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 [...]
Matthews Southern Comfort Tracks:Colorado Springs Eternal, The Castle Far, Fly Pigeon Fly, The Watch, Sweet Bread, I’ve Lost You, Once Upon A Lifetime (Songs credited to “Steve Barlby”).
IS IT LOVE
A very welcome surprise it was to find this elusive track on the BBC Sessions CDs.
The B-side to Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich’s very first single, which was also the first song they wrote themselves, it didn’t get much chance to be heard in January 1965, and it was never re-released until the DDDBMT Bo [...]
1.a Hold Tight (Howard/Blaikley)1.b Bend It (Howard/Blaikley)1.c Save Me (Howard/Blaikley)1.d Hair On My Chinny Chin Chin (Blackwell)
Philips SFL 3175(PVM-233)
2.a Okay! (Howard/Blaikley)2.b Touch Me Touch Me (Howard/Blaikley)2.c DDD-BMT (Howard/Blaikley)2.d Frustration (Howard/Blaikley)
Philips SFL-31 [...]
The intention is to list possibly all of Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich covers by other artists around the world, most of which originated in the Sixties, when the group was most successful. Some were already done in 1965, but 1966 was the year the group found fame, and saw the hits starting to get covered, especially in German [...]
Former Page Three girl Jilly Johnson, of the girl group Blonde on Blonde was leadsinger of The Features, who released the song “Go Now” (Moody Blues hitsingle) on the Double D. label.
It is listed as New Wave Pop
Fabulous 208, September 1968
THE JULIE WEBB INTERVIEWS
From 31 August 1968, Fab 208 started a series of Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick and Tich interviews conducted by Julie Webb, with a poster of each member of the group, lasting five weeks until 28 September.
Here is the complete set of the series, courtesy of RL Daly.
A lot has been writt [...]
NO TIME / IS IT LOVE?
A-side: No Time(Ken Howard/Alan Blaikley)Released: 29-1-1965
No time to lose, soon I must goWon’t you believe, I love you so
Come on, don´t keep me waiting or hesitating,you know there´s only you for me.Come on, or we´ll be missing, a chance forkissing, oh baby, baby, can´t you see.Bah-ow Bah-ow Bah-ow
IF NO-ONE SANG
Fontana 886 478 TY
Side 1:If No-One Sang/Where From Where To, I’ve Got A Feeling, In A Matter Of A Moment, Mrs. Thursday, Zabadak, Mama Mama
Side 2:If I Were A Carpenter, The Legend Of Xanadu, Look At Me, The Tide Is Turning, Breakout, Time To Take Off/If No-One Sang
In Spain two greatest hits a [...]
FANS N° 100, 24 Abril 1967
Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick and Tich in trouble – says this Spanish magazine from Barcelona
Magazine cover: Dave Dee accused of obscenity ?
Song lyrics page full of pictures of international pop stars
Los Mustang would cover “La Leyenda de Xanadu” in 1968
“So What’s New& [...]
The Atrix were a Irish new wave/powerpop band formed in mid 1978 by John Borrowman (guitar/vocals) and Chris Green (keyboards), both ex Berlin. Alan Finney on bass (ex Schoolkids) and drummer Hugh Friel, ex Slow Motion Orchestra. This lineup made the first demo recording (“Circus Tragedy”) and appeared at the Carnsore Point [...]
CANADA 7″ VINYL
A: Hold Tight (Ken Howard/Alan Blaikley) B: You Know What I Want (Ken Howard/Alan Blaikley)
Release date: March 1966
Bend It! (Ken Howard/Alan Blaikley) She’s So Good (Harman/Wilson/Dymond/Davies/Amey)
Fontana F-1559 (2:28)YW1-39024
Release date: 1966
Save Me (Ken Howard/Alan Blaik [...]