• 180

    Saturday 5 January 1963


    Panel: Alan Freeman, Spike Milligan, Anne Shelton, Eric Sykes


    Producer: Neville Wortman


    Records played:
    Dance The Bossa Nova – Frankie Avalon (Pye) HIT
    Don’t You Ever Change Your Mind – Patsy Ann Noble (Columbia) HIT
    Diamonds – Jet Harris & Tony Meehan (Decca) HIT
    All Alone Am I – Brenda Lee (Brunswick) HIT
    It’s Up To You – Rick Nelson (London) MISS
    Some Kinda Fun – Chris Montez (London) HIT
    Bossa Nova USA – Dave Brubeck (CBS) MISS
    Little Town Flirt – Del Shannon (London) HIT
    I Will Follow Him – Petula Clark (Pye) HIT


    Dick James was told Please Please Me would be reviewed on this show

    For the first time, Eric Sykes wore a hearing aid on television. He felt he needed it to hear the records properly. Several papers commented on his hearing loss.

  • 139

    Saturday 24 March 1962


    Panel: Carole Carr, Pete Murray, Barbara Shelley, Jimmy Young


    Producer: Harry Carlisle


    Records played:
    One Mint Julep – Sarah Vaughan (Columbia) MISS
    What’s Your Name – Don & Juan (London) MISS
    Two Of A Kind – Sue Thompson (Polydor) MISS
    Slow Twistin’ – Chubby Checker (Columbia) HIT
    The Party’s Over – Lonnie Donegan (Pye) HIT
    Take Five – Carmen McRae with Dave Brubeck Five (Fontana) MISS
    The Great Matchmaker – Grant Tracy (Ember) HIT
    Love Letters – Ketty Lester (London) MISS
    Love Is A Wonderful Thing – Paddy Roberts (Decca) HIT


    Pete Murray appearing in Steps at Adelphi, London

    Spin-A-Disc: When The Cats Come Twistin’ In (Mike Pedicin Quintet, HMV), Young World (Nelson), Clown Shoes (Burnette)