THE BRITISH BEAT SCENE 1964

THE BRITISH BEAT SCENE 1964 – Important record releases during the beat group explosion in Britain

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THE SEARCHERS – IN FOCUS

THE SEARCHERS – IN FOCUS – incorporating some records by ex-members

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CHARITY SHOP EXCURSIONS – GATESHEAD AND NEWCASTLE – PART 22

CHARITY SHOP EXCURSIONS – GATESHEAD AND NEWCASTLE – PART 22 – DIGGING IN A BOX OF CHARITY SHOP RECORDS:

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THE SEARCHERS CAN RELAX NOW THAT ‘NEEDLES’ HAS HIT THE THIRTY – DISC – 18TH JANUARY 1964

THE SEARCHERS CAN RELAX NOW THAT ‘NEEDLES’ HAS HIT THE THIRTY – DISC – 18TH JANUARY 1964 – “Needles and Pins,” their first stab at putting R&B on a single, has made the charts with an impact

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THE SEARCHERS – SUGAR AND SPICE (MARBLE ARCH MAL 704) 1967

THE SEARCHERS – SUGAR AND SPICE (MARBLE ARCH MAL 704) 1967 – Here’s another one of my 50 pence second-hand shop finds from November and an excellent one it is too. Budget label Marble Arch released this during ’67 when the Searchers were no longer in the spotlight and hadn’t had a hit record for years.

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CHARITY SHOP EXCURSIONS – PART 12

CHARITY SHOP EXCURSIONS – PART 12 – Digging in a box of Charity Shop records: Well, my visits to off-the-beaten-track charity shops and junk stores around my local area is dominating my posts at the moment. of course, I’ve bought items from these type of places in the past but it has tended to be books and magazines. I’ve rarely bothered even looking at the boxes and racks of records.

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THE SEARCHERS – HEARTS IN HER EYES

THE SEARCHERS – “Hearts In Her Eyes” / Don’t Hang On” (Sire SIR 4026) October 1979 – The Searchers “Hearts In Her Eyes” – ’60s relics The Searchers never really went away and continued to release ignored singles long after their heyday of 1963 – 1965.

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