From the Land of Band Box Records

The British Invasion: August 21st, 1965

May 18, 2012

Ian Whitcomb

Ian Whitcomb’s “Poor Little Bird” was introduced in March of 1965.  The “flip” side charted however – “Where Did Robinson Crusoe Go With Friday on Saturday Night” at a peak of 101.  The picture sleeve shown below is pretty hard to come by – Rounded this one up finally – this week.  Billboard Magazine published the Ian Whitcomb and Hollies advertisements shown below.

The Top of the Charts August 21st, 1965

(from Billboard Magazine)

Number 3 – Help – The Beatles (up from #14)
Number 6 – Satisfaction – The Rolling Stones (down from #2)
Number 9 – I’m Henry the VIII – Herman’s Hermits (down from #4)
Number 25 – I Like it Like That – The Dave Clark Five (down from #13)
Number 30 – Heart Full of Soul – The Yardbirds (up from #49)

Chart Debuts – August 21st, 1965

Number 62 – Catch Us If You Can – #62
Number 103 – I’m Alive – #103 (peaks at #103)
Number 124 – N N Nervous – Ian Whitcomb (peaks at #59)
Number 128 – He’s Got No Love – The Searchers (peaks at #79)
Number 132 – You’re the Reason – Gerry & the Pacemakers (peaks at #117)
Joel Whitburn’s Record Research (based on Billboard)

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