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Tommy Steele

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Alan Smith On Film Sets With The Tornados and Tommy Steele

Report and Interview by Alan Smith, New Musical Express, 8 February 1963

A HAUNTING theme-tune echoed across the stage of a dingy London theatre on Tuesday morning, as film cameras turned on that "Globetrotting" hit group, the ...

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 ...

Larry Parnes: The past master in idol speculation

Obituary by David Toop, The Times, 7 August 1989

David Toop on how Larry Parnes, who died last week, invented the British pop music star as a result of a meeting in a coffee ...

Tommy Steele

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

b. Thomas Hicks, 17 December 1936, Bermondsey, London, England ...

How Tommy Steele, Britain's biggest pin-up, was savaged by the teenage mob

Retrospective and Interview by Bob Stanley, The Times, 16 July 2018

Post-traumatic stress forced Tommy Steele to pass his rock'n'roll crown to Cliff Richard, he tells Bob Stanley. ...


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