Beat-Club - Season 1

ARD (ended 1972)




Episode Guide

  • Show 11: August 27, 1966 (Show taped at the Tiles Club, London)
    Taped at the Tiles Club, London:
    --Sounds Incorporated - "Rinky Dink," "Fingertips" and "My Little Red Book"
    --Uschi Nerke tours some of the shop windows on Tiles St.
    --Cliff Bennett and The Rebel Rousers - "Hold On, I'm Coming" and "Got To Get You Into My Life."
    --The Moody Blues - "Bye Bye Bird" and "Really Haven't Got the Time"
    --Shapes and Sizes - "A Little Lovely Something"
    --The Washington DCs - "The 32nd Floor"
    32 minutes / Aired 16:45-17:17 (4:45pm - 5:17pm) Saturday
  • Show 10: July 16, 1966

    --The Monks - "Boys are Boys"
    --Image - "Red Rubber Ball"
    --Sandy Sarjeant - "Can't Stop The Want"
    --Country Stars - "Orange Blossom Special," "Busted," and "Folsom Prison Blues"
    --The Monks - "Monk Chant" and "Oh How to Do Now"
    --Neil Christian - "That's Nice"
    --Sonny & Cher (on film) - "What Now My Love" promo film

    Approx. 33 minutes / Aired 4:27pm - 5:00pm

  • Show 9: June 18, 1966

    Beatles videos & performances from previous Beat Club episodes:
    --The Yankees - "Halbstark" (from Beat-Club 1).
    --The Overlanders - "Michelle" (Beat-Club 6).
    --Chris Andrews - "To Whom lt Concerns" (Beat-Club 4)
    --The Liverbirds - "Bo Diddley Daddy" (Beat-Club 1).
    --The Lords - "Poor Boy" (Beat-Club 4).
    --Eileen - "These Boots Are Made for Walkin'" (Beat-Cub 6).
    --Sandie Shaw - "I Don't Need That Kind Of Lovin'" (Beat-Club 6).
    --Graham Bonney - "Super Girl" (Beat-Cub 8).
    --Beatles - "Rain" (music video).
    --Beatles - "Paperback Writer" (music video).

    Approx. 35 minutes / Aired 17:10-17:45 (5:10pm - 5:45pm).

  • Show 8: May 28, 1966

    --Opening credits: stop-motion film of girl sitting on park bench.
    --The Remo Four - "'Peter Gunn' theme" and "Whatcha Gonna Do About It?"
    --Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich - "Hideaway" and "Hold Tight"
    --Graham Bonney - "Supergirl"
    --On film: The Who - "Substitute" promo video
    --The Hollies - "Look Through Any Window," interview with Graham Nash, "The Very Last Day" & "I Can't Let Go"
    --The Remo Four - "Rock Candy"
    --The Walker Brothers - "Land of 1000 Dances," "Love Minus Zero (No Limit)" & "The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine Anymore"
    Approx. 46 minutes / Aired 15:45 - 16:31 (3:45pm - 4:31pm)

  • Show 7: April 16, 1966

    --The German Bonds - Mozart's "Sonata Facile" and We Are Out of Sight"
    --The Silkie - "The Times They Are A Changin'"
    --The German Bonds (featuring Tanja May) - "Don't You Rock Me Daddy-O"
    --The German Bonds - "Sing Hallelujah"
    --The Silkie - "Go Tell It On The Mountain" and "You've Got to Hide Your Love Away"
    --The Pretty Things - "Midnight to Six Man," "Rainin' In My Heart," and "Roadrunner"
    Approx. 31 minutes / Aired 16:45 - 17:16 (4:45pm - 5:16pm)

  • Show 6: March 26, 1966

    --Spencer Davis Group (on film) - "Keep On Running" (filmed February 1966 at the 1st Beat Festival at the Bremen Stadthalle).
    --Overlanders - "Michelle."
    --Twinkle - "Sha-La-La-La-Lee" (with The German Blue Flames).
    --The Birds and the Bees - "Shout"
    --Eileen - "These Boots Are Made for Walking."
    --The Birds and the Bees - "Down In The Boondocks."
    --Sandie Shaw - "I Don't Need That Kind of Lovin," presents the hosts with an award, and then performs "Tomorrow."

    Approx. 31 minutes / Aired 16:40 - 17:11 (4:40pm - 5:11pm)

  • Show 5: February 12, 1966 (Boots, Ian & the Zodiacs, Isabella Bond & Tramps)


    Boots - "In The Midnight Hour."
    Tramps - "Just a Little Bit," "Remember" and "Gone, Gone, Gone."
    Isabella Bond & Tramps - "Bread and Butter."
    Boots - "Gloria."
    Ian & the Zodiacs - "Leave it to Me" and "Why Can't It Be Me?"
    Chris Andrews - "To Whom It Concerns."
    Approx. 30 minutes / Aired 16:45 - 17:15 (4:45pm - 5:15pm)

  • Show 4: January 22, 1966 (Chris Andrews, The Remo Four, The Lords)

    Opening credits, music: "Shakin' All Over" (performed by the Lords)
    --The Lords - "Wishing and Hoping," "Poor Boy," "Greensleeves," "Boom Boom," interview, "I'm A Hog For You Baby" and "Que Sera, Sera (Whatever Will Be Will Be)."
    --The Remo Four - "Peter Gunn" theme, "Like A Rolling Stone" and "But I Was Cool."
    --Chris Andrews - "Yesterday Man" and "To Whom It Concerns."

    Approx. 35 minutes / Aired from 17:15 - 17:45 (5:15pm - 5:45pm).

  • Show 3: December 4, 1965 (Gerry and the Pacemakers, The Rattles, The Mushroams)

    --Show begins with a short introduction by William Wieben.
    --Opening titles: The Mushroams - "Get Off Of My Cloud." The cameras are on the dancers (audience members) for most of song.
    --Co-host Gerd Augustin introduces the individual members of the Mushroams.
    --The Mushroams - "Mercy Mercy"
    --Susanne Weber (with the Mushroams) - "I'm Gonna Knock On Your Door"
    --On film: Sonny & Cher - "I Got You Babe" (clip from the US TV program Hullabaloo)
    --The Rattles (German band) - "Come On and Sing," "Little Queenie," band members introduced, "She's the One" and "Las Vegas."
    --Co-host Uschi Nerke interviews German musician (name? Klute)
    --Gerry and the Pacemakers - "Dizzy Miss Lizzy" and "Ferry Cross the Mersey"
    --Beat-Club Hitparade - Top 10 countdown featuring photos and audio excerpts from records.
    --Gerry and the Pacemakers - "My Babe" (with closing credits)
    Approx. 30 minutes / Aired from 16:40 to 17:10 (4:40pm - 5:10pm).

  • Show 2: October 30, 1965 (The Phantoms, Ian & the Zodiacs, German Blue Flames)

    --Opening credits: Letters sent in by viewers are shown on screen, music: "Satisfaction" (Rolling Stones record).
    --The Phantoms (Berlin band) - "C.C. Rider," short interview, "Hang on Sloopy" and "Please Mr. Postman."
    --Uschi Nerke interviews a man (Herr Gunther?) regarding Beat-Club.
    --Ian & the Zodiacs (Liverpool band) - "Living Loving Wreck," "Face in the Crowd," short interview and "All of Me."
    --German Blue Flames - "Too Much Monkey Business," "You've Got Your Troubles" and "Sunbeams At The Sky."
    --"Beat Club" Hitparade segment (Top 10 countdown):
    The German Blue Flames perform excerpts of the songs "Look Through Any Window" (song #8), "Message Understood" (#6), "Eve of Destruction" (#5), "If You Gotta Go, Go Now" (#3), "Almost There" (#2), and "Tears" (#1).
    --Closing titles: The German Blue Flames play an instrumental song.

    Approx. 30 minutes / Aired Saturday 16:00 - 16:30 (4:00pm - 4:30pm)

  • Show 1: September 25, 1965

    --Show begins with an introduction by William Wieben.
    --Opening credits: The Yankees - "Halbstark."
    --Beat-Club hosts: Gerd Augustin and Uschi Nerke.
    --The Yankees (band from Bremen) - "Tequila," "Always and Ever" and "Help."
    --The Liverbirds (all-female band from Liverpool) - "Peanut Butter," short interview, "Why Do You Hang Around Me" & "Bo Diddley Daddy."
    --John O'Hara & his Playboys (band from Scotland) - "I'm Down" and "We´ve Gotta Get Out of This Place."
    --John O'Hara & his Playboys perform "Wolly Bully" (while audience members demonstrate a dance called "The Memphis").
    Closing credits: John O'Hara & Playboys continue with "Wolly Bully."

    Approx. 30 minutes / Aired Saturday 16:45-17:15 (4:45pm - 5:15pm).

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