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Freddie & The Dreamers

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Freddie & The Dreamers: The Hilarious Account Of How Freddie 'Floated' From Milk To Hit

Profile and Interview by Ian Dove, New Musical Express, 7 June 1963

MR. FREDERICK GARRATTY has it all worked out exactly when he became just plain Freddie, a full-time professional entertainer with a backing group called the ...

Freddie, of the Dreamers, has a Weakness for 'Birds', Fruit and Squash

Interview by June Harris, Disc, 22 June 1963

FREDDIE GARRETTY ordered a glass of orange squash, six dishes of fruit salad, and confessed that two items share the number one spot in his ...

June Harris watches a new Freddie and the Dreamers, session, and talks to Mitch Murray

Report and Interview by June Harris, Disc, 29 June 1963

Freddie and the boys have a ball in the studio ...

Roy Orbison, Freddie & the Dreamers, Brian Poole & the Tremeloes, the Searchers: Walthamstow Granada, London

Live Review by June Harris, Disc, 21 September 1963


Freddie & the Dreamers: Pantos are great fun, says Freddie

Interview by June Harris, Disc, 4 January 1964

THERE ISN'T enough room to swing a mouse in Freddie and The Dreamers' dressing room at the Chester Royalty, what with costumes lining the four ...

Freddie & the Dreamers: I can be serious if I want to, says Freddie

Interview by Alan Walsh, Disc, 26 December 1964

FREDDIE GARRITY perched a huge cushion on his head, beamed a big smile and said: "Serious, of course I can be serious, I always am ...

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


Herman's Hermits, Freddie & the Dreamers, Wayne Fontana: The Second Invasion

Report and Interview by Peter Jones, Record Mirror, 1 May 1965

Manchester's musical conquest of the States, by Peter Jones ...

Singles by Ike & Tina Turner, the Animals, the Yardbirds et al

Review by Penny Valentine, Disc and Music Echo, 28 May 1966

Subdued Animals — smash hit! ...

Chad & Jeremy, the Mindbenders, Freddie & the Dreamers, Gerry & the Pacemakers, the Searchers: The British Invasion — Felt Forum, New York NY

Live Review by Jeff Tamarkin, Billboard, 8 November 1986

PERHAPS HOPING to capitalize on the nostalgia fever that has made the recent Monkees tour a success, five acts that got their start during the ...

Freddie & The Dreamers

Book Excerpt by Phil Hardy, Dave Laing, The Faber Companion to 20th-Century Popular Music, 2001

Freddie Garrity, b. 14 November 1940; Pete Birrell, b. 9 May 1941; Roy Crewsdon, b. 29 May 1941; Bernard Dwyer, b. 11 September 1940; Derek ...

Freddie Garrity, 1936-2006

Obituary by Alan Clayson, The Guardian, 22 May 2006

Clowning pop star with a series of '60s hits – and a zany dance – to his name ...

Flight of the Conchords, the Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band and other pop comedy acts

Overview by Robert Sandall, The Sunday Times, 25 May 2008

It's business time for pop comedy again – but why now? ...


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