New Faces LP – 1975

In the summer of 1975 Pye Records released a LP compilation of eighteen tracks from New Faces acts plus the theme tune from Carl Wayne. The selection was compiled by New Faces judge Alan A. Freeman and Les Cocks was credited as the executive producer.… Read More New Faces LP – 1975

Al Dean

The Early Years Al Dean was born Alan Robinson in January 1941 in Liverpool. The son of band pianist George Robinson, he grew up surrounded by the show business lifestyle, supplemented by frequent trips to the theatre with his parents, while he was growing up in the Wavertree area of the city. After leaving Sefton… Read More Al Dean

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