Saturday 18 May 1963
Panel: Jacqui Chan, Polly Elwes, Don Moss +1
Producer: Neville Wortman
Lovers Lane – Pat Boone (London) HIT
I Like It – Gerry & the Pacemakers (Columbia) HIT
Melancholy Me – Jackie Trent (Piccadilly) MISS
Ice Cream Man – Tornados (Decca) HIT
Forget Him – Bobby Rydell (Cameo-Parkway) MISS
He’s The One – Billie Davis (Decca) HIT
Just Before Dawn – Ned Miller (London) MISS
Early Night – Kiki Dee (Fontana) HIT
Don’t Make My Baby Blue – Frankie Laine (CBS) HIT
IF You Wanna Be Happy – Jimmy Soul (Stateside) HIT
Vini Vini – Chris Barber’s Jazz Band (Columbia) MISS
Every panellist on Saturday’s Juke Box Jury voted current Bobby Rydell release a miss – but it was already in the NME hit parade! NME, 24 May 1963 – single Forget Him. Was this a recorded show?
The Chris Barber track is ‘Wini-Wini (Let’s do the Tamoure)’.