To get any Chart information from South Africa is problematic, because there is not much published.
The band wasn’t hugely popular in SA – probably because they never toured the country.
The other draw back was that there was no television at all in South Africa during the sixties. They only got TV broadcastin [...]
On april 12th 2010 the never released album ‘Starting As We Mean To Go On’ from Mason was released on Cherry Tree records.A wonderful CD with a great booklet.All the info regarding Mason can be read in there.
Below this page you find info about the never released album.
After Dave Dee left the band Dozy, Beaky, Mick a [...]
LOOS OF ENGLAND EP
LOOS OF ENGLAND (Howard/Blaikley)
Of all the works of Englishmen deserving fame and gloryOf mighty deeds and triumphs bold in his renowned historyThe one that’s sung and praised the least must be the lavatoryLong live the loos of England !
His firm support in hour of need, a shrine for meditationA haven from the b [...]
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 [...]
This page is by no means a work of the mind, being merely a day-by-day chronic of a working Beat group. To make a comparison with television, when you have dozens of TV-programs dispensing the same logs, is it possible to attribute the source to one magazine among all the others ?
Nevertheless, the informatio [...]
Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich recorded their “live” version of the song, written by Amory Kane, on 12 June at the BBC, and it was transmitted on Pete’s People radio show on 29 June. So there are three covers of “Mama Mama”, the first from the album “If No-One Sang” recorded in Fe [...]
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 [...]
Fabulous 208, 27th April 1968
Down Wiltshire Way with Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick and Tich
[Below] Dozy dutifully being the man about the house. But, then he has only just moved in. Keep it up, Dozy! Dave Dee (above) complete with stately home and stately car. Also with a rotten cold, but we won’t t [...]
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 [...]
TONIGHT TODAY: NR. 3 HIT
DBM&T had little succes with their released songs. One exception: In the Netherlands the first single, Tonight Today, was a huge hit. It ended at number three in the top 10. The next single, Mr. President, kept ‘bubbling under’.Tonight Today was written by Ken Howard and Alan Blaikley.In Mexico the B- [...]
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 [...]
UNITED KINGDOM L.P.’S
DAVE DEE, DOZY, BEAKY, MICK AND TICH (1966)
Fontana TL 5350 (687 390 TL) Cover photo: Malcolm Aird
Side 1:DDD-BMT (spoken introduction: Kenny Everett), We’ve Got A Good Thing Going, Here’s A Heart, Something I Gotte Tell You, All I Want To Do, Frustration, Hold Tight!
Side 2: Hard To Love You, Nose [...]