5 Jun 76 – Series Four (25) – Viewers Winners Final 2

Show winner: Cissy Stone Band (six-piece group)
Viewers panel winner: Bodean (five-piece group)
Guest Act: Micky Martyn (comedian)
Panel: Alan A. Freeman, Martin Jackson, Mickie Most & Janet Brown
Host: Derek Hobson… Read More 5 Jun 76 – Series Four (25) – Viewers Winners Final 2

Easy Street

The group Easy Street were born out of the singer songwriting duo that were Ken Nicol and his brother-in-law Peter Marsh who released a couple of singles and an LP with CBS on the Epic label in 1974.  The Nicol + Marsh’s Easy Street LP featured the instrumental talents of Pete Zorn on Bass, Saxophone… Read More Easy Street

Charlie James

Born Charlotte Rickards in 1952 in Pontypridd, Wales but brought up in Birmingham, Charlie was discovered by comedian Les Dawson who helped her to begin a career as a compere and singer at Birmingham’s Cavendish night club in 1970.… Read More Charlie James

Elaine Simmons

Former Edinburgh hairdresser Elaine Hope became a professional singer in the mid-1960s, changing her name to Simmons, taken from the family surname of Fitzsimmons. She married Perthshire promoter David Forbes who also managed her career.… Read More Elaine Simmons