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Bad Records - The second "Bottom 30"
This was the second bottom thirty as played by kenny Everett. As you can see some of the records are not easy to find!
30
I Remember Natalie
CBS
Bob Monkhouse - a well known comic and TV game show presenter.
Bob Monkhouse
CBS 3958
29
Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 1
Horse
Classical music murdered - almost as bad as Portsmouth Sonfonia or the Really Terrible orchestra.
Neasden Connection
HOSS 17
28
Hot Lips Baby
Marvel
This track was available on various releases on the Marvel label.
Herbie Duncan
MV 1400 (re-issue)
27
Old MacDonald
RCA Camden (US)
From LP "Elvis Sings Hits From His Moves"
Elvis Presley
(LP) CDS 1110 (CAS 2567)
26
Still Love You (In My Heart)
Universal Spirit
The single is actually a double B-side!
Helpless Huw
US 001
25
It‘s Legal
Columbia
Comes from "Beat Girl" soundtrack. Also available on CD sometime ago.
Shirley Ann Field
(LP) 33 SX 1125
24
Benny‘s Theme
Pye
The vocal side is the B-side of the instrumental version.
Benny was a character in Crossroads.
Paul Henry
7N 46027
23
Searching For My Baby
Gas
Nola Campbell
GAS 107
22
Igger-Dagger
No further details known.
Nick Coltrane
21
Trees
No further details known.
Sam Finch
20
Here Today, Gone Tomorrow
Fontana
Kenny played this from the LP "Tony Blackburn Meets Matt Munro". Track was also released as a single and is on the CD of his singles..
Tony Blackburn
TF 601
19
Mother Went A Walking
Major Minor
Another track off the LP "Just a Quiet Conversation"
Pat Campbell
MM 703
18
Help!
Polydor
Cathy is an opera singer. Help came from "Beatles Arias" which was reissued on CD a few years ago.
Cathy Berberian
(LP) 583792
17
Summertime
Columbia
Tommy Vance was known as a DJ and also latterly as a TV presenter.
Tonny Vance
DB 8062
16
Hurt Me
Pye
Jess released many records. The previous bottom 30 featured three of his Decca releases.
Jess Conrad
7N 15849
15
You Dun Stomped On My Heart
(Happy Track)
I'm told this was also done by Mason Williams (of "Classical Gas" fame) on his "Them Poems" LP. Also a track called "(You Dun Stomped) My Heart" is on Rhymes & Reasons by John Denver.
Melody Suggs
14
Old Tige
RCA
Believe it or not this was the B-side of a UK number 1 - Distant Drums.
Jim Reeves
RCA 1537
13
Only You (and you alone)
Ember
This track comes from a 1973 LP "I'm Yours". There was a remastered CD made in 2009. The track is also available on various other CDs.
P J Proby
NR 5069
12
A World Without Sunshine
Roulette
Probably one of the easiest records on this bottom 30 to find.
Derrik Roberts
R 4656
11
Where Is Love
Rediffusion
From the LP "Mr Spock Presents Music From Outer Space". On various CDs, sometimes under Star Trek.
Leonard Nimoy
(LP) ZS 156
10
True Or False
Allegro
Known as "Tom and Jerry" before becoimg better known as Simon and Garfunkel. This was one of their early recordings.
Simon & Garfunkel
(LP) ALL 836
09
Just Like That
Dart
This is David "Diddy" Hamilton who used to be the afternoon DJ on radio 2.
David Hamilton
ART 2041
08
You‘ve Got The Gear
President
Jack Warner was famous for playing lead in "Dixon of Dock Green" He had quite a few records out.
Jack Warner
PT 360
07
Snowmobile Romance
No further details known.
Olivia Schoenke
06
Teddy Bear
RCA
Nice sad country style song again. Re-issued on Starday SD 142 and made #4 in the UK.
Red Sovine
RCA 2738
05
The Perfect Human Face
World of Leisure
Yes - he is related to Elvis Costello!
Terry Costello
WOL 99
04
Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds
Decca
From the LP "The Transformed Man". Now available on CD, but not mentioned on www.williamshatner.com !
William Shatner
(LP)
03
Unhappy New Year
CoHo (US)
Steve Dahl presents a radio show in the US and had a hit "Do You Think I'm Disco".
Steve Dahl / Teenage Radiation
PIG 007
02
If You Walked Away
Super Star
This was the b-side of I'm Nearly Famous Now and appears to be the record label's only release. A version of the track can be found on Daryl Braithwaite's "Afterglow 1971-1994" CD.
Jag
001A / 002A
01
Dance With Me
Pye
Kenny interviewed Reginald - he was a newscaster on News At Ten.
Reginald Bosanquet
7P 187