Saturday 13 April 1963
Panel: Arthur Askey, Steve Race, Sabrina, June Thorburn
From what I recall, Sabrina didn’t say a word.
Producer: Harry Carlisle
It’s A Pity To Say Goodnight – Donna Douglas (Pye) HIT
Don’t Say Nothin’ Bad About My Baby – The Cookies (London) MISS
More – Danny Williams (HMV) HIT
Scarlett O’Hara – Jet Harris & Tony Meehan (Decca) MISS
Here I Stand – The Ripchords (CBS) MISS
Young Lovers – Paul & Paula (Philips) MISS
Watermelon Man – Mongo Santamaria (Riverside) HIT
Some Other Guy – Big Three (Decca) MISS
Night Cry – Bert Weedon (HMV) HIT
According to Mark Lewisohn, From Me To You was played.
Saturday 28 December 1963
Panel: Polly Elwes, Matt Monro, Jimmy Savile, Adrienne Posta
Producer: Neville Wortman (5-4)
My Baby Left Me – Dave Berry (Decca) HIT
Dumb Head – Sharades (Decca) MISS
Don’t Blame Me – Frank Ifield (Columbia) MISS
I Just Don’t Understand – Cresters (HMV) HIT
As Usual – Brenda Lee (Brunswick) HIT
Song Of Mexico – Tony Meehan (Decca) MISS
I’m Talkin’ About You – Jackie Lynton (Piccadilly) HIT
My Special Dream – Shirley Bassey (Columbia) HIT
Diana – Bachelors (Decca) MISS
Dumb Head also recorded by Ginny Arnell. Judging by ad in RR, KPM had faith in this song. It was produced by Joe Meek and the Sharades were the Ladybirds.
Matt’s wife Mickie had given him a special present for Christmas – Craig Douglas’ version of From Russia With Love.