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Cliff Richard, The Beatles, The Tornados, Joe Brown et al: NME Poll Winners Concert, Empire Pool, Wembley, London

Live Review by Alan Smith, New Musical Express, April 1963

MIKE BERRY burst into the second half to the throbbing beat of 'La Bamba'. Close on its heels came his current release 'My Little Baby' ...

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First It Was Mrs. Kenny Ball, Now Norrie Paramor's Wife Picks A Hit For Her Hubby

Interview by Alan Smith, New Musical Express, April 1962

PUZZLING, isn't it, that no one has thought of an award for the wives of hit parade stars — to be presented when they inspire ...

Cliff Richard, The Shadows, Eden Kane: Our Friends The Stars Charity Concert, London

Live Review by Alan Smith, New Musical Express, May 1962

NEW SHADOW MAKES LONDON DEBUT ...

Top Acts Explain The Beat-Boom

Interview by Ian Dove, New Musical Express, May 1963

IAN DOVE quizzes SHADOWS, TORNADOS, BEATLES, JET & TONY, and GERRY & PACEMAKERS ...

Cliff Richard & The Shadows: Cliff's New Film and Hank's New Guitar!

Interview by David Griffiths, Record Mirror, October 1963

IT WAS BUSY-ness as usual for birthday boy Cliff Richard this week. On Sunday night he cut his next record (out in about three weeks) ...

Tom Jones, The Shadows: Palladium, London

Live Review by Peter Jones, Record Mirror, May 1968

ANATOMY OF AN ACT: THE FANTASTIC WELSHMAN COMMANDS THE PALLADIUM... ...

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Interview by Mick Farren, New Musical Express, February 1977

Hank B. Marvin, Bruce Welch and Mick Farren chew the cud... ...

Hank B. Marvin

Book Excerpt by Stuart Grundy, John Tobler, 'The Guitar Greats' (BBC Books), 1983

TO DEMONSTRATE to any potential unbelievers the importance of Hank B. Marvin, we must go back to 1977, when a TV commercial was screened showing ...

Hank Marvin: The King Of Twang

Report and Interview by Mat Snow, Q, December 1992

Raise your glasses to Hank B. Marvin: more than mere rhyming slang. ...

Four-Eyes, One Vision: The Shadows

Interview by Jon Savage, MOJO, February 1995

BRIAN RANKIN GREW UP IN NEWCASTLE: WHEN he was 16, in 1957, he travelled to London with his school friend Bruce Welch "in an attempt ...

Move it! The Butch Rock 'n' Roll Explosion

Retrospective by Jon Savage, MOJO, February 1995

FOR MOST PEOPLE OF 40 AND UNDER, British pop begins with The Beatles: this is the view that has been encouraged by rock writers ever ...

The Shadows: Let's Go To Work

Retrospective and Interview by Bob Stanley, MOJO, June 2004

TONY MEEHAN, 15, is kicking his heels in Kilburn one late '50s afternoon when his friend Dave Rees suggests a trip to Soho. He may ...

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