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Crystals, The

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The Crystals: New to the Charts — Six Girls With Two Names!

Profile by Alan Smith, New Musical Express, 28 December 1962

SO VAST is the American disc scene that quite often an artist or group can get high into the charts without anybody here knowing much ...

The Crystals Mystery

Report by uncredited writer, Record Mirror, 29 June 1963

Rumour Has It That The Crystals, Bob B. Soxx And The Blue Jeans, And Darlene Love Are In Fact One Group. Here Are The Facts... ...

The Crystals: Now There's Only Three They're Still Looking For A Fourth!

Interview by June Harris, Disc, 9 November 1963

THREE CRYSTALS, and wearing very offbeat outfits, sat grouped on an American type put-u-up in a huge apartment on New York's fashionable East Side. At ...

The Ronettes hit and Phil's flips

Profile by Norman Jopling, Record Mirror, 7 December 1963

BACK IN 1958 Estella & Ronnie Bennett bought a disc between them called 'To Know Him Is To Love Him'. So did their cousin Nadra ...

Now the Ronettes... get the girls screaming, too

Profile and Interview by Maureen Cleave, The Evening Standard, 11 January 1964

IT WAS A bad idea, perhaps, to interview them in a canteen. A great number of suet rolls and custards never got digested that day ...

Phil Spector: Fifteen hits in a row — and if that's not genius, well what is?

Profile and Interview by Maureen Cleave, The Evening Standard, 25 January 1964

THERE WAS a time when Phil Spector would have been Beau Spector and the rage of Bath. His clothes alone would have made him famous. ...

Phil Spector: The Man Behind America's Big Hits Comes to Britain

Interview by Norman Jopling, Record Mirror, 8 February 1964

ONE OF the mystery men of the U.S. recording scene is currently here in Britain following the interests of his artistes. His name is Phil ...

Crystals Aim To Hit All Our Shops

Interview by June Harris, Disc, 15 February 1964

Four slick chicks fly starry-eyed into town — in knee-length boots ...

The Crystals, Joe Brown: Coventry Theatre, Coventry

Live Review by uncredited writer, Record Mirror, 22 February 1964

WHAT A wealth of talent the Crystals have, and how the four young American gals displayed it to their first-ever British audiences at the Coventry ...

The Crystals' Story: Their Sound, Their Career And Their X-Certificate Disc

Profile and Interview by Norman Jopling, Record Mirror, 29 February 1964

Norman Jopling talks to the group with the hottest U.S. hit sound ...

Muddy Waters: Electric Mud (Chess); Various Artists: Demand Performance (Decca)

Review by Geoffrey Cannon, The Guardian, 4 February 1969

Muddy Muddy Waters ...


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