• 384

    Saturday 14 January 1967, 5.15-5.40pm


    Panel: Simon Dee, Alan Freeman, Pete Murray, Jimmy Savile
    Casting voter: Margaret Payne


    Producer: Albert Stevenson


    Here Comes My Baby – Tremeloes (CBS)
    Beautiful Dream – Twiggy (Ember)
    Release Me – Engelbert Humperdinck (Decca) MISS
    One Step At A Time – Madeline Bell (Philips)
    I’ve Been A Bad Bad Boy – Paul Jones (HMV)
    A Friend Of Mine – Anglitans (CBS)
    98.6 – Keith (Mercury)
    Peek-A-Boo – New Vaudeville Band (Fontana)

  • 240

    Saturday 7 March 1964, 5.40-6.05


    Panel: Annette, Terence Edmond, Karen Elliott, Bob Monkhouse


    Producer: Neville Wortman


    Records played:
    Baby Don’t You Cry – Ray Charles (HMV) MISS
    Bad Time – Roulettes (Parlophone) HIT
    Unchained Melody – Jimmy Young (Decca) HIT
    I Know – Chick Graham (Decca) MISS
    Like I Love You Today – Chad Stuart & Jeremy Clyde (Ember) HIT
    Viva Las Vegas – Elvis Presley (RCA) HIT
    Tennessee Waltz – Alma Cogan (Columbia) MISS
    I’ve Been Crying – Denny Mitchell & the Soundstations (Decca) HIT


    Bob Monkhouse on Today in Jan 1962 had called the show Junk Box Jury.

  • 248

    Saturday 2 May 1964, 5.55-6.30pm


    Panel: Maureen Cleave, Freddie Garrity, Dick Haymes, Barbara Windsor
    P J Proby, mystery guest


    Producer: Neville Wortman


    Records played:
    Brazilian Shake – Tom Springfield Combo (Philips) MISS 3-1
    You Might As Well Forget Him – Tommy Quickly (Piccadilly) HIT 3-2
    Hold Me – P J Proby (Decca) HIT
    Skin – Allan Sherman (Warner) MISS 3-2
    We Will Make Love (Remake) – Russ Hamilton (Ember) MISS 3-1
    One And One Is Two – Mike Shannon and the Strangers (Philips) MISS 3-1
    No Particular Place To Go – Chuck Berry HIT 4-0
    Someone, Someone – Brian Poole and the Tremeloes HIT 4-0
    You Are Here – Carvelles (Fontana) MISS 3-1


    P J Proby: “When Hold Me came out, I was sure it was going to be a Miss on JBJ because Dick Haymes was on the panel. I’d done a rock version of his beautiful ballad and when I shook hands with him, I said, ‘I’m so sorry, I’m so sorry.’ I told him afterwards, ‘I can sing ballads, you just haven’t heard me yet.’ He said, ‘I was in the era of crooners and we had to sing like that. You’re with the Beatles now and you’ve done a great job.’ I thought, ‘If the Beatles accept me, if Dick Haymes accepts me, I’ll stick around.”

  • 263

    Saturday 15 August 1964, 5.40-6.05pm


    Panel: Max Bacon, Caroline Charles, Maureen Cleave, Laurence Harvey


    Producer: Barry Langford


    Records played:
    Twelve Steps To Love – Brian Poole & the Tremeloes (Decca) HIT
    Kelly – Wayne Gibson (Pye) MISS
    You Never Can Tell – Chuck Berry (Pye International) HIT
    Promise You’ll Tell Her – Swinging Blue Jeans (HMV) HIT
    It’s Gotta Be – Ray Singer (Ember) MISS
    Who Can I Turn To – Shirley Bassey (Columbia) MISS
    I’ll Give You Loving – One & One (Decca) MISS

  • 203

    Saturday 22 June 1963, 6.35-7pm


    Panel: Jane Asher, Sandy Baron, Alan Dell, Dorothy Peterson


    Producer: Neville Wortman


    Records played:
    Walkin’ Tall – Adam Faith (Parlophone) HIT
    Little Miss Fool – Marcie Blane (Decca) MISS
    Confessin’ – Frank Ifield (Columbia) HIT
    There’s A Place – Kestrels (Piccadilly) HIT
    Valentino – Petula Clark (Pye) MISS
    I Know A Man – Rolf Harris (Columbia) HIT
    Every Step Of The Way – Johnny Mathis (CBS) HIT
    I’ll Cut Your Tail Off – John Leyton (HMV) HIT
    I Really Don’t Want To Know – Little Esther Phillips (Ember) HIT
    Rip Van Winkle – Steve Race (Parlophone) MISS


     

  • 217

    Saturday 28 September 1963, 6.05-6.35pm


    Panel: Catherine Boyle, Jess Conrad, Peter Murray, Barbara Windsor


    Producer: Richard Evans


    Records played:
    Heartaches On The Way – Terry Stafford (Stateside) MISS
    Be My Baby – Grazina (Frame) (HMV) MISS
    Dragonfly – Tornados (Decca) HIT
    Yesterday’s Gone – Chad & Jeremy (Ember) HIT
    Miss You – Jimmy Young (Columbia) HIT
    Love Of The Loved – Cilla Black (Parlophone) HIT
    I’ll Take You Home – Drifters (London) HIT
    Magic Carpet – Dakotas (Parlophone) MISS
    My Resistance Is Low – Buddy Britten & the Regents (Oriole) MISS


     

  • 167

    Saturday 6 October 1962, 6-6.30pm


    Panel: Petula Clark, Hattie Jacques, Pete Murray, Eric Sykes


    Producer: Neville Wortman


    Records played:
    Nicola – King Brothers (Parlophone) MISS
    He Got What He Wanted – Little Richard (Mercury) HIT
    Tender Is The Night – Gogi Grant (Ember) MISS
    Madam Moscovitch – Clinton Ford (Oriole) MISS
    Keep Away From Other Girls – Helen Shapiro (Columbia) HIT
    Swing Low – Floyd Cramer (RCA) HIT
    Oh Lonesome Me – Craig Douglas (Decca) HIT


     

  • 174

    Saturday 24 November 1962


    Panel: Arther Askey, Dora Bryan, Kenneth Mars, Jean Metcalfe


    Producer: Neville Wortman (Actually, Presented by…)


    Records played:
    Return To Sender – Elvis Presley (RCA) HIT
    Island Of Dreams – Springfields (Philips) MISS
    The Next Time – Cliff Richard (Columbia) HIT
    Fly Me To The Moon – Joe Harnell & his Orchestra (London) MISS
    All Through The Night – Lynne Adams (Ember) MISS
    Baby Take A Bow – Adam Faith (Parlophone) HIT
    Where Have All The Flowers Gone – George Mitchell Singers (HMV) MISS
    Don’t Light The Fire ’Til After Santa’s Gone – Terry Scott (Parlophone) MISS
    Happiness Tree – Norman Vaughan (Pye) MISS
    If You Were A Rock’n’Roll Record – Freddy Cannon (Stateside) HIT


    Scott’s record was a B-side: A-side was My Brother.

    Askey paid 30g, date given is 23.11.62

    DailyMirror, 271162
    The BBC dropped plans to replace JBJ with a big teenage show. The intention was to have a 45 minute show on the 6.5 Special formula with a 15 minute “disc verdict”. After looking a try out with guest star Bobby Vee, and The John Barry Orchestra, Tom Sloan decided to keep JBJ as it was.

    JBJ used to be from the Television Theatre but it is now produced from a studio at the Television Centre with only 100 seats. The waiting list for tickets closed in January and people have been waiting about a year for tickets.