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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1968

Who Played the Guitar on :-
Sandie Shaw - Scarborough Fair
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BJS continued to remain in the Recording Studios with frequent visits to the BBC.
(most of the output was "Middle of The Road")

BJS did some arranging as well (e.g Dave Dee).

In this year BJS played on 33 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 ?
03/01/1968 Wednesday Love Affair Everlasting Love 1 CBS Mike Smith Scandalous headlines at the time of the release. Session musicians played on it but not BJS ! NO
10/01/1968 Wednesday Engelbert Humperdinck Am I That Easy To Forget 3 Decca Peter Sullivan # .
17/01/1968 Wednesday Tremeloes Suddenly You Love Me 6 CBS Mike Smith Italian origin .
17/01/1968 Wednesday Hermans Hermits I Can Take Or Leave Your Loving 11 Columbia Mickie Most # .
24/01/1968 Wednesday Anita Harris Anniversary Waltz 21 CBS Knownman # .
24/01/1968 Wednesday Tony Blackburn So Much Love 31 MGM Knownman Not bad
27/01/1968 Wednesday Anita Harris Just Loving You 29 CBS . Album
07/02/1968 Wednesday Sandie Shaw Today 27 Pye Knownman # .
07/02/1968 Wednesday Don Partridge Rosie 4 Columbia Knownman One man band indeed ! .
14/02/1968 Wednesday Dave Dee Legend Of Xanadu 1 Fontana Steve Rowland BJS played the excellent Spanish guitar. Steve Rowland told me. YES
14/02/1968 Wednesday Esther And Abi Ofarim Cinderella Rockafella 1 Phillips . # .
17/02/1968 Saturday Shirley Bassey Twelve Of Those Songs 38 Columbia Norman Newell Album
21/02/1968 Wednesday Val Doonican You’re The Only One 37 Pye . # .
21/02/1968 Wednesday Donovan Jennifer Jupiter 5 Pye Mickie Most Alan Holdsworth and Jimmy Page are credited on the album but who played on this track remains a mystery. .
28/02/1968 Wednesday Tom Jones Delilah 2 Decca Peter Sullivan Vic Flick was also on this record. .
06/03/1968 Wednesday Petula Clark Kiss Me Goodbye 50 Pye Tony Hatch # .
06/03/1968 Wednesday P.J. Proby It’s Your Day Today 32 Liberty . Not his best .
16/03/1968 Saturday Peddlers Free Wheelers 27 CBS . Album
27/03/1968 Wednesday Scaffold Do You Remember 34 Parlophone . # .
27/03/1968 Wednesday Dorian Gray I’ve Got You On My Mind 36 Parlophone . # .
06/04/1968 Saturday Petula Clark The Other Mans Grass Is Always Greener 68 Pye Tony Hatch Album
10/04/1968 Wednesday Jacky White Horses 10 Phillips Johnny Franz Delightful guitar break towards the end of the record YES
17/04/1968 Wednesday Love Affair Rainbow Valley 5 CBS Mike Smith Energetic bass ! .
20/04/1968 Saturday Scott Walker Scott 2 1 Phillips Johnny Franz Album
24/04/1968 Wednesday Engelbert Humperdinck A Man Without Love 2 Decca Peter Sullivan # .
01/05/1968 Wednesday Scott Walker Joanna 7 Phillips Johnny Franz Vic Flick was also on this record. Dougie Wright on drums. .
01/05/1968 Wednesday Hermans Hermits Sleepy Joe 12 Columbia Mickie Most # .
08/05/1968 Wednesday Tremeloes Helule Helule 14 CBS Mike Smith # .
08/05/1968 Wednesday Des O Connor I Pretend 1 Columbia Norman Newell Prominant bass .
11/05/1968 Saturday Donovan A Gift From A Flower To A Garden 13 Pye Mickie Most Album
15/05/1968 Wednesday Nirvana Rainbow Chaser 34 Island . What part did Jim play ? .
22/05/1968 Wednesday Marmalade Lovin’ Things 6 CBS Mike Smith Competing with brass. .
29/05/1968 Wednesday Donovan Hurdy Gurdy Man 4 Pye Mickie Most Alan Parker (just ask John Paul Jones and Clem Cattini). NO
29/05/1968 Wednesday Don Partridge Blue Eyes 3 Columbia Knownman Comment by BJS in Record Collector - February 2006 .
12/06/1968 Wednesday Val Doonican Now 43 Pye Knownman # .
19/06/1968 Wednesday Esther And Abi Ofarim One More Dance 13 Phillips . Groovy .
26/06/1968 Wednesday Vince Hill Importance Of Your Love 32 Columbia . Written by Rod mcKuen .
03/07/1968 Wednesday Dave Dee Last Night In Soho 8 Fontana Steve Rowland There is a variety of guitars .
10/07/1968 Wednesday Dusty Springfield I Close My Eyes And Count To Ten 4 Phillips Knownman # .
17/07/1968 Wednesday Hermans Hermits Sunshine Girl 8 Columbia Mickie Most # .
17/07/1968 Wednesday Tom Jones Help Yourself 5 Decca Peter Sullivan # .
27/07/1968 Saturday Tom Jones Delilah 1 Decca Peter Sullivan Album
03/08/1968 Saturday Engelbert Humperdinck A Man Without Love 3 Decca Peter Sullivan Album
10/08/1968 Saturday Family Music In The Dolls House 35 Reprise . How much of Jim is on this classic album ? Album
14/08/1968 Wednesday Anita Harris Dream A Little Dream Of Me 33 CBS Knownman Lovely guitar .
14/08/1968 Wednesday Casuals Jesamine 2 Decca Knownman Good drumming. .
21/08/1968 Wednesday Leapy Lee Little Arrows 2 MCA Knownman Distinctive guitar. Dougie Wright on drums. .
28/08/1968 Wednesday Long John Baldry When The Sun Comes Shinin’ Through 29 Pye Tony Macaulay Ker-chink .
28/08/1968 Wednesday Vanity Fare I Live For The Sun 20 Page One Knownman Bouncy .
11/09/1968 Wednesday Jimmy James Red Red Wine 36 Pye . Written by Neil Diamond .
11/09/1968 Wednesday Love Affair A Day Without Love 6 CBS Mike Smith B side has excellent guitar. .
18/09/1968 Wednesday Tremeloes My Little Lady 6 CBS Mike Smith # .
25/09/1968 Wednesday Marbles Only One Woman 5 Polydor Knownman Great vocal from Graham Bonnet. Written by the Bee Gees. .
25/09/1968 Wednesday Engelbert Humperdinck Les Bicyclettes De Belsize 5 Decca Peter Sullivan Great bass .
02/10/1968 Wednesday Dave Dee Wreck Of Antoinette 14 Fontana Steve Rowland # .
23/10/1968 Wednesday Val Doonican If I Knew Then What I Know Now 14 Pye Knownman Strings .
23/10/1968 Wednesday Long John Baldry Mexico 15 Pye Tony Macaulay Ker-chink .
23/10/1968 Wednesday Barry Ryan Eloise 2 MGM Knownman Strings and bass. Dougie Wright on drums. .
23/10/1968 Wednesday Marmalade Wait For Me Marianne 30 CBS Knownman # .
30/10/1968 Wednesday Malcolm Roberts May I Have The Next Dream With You 8 Major Minor Knownman # .
06/11/1968 Wednesday Scaffold Lily The Pink 1 Parlophone Norrie Paramor # .
20/11/1968 Wednesday Des O Connor 1-2-3 O’Leary 4 Columbia Norman Newell Pleasant .
27/11/1968 Wednesday Tom Jones A Minute Of Your Time 14 Decca Peter Sullivan # .
04/12/1968 Wednesday Casuals Toy 30 Decca Knownman Energetic playing by everybody. .
04/12/1968 Wednesday Marmalade Ob-La-Di Ob-La-Da 1 CBS Mike Smith Prominant piano. .
04/12/1968 Wednesday Donovan Atlantis 23 Pye Mickie Most Donovan: acoustic guitar. Richard Podolor: electric guitar. Podolor was also engineer. Recorded in Hollywood. NO
07/12/1968 Saturday Des O'Connor I Pretend 8 Columbia Norman Newell Album
11/12/1968 Wednesday Tremeloes I Shall Be Released 29 CBS Mike Smith Great lead guitar. Great acoustic guitar. .
18/12/1968 Wednesday Hermans Hermits Somethings Happening 6 Columbia Mickie Most # .
18/12/1968 Wednesday Donald Peers Please Don't Go 3 Columbia Knownman # .
18/12/1968 Wednesday Manfred Mann Fox On The Run 5 Fontana Knownman BJS would work with Tom McGuinness and Hugh Flint in the seventies. .
21/12/1968 Saturday Dusty Springfield Dusty…Definitely 30 Phillips . Album
21/12/1968 Saturday Tom Jones Help Yourself 4 Decca Peter Sullivan Album


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