Gadzooks (It's All Happening) (The In Crowd) Aug 11, 2013 12:55:40 GMT
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Animals in new BBC2 pop show
The Animals star in the first show in BBC2's new pop series on Monday February 1st. Titled "Gadzooks" (sic) it is designed to have wider appeal than "The Beat Room"which it replaces
The show will include production numbers and revue-type sketches, as well as record spots. Christine Holmeswill be resident. The Beat Girlsare in the first show.
The series will be produced by Barry Langfordand screened LIVEeach week.
Berries for 'Gadzooks'
The Rockin' Berries guest in the second show in BBC2's new "Gadzooks! It's All Happening"series on Monday February 8th. Marianne Faithfull and Tom Jones join The Animals in the first edition 1st February
The resident team has now been set-Christine Holmes, Alan David, PIANIST PETER COOKE (sic)the Three Bells, the Beat Girls and the Mike Leander Combo.Producer Barry Langford told the NME "There will be no set format, and the show will depend largely on lighting and direction. It will include Gospel, Folk, Ballads, Blues, R&B and Rock."
TEENS ON 'GADZOOKS'
The Nashville Teens guest in BBC2's new "Gadzooks-It's All Happening" series on Monday February 15th. America's Screamin' Jay Hawkins and Jan Panterare set for the previous week 8th February
* UPDATE 8/2/65 The Graham Bond Organisation
*UPDATE 12/2/65 DDDBM&T sang "No Time"
Marianne Faithfull guests in BBC2's "Gadzooks-It's All Happening" next Monday 22nd February with Long John Baldry and American visitor Johnny Rivers
BLUES, ANIMALS,GOLDIE,MANFRED ON GADZOOKS
The Moody Blues,The Animals and Goldie and the Gingerbreads are among latest bookings for BBC2's "Gadzooks! It's All Happening." And Chuck Berryis featured when he returns to Britain for a promotional visit next month.
The Manfreds are joined by Goldie and the Gingerbreads in next Mondays show 1st March; also set is American visitor Johnny Nash.booked for the following week 8th March are Adrienne Poster (sic)and *DAVY JONES AND THE MANISH BOYS who were seemingly going to sing "I Pity The Fool" * see below...A strong line-up on March 22nd features The Moody Blues, Chuck Berry and Julie Rogers. The Untamedare set for March 29th, and The Animalsare the only booking so far for April 5th.
Gadzooks-It's all continuing
BBC2's "Gadzooks-It's All Happening!" originally booked for a six week series, will now continue indefinately. From March 22nd, it will feature a larger resident company, consisting of Alexis Korner's Blues Inc.,The Countrymen, The Three Bells, Alan David,Christine Holmes,The Beat Girls and Peter Cooke.
Producer Barry langford told the NME: "We plan to make the show a sort of British-Styled 'Grand Ole Opry,' concentrating on Gospel,Folk and C&W."
Chuck Berry will not be appearing on March 22nd as his promotional visit to Britain has been cancelled. The Applejacksjoin the March 8th line-up.
8/3/65 Davy Jones(Bowie)and The Manish Boys sing "I Pity The Fool"
"Search for a Star" winner Judi Johnsonmakes her first BBC-TV appearance next Monday 15th March on BBC2's "Gadzooks!-It's All Happening." Also set for this edition are Donovan and The Who.
* UPDATE 15/3/65 The Who appeared on the show, rehearsals commenced at 10:30am inside Television Centre, the group played live versions of "Shout and Shimmy" and "I Can't Explain" receiving a standard BBC performance fee of £42. The programme was transmitted "live" between 7:00pm and 7:30pm
Dorris Henderson, The Three Bells,The Countrymen,Alexis Korner's Blues Incorporated also appeared and it seems that Judi Johnson might have had a backing band called The Perfections?
(to be continued)...