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Gene Pitney

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'Tulsa' looks like bringing Gene back here in January

Profile by June Harris, Disc, 14 December 1963

WE DIDN'T have too much of a chance to see cool, immaculate Gene Pitney during his recent trip to England. Unfortunately, a 'flu bug caught ...

Gene Pitney: Why 'Tulsa' Made The Charts

Profile by Norman Jopling, Record Mirror, 11 January 1964


Gene Pitney: I Feel So Comfortable in Britain, Says Gene

Report and Interview by June Harris, Disc, 15 February 1964

"TWENTY-FOUR hours from home!" That was Gene Pitney's comment when he flew into London from Paris last Wednesday for a day on his way back ...

Cilla Black writes for Disc... They Spoil Me

Interview by uncredited writer, Disc, 14 March 1964

I'm the only girl on tour — and it's really marvellous! ...

Our Great Mate Gene Pitney

Interview by Keith Altham, Fabulous, 22 August 1964

I LEANED BACK in my chair and regarded my empty lunch plate with a satisfied smile. ...

Gene Pitney's 72 Days With The Supremes

Interview by Ian Dove, New Musical Express, 2 October 1964

GENE PITNEY recently took a bus journey with the Supremes. They shared front seat views — FOR 72 DAYS AND OVER 30,000 MILES. Gene, who ...

Flashback for Gene Pitney to The Most Ridiculous Session Ever

Interview by Ian Dove, New Musical Express, 5 March 1965

WORD WENT around very quickly about the "most ridiculous recording session ever." Accountants blanched as they put the cost in their account books. Heads of ...

Hey GENE, Read This!

Interview by Nancy Lewis, Fabulous, 24 April 1965

GENE HAS been working very hard editing this issue, but he found out there was still some blank space. So when he stepped out of ...

Gene Pitney, Lulu: Finsbury Park Astoria, London

Live Review by uncredited writer, Music Echo, 30 October 1965

ARTHUR HOWE'S "Gene Pitney Show" opened at London's Finsbury Park Astoria on Friday with the American star giving a brilliant gimmick-free performance with an act ...

Top Recording Stars Tell How Sweet It Is!

Profile and Interview by Loraine Alterman, Detroit Free Press, 27 May 1966

GENE PITNEY came to town last Sunday night with some of the hottest recording stars in the business to put on a show at Ford ...

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 ...

Beatle Blind Date: Paul McCartney reviews the new pop singles

Review by uncredited writer, Melody Maker, 25 February 1967

LEE DORSEY: 'Rain Rain Go Away' (Stateside) Lee Dorsey. It's in the same old vein and it'll be a hit. Sometimes I wonder if he ...

Gene Pitney, The Troggs, Sounds Inc., David Garrick: Finsbury Park Astoria, London

Live Review by Peter Jones, Record Mirror, 25 February 1967

Pitney tour — a birthday triumph for first night ...

Gene Pitney, The Troggs: Finsbury Park Astoria, London

Live Review by Keith Altham, New Musical Express, 25 February 1967

Gene Captures Audience Despite Sitdown! Says Keith Altham ...

Gene Pitney, the Troggs: Finsbury Park Astoria, London

Live Review by Alan Walsh, Melody Maker, 25 February 1967

GENE PITNEY strolled on stage on the first night of his last British tour last Friday at the Astoria, Finsbury Park and proved once again ...

Gene Pitney: Marriage for the girl with a thousand freckles — Gene And I By Lynn

Interview by Maureen O'Grady, Rave, April 1967

Gene Pitney dashed a million dreams by marrying his childhood sweetheart, Lynn Gayton. Here she talks to RAVE's Maureen O'Grady about what it's like to ...

Gene Pitney, Amen Corner, Status Quo: Lewisham Odeon/Kinks, Tremeloes, Herd: Walthamstow Granada

Live Review by Chris Welch, Melody Maker, 13 April 1968


Gene Pitney: Variety Club, Batley

Live Review by uncredited writer, New Musical Express, 6 July 1968


Doors' Soft Parade leads US underground LP releases

Review by uncredited writer, Record Mirror, 13 September 1969

THE DOORS: The Soft Parade — 'Tell All The People'; 'Touch Me'; 'Shaman's Blues'; 'Do It'; 'Easy Ride'; 'Wild Child'; 'Runnin' Blue'; 'Wishful Sinful'; 'The ...

Gene Pitney Gets His Limelight

Comment by Steven R Rosen, Denver Post, 11 April 2002

THE BIG NEWS at this year's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremonies was that Gene Pitney finally got in. ...

Kooper Sessions

Retrospective by Mitchell Cohen, Music Aficionado, 2017

IF HE'D DONE nothing before or after he dropped by a Bob Dylan recording session in June 1965, sat down at the Hammond organ – ...


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