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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 ...

Helen Shapiro: She's Full of her New Home

Interview by June Harris, Disc, December 1962

Big party plans ...

There's Going to be a Brand New Me says Helen Shapiro

Interview by June Harris, Disc, March 1963

"IT'LL TAKE a little time," said Helen Shapiro, as we chatted during a BBC rehearsal, "but I've decided there's going to be a new me." ...

Helen Shapiro: There's Just No Stopping The New Style Helen!

Interview by June Harris, Disc, July 1963

TO SAY there are changes in Helen Shapiro would be an understatement. In less than three months, the 16-year-old singer has developed info a poised, ...

Helen Shapiro: Will Helen Make Her Comeback in 1964?

Report and Interview by David Griffiths, Record Mirror, December 1963

From child prodigy to star of stage, screen etc. That's the career of young Helen Shapiro. She has a talent way ahead of her years. ...

Helen Shapiro: Hammersmith Odeon, London

Live Review by Alan Smith, New Musical Express, May 1967


The Beach Boys, Helen Shapiro: Hammersmith Odeon, London

Live Review by Norman Jopling, Record Mirror, May 1967

Happy Beach Boys sing the single they don't like ...

Child Stars: We Blame The Parents!

Report by Martin Aston, Q, August 1994

Don't put your daughter on the stage, Mrs Worthington. Better still, burn that Opportunity Knocks application form. Today's child stars are tomorrow's drug addicts, depressives, ...

Helen Shapiro: Cloud 95

Interview by Jon Savage, MOJO, February 1995

HELEN SHAPIRO WAS BRITAIN'S FIRST TEENAGE FEMALE pop star. Born in 1946, she made her first record at the age of 14, for Norrie Paramor ...

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