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New To You: The Dave Clark Five

Profile by June Harris, Disc, 14 July 1962

It all started with soccer ...

Dave Clark: He Loves Acting Just As Much As Singing!

Interview by June Harris, Disc, 14 December 1963


The Dave Clark Five: Do-It-Yourself Dave

Interview by David Griffiths, Record Mirror, 14 December 1963

NO AGENT, no A&R man, no manager, not even professional status. ...

Teledate: Sylvia Stephen Talking to Dave Clark

Interview by Sylvia Stephen, Fabulous, 29 February 1964

I LOVE IT when my telephone rings. Almost always it's someone exciting — Gerry, Adam, Bobby Rydell. Latest call was from one of the best ...

The Dave Clark 5: Wot! Yeah! Smith's the Name

Interview by Sylvia Stephens, Fabulous, 1 August 1964


The decline in power of the record Tsars

Report and Interview by Maureen Cleave, The Evening Standard, 15 August 1964

ARE THE Record Companies losing their grip? There are eight British records in the Top Ten. Of these eight, only three have been recorded by ...

The Dave Clark Five: Of Course I'm No Krupa

Interview by Keith Matthews, Record Mirror, 7 November 1964

"IS YOUR image slipping," I enquired of Dave Clark during our chat prior to his colossal American tour. There is an impression around that Dave ...

Dave Clark is Plane Unlucky

Interview by Keith Altham, New Musical Express, 30 July 1965

DAVE CLARK arrived back in Britain on Tuesday from America six hours late. His original plane had to return to Kennedy Airport with a damaged ...

Dave Clark Five: Films, Racing And Dave

Interview by Peter Jones, Record Mirror, 14 August 1965

DAVE CLARK and I were having a quiet chat. Nothing sensational in that? Well, you may not know how hard it is these days for ...

How To Get Our Autograph — And Live!

Interview by uncredited writer, Disc, 14 August 1965

* stage door routine * butter-up compere * through fan club ...

Question time with DAVE CLARK

Interview by Alan Smith, New Musical Express, 3 September 1965

Conducted by ALAN SMITH ...

Let's Be 'Glad All Over' With the Dave Clark Five

Report and Interview by Loraine Alterman, Detroit Free Press, 17 December 1965

AT LEAST 150 high school journalists were "glad all over" last Friday night. WKNR invited them to question the Dave Clark Five at a press ...

New Singles, including Beach Boys, Spencer Davis Group

Review by Penny Valentine, Disc and Music Echo, 29 October 1966

BEACH BOYS' new single — and it's a work of art 'Good Vibrations': What can you say about a work of art other than stating ...

Why the Dave Clark Five is So Great

Interview by Loraine Alterman, Detroit Free Press, 24 March 1967

TED LUCAS of the Spike Drivers once said, "In a pop world publicity becomes real." The Dave Clark Five's publicity releases represent them as one ...

The Dave Clark 5's Mike Smith

Interview by Keith Altham, Record Mirror, 10 January 1970

NOT UNLIKE 'old man river' the Dave Clark Five keep rolling along and just when the critics are about to re-write their obituaries – missing ...

The Dave Clark Five

Retrospective by Metal Mike Saunders, Flash, 1972

A-WOP-bop-a-loo-bop-a-lop-bam-boom! ...

The Sound Of '64

Retrospective by Steve Turner, New Musical Express, 8 November 1975

WHEN 'GLAD All Over', the third single by The Dave Clark Five, hit number one in Britain in January of 1964 it offered the media ...

Drummers: Adventurers in the Skins Trade

Overview by Adam Sweeting, The Guardian, 8 March 1991

Dim, manic, noisy, and rarely women. But drummers aren't all troll-like, says Adam Sweeting ...

The Dave Clark Five: Dave Clark's Miscalculation

Retrospective by Harold Bronson, Rock's Backpages, March 2014

THE fiftieth anniversary of the Beatles' debut in America has occasioned a number of other anniversary TV specials linked to the British Invasion. With a ...

Who Put the Thump?: The Deep Footprints of the Dave Clark 5

Retrospective by Mitchell Cohen, Music Aficionado, July 2019

THE SONGS OF the Dave Clark 5 were louder, denser, and more raucous than anything else on Top 40 radio, so echo-and-reverb-laden that even a ...


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