SWINGING BLUE JEANS

"You're No Good"


SHORT BIOGRAPHY:

Formed in Liverpool around 1958-59. First calling themselves Blue Genes and changing their name to the Swinging Blue Jeans when turning professional in 1962. In 1963-65 they had a string of big hits with songs like "Hippy Hippy Shake", "Good Golly Miss Molly", "Youīre No Good" and "Donīt Make Me Over"
Like it happened to many other Liverpool bands their success waned during 1965-66 and they finally split up in 1968.
With the renewed interest in music from the 60īs Ray Ennis reformed the band in 1973 and they have toured as a 60īs revival band up till recent years.
Band Members:

Ray Ennis: Born 1942, vocals and lead-guitar. Founder member and current leader of the band.

Ray Ellis: Born 1942, rhythm-guitar and vocals. Founder member and in the band until 1968.

Les Braid: Born 1937, Bass , vocals . Founder member and also in the reformed version of the band

Normann Kuhlke: Born 1942, drums.

Terry Sylvester: Born 1945 guitar and vocals. Member for a short period 1967-68. Left to join the Hollies



Discography:


1. Blue Jeans A Swinging - HMV CSO 1570 - 1964

Tracks:
1. OlīMan Mose / 2. Save the Last Dance for Me / 3. Thatīs the Way it Goes / 4. Around and Around / 5. Itīs All Over Now / 6. Long Tall Sally / 7. Lawdy Miss Clawdy / 8. Some Sweet Day / 9. Itīs So Right/ 10. Donīt it Make You Feel Good /11. All I Want is You / 12. Tutti Frutti
Rating : 6


2. In Paris - HMV - 1964

Tracks:
1. Hippy Hippy Shake / 2. One of these Days / 3. Shaking Feeling / 4. It Isnīt There / 5. Olī Man Mose / 6. Shakin All Over / 7. Make Me Know Youīre Mine / 8. Iīve Got a Girl / 9. Youīre No Good / 10. Good Golly Miss Molly / 11. Promise Youīll Tell Her / 12. Around and Around / 13. Now I Must Go / 14. Shake, Rattle and Roll / 15. Itīs So Right / 16. Tutti Frutti
Rating : 7


3. Hippy Hippy Shake - IR ( US) - 1964

Tracks:
1. Hippy Hippy Shake / 2. Good Golly Miss Molly / 3. Save the Last Dance for Me / 4. Angie / 5. Shake, Rattle and Roll / 6. Too Late Now / 7. Think of Me/ 8. Do You Know / 9. Shaking All Over / 10. Now I Must Go/ 11. Wasting Time / 12. Shaking Feeling
Rating : 6


4. Shaking Time - HMV WCLP 910 - 1964

Tracks:
1. Hippy Hippy Shake / 2. Now I Must Go / 3. Shaking Feeling / 4. Youīre No Good / 5. Good Golly Miss Molly / 6. Donīt You Worry About Me / 7. Shake, Rattle and Roll / 8. Too Late Now / 9. Think of Me / 10. Shaking All Over / 11. Do You Know / 12. Angie
Rating : 6


5. Best of the EMI Years ( comp. ) - EMI 1992

Tracks:
1. Three Little Fishes / 2. Now I Must Go / 3. Hippy Hippy Shake / 4. Itīs Too Late Now / 5. Shaking Feeling / 6. Good Golly Miss Molly / 7. Olī Man Mose / 8. Donīt it Make You Feel Good / 9. Lawdy Miss Clawdy / 10. You're No Good / 11. Long Tall Sally / 12. Shaking All Over / 13. Tutti Frutti / 14. Make Me Know Youīre Mine / 15. Reddy Teddy / 16. Crazy Bout my Baby / 17. Iīve Got a Girl/ 18. Chug-a-Lug / 19. Youīre Welcome to My Heart / 20. I Wanna Be There / 21. Sidney Gotta Draw the Line / 22. I Want Love / 23. Donīt Make me Over / 24. What Can I Do Today / 25. Tremblinī / 26. Rumours, Gossip, Words Untrue / 27. One Woman Man / 28. Somethingīs Coming Along / 29. Donīt Go Out into the Rain / 30. What Have They Done to Hazel / 31. Now That Youīve Got Me / 32. Summer Comes Sunday / 33. Hey Mrs. Housewife / 34. Big City
Rating : 8


6. Hippy Hippy Shake ( comp. ) - Capitol 1993

Tracks:
1. It's Too Late Now / 2. Do You Know / 3. Hippy Hippy Shake / 4. Now I Must Go / 5. Good Golly Miss Molly / 6. Shakin' All Over / 7. You've Got Love / 8. Shaking Feeling / 9. You're No Good / 10. Don't You Worry About Me / 11. Promise You'll Tell Her / 12. It Isn't There / 13. Get Rid Of Her / 14. It's True / 15. What Can I Do Today / 16. Don't Make Me Over / 17. Sandy / 18. Nobody But Me / 19. Now The Summer's Gone / 20. Rumours, Gossip, Words Untrue / 21. Gotta Draw The Lyne (Sydney) Version 2 / 22. Tremblin' / 23. Something's Coming Along / 24. Don't Go Out Into The Rain / 25. What Have They Done To Hazel / 26. Now That You've Got Me
Rating : 8


7. At Abbey Road 63-67 ( comp. ) - EMI 2006

Tracks:
1. Old Man Mose (Commercial Test) / 2. It's Too Late Now / 3. The Hippy Hippy Shake / 4. Good Golly Miss Molly / 5. Shakin' Feeling / 6. Shakin' All Over / 7. Shake Rattle And Roll / 8. You're No Good / 9. Don't You Worry About Me / 10. Promise You'll Tell Her / 11. It's So Right / 12. Tutti Frutti / 13. It Isn't There / 14. Make Me Know You're Mine / 15. Crazy 'Bout My Baby / 16. Good Lovin' / 17. Don't Make Me Over / 18. What Can I Do Today / 19. I'm Gonna Sit Right Down And Cry / 20. Sandy / 21. I'm Gonna Have You / 22. You Don't Love Me / 23. Do You Believe In Magic / 24. This Boy / 25. It's In Her Kiss / 26. Rumours, Gossip, Words Untrue / 27. Tremblin' / 28. Don't Go Out Into The Rain
Rating : 8


Essential Albums!

Original albums as listed and rated on “Rate Your Music” - July 18 - 2006

206 Blue Jeans a Swinging - 1964
212 Hippy Hippy Shake - 1964
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My Suggestion For a 80 minutes (app.) Best Of Compilation:


1. Youīre No Good ( Ballard ) In Paris
2. Thatīs the Way it Goes ( Welch/Marvin ) Blue Jeans A Swinging
3. Good Lovinī ( Clark/Resnick ) At Abbey Road
4. Hey Mrs. Housewife ( Hazzard ) Best of the EMI Years
5. Summer Comes Sunday ( Unknown ) Best of the EMI Years
6. Shaking All Over ( Heath ) In Paris
7. Save the Last Dance for Me ( Pomus/Shuman ) Blue Jeans A Swinging
8. Hippy Hippy Shake ( Romero ) In Paris
9. Good Golly Miss Molly ( Marascaigo/Martinez/Blackwell ) In Paris
10. Shaking Feeling ( Swinging Blue Jeans ) In Paris
11. Donīt Make Over ( Bacharach/David ) Best of the EMI Years
12. What Can I Do Today ( Fletcher/Whitworth ) Best of the EMI Years
13. Sandy ( Wilkin/Cason ) Hippy Hippy Shake (comp.)
14. Donīt Go Out into the Rain ( Young ) Best of the EMI Years
15. Three Little Fishes ( Unknown ) Best of the EMI Years
16. Itīs Too Late Now ( Ennis ) Shaking Time
17. Now I Must Go ( Ennis ) In Paris
18. Donīt It Make You Feel Good ( Welch/Marvin ) Blue Jeans A Swinging
19. Rumours, Gossip, Words Untrue ( Fuller ) Best of the EMI Years
20. One Woman Man ( Pomus/Andreoli/Pancia ) Best of the EMI Years
21. Big City ( Unknown ) Best of the EMI Years

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