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Bill Harry

Bill Harry

Bill Harry founded the legendary Mersey Beat and later worked as a press officer for acts such as Led Zeppelin.

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The Animals: Insight: Chas Chandler

Interview by Bill Harry, Record Mirror, July 1966

I TRY TO be as basically honest as I can be... but because of the business I have to tell some lies and I always ...

The Beatles: Beatles Triumphant Return Home

Report by Bill Harry, Mersey Beat, July 1964

ALREADY THE 1,500 fans who have flocked to the airport here to welcome THE BEATLES home are keeping up a steady chant of "We Love ...

The Beatles: Beatles' Triumphant Return Home

Report by Bill Harry, Mersey Beat, July 1964

Liverpool Airport — 5pm ...

The Beatles: Pete Best: The Other Beatle

Profile by Bill Harry, Mersey Beat, August 1963

'Moody and Magnificent' 
they said — 'He was the Great Attraction'.
 Fans went wild over him. He was... The Other Beatle ...

The Beatles: Such a Small Thing to Ask... But Bill Harry Tells How The Beatles can do an Old Friend a Favour

Report and Interview by Bill Harry, Record Mirror, July 1966

AS FAR AS I'm concerned, JOHN, PAUL, GEORGE and RINGO are friends of mine. We've worked together and helped each other in the past and ...

The Beatles, Tommy Quickly, The Remo Four, Sounds Incorporated, Mary Wells: The Beatles, Mary Wells, Sounds Incorporated, Tommy Quickly: Apollo Theatre, Ardwick, Manchester

Live Review by Bill Harry, Mersey Beat, October 1964

Beatles in Action ...

Cliff Bennett & The Rebel Rousers, The Searchers: Worldwide Audiences for Searchers, Says Frank Allen

Interview by Bill Harry, Mersey Beat, October 1964

BRAND NEW Searcher Frank Allen described to us some of the excitement he felt on his first worldwide trip with the group shortly before he ...

Bonzo Dog Band: The Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band: The Bonzo's Humanoid Machines

Profile and Interview by Bill Harry, Record Mirror, November 1967

THE HUGE starship from Alpha Centuri entered the Solar System and Computer XII directed it to the third planet from the sun. The expedition scanned ...

Don Covay: Quotes by Don Covay

Profile and Interview by Bill Harry, Record Mirror, January 1967

DON COVAY burst on the music scene as a singer in the U.S. in 1964 with a self-penned smash hit called 'Mercy Mercy'. As a ...

The Easybeats; Two In A Row?

Interview by Bill Harry, Record Mirror, February 1967

A peep into the studio where The Easybeats are cutting the follow-up to 'Friday On My Mind' ...

Inez & Charlie Foxx, The Mojos, The Rolling Stones: Four Days in Liverpool For the Stones

Report by Bill Harry, Mersey Beat, September 1964

LAST WEEK the Rolling Stones were in Liverpool for four days. With a show in Liverpool, Chester, Manchester and Wigan. They based themselves at the ...

Billy Fury: Billy Meets Billy – And Fury's Still A Liverpool Boy At Heart!

Report and Interview by Bill Harry, Mersey Beat, November 1962

BILLY HATTON, bass guitarist with the Four Mosts, was re-united with a friend whom he had not seen for two years. The meeting took place ...

Otis Redding, Wilson Pickett: Atlantic '67

Report and Interview by Bill Harry, Record Mirror, December 1966

FRANK FENTER is a tall, tanned, talkative South African who has a way of expression with his hands that would do credit to an Italian. ...

The Rascals: The Young Rascals' Peace Tour...

Interview by Bill Harry, Record Mirror, October 1967

HAD A CALL from Felix Cavaliere, organist with The Young Rascals during his recent short visit here. He told me: "I'm only here for forty-eight ...

Freddie Starr & the Midnighters: Joe Meek and Merseybeat

Interview by Bill Harry, Mersey Beat, May 1963

Meek Records Midnighters First Disc
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Cat Stevens: A Different Cat

Interview by Bill Harry, Record Mirror, October 1967

AT THE moment Cat Stevens could no doubt walk around the West End for hours and not be recognised. Not that he doesn't have a ...

Kingsize Taylor & the Dominos

Profile by Bill Harry, Mersey Beat, February 1962

IT IS A well known fact that the Dominos were the first rock group to appear on Merseyside (at least this is the view shared ...

Mary Wells: A Beatle Number for Mary?

Interview by Bill Harry, Mersey Beat, October 1964

WITH A Jackie Wilson album on her portable record player, Mary Wells was relaxing in her dressing room when we visited her. ...

The Yardbirds: Bill Harry's Pop Talk: The Yardbirds

Interview by Bill Harry, Record Mirror, May 1967

KEITH RELF, Chris Dreja and Jimmy Page are quite angry about the continuous, almost hysterical attacks the pop world has been receiving from all directions ...

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