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Cilla Black

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Cilla Cut Disc In Three Takes

Interview by June Harris, Disc, 1 February 1964

"I DON'T care if it doesn't go. In ten years' time, I can look back on 'Anyone Who Had A Heart', and say to myself, ...

Cathy McGowan, Sandie Shaw, Cilla Black, Lulu: Screening the Girls

Interview by Sylvia Stephen, Fabulous, 21 February 1964

SHE WANDERED into my office looking a bit vague — a tall, slender girl, with long, straight dark hair. Tinted glasses hid her lovely blue-grey ...

Cilla Black writes for Disc... They Spoil Me

Interview by uncredited writer, Disc, 14 March 1964

I'm the only girl on tour — and it's really marvellous! ...

Fab's Keith is Knocked Out by 3 Swingin' Chicks: JBJ's most with it Top-of-the-Pop Pickers (and try and say it quickly)

Interview by Keith Altham, Fabulous, 21 March 1964

Each week millions of eager record buyers watch Juke Box Jury and they know three young girls who have a knack of picking hits, Adrienne ...

Star Beat: Mike Grant Reporting On The Mersey Scene

Report by Mike Grant, Rave, April 1964

A BLONDE hairdresser is said to be very much the apple of Ringo Starr's eye at the moment. She lives and works in Liverpool and ...

Meet The Chart Chicks!

Report by Peter Jones, Record Mirror, 16 May 1964

PETER JONES TAKES A LOOK AT THE SUDDEN INFLUX OF THE BIG HIT GIRLS ...

Should A Pop Star Marry?

Report by Peter Jones, Norman Jopling, Record Mirror, 16 May 1964

Norman Jopling and Peter Jones take a look at the pros and cons of pop star marriages ...

Fab Gives Cilla a 21st Gig

Report by Keith Altham, Fabulous, 23 May 1964

Cilla Black's a mighty popular popster and Fab fans of hers wrote in droves asking about Cilla's birthday. Since her 21st was coming up we just had to ...

Brian Epstein: 'I Knew They'd Be Bigger Than Elvis Presley...'

Interview by David Griffiths, Record Mirror, 4 September 1964

SAYS BRIAN EPSTEIN TO DAVID GRIFFITHS IN THE FIRST OF OUR NEW 'STARMAKERS' SERIES ...

Cilla Is Knocked Out By New Disc!

Interview by Keith Altham, New Musical Express, 8 January 1965

KEITH ALTHAM meets a sun-tanned singing star and discovers... ...

Why Cilla Waited So Very Long

Interview by David Griffiths, Record Mirror, 16 January 1965

WILL IT be fourth time lucky for Cilla Black? ...

The Beatles, The Rolling Stones et al: NME Poll Winners' Concert, Empire Pool, Wembley, London

Live Review by Keith Altham, Alan Smith, New Musical Express, 16 April 1965

IT WAS THE GREATEST POP SHOW ON EARTH ...

Cilla Black: "The Song My Mum Doesn't Like"

Interview by Peter Jones, Record Mirror, 1 May 1965

WHAT I asked Cilla Black was what she thought of the controversy surrounding her latest single, 'I've Been Wrong Before'. And a Liverpool accent which ...

Liverpool: Home Town

Report and Interview by Sylvia Stephens, Fabulous, 19 June 1965

...that's Liddypool, home of so many greats in the pop world, and from the streets where they lived Fab's SYLVIA STEPHEN reports... ...

Cilla Wants A Song...

Interview by Alan Walsh, Melody Maker, 11 September 1965

WANTED: one new song. It must be up-tempo, happy yet simple, and with a good melody and lyric. Anyone with a number fitting the above ...

The Everly Brothers, Cilla Black: Finsbury Park Astoria, London

Live Review by Nick Jones, Melody Maker, 16 October 1965

THAT GREAT US duo, the Everly Brothers, made their first London appearance last Saturday, at the Finsbury Park Astoria. In black evening dress the Everlys ...

Liverpool: News from the North

Report by Dawn James, Rave, November 1965

RAVE girl Dawn James pays a return visit to Liverpool, home of the Beatles, birthplace of the big British Pop Scene, and discovers some interesting ...

On Christmas Eve... RSG Goes Out of its Mind!

Report by Keith Altham, New Musical Express, 24 December 1965

Reports KEITH ALTHAM who previews the show ...

Cilla Black: Little Red Riding Hood, Wimbledon Theatre, London

Live Review by Keith Altham, New Musical Express, 31 December 1965

Cilla a most vital 'Red Riding Hood' ...

Blind Date: Stevie Winwood

Review by uncredited writer, Melody Maker, 15 January 1966

CILLA BLACK: 'Love's Just A Broken Heart' (Parlophone). It's Cilia — she's great, but this is one of those things that need a second listen. ...

Brian Epstein: The Man Behind The Beatles And How He Lives

Profile and Interview by Maureen Cleave, Evening Standard, The, 1 April 1966

Many theories developed about Brian Epstein: he was crooked, he was straight; he was a tough businessman, he was a lousy businessman; it was all ...

Cilla Black: Cilla Sings a Rainbow (Parlophone)

Review by Penny Valentine, Disc and Music Echo, 23 April 1966

CILLA: A SUPER NEW LP ...

Cilla Black: Cilla on Marriage

Interview by Penny Valentine, Disc and Music Echo, 23 April 1966

'THE QUEEN HASN'T DONE TOO BADLY – BUT IT'S NOT YET FOR ME!' ...

Cilla Black: There's more to a song than just singing about love

Interview by Alan Walsh, Melody Maker, 23 April 1966

ARE THE days of moon-and-June in pop songs gone forever? Has the escapist love song been finally swallowed by fans pumped full of protest, and ...

Cilla Black: Prince of Wales Theatre, London

Live Review by Alan Walsh, Melody Maker, 12 November 1966

FRANKLY, although Cilla Black is one of the stars, Way Out In Piccadilly just isn't a show for the pop fans. It's really the Frankie Howerd Show, ...

Cilla Black: The Girl Behind The Giggle

Interview by Alan Smith, New Musical Express Annual, 1967

SHE'S EITHER LOVED OR HATED ...

Brian Epstein: It's Impossible To Put My Feelings Into Words — Cilla

Interview by Alan Walsh, Melody Maker, 9 September 1967

"WHEN I HEARD the news of Brian's death I just felt utterly alone. There was no consolation from anyone." Cilla Black, at her parents' new ...

Brian Epstein's Death Is Ruled Accidental Overdose

Report by Tony Barrow, KRLA Beat, 7 October 1967

THE NEWS OF Brian Epstein's tragic death led to an immediate storm of speculation about the future of his artists and his various pop empires ...

Work... Is A Four Letter Word starring Cilla Black (Dir. Peter Hall)

Film/DVD/TV Review by Alan Walsh, Melody Maker, 25 May 1968

CILLA BLACK is a lovely bird. She's warm, loyal to old friends, vivacious and charming in her own way. She may even make a competent ...

Cilla Black 1943-2015

Obituary by Dave Laing, Guardian, The, 3 August 2015

THE BRITISH POP revolution of the 1960s involved not only male guitar bands, but also several young female singing stars, including Cilla Black, who has ...

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