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Last update: 2013-04-28

Mike Sarne-Come Ouside No1-1962

2013-04-28 :: vince.tracy@yahoo.com (vince.tracy@yahoo.com)

It was an absolute pleasure to meet Mike over the airwaves on 22nd April 2013 when he told me about his fascinating and wonderful career. Mike Sarne was born Michael Scheuer at St Mary's Hospital, Paddington, London. Active in the 1960s as singer, he is best known for his 1962 UK novelty chart topper, "Come Outside" (produced by Joe Meek), which featured vocal interjections by Wendy Richard. In the mid 1960s Mike introduced the ITV children's quiz series, Junior Criss Cross Quiz. Films he has directed include: Joanna (1968) and most notably Myra Breckinridge (1970), an adaptation of Gore Vidal's book of the same name, starring Raquel Welch, Rex Reed, Mae West and Farrah Fawcett in her first big screen role. A more recent film is The Punk and the Princess (1994) an adaptation of Gideon Sams' young adult novel The Punk, about the romance between a teenage punk rocker and an upper class Sloane Ranger girl. He also directed a documentary about the Glastonbury Music Festival in 1995. As an actor, he has appeared mainly on television, in British series including The Avengers, Man in a Suitcase, Jonathan Creek, and The Bill. He starred in the 1963 film A Place to Go with Rita Tushingham, directed by Basil Dearden. Michael Sarne also appeared in an episode of 'Minder' as Billy Beesley, a amateur safe blower. …

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Tony Hiller

2013-01-15 :: vince.tracy@yahoo.com (vince.tracy@yahoo.com)

Tony Hiller (born 30 July 1927) is a British songwriter. He began his musical career as a member of the song and dance duo The Hiller Brothers, sharing the stage with his brother Irving. The Hiller Brothers appeared with many known artists of the time including Alma Cogan, Tommy Cooper, Val Doonican, Matt Monro, The Shadows, Bernard Manning, Kathy Kirby, Roger Whittaker, Rip Taylor, Gene Vincent, Lance Percival, Tessie Oshea, Frank Ifield, Deep River Boys, Dallas Boys, Clark Brothers, Paul Melba and Ray Burns, and many more. Over 300 artists have recorded Tony Hiller's songs including Elton John, Olivia Newton-John, Andy Williams, Ray Stevens, The Miracles, The Hollies, Sonny and Cher, The Osmonds, Glen Campbell, Crystal Gayle, Anne Murray, Ed Bruce, The Fortunes, and the Brotherhood of Man. Born in London, England, he is best known for writing and/or producing numerous hits for Brotherhood of Man, including "United We Stand" (1970), "Save Your Kisses for Me" (1976), "Angelo" (1978), and "Figaro" (1978). The song "United We Stand" is considered a worldwide standard and has been recorded by over 100 different artists. Thirty years after the original hit, the song was popularized again by becoming a patriotic and spiritual anthem, and was recorded by several more artists and used numerous times in the production of various …

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Impressionist Paul Melba

2013-01-15 :: vince.tracy@yahoo.com (vince.tracy@yahoo.com)

2005 Paul Melba remembers the late, great lovable Liverpool comic George Roper…

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Cheeta the Chimp

2013-01-15 :: vince.tracy@yahoo.com (vince.tracy@yahoo.com)

Vince meets Cheeta the world's oldest chimp over the airwaves...or, at least, his keeper Dan Westfall …

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Barry Mason and Leapy Lee

2013-01-15 :: vince.tracy@yahoo.com (vince.tracy@yahoo.com)

Barry Mason and Leapy Lee joined Vince with Eric in the Altea studios to discuss aspects of Barry's glittering career. Barry and Leapy have been close friends for many years and Barry gave Leapy his name....…

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Wanda Jackson

2013-01-15 :: vince.tracy@yahoo.com (vince.tracy@yahoo.com)

The lovely Wanda Jackson told us about her early career when she met the young and dashing Elvis Presley.She recently visited Spain when she played at the La Nucia Country Music Festival 2006…

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Ricky Valance

2013-01-15 :: vince.tracy@yahoo.com (vince.tracy@yahoo.com)

Vince met his friend Ricky Valance again over the airwaves on 1st October 2008 Tell Laura I Love her.......plus a great deal more...…

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Tony Christie

2012-02-19 :: vince.tracy@yahoo.com (vince.tracy@yahoo.com)

Tony Christie possesses a voice of such distinction which, harnessed to a keen ear for memorable material, makes for indestructible durability. To make timeless music, records which play well in any decade against a backdrop of fickle, changing fashions, is evidence of an on-going ability to be envied by most of pop’s transient stars …

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Albert Lee

2012-02-17 :: vince.tracy@yahoo.com (vince.tracy@yahoo.com)

Early career in England Lee was with a variety of bands from 1959 onwards, playing mostly R&B, country music and rock and roll. Lee first experienced commercial success as the lead guitarist with Chris Farlowe and The Thunderbirds. Lee says that he enjoyed playing the Stax-type material, but he really wanted to play Country music. Consequently he left Farlowe and the Thunderbirds in 1968.…

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Peter Sarstedt

2012-02-08 :: vince.tracy@yahoo.com (vince.tracy@yahoo.com)

Where do you go to my lovely? This is one of the definitive hits of the 1960s and it was a great pleasure to speak with Peter over the airwaves on 12th September 2007…

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Charlie Landsborough

2012-02-07 :: vince.tracy@yahoo.com (vince.tracy@yahoo.com)

July 2006: Singer-Songwriter Charlie Landsborough is making an impact worldwide. Vince and Charlie discovered they had quite a lot in common…

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P J Proby

2012-02-04 :: vince.tracy@yahoo.com (vince.tracy@yahoo.com)

Featured Podcast-P J Proby....a great memory http://www.vincetracy.com/proby.html…

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Brian Poole

2012-02-02 :: vince.tracy@yahoo.com (vince.tracy@yahoo.com)

Brian joined Vince on August 28th and they discussed many different aspects of the life and times of Brian Poole. Brian performed once again with the Tremeloes but has had a brilliant career both with and without the Tremeloes. He also tells us about his talented family.…

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Chubby Checker-

2012-02-01 :: vince.tracy@yahoo.com (vince.tracy@yahoo.com)

November 29th 2006 is another Red Letter Day as Chubby Checker told us about his wonderful career.Let's twist again and again and again!!!!…

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Dec Cluskey from the Bachelors

2012-01-31 :: vince.tracy@yahoo.com (vince.tracy@yahoo.com)

Dec Cluskey was a great guest with lots to talk about..If you e-mail him he promises he'll reply to every communication! October 2006…

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Bandleader Eric Delaney

2012-01-31 :: vince.tracy@yahoo.com (vince.tracy@yahoo.com)

The dynamic and legendary ERIC DELANEY joined Vince in the Altea studios in 2005. This gentleman star really was Top of the Pops. I was fortunate to meet Eric on many occasions and he was a real pleasure to be with.…

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The real Emile Ford

2012-01-26 :: vince.tracy@yahoo.com (vince.tracy@yahoo.com)

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Gary Puckett

2012-01-26 :: vince.tracy@yahoo.com (vince.tracy@yahoo.com)

Gary Puckett sprang to fame via his gigantic hit 'Young Girl'. He joined Vince on the phone from his home in Florida. August 2006…

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Brenda Lee

2012-01-25 :: vince.tracy@yahoo.com (vince.tracy@yahoo.com)

Vince talked with Brenda Lee-"Little Miss Dynamite' on the phone from her home in Nashville to discuss 'Sweet Nothins'-one of Vince's all-time favourite songs. September 2006…

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Vince Tracy Celebrity Guests

Here are many celebrities who have appeared as guests on my radio shows The full list can be found on my website www.vincetracy.com

Vince Tracy Celebrity Guests


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