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1 hour, 55 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 19 November 2011

With Three-In-A-Row from Cliff and the Shadows and the Sixties Dance is The Locomotion (are you ready to slide and touch?). Tracks this week from Janis Ian, The King Brothers, The Fortunes, The Critters, The Walker Brothers, The Sandells, The Strawberry Alarm Clock, Tony Joe White, The Fruit Machine, The Seekers and Little Peggy March - amongst others.

The Chronicles looks back to George Harrison being deported, The Beatles' first audition for the BBC, Lee Harvey Oswald's assassination, the 1965 Glad Rag Ball, and the return of This Is Your Life on Thames television.

Music Played

34 items
  • Image for Maurice Williams & The Zodiacs

    Maurice Williams & The Zodiacs Stay

    The Golden Age Of American Rock 'N' Roll Volume 2 , Ace Records, CDCHD 445

  • Image for Peggy March

    Peggy March I Will Follow Him

    I Will Follow Him, Collectables Records Corp, COL-5830

  • Image for Roy Orbison

    Roy Orbison Losing You

    The Classic Roy Orbison + Cry Softly Lonely One, edsel Records, DIAB 8062

  • Image for The Seekers

    The Seekers A World Of Our Own

    Collection, Disky, DC 886942

  • 60’s Dance Crazes

    • Image for The Tornados

      The Tornados Locomotion With Me

      Telstar - The Original Sixties Hits Of The Tornados, Music Club, MCCD 161

  • Image for Little Eva

    Little Eva The Loco-Motion

    Dreamboats And Petticoats, EMI, 5304248

  • Image for The Fruit Machine

    The Fruit Machine Follow Me

    Circus Days, Past & Present, PAPRBOX9B

  • Image for Tony Joe White

    Tony Joe White Rainy Night In Georgia

    The Best Of Tony Joe White, Warner Archives, 9362-45305-2

  • Image for The Supremes

    The Supremes Baby Love

    You Keep Me Hangin’ On, Spectrum Music Corp, 530 792-2

  • Image for Davy Jones & The Lower Third

    Davy Jones & The Lower Third You've Got A Habit Of Leaving

    David Bowie Early On (1964-1966), Rhino Records, R2 70526

  • Image for The Beatles

    The Beatles While My Guitar Gently Weeps

    The Beatles / 1967-1970, EMI, 5099990674723

  • Image for Strawberry Alarm Clock

    Strawberry Alarm Clock Incense And Peppermints

    Incense And Peppermints, MCA, MCAD-22015

  • Image for Neil Sedaka

    Neil Sedaka Calender Girl

    The Best Of Neil Sedaka, BMG, 82876 52766 2

  • Playing Hard To Get

    • Image for The Springfields

      The Springfields Breakaway

      On An Island Of Dreams, RPM Records, Retro D820

  • Image for The Standells

    The Standells Dirty Water

    Nuggets: Original Artyfacts From The First Psychedelic Era Vol.1, Rhino Records, R2 75466

  • Image for Maximilian

    Maximilian The Snake

    Max Crook - Maximilian, ML-O-D Records, CD 011

  • Image for Jimmy Cliff

    Jimmy Cliff Wonderful World, Beautiful People

    Totally Reggae - The Essential Reggae Album, EMI, 7243 8 56623 2 4

  • Image for The Walker Brothers

    The Walker Brothers Everything Under The Sun

    Images, RPM Records, Retro 827

  • Image for Otis Redding

    Otis Redding (Sittin' On) The Dock Of The Bay

    The Dock Of The Bay - The Definitive Collection, Atlantic, 9548-31709-2

  • Image for The Critters

    The Critters Good Morning Sunshine

    Awake In A Dream: The Project 3 Recordings, Now Sounds, CRNOW 28

  • Answers And Sequels

    • Image for Gloria Lynne

      Gloria Lynne You Don't Have To Be A Tower Of Strength

      Discovered – Volume 2, Everest, 19428

  • Image for The Fortunes

    The Fortunes This Golden Ring

    You’ve Got Your Troubles, Deram, 820 920-2

  • Image for Lonnie Donegan

    Lonnie Donegan No Hiding Place

    Sing Hallelujah…plus, Castle Music, NEMCD 345

  • Image for Bobby Goldsboro

    Bobby Goldsboro Honey

    The Best Of Bobby Goldsboro - Honey, Collectables Records, COL-5690

  • Image for Chris Towns Unit

    Chris Towns Unit Turn To Me

    Talcum Soul 4, Stateside, 07243 5 96760 2 9

  • Three In A Row

  • Image for Cliff Richard & The Shadows

    Cliff Richard & The Shadows Gee Whiz It's You

    And They Said It Wouldn’t Last (My 50 Years In Music), EMI

  • Image for Cliff Richard & The Shadows

    Cliff Richard & The Shadows Just A Little Bit Too Late

    And They Said It Wouldn’t Last (My 50 Years In Music), EMI

  • Image for The King Brothers

    The King Brothers Standing On The Corner

    The Hits Of 1960, MFP/EMI, CD-MFP 6018

  • Image for Janis Ian

    Janis Ian Society's Child

    Best of Janis Ian, edsel Records, EDSG 8013

  • Image for Billy Stewart

    Billy Stewart Billy Stewart - You've Got Such Good Loving

    Unbelievable/Cross My Heart – Chess Recordings 1964-1969, Shout, SHOUT 75

  • Image for Peter & Gordon

    Peter & Gordon World Without Love

    The Hits Of 1964, MFP/EMI, CD-MFP 6061

  • Image for Jefferson Airplane

    Jefferson Airplane Somebody To Love

    The Best Of Jefferson Airplane, BMG, 74321 841022

  • Image for The Shadows

    The Shadows The Shadows - Foot Tapper

    More Hits!, EMI, 744 744

  • 1966


    Picture courtesy of The Radio Times.


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