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P.J. Proby

P.J. Proby

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P.J. Proby: Best Side Story

Interview by Dawn James, Rave, January 1966

(i) Claims he wants a peaceful life... (ii) He wants one agent... (iii) And no more problems ...

Jack Good, 1931-2017

Obituary by Richard Williams, The Guardian, 29 September 2017

Music pioneer who led a revolution in television coverage of pop ...

P.J. Proby: Rave Brings You An Exclusive Interview With Mr. President

Report and Interview by Dawn James, Rave, May 1965

Mr. President is, possibly, the most famous dog in the world with, probably, one of the most famous owners — P. J. Proby. We wanted ...

The Truth About the Pop Idles...

Report by Dawn James, Rave, July 1965

What is the truth about our stars of pop? How hard do they really work for the fabulous rewards that pop success brings? Are they ...

P.J. Proby: P.J. Wants a Miss

Interview by Dawn James, Rave, June 1965

"Every girl I meet is a potential bride. I wish I was married again but I'm not because I haven't found the right girl. I ...

Kim Fowley: The Story of a Story-book American

Profile and Interview by Norman Jopling, Record Mirror, 18 June 1966

KIM FOWLEY sat in the Angus steak house munching buttered toast and drinking milk, happily unable to communicate with the waiters. He was wondering — ...

P.J. Proby: I Apologise — To No One

Interview by Dawn James, Rave, April 1965


P. J. Proby

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

b. James Marcus Smith, 6 November 1938, Houston, Texas, USA ...

Proby — The Man and The Boy

Profile and Interview by Eden, KRLA Beat, 30 April 1966

THEY CALL him a man, but in so many ways he is still a little boy. His outfits — always velvet, his high-buckle shoes, and ...

P.J. Proby: P.J. Probe

Interview by Nancy Lewis, Fabulous, 17 July 1965

To tell the truth, Nancy Lewis was a bit scared about meeting P. J. — the star who has been mixed up in so much ...

Stars Come Out At Night On The Scene

Report by Vicki Wickham, Fabulous, 22 May 1965

THE MUSIC has stopped. The stage lights are dimmed. The screaming fans have gone home. What happens to the pop stars when it's all over ...

P.J. Proby Inspires Heated Emotions

Report and Interview by Louise Criscione, KRLA Beat, 30 June 1965

'l Love Him' Sobs Teen – Others Want Him Banned ...

Right Then, Who's Backing Britain?

Comment by Chris Welch, Melody Maker, 20 January 1968

IF BRITAIN is going to the dogs, it is obvious a large section of the (older) community are convinced that sinful pop stars are prime ...

The Byrds, The Everly Brothers, Johnny Cash, P.J. Proby et al: Freedom From Hunger Benefit, Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles CA

Live Review by Louise Criscione, KRLA Beat, 23 June 1965

Most Fantastic Show Ever! ...

P.J. Proby: Where Is He Now?

Report by Martin Aston, Q, May 1993

AH, THAT FRINGE, and the velvet bow around the ponytail, and the impossibly tight trousers with the suspiciously vulnerable seams. He once warbled his way ...

P.J. Proby: I'm Still The Greatest

Interview by Keith Altham, New Musical Express, 16 July 1965

LOOKING rather like a refugee from a Biblical nightmare, P.J. Proby – with beard and shoulder-length hair – loped down the corridor from Top Of ...

That's Torn It! The Story of P.J. Proby

Interview by Rob Chapman, MOJO, May 1997

P J. PROBY, SURVIVOR OF 30 YEARS OF fame, purgatory, and sporadic redemption, is holding court on one of his favourite subjects. "From Graceland to ...


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