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Invasion in the Billboard Top 30 – October 22nd, 1966

from Billboard Magazine)

NUMBER 1 “Reach Out, I’ll Be There” – The Four Tops

Number 9 – Dandy – Herman’s Hermits – (up from #15)

Number 10 – See, See Rider – The Animals – (up from #14)

Number 13 – Have You Seen Your Mother Baby, Standing In The Shadows – (up from #18)

Number 19 – Black Is Black – Los Bravos – (down from #13)

Number 28 – Girl On a Swing – Gerry & the Pacemakers – (up from #30)

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Hot 100 Debuts October 22nd, 1966

Number 84 – Nineteen Days – The Dave Clark Five

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Bubbling Under the Hot 100 – October 22nd, 1966

Number 114 – Stop, Stop, Stop – The Hollies

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Remember last week?

The Perry Cox Beatle record player was being bid on at Ebay – It ended up going for a few bucks shy of $4,000!  But check this one out below:

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This is a very rare (only three exist) Beatle Box set – and currently carries a bid just shy of $7,000.  And here’s another one – Ringo toy drum standing at $1,999 currently.

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Invasion in the Billboard’s Top 30 – August 6th, 1966

(from Billboard Magazine)

Number 1 – Wild Thing – The Troggs (2nd week at #1)

Number 4 – The Pied Piper – Crispian St. Peters (3rd week at #4)

Number 9 – Mother’s Little Helper – The Rolling Stones (2nd week at #9)

Number 13 – This Door Swings Both Ways – Herman’s Hermits (up from #16)

Number 16 – Over, Under, Sideways, Down – The Yardbirds (up from #17)

Number 18 – Paperback Writer – The Beatles (down from #12)

Number 26 – You Don’t Have To Say You Love Me (down from #15)

Number 29 – Pretty Flamingo – Manfred Mann (up from #32)

Hot 100 Debuts August 6th, 1966

Number 75 – With A Girl Like You – The Troggs

Number 90 – Sunny Afternoon – The Kinks

“Bubbling Under” the Hot 100

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Number 108 – Satisfied With You – The Dave Clark Five

Number 133 – Born To Be With You – The Silkie

Number 134 – Ashes to Ashes – The Mindbenders

Number 135 – Alfie – Cilla Black

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Crispian St. Peters entered…

….the U.S. charts for the first time with his smash “You Were On My Mind”.  Crispian (real name Peter Smith) had fronted the group – The Puppets which included Des O’Reilly – Drums formerly with The Rebels (a very obscure group), the Bobcats, and the Liverpool’s Rory Storm & the Hurricanes (62); Jim Whittle – Bass formerly with The Thunderbeats;  and Dave Millen – Guitar formerly with The Bobcats.

Peter and the Puppets

Peter and the Puppets

“The Pied Piper{ would climb all the way to number 4 and be his only entry into the Top Ten in the States.  His later hit in the U.S. “You Were On My Mind” (July 1967) was his debut performance in the U.K. charting at #2 in January of 1966. Chrispian had formerly performed with several beat groups including Formula Three; The Hard Travellers; The Country Gentlemen; The Beat Formula Three; and Peter & The Wolves.

Headed for the Top Ten

Headed for the Top Ten

Beat Sheets

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Back Beat A to Z: The Beat Merchants

The Beat Merchants formed around 1962 in Horsham Sussex and known at the Hustlers.  Original members included Chris Boyle – Vocals (departed in 1965); Ralph Worman – Guitar (departed 1965); Geoff Farndell – Bass;  Gavin Deneski – Guitar; and Les Rogers – Drums.  Vic Sendall on drums joined later – He was formerly with the Texans.  Visit The Beat Merhants on British Beat Boom for the long version.

Beat Merchants from Sussex

Beat Merchants from Sussex

The British Invasion in the Top 30 on the Hot 100 – June 4th, 1966

(from Billboard Magazine)

(When a Man Loves a Woman – Percy Sledge – #1 1st week)

Number 2 – A Groovy Kind of Love – The Mindbenders (up from #5)

Number 3 – Paint it Black – The Rolling Stones (up from #3)

Number 16 – The Sun Ain’t Gonna Shine Anymore – The Walker Brothers (down from #13)

Number 23 – You Don’t Have to Say You Love Me – Dusty Springfield (up from #49)

Number 30 – Don’t Bring Me Down – The Animals (up from #47)

Hot 100 Debuts June 4th, 1966

No Top 100 Debuts this week

“Bubbling Under” the Hot 100

Number 101 – Look Before You Leap – The Dave Clark Five

Number 116 – The Pied Piper – Crispian St. Peters

Number 129 – You Don’t Love Me – Gary Walker (Walker Brothers)

Their 18th Charting Single

Their 18th Charting Single

“Look Before You Leap” would only reach number 101 but would soon be followed by the flip “Please Tell Me Why” which rallied all the way to number 28.

 

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Who would ever think that “Gloria” – teen anthem

…would only reach number 71 on the Hot 100? The Shadows of Knight from Chicago took the song all the way to number 10 in earlier in 1966 in March.

Back Beat A to Z: Ambrose Slade

The N Betweens – aka Ambrose Slade

The N Betweens eventually morphed into Ambrose Slade which occurred around 1968.  The group included Dave Hill – Guitar formerly with The Young Ones and The Vendors; Don Powell – Drums formerly with Steve Brett & the Mavericks and then The Vendors, Dave Jones – Bass. Mick Marson – Guitar, John Howells who later went to The Blues Ensemble and then onto The Wellington Kitch Jump Band.

Noted later member was Noddy Holder – on guitarm, formerly with Steve Brett & the Mavericks and later went on to help form Slade.

The British Invasion on the Hot 100 – April 2nd, 1966

(from Billboard Magazine)

Dave Clark Five Try Too Hard

(Sgt Barry Sadler’s “Ballad of the Green Berets” at #1 for 5th week)

Number 2 – 19th Nervous Breakdown – The Rolling Stones (3rd week at #2)

Number 6 – Nowhere Man – The Beatles – (down from #3)

Number 14 – Woman – Peter & Gordon (up from #15)

Number 17 – Listen People – Herman’s Hermits – (down from #10)

April 2nd, 1966 Hot 100 Invasion Debuts

Number 86 – Try Too Hard – The Dave Clark Five (peaks at #12)

Number 92 – La La La – Gerry & the Pacemakers (up from #128)

Number 98 – Stop! – The Moody Blues (up from #103)

“Bubbling Under” the Hot 100

Number 104 – Gloria – Them (peaks at #71)

Number 112 – A Groovy Kind of Love – The Mindbenders (up from #126)

Number 123 – Don’t Push Me – Hedgehopper’s Anonymous – (up from #124)

Number 127 – Love Me With All of Your Heart – The Bachelors (debut – peaks at #38)

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The Dave Clark Five perform…

…their monster hit “Over and Over”

A Look Back

Guess Who – June 1965

The Hullaballoos – November 1964

The Dakotas and Billy J. – June 1965

The Top of the Charts November 20th, 1965

(from Billboard Magazine)

Number 3 – Get Off My Cloud – The Rolling Stones (down from #1)

Number 12 – You’ve Got to Hide Your Love Away – The Silkie (up from #20)

Number 13 – Yesterday – The Beatles (down from #11)

Number 23 – Everyone’s Gone to the Moon – Jonathan King (down from #17)

Number 24 – Make it Easy on Yourself – The Walker Brothers (up from #35)

November 20th, 1965 Invasion Debuts

Number 120 – A Young Girl – Noel Harrison (peaks at #51)

Number 124 – The Carnival is Over – The Seekers (peaks at #105)

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