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June Harris

June Harris

June Harris (pictured in the summer of 1971) moved to New York in 1964 to report on pop for the Mirror Group. She subsequently wrote for NME, Disc and Music Echo, Hit Parader and many other publications. June is the widow of legendary Premier Talent agency founder Frank Barsalona.

List of articles in the library by artist

Allman Brothers Band: Getting Together With The Allman Brothers

Interview by June Harris, Hit Parader, September 1970

DUANE HIMSELF is the first to admit that his task with the Allman Brothers has been made easier by the success of the British blues-rock ...

Aretha Franklin: Philharmonic Hall, New York NY

Live Review by June Harris, New Musical Express, November 1967

ARETHA IS great — Aretha is sensational! Aretha is the finest girl blues singer in this country, bar one, and she proved it beyond any ...

Aretha Franklin: Philharmonic Hall, New York NY

Live Review by June Harris, New Musical Express, October 1968

ARETHA FRANKLIN, the first lady of soul, appeared at Philharmonic Hall last weekend and was the guest of honour at a huge dinner party thrown ...

The Beatles: Beatle Bravery Worth More Than Money

Interview by June Harris, New Musical Express, September 1966

A FEW days after the tornado, we're still recovering from the Beatles visit! The concert is over, and so is the tour. The amount the ...

The Beatles: Shea Stadium, Queens, New York NY

Live Review by June Harris, New Musical Express, August 1966

THE BEATLES THRILL 45,000 AT SHEA'S ...

The Beatles, Gerry & The Pacemakers, Roy Orbison: The Beatles, Roy Orbison, Gerry & the Pacemakers: Adelphi, Slough

Live Review by June Harris, Disc, May 1963

Beatles-Roy Orbison tour is a sensation! ...

Jeff Beck, Rod Stewart: Standing Ovation For Jeff Beck

Report by June Harris, New Musical Express, June 1968

THE GREATEST thing happened in New York last Friday. On his first performance in this country, Jeff Beck became a star. Even in his Yardbird ...

Bob Dylan: John Wesley Harding (Columbia)

Review by June Harris, New Musical Express, January 1968

DYLAN'S NEW LP IS GIGANTIC WINNER ...

Chubby Checker: American Bandstand: $250,000 of Talent Sang 'Happy Birthday'

Interview by June Harris, Disc, December 1961

* BOBBY RYDELL SWORE ME TO SECRECY * CHUBBY'S GREETING CAN BE KILLING * EYDIE'S COUGH GETS INTO ACT HARRY WALTERS talks to June Harris about ...

Jess Conrad, Gene Vincent: Gene Vincent, Jess Conrad: East Ham Granada, London

Live Review by June Harris, Disc, February 1961

GENE VINCENT and Jess Conrad, heading the latest all-star rock package, are a knockout! ...

The Crickets, Gene McDaniels, Matt Monro, The Rivingtons: The Crickets, The Rivingtons, Gene McDaniels: Liberty Chief Was Surprised By Crickets' Hit!

Interview by June Harris, Disc, September 1962

DO YOU LIKE a real, bluesy, earthy, down-south American sound? If you do, then your ears will flap when you listen to 'Papa-Oom-Mow-Mow', a new ...

Lonnie Donegan, Cliff Richard, The Shadows: Cliff Richard and The Shadows, Lonnie Donegan: Royal Albert Hall, London

Live Review by June Harris, Disc, April 1961

CLIFF, SHADOWS TOPS IN BEAT SHOW ...

Duane Eddy: Over a Desert to Make a Disc

Profile and Interview by June Harris, Disc, November 1960

DUANE EDDY lives in Phoenix, Arizona, and has to drive more than 200 miles — across desert — to reach Los Angeles and the recording ...

Elvis Presley: Elvis (NBC Television Special)

Film/DVD/TV Review by June Harris, New Musical Express, December 1968

Elvis television triumph ...

Wayne Fontana & The Mindbenders, Herman's Hermits: Hermania Sweeps U.S.! Wayne and Hermits Mobbed

Report by June Harris, Disc Weekly, August 1965

IT'S RIOTS, riots all the way for Herman's Hermits and Wayne Fontana and the Mindbenders on their tour of the States. American fans are teeming ...

Geoffrey Goddard: 'Buddy Holly Spoke To Me' says singer who wrote 'Tribute'

Interview by June Harris, Disc, October 1961

THREE weeks before the release of 'Johnny Remember Me', songwriter Geoffrey Goddard claims he received a "message" from the late Buddy Holly saying "this song ...

Clarence "Frogman" Henry: 'Frogman' Henry: Made His First Disc Five Years Ago

Profile by June Harris, Disc, July 1961

NEW ORLEANS — the home of jazz since the turn of the century... of Louis Armstrong, Fats Domino and now Clarence "Frogman" Henry. ...

Herman's Hermits, The Who: The Who, Herman's Hermits: Anaheim Convention, Anaheim CA

Live Review by June Harris, New Musical Express, September 1967

Who steal the show from Hermans Hermits ...

Herman's Hermits: My 4 Days and Nights with Herman

Report and Interview by June Harris, Teen Life, January 1966

SUDDENLY, THE reasonably quiet pool at the Seville Hotel on Miami Beach became a mass of young people shouting, screaming and running in every which ...

Frank Ifield: U.S. Success Shakes Ifield

Interview by June Harris, Disc, September 1962

"I THINK it's fantastic," said Frank Ifield over the phone from Brighton where he was appearing last week. "Suddenly 'I Remember You' is selling throughout ...

Jimmy Jones Gets Used to Our One-Nighters

Interview by June Harris, Disc, October 1960

IT IS TWO and a half weeks since Jimmy Jones started his British tour, and it was not until last week at the Astoria Cinema, ...

Tom Jones: Copacabana, New York NY

Live Review by June Harris, New Musical Express, February 1968

Tom Jones took my advice! ...

Johnny Kidd & The Pirates: Cover Personality: Johnny Kidd — Johnny Has Hopes of a U.S. Trip

Profile and Interview by June Harris, Disc, December 1959

A CHANCE meeting with top American radio personality, Rene Morell, put Johnny Kidd's version of 'If You Were The Only Girl In The World' in ...

Little Richard: Gaumont Theatre, Watford

Live Review by June Harris, Disc, October 1963

RICHARD IS DYNAMIC ...

Cliff Richard, The Shadows: The Young Ones (dir. Sidney J. Furie, Warner-Pathé)

Film/DVD/TV Review by June Harris, Disc, December 1961

CLIFF SHOWS HOW POP STARS SHOULD MAKE FILMS June Harris reviews The Young Ones ...

The Righteous Brothers: Greek Theatre, Los Angeles CA

Live Review by June Harris, New Musical Express, September 1967

AS YET ANOTHER of the many examples of how extensive is rock 'n' roll's acceptance by the adult world, the Righteous Brothers are currently packing ...

Tommy Roe, Billy Joe Royal, Joe South: New For You: Tommy Roe, Billy Joe Royal and Joe South

Profile by June Harris, Disc, August 1962

 U.S. Stars Hopes For More Success Here ...

The Royal Guardsmen: School-Going Guardsmen Still Sparetime Hitsters

Interview by June Harris, New Musical Express, March 1967

SNOOPY HAS turned out to be worth a cool three million discs for the Royal Guardsmen, but as far as the group's concerned, they're now ...

Sly & The Family Stone: Sly Buries Underground And Has Fun!

Profile and Interview by June Harris, New Musical Express, August 1968

YOU'LL JUST love Sly and the Family Stone when you see them next month. They're what I call a fun group, who get a kick ...

Bobby Vinton: I Wanted To Record 'Lonely' But Buddy Greco Got In First

Interview by June Harris, Disc, September 1962

WHAT'S IT feel like to write a number you think is great, be allowed to record it on an LP after much argument, and then, ...

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