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Johnny Kidd & The Pirates

Johnny Kidd & The Pirates

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Cover Personality: Johnny Kidd — Johnny Has Hopes of a U.S. Trip

Profile and Interview by June Harris, Disc, 19 December 1959

A CHANCE meeting with top American radio personality, Rene Morell, put Johnny Kidd's version of 'If You Were The Only Girl In The World' in ...

The Star Club: Fantastic, That's the Scene in Germany

Report and Interview by uncredited writer, Disc, 15 September 1962

"FANTASTIC. Like a world on its own. Things there swing so much it's breathtaking." And "there" is NOT America, but... Germany, the country that is ...

The Wildest Men in the World...

Overview by Norman Jopling, Record Mirror, 15 December 1962


Johnny Kidd: It's The Song, Not My Name Which Sells

Interview by Norman Jopling, Record Mirror, 14 December 1963

Johnny Kidd's Latest Success Was Quite A 'Sleeper' ...

Johnny Kidd Denies Pirates Split

Interview by Alan Walsh, Disc, 18 January 1964

JOHNNY KIDD, just back from another successful season at Hamburg's Star Club, looked sunburned — so sunburned in fact, his face was chapped and peeling. ...

Johnny Kidd: 3 Years Ago This Month

Retrospective by Peter Jones, Record Mirror, 18 October 1969

HE WAS BORN plain Fred Heath. He changed his name to Johnny Kidd and became one of our finest rock 'n' rollers. And he was ...

Johnny Kidd & the Pirates

Book Excerpt by Phil Hardy, Dave Laing, The Faber Companion to 20th-Century Popular Music, 2001

Johnny Kidd - b. Frederick Heath, 23 December 1939, Willesden, London, England, d. 7 October 1966, Lancashire ...

Hello Me Ol' Mateys: the BBC's Saturday Club

Retrospective by Spencer Leigh, Now Dig This, March 2006

Spencer Leigh returns to the BBC Written Archives for an appraisal of Saturday Club. ...


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