UK Hit Singles and Albums (An incomplete listing of his hits - if you know of any others please email me at overzeal@btinternet.com)

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1967

Who Played the Guitar on :-
Shirley Bassey - If You Go Away
?
When BJS was not in the Recording Studio creating Pop Hits he was :-

Creating Pop Misses
Recording Easy Listening Albums
Releasing his own Sitar Albums
Recording Woolworth (Embassy) Pop Records
Playing on "Top Of The Pops", "Ready Steady Go" etc

BJS was the only Session Sitar Player.
(The only hit he was on was Chris Farlowe's "Moanin'")
(he released 2 Sitar Albums)

In this year BJS played on 31 Top Ten Records (including 6 Number Ones).

For more details please view BJS's Wikipedia page.
Date Entered UK Chart Artist Title UK Highest Chart Position Label Producer Guitar Rating Comments Did BJS play the lead ?
05/01/1967 Thursday Clinton Ford Run To The Door 25 Piccadilly John Schroeder Deep sounding guitar. Distinctive BJS. .
07/01/1967 Saturday Dave Dee If Music Be The Food Of Love 27 Fontana . Album
12/01/1967 Thursday Cat Stevens Matthew And Son 2 Deram Mike Hurst Is the deep sounding intrument a bass guitar ? .
14/01/1967 Saturday Ken Dodd For Someone Special 40 Columbia . Album
19/01/1967 Thursday Ken Dodd Let Me Cry On Your Shoulder 11 Columbia Norman Newell # .
26/01/1967 Thursday Engelbert Humperdinck Release Me 1 Decca Peter Sullivan Good bass throughout. Vic Flick was also on this record. .
02/02/1967 Thursday Petula Clark This Is My Song 1 Pye Knownman The Wrecking Crew were responsible for this. NO
02/02/1967 Thursday Tremeloes Here Comes My Baby 4 CBS Mike Smith BJS played on the Cat Stevens version as well .
04/02/1967 Saturday Petula Clark Hit Parade 18 Pye Tony Hatch Album
09/02/1967 Thursday Hermans Hermits Thereís A Kind Of Hush 7 Columbia Mickie Most # .
09/02/1967 Thursday Vince Hill Edelweiss 2 Columbia . Strumming in 3/4 time. Dougie Wright on drums. .
09/02/1967 Thursday Donovan Mellow Yellow 8 Pye Mickie Most Eric Ford is credited on the album. Joe Moretti and John McLaughlin are also on this track. .
09/02/1967 Thursday Bystanders 98.6 45 Pye . Jim briefly on his pedal .
16/02/1967 Thursday Tom Jones Detroit City 8 Decca Peter Sullivan Almost certainly Jim but John McLaughlin was present. .
16/02/1967 Thursday Chris Farlowe My Way Of Giving In 48 Immediate Mick Jagger # .
18/02/1967 Saturday Petula Clark Colour My World 16 Pye Tony Hatch The hit single was recorded in New York Album
23/02/1967 Thursday Seekers Georgy Girl 3 Columbia Tom Springfield # .
23/02/1967 Thursday Dusty Springfield Iíll Try Anything 13 Phillips Johnny Franz # .
23/02/1967 Thursday Val Doonican Memories Are Made Of This 11 Decca Roger Richards # .
02/03/1967 Thursday Whistling Jack Smith I Was Kaiser Billís Batman 5 Deram Knownman # .
02/03/1967 Thursday Paul And Barry Ryan Keep It Out Of Sight 30 Decca Les Reed # .
09/03/1967 Thursday Marianne Faithfull Is This What I Get For Loving You 43 Decca Knownman Harpsichord .
09/03/1967 Thursday Smoke My Friend Jack 45 Columbia . What part did Jim play ? .
16/03/1967 Thursday Sandie Shaw Puppet On A String 1 Pye Knownman Vic Flick was also on this record. Eurovision. .
18/03/1967 Saturday Walker Brothers Images 6 Phillips Johnny Franz Album
25/03/1967 Saturday Cat Stevens Matthew And Son 7 Deram . Album
30/03/1967 Thursday Cat Stevens Iím Gonna Get Me A Gun 6 Deram Mike Hurst A song about a Muslim getting a gun ! .
06/04/1967 Thursday Bachelors Oh How I Miss You 30 Decca . Steady strumming. Nice squeeze box ! .
08/04/1967 Saturday Tom Jones Green Grass Grass Of Home 3 Decca Peter Sullivan Album
13/04/1967 Thursday Tom Jones Funny Familiar Forgotten Feelings 7 Decca Peter Sullivan # .
13/04/1967 Thursday Lulu The Boat That I Row 6 Columbia Mickie Most Recorded 20 March 1967. .
22/04/1967 Saturday Harry Secombe Secombes Personal Choice 6 Phillips . Album
27/04/1967 Thursday Tremeloes Silence Is Golden 1 CBS Mike Smith # .
11/05/1967 Thursday Malcolm Roberts Time Alone Will Tell 45 RCA Knownman Average
11/05/1967 Thursday Vince Hill Roses Of Picardy 13 Columbia . Dougie Wright on drums. .
18/05/1967 Thursday Walker Brothers Walking In The Rain 26 Phillips Johnny Franz # .
20/05/1967 Saturday Engelbert Humperdinck Release Me 6 Decca Peter Sullivan Album
20/05/1967 Saturday Vince Hill Edelweiss 23 Columbia . Album
25/05/1967 Thursday Petula Clark Donít Sleep In The Subway 12 Pye Tony Hatch Nice guitar in the background. Touches of Beach Boys. .
25/05/1967 Thursday Val Doonican Two Streets 39 Decca Roger Richards # .
25/05/1967 Thursday Engelbert Humperdinck There Goes My Everything 2 Decca Peter Sullivan # .
08/06/1967 Thursday Cilla Black What Good Am I 24 Parlophone George Martin # .
15/06/1967 Thursday Judith Durham Olive Tree 33 Columbia . # .
29/06/1967 Thursday Chris Farlowe Moanin 46 Immediate Mike Hurst Jim plays amazing sitar. The B side - What Have I Been Doing ? - has great guitar. With Jimmy Page. YES
29/06/1967 Thursday Anita Harris Just Loving You 6 CBS Knownman Nice harmonica. .
29/06/1967 Thursday Paul And Barry Ryan Claire 47 Decca Les Reed Ker-chink .
29/06/1967 Thursday Lulu Lets Pretend 11 Columbia Mickie Most Recorded 20 March 1967. Ker-chink. B-Side is US number 1 - To Sir With Love - surely Mickie Mosts biggest mistake. .
05/07/1967 Wednesday Bachelors Marta 20 Decca Knownman Inventive guitar. probably using a pedal. .
05/07/1967 Wednesday Nancy Sinatra You Only Live Twice 11 Reprise Knownman Did Jim play the main electric guitar ? .
08/07/1967 Saturday Donovan Sunshine Superman 25 Pye Mickie Most Album
12/07/1967 Wednesday Sandie Shaw Tonight In Tokyo 21 Pye Knownman Various sounds .
19/07/1967 Wednesday John Walker Annabella 24 Phillips Johnny Franz Pleasant .
26/07/1967 Wednesday Tom Jones Iíll Never Fall In Love Again 2 Decca Peter Sullivan # .
02/08/1967 Wednesday Tremeloes Even The Bad Times Are Good 4 CBS Mike Smith # .
09/08/1967 Wednesday Frankie McBride Five Little Fingers 19 Emerald Knownman Sentimental .
09/08/1967 Wednesday Keith West Excerpt From A Teenage Opera 2 Parlophone Mark Wirtz It wasnt Steve Howe - he was on the B Side .
09/08/1967 Wednesday Small Faces Itchycoo Park 3 Immediate Jim devised the opening guitar passage though this is disputed by band members YES
23/08/1967 Wednesday Frankie Vaughan There Must Be A Way 7 Columbia Norman Newell # .
23/08/1967 Wednesday Engelbert Humperdinck The Last Waltz 1 Decca Peter Sullivan # .
23/08/1967 Wednesday Flowerpot Men Lets Go To San Francisco 4 Deram Knownman Cook and Greenaway .
26/08/1967 Saturday Matt Monro Invitation To The Movies 30 Capitol . Album
16/09/1967 Saturday Scott Walker Scott 3 Phillips Johnny Franz Album
20/09/1967 Wednesday Seekers When Will The Good Apples Fall 11 Columbia Tom Springfield Pleasant. .
20/09/1967 Wednesday Mindbenders The Letter 42 Fontana . The Boxtop's Hit .
27/09/1967 Wednesday Vince Hill Love Letters In The Sand 23 Columbia . # .
04/10/1967 Wednesday Sandie Shaw Youíve Not Changed 18 Pye Knownman Average fare .
07/10/1967 Saturday Petula Clark These Are My Songs 38 Pye Tony Hatch Album
11/10/1967 Wednesday Shirley Bassey Big Spender 21 United Artists Norman Newell # .
11/10/1967 Wednesday Dave Dee Zabadak 3 Fontana Steve Rowland Lively strumming ! BJS arranged a lot of DDDMBT material. .
11/10/1967 Wednesday Anita Harris Playground 46 CBS Knownman Bloody hell ! .
14/10/1967 Saturday Donovan Universal Soldier 5 Marble Arch Mickie Most Album
18/10/1967 Wednesday Val Doonican If The Whole World Stopped Loving 3 Pye Knownman Very sentimental. .
25/10/1967 Wednesday Donovan There Is A Mountain 8 Pye Mickie Most Energetic strumming. .
01/11/1967 Wednesday Des O Connor Careless Hands 6 Columbia Norman Newell # .
08/11/1967 Wednesday Long John Baldry Let The Heartaches Begin 1 Pye Tony Macaulay Two brilliant guitars .
08/11/1967 Wednesday Lulu Love Loves To Love Love 32 Columbia Mickie Most Recorded 1 September 1967. Great introduction. Also recorded on this day - Morning Dew and Day Tripper. With Jimmy Page. .
08/11/1967 Wednesday Tremeloes Be Mine 39 CBS Mike Smith # .
11/11/1967 Saturday Dusty Springfield Where Am I Going 40 Phillips . Album
22/11/1967 Wednesday Tom Jones Iím Coming Home 2 Decca Peter Sullivan # .
22/11/1967 Wednesday Keith West Sam 38 Parlophone Mark Wirtz # .
22/11/1967 Wednesday Scaffold Thank U Very Much 4 Parlophone Knownman Jolly .
25/11/1967 Saturday Seekers Seekers - Seen In Green 15 Columbia . Album
25/11/1967 Saturday Engelbert Humperdinck The Last Waltz 3 Decca Peter Sullivan Album
29/11/1967 Wednesday Cilla Black I Only Live To Love You 26 Parlophone George Martin Pleasant .
06/12/1967 Wednesday Scott Walker Jackie 22 Phillips Johnny Franz # .
13/12/1967 Wednesday Petula Clark The Other Manís Grass 20 Pye Tony Hatch # .
13/12/1967 Wednesday Seekers Emerald City 50 Columbia Tom Springfield A Kim Foley/Beethoven co production ! .


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