Saturday 6 June 1964, 5.40-6.05pm
Panel: Charlie Drake, Diana Dors, Bunny Lewis, Jessie Matthews
Producer: Barry Langford
Bama Lama Bama Loo – Little Richard (London) HIT
I Like The Look Of You – Fortunes (Decca) HIT
I Love You Too – Matt Monro (Parlophone) MISS
Liza Jane – Davie Jones & the King Bees (Vocalion) MISS
When You Walk In The Room – Jackie de Shannon (Liberty) HIT
Why Not Tonight – Mojos (Decca) MISS
If You Don’t Know – Don Charles (HMV) HIT
Liza Jane was David Bowie’s first single. R&B track with David on vocals and tenor sax. Only Charlie Drake voted the record a hit! Mrs Dale didn’t like it. David Bowie was in Hot Seat
Saturday 27 January 1962
Panel: Shirley Eaton, Frank Muir, Pete Murray, Viera
Producer: Harry Carlisle
Don’t Stop – Twist – Frankie Vaughan (Philips)
Walk With Me My Angel – Don Charles (Decca)
Babette – Tommy Bruce (Columbia)
Break It To Me Gently – Brenda Lee (Brunswick)
Newcastle Twist – Lord Rockingham’s XI (Decca)
Softly As I Leave You – Matt Monro (Parlophone) MISS
Lessons In Love – Allisons (Fontana)
Free Me – Johnny Preston (Mercury)
PM: Matt is a wonderful singer and puts a great deal of feeling into a song. Anyone else singing Softly and it would been have a Miss.
Spin-A-Disc with Carole Carr: So Deep (Lee), Free Me (Preston), Don’t Stop-Twist
Saturday 20 October 1962
Panel: Claire Bloom, Beryl Reid, Jimmy Young, Jess Conrad
Producer: Neville Wortman
The Things We Did Last Summer – Shelley Fabares (Pye) MISS
Love Me Tender – Richard Chamberlain (MGM) HIT
Playin’ Games – Connie Francis (MGM) HIT
I Left My Heart In San Francisco – Tony Bennett (CBS) HIT
Hully Gully Baby – Dovells (Cameo-Parkway) MISS
It’s My Way – Don Charles (Decca) MISS
When The Boys Get Together – Joannie Sommers (Warner) MISS
Warmed Over Kisses – Brian Hyland (HMV) HIT
Stories – Peppi (Decca) HIT
Connie Francis recorded Playin’ Games in 1956. B-side of I Was Such A Fool.
DJ presenting Wednesday Magazine on TV from 1.30 to 2pm
On Friday 26 October 1962, there was a Juke Box Jury evening at the Cheshunt Boys Club organised by Marsden’s Record Store. The guests were Johnnie Carson, Louise Cordet, Don Charles and Patti Lynn.
The panel was Norman Long (Ember), Mike Hitches (Pye), Joe Betteridge (Lugton’s) and Ron Lockyer (Southern Music).
The MC was Ray Orchard.
The jukebox came from Symploy and the evening was reported to be very successful.