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Saturday 17 August 1963, 6-6.35pm


Panel: Pat Boone, Polly Elwes, Carol Ann Ford, Vic Lewis


Producer: Richard Evans


Records played:
Martian Hop – Ran-Dells (London) HIT
Two Silhouettes – Del Shannon (London) MISS
Don’t Do Me Any Favours – Rose Brennan (Philips) MISS
Your Baby’s Gone Surfin’ – Duane Eddy (RCA) HIT
Searchin’ – Hollies (Parlophone) MISS (all four)
It’s Over – Mike Stephen (Decca) HIT
Look At Him – Connie Francis (MGM) MISS
A Little Like Lovin’ – Cascades (RCA) HIT
I’m Wondering – Statesmen (Decca) MISS
My Baby Loves To Dance – Chris Montez (London) HIT
Dum Dum Dee Dum – Johnny Cymbal (London) HIT


Drownin’ My Sorrows was Connie Francis A-side in US.

Norman Jopling wrote a piece about the Hollies, A Hit Despite JBJ, for Record Mirror
Pat Boone urged fans to buy the original by the Coasters. (He should talk!)

On Lucky Stars, Chubby Checker twisted up a storm.
NME, 23 August 1963

Around this time, there was a summer series on Grampian, Dad, You’re A Square

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