s BBC sessions were made officially available on CD. In the meantime, new information has come to light regarding these and the BBC archives in general.Many other 60′s BBC sessions have been released, and studying the sources [...]
THEIR REAL NAMES
Okay, the name is Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick and Tich. But actually it should be: David Harman, Trevor, John, Michael and Ian.
Would that be a commercial success ????
The real names:
Dave Dee: David Harman, born 17-12-1941
Dozy: Trevor Leonard Ward Davies, born 27-11-1944
Beaky: John Dymond, born 10-7-1944
Mick: Michael Wils [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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]
Imagine you’re in the sixties, and your favourite group has just released a new album. Well, this is it : “The BBC Sessions” !
The chance to hear that elusive B-side from their initial single “Is It Love” ; a lot of never-before-available songs: “Hello Josephine”, “Watch Yo [...]
UNITED KINGDOM DVD
ABC Entertainment ABCVP103DVDReleased in 2008
A UK-DVD from a German TV-show…Beat Beat Beat was a German music programma that ran during the sixties. Not to be confused with the other well known German Pop programme Beat Club, Beat Beat Beat was broadcast out of Frankfurt commencing in 1966.The prorgramme ran to 26 e [...]
JUST DROPPED IN
A great psychedelic track, which caused the First Edition to be compared to Pink Floyd in 1968 !
Watch their Video Clip on Youtube.
It was written by Country & Western singer/songwriter Mickey Newbury, who had found fame in 1966 with “Funny Familiar Forgotten Feelings”.He included the song, complete wit [...]
The following 7″vinyl singles are all released in Lebanon:
Hold Tight / You Know What I Want
Fontana TF 671 267550 TF
Bend It! / She’s So Good
Fontana TF 746 / 267 625 TF
Save Me / Shame
Fontana TF 775 / 267 659 TF
Zabadak / The Sun Goes Down
TF 873 / 267 770 TF
The Legend Of [...]