These excerpts from New Musical Express, kindly selected for 'Beyond the Pale' by Yan Friis, show nothing Procolian except a tiny name-check from label-mates The Move.
Half page advertisement for Small Facesí Lazy Sunday (showing student demonstrators facing lots of police, both on foot and on horse).
Half page advertisement for package tour: Hermanís Hermits, Amen Corner, Paper Dolls, John Rowles, Dave Berry, The Echoes
Easybeatsí chartless year was no financial worry
by Richard Green
FANS AND THE FUTURE Ė HOLLIES AND CLIFF SPEAK OUT by Keith Altham
IRONIC TWIST BEHIND SHOW STOPPERS SMASH HIT by Nick Logan
Tipped for the charts by Derek Johnson:
Solomon King, When We Were Young
Scott Walker, Joanna
Hermanís Hermits, Sleepy Joe
NME Top 5
1 (1) What A Wonderful World, Louis Armstrong
2 (2) Congratulations, Cliff Richard
3 (5) Simon Says, 1910 Fruitgum Co,
4 (3) If I Only Had Time, John Rowles
5 (7) Jennifer Eccles, Hollies
WHEN A MOVE MOVES OUT Five
people are left with a challenge
by Nick Logan
Move reports that they cut four numbers last night, one of them Ďa sort of Procol thing Ö '
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