Posts Tagged ‘1960s’
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Venue: Locarno Ballroom

by Nick Boldockon 11th February 2018
A legendary local nightspot of the 1960s, the Locarno was the place to be until its closure in 1971. [...]

News: An Evening With Johnny Pat

by Nick Boldockon 3rd October 2017
  Aces legend Johnny Pat celebrates sixty years of skiffle and rock n roll at a special event at the Willows Club. Johnny Pat began his musical career during the skiffle boom of the 1950s with the Aces. After a few line up changes the Aces signed toParlophone during the beat boom era, and released […]

Artist: Don Charles

by Nick Boldockon 10th August 2017
Born Walter Stanley Scuffham in Hull in December 1933, Don Charles was primarily a crooner and ballad singer blessed with a striking vocal style. Despite a string of single releases on Parlophone, Decca and HMV, he managed only one hit, 1962's "Walk With Me My Angel". [...]

It's Different For Girls - East Riding Theatre

News: “It’s Different For Girls” – East Riding Theatre

by Nick Boldockon 7th July 2017
  New original musical show premieres this September at East Riding Theatre Through original songs, She Productions will transport audiences back to the swinging sixties this September to celebrate five women who made their mark on Hull’s music scene. The ‘Girlfriends’ are stamping their go-go boots all over the city… It’s Different For Girls is […]

The Newfolks On Record EP

Artist: The Newfolks

by Nick Boldockon 7th November 2016
The Newfolks were a group of students from Kingston Upon Hull College Of Education (nowadays known as Hull College, of course). [...]

The Skysounds

The Skysounds – No Matter Where I Wander

by Nick Boldockon 6th November 2016
7" single from 1966 from The Skysounds [...]

The Skysounds

Artist: The Skysounds

by Nick Boldockon 6th November 2016
The Skysounds were a continuation of earlier group The Panthers and took their name from the Skyline Ballroom, where they were the resident house band. [...]

Newland French Choir - French Songs

Newland French Choir – French Songs

by Nick Boldockon 19th October 2016
  Format: 10″ LP Label: Rapid Recording Service Cat No: RAP 1 Released: early 60s Tracklisting Title Composer(s) A1 Au Bord De La Rivière A2 Colquiques Dans Les Prés Francine Cokenpot A3 Mignonne, Allons Voir Si La Rose Ronsard, Costeley A4 Marine A5 L’Alphabet Mozart A6 La Berceuse Du Petit Zébu P. Nino, J. Ibert […]

Tom Courtenay

Artist: Tom Courtenay

by Nick Boldockon 18th October 2016
Primarily known as an actor, Hull-born Tom Courtenay released "Mrs Brown You've Got A Lovely Daughter" back in 1963. The song was the theme tune to a TV play called The Lads (in which Courtenay appeared) but is most known as a hit for Herman's Hermits in 1965 - though Courtenay's recording is actually the original version. [...]

Ronnie Hilton sheet music

Sheet Music: Ronnie Hilton

by Nick Boldockon 23rd August 2016
  The original printed sheet music for Ronnie Hilton’s “If This Is Love”. The single itself was released in February 1962 on His Master’s Voice but was not a hit. We found this near mint condition sheet music in Hessle Road record shop E&M Mart. (Hull Music Archive)