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November 1st

'OH BOY!' SHOW # 8 (Compered by Tony Hall)
Lord Rockingham's XI,
Red Price,
The Dallas Boys,
Neville Taylor & The Cutters,
Cherry Wainer,
The Vernons Girls.

Bill Forbes
Cliff Richard
'Cuddly' Dudley
The John Barry Seven
Peter Elliott
Tommy Steele

Tommy rocks up a storm with the Dallas Boys during the live broadcast.

Tommy Steele makes his one and only guest appearance in the entire “Oh Boy!” series. Above is a rare picture of Tommy on the “Oh Boy!” set flanked by the Dallas Boys, the Vernons Girls and Lord Rockingham XI featured in the “Disc” music paper published later that week.

Tommy chats to Jack Good backstage. Tommy Steele rehearses with Neville Taylor and Cliff Richard. The organ featured is Cherry Wainer’s.

Tommy was also booked to appear on the 4th April 1959 edition of the show, but this was postponed for a week until 11th April due to other prior commitments. However a day before the live broadcast, Tommy broke his ankle in an accident and had to cancel the booking. He was due to perform his new single “Hiawatha.”

Three members of The John Barry Seven, guitarist Ken Richards, tenor saxophonist Mike Cox and drummer Ken Golder, made their last appearance with the band on this episode.

A callboy, Jeremy Hoare, was permitted by Jack Good to film the rehearsals and he has uploaded his material onto Youtube.

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