Hollywood A Go-Go - Season 1

(ended 1966)




Episode Guide

  • Show 36: August 28, 1965 (Syndicated Show 30)
    Guests (partial song list):
    Mike Clifford - "Shirl Girl"
    The Feathers - unknown
    Ketty Lester - "I'll Be Looking Back"
    Gary Lewis and The Playboys - "Count Me In"
    Gary Lewis and The Playboys - "Travelin' Man"
    Jerry Naylor - "City Lights"
    Ray Peterson - unknown
    Del Shannon - "Keep Searchin'"
    Del Shannon - "Runaway"
  • Show 35: August 21, 1965 (Syndicated Show 29)

    Chuck Berry - "Dear Dad."
    Chuck Berry - "The Promised Land."
    Chuck Berry - "Roll Over Beethoven."
    Jackie DeShannon - "Over You."
    Jackie DeShannon - "When You Walk in the Room."
    Joe & Eddie - "I've Got You."
    Joe & Eddie - "Michael, Row The Boat Ashore."
    Joe & Eddie - "Walkin' Down the Line."
    Dickie Lee - "The Girl from Peyton Place."
    Dickie Lee - "Go Go Girl."
    Wilson Pickett - "Come Home Baby."
    Wilson Pickett - "In The Midnight Hour."

    Series regulars:
    The Sinners - "I've Had It."
    The Sinners - "It's Not Unusual."
    The Sinners - "Milk Cow Blues."
    The Challengers - "Sheila."
    The Challengers - "Voodoo Woman."

  • Show 34: August 14, 1965 (Syndicated Show 28)

    --John Andrea - "My Fool of a Heart" and "Come On In."
    --Donnie Brooks - "Mission Bell," "Pink Carousel" and "What'd I Say?"
    --Booker T. & The MG's - "Bootleg" and "Green Onions."
    --Bo Diddley - "Let The Kids Dance," "Bo Diddley" and "Let Me Pass."
    --Carla Thomas - "Every Ounce Of Strength" and "For You."
    --Barry Young - "Show Me The Way" and "One Has My Name (The Other Has My Heart)."
    Series regulars:
    --The Sinners - "Slow Down," "Shakin' All Over" and "Watusi A Go-Go."

  • Show 33: August 7, 1965 (Syndicated Show 27)
    Guests (partial song list):
    Donovan - "Catch the Wind"
    The Four Freshmen - "Walk Right In"
    Jerry Fuller - "The Killer"
    Bobby Goldsboro - "Little Things"
    Walter Jackson - unknown
    Lulu Porter - "Nobody Hurt But Me"
    Barry Young - unknown
    Series regulars:
    The Challengers - "Johnny B. Goode"
    The Sinners - unknown
  • Show 32: July 31, 1965 (Syndicated Show 26)
    The Impressions - "It's All Right"
    The Impressions - "I Need You"
    The Impressions - "Meeting Over Yonder"
    Ray Peterson - "Corrina Corrina"
    Ray Peterson - "Lonesome Road"
    Jody Miller - "The Race Is On"
    Jody Miller - "I Walk The Line"
    Jimmy Witherspoon - "I'm Coming Down with the Blues"
    Jimmy Witherspoon - "Love Me Right"
    Glenn Yarbrough - "It's Gonna Be Fine"
    Glenn Yarbrough - "Baby the Rain Must Fall"
    Series regulars:
    The Sinners - "What'd I Say?" "I Saw Her Standing There" and "Eight Days A Week."
    The Challengers - "You Like Me Too Much," "Bad Boy" and "The Last Time."
  • Show 31: July 24, 1965 (Syndicated Show 25)
    Guests (partial song list):
    Gary U.S. Bonds - "Quarter To Three"
    Gary U.S. Bonds - "Do the Bumpsie"
    Freddy Cannon - "Action"
    James Darren - unknown
    The Dixie Cups - "What Comes Up Must Come Down"
    Joey Paige - "Gone Back To Tennessee"
    Joey Paige - "Goodnight My Love"
    Piccola Pupa - "Break Away"
    Sam The Sham & the Pharoahs - "Wooly Bully"
    Sam The Sham & the Pharoahs - "Ju Ju Hand"
    Series regulars:
    The Sinners - "It's Gonna Be Alright" and "Reelin' And Rockin'"
  • Show 30: July 17, 1965 (Syndicated Show 24)
    The Byrds - "Mr. Tambourine Man"
    The Byrds - "I'll Feel a Whole Lot Better"
    The Byrds - "All I Really Want to Do"
    Bobby Vee - "Keep On Trying"
    Bobby Vee - "Sharing You"
    Bobby Vee - "Hey Little Girl"
    Lenny Welch - "Darling Take Me Back"
    Ian Whitcomb - "You Turn Me On (Turn On Song)"
    Ian Whitcomb - "Be My Baby"
    Jackie Wilson - "Baby Workout"
    Jackie Wilson - "No Pity (In the Naked City)"
    Series regulars:
    The Sinners - "Whole Lot of Shakin' Going On," "She's About a Mover" and "California Sun."
    The Challengers - "Seventh Son," "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction" and "Sticks And Stones."
  • Show 29: July 10, 1965 (Syndicated Show 23)
    Guests (partial list of songs):
    Cannibal & the Headhunters - "Land Of 1000 Dances"
    Chad & Jeremy - "A Summer Song"
    Dobie Gray - "Mr. Engineer"
    Brian Hyland - "Sealed With A Kiss"
    Gene McDaniels - "A Hundred Pounds of Clay"
    Lulu Porter - "Nobody Hurt But Me"
    P.J. Proby - "Mission Bell"
  • Show 28: July 3, 1965 (Syndicated Show 22)

    Jewel Akens - "The Birds & The Bees"
    Jewel Akens - "Around The Corner"
    Jewel Akens - "Georgie Porgie"
    Freddy Cannon - "Buzz-Buzz-A-Diddle-It"
    Freddy Cannon - "Teen Queen of the Week"
    Freddy Cannon - "Palisades Park"
    Dick Dale and The Del-Tones - "Boney Moronie"
    Dick Dale and The Del-Tones - "The Wedge"
    Dick Dale and The Del-Tones - "Watusi Jo"
    Joey Paige - "Roll Over Beethoven"
    Joey Paige - "Whole Lotta Shakin' Going On"
    Timi Yuro - "Get Out Of My Life"

    Series regulars:
    --The Sinners - "Shake It Up Baby" (possibly "Twist and Shout"), "Johnny B Goode," and an instrumental dance song.

  • Show 27: June 26, 1965 (Syndicated Show 21)
    James Brown - "I Got You (I Feel Good)"
    James Brown - "Out of Sight"
    The Chambers Brothers - "Call Me"
    The Chambers Brothers - "Don't Lose Your Cool"
    Cher - "All I Really Wanna Do"
    Aretha Franklin - "I'm Losing You"
    Aretha Franklin - "Mockingbird"
    The Kimberlys - "Four Long Seasons"
    The Kimberlys - "You Can't Roller Skate In A Buffalo Herd"
    Sonny & Cher - "I Got You, Babe"
    Sonny & Cher - "Just You"
    Series regulars:
    --The Challengers - "This Little Bird" and "Wonderful World."
    --The Sinners - "I've Had It," "Off the Hook" and "Milk Cow Blues."
  • Show 26: June 19, 1965 (Syndicated Show 20)
    The Astronauts - "Reelin' and Rockin'"
    The Astronauts - "I'll Stay with You"
    The Astronauts - "Tomorrow's Gonna Be Another Day"
    Mel Carter - "The Richest Man in the World"
    Mel Carter - "Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me"
    Dick & DeeDee - "Blue Turns to Grey"
    Dick & DeeDee - "Some Things Just Stick in Your Mind"
    Dick & DeeDee - "Thou Shalt Not Steal"
    The Everly Brothers - "Cathy's Clown"
    The Everly Brothers - "Gone, Gone, Gone"
    The Everly Brothers - "I'll Never Get Over You"
    Don Grady & The Palace Guard - "Little People"
    Don Grady - "Summertime Game"
    Jill Jackson - "Here Comes The Night"
    Series regulars:
    --The Sinners - "It's Gonna Be Alright," "Yeh, Yeh" and "The Watusi" (or "Watusi A Go Go").
  • Show 25: June 12, 1965 (Syndicated Show 19)
    Guests (partial list of songs):
    The Challengers - "Come Back To Me"
    Eddie Hodges - "New Orleans"
    Toni Harper - "Never Trust A Stranger"
    Jackie & Gayle - "That's How It Goes"
    Jody Miller - "Queen Of The House"
    The Pair Extrordinaire - "He Will Break Your Heart"
    The Wellingtons - unknown

    Series regulars:
    --The Sinners - "Wooly Bully"
  • Show 24: June 5, 1965 (Syndicated Show 18)
    Guests (partial song list):
    Jimmy Boyd - "Reelin' & Rockin'"
    Jimmy Boyd - "That's What I'll Give to You"
    Jimmy Clanton - "Venus in Blue Jeans"
    Jimmy Clanton - "Hurting Each Other"
    Jackie DeShannon - "What the World Needs Now Is Love"
    Jackie DeShannon - "Till You Say You'll Be Mine"
    Fred Hughes - "Oo Wee Baby, I Love You"
    Melinda Marx - "Catch The Wind"
    Melinda Marx - "What Can I Do?"
    Jr. Walker and the All-Stars - "Tune Up"
    Jr. Walker and the All-Stars - "Boomerang"
    Jr. Walker and the All-Stars - "Shotgun"
    Series regulars:
    Sam Riddle - "Long Tall Texan"
    The Sinners - "Here Comes The Night"
    The Sinners - "Slow Down"
  • Show 23: May 29, 1965 (Syndicated Show 17)
    Guests (partial song list):
    Jerry Mason - "Voodoo Woman"
    The Newbeats - "Bread and Butter"
    The Pair Extrordinaire - "Forbidden Fruit"
    Diane Renay - "Navy Blue"
    Billy Strange - "Raunchy"
    The Wellingtons - "I'll Never Find Another You"
  • Show 22: May 22, 1965 (Syndicated Show 16)
    Guests (partial song list):
    Chuck Berry - "Johnny B. Goode"
    Chuck Berry - "Maybelline"
    The Curtis Brothers - "I Don't Wanna Cry"
    The Rolling Stones - "Oh Baby (We Got A Good Thing Goin')"
    The Rolling Stones - "Play With Fire"
    The Rolling Stones - "The Last Time"
    Bruce Scott - "Yesterday I Made An Angel Cry"
    Series regulars:
    The Challengers - "Count Me In"
  • Show 21: May 15, 1965 (Syndicated Show 15)
    Brook Benton - "Boll Weevil"
    Brook Benton - "Hotel Happiness"
    Dinah Lee - "Rock Around The Clock"
    Dinah Lee - "Twist and Shout"
    The Notables (aka Nota-Belles, Note-Ables) - "Oh Pretty Woman"
    The Notables (Nota-Belles/Note-Ables) - "Turn On Your Love Light"
    The Pair Extrordinaire - "A Hundred Pounds of Clay"
    The Pair Extrodinaire - "The 'In' Crowd"
    Lulu Porter - "I Found True Love"
    Lulu Porter - "It's Not Unusual"
    Nino Tempo and April Stevens - "One Dozen Roses"
    Nino Tempo and April Stevens - "Swing Me"
    Series regulars:
    The Sinners - "Gloria"
    The Sinners - "Reelin' and Rockin'"
    Sam Riddle and cast - "Supercallafragilistic" (from 'Mary Poppins')
  • Show 20: May 8, 1965 (Syndicated Show 14)

    Guests (partial song list):
    Dino, Desi & Billy - "I'm A Fool."
    Melinda Marx - "What?"
    The Ronettes - "Be My Baby" and "Is This What I Get For Loving You?"
    Bruce Scott - "Our Anniversary."
    The Surfaris - "Wipe Out."
    Jerry Wallace - "In the Misty Moonlight."

    Series regulars:
    The Sinners - unknown song(s).

  • Show 19: May 1, 1965 (Syndicated Show 13)
    Guests (partial song list):
    Jackie DeShannon - "I Remember the Boy"
    Brenda Holloway - "When I'm Gone"
    The Pair Extrordinaire - "Watermelon Man"
    Paul Revere and the Raiders - "Money"
    Bobby Sherman - "It Hurts Me"
    Timi Yuro - "What's A Matter Baby (Is It Hurting You)?"

    Series regulars:
    --The Sinners - unknown
  • Show 18: April 24, 1965 (Syndicated Show 12)
    --Freddy Cannon - "In The Night"
    --Freddy Cannon - "Little Miss Go Go"
    --Freddy Cannon - "Tallahassee Lassie"
    --The Clinger Sisters - "Golly Mom"
    --The Clinger Sisters - "Shoop Shoop De Doop Rama Lama Ding Dong Yeah Yeah Yeah"
    --Joey Paige - "Cause I'm In Love With You"
    --Joey Paige - "Yeah, Yeah, Yeah"
    --Ike and Tina Turner Revue - "Shake"
    --Bobby John and Jimmy Thomas (of the Ike & Tina Turner Revue) - "Shake A Tail Feather"
    --Bobby John & Jimmy Thomas (of the Ike & Tina Turner Revue) - "My Mind's Made Up"
    --Bobby Jones - "Nevertheless"
    --Jimmy Thomas - "My Girl"
    --Tina Turner and The Ikettes – "A Fool In Love"
    --The Ikettes - "Peaches And Cream"
    --Ike and Tina Turner Revue - "Tell the Truth"

    Series regulars:
    --The Sinners - "I Saw Her Standing There," "Yeh Yeh" and "Little Things."
  • Show 17: April 17, 1965 (Syndicated Show 11)
    Davie Allan & the Arrows - "Moon Dawg '65"
    Davie Allan & the Arrows - "Apache '65"
    Chubby Checker - "Let's Do the Freddie"
    Chubby Checker - "At The Discotheque"
    Dobie Gray - "The 'In' Crowd"
    Dobie Gray - "See You at the Go-Go"
    The Larks (aka Don Julian & The Larks) - "The Jerk"
    The Larks (aka Don Julian & The Larks) - "Heavenly Father"
    Piccola Pupa - "Teach Me Tonight"
    Piccola Pupa - "Ciao Ciao Bambino"
    Ian Whitcomb - "This Sporting Life"
    Ian Whitcomb - "You Turn Me On"
    Glenn Yarbrough - "Baby, The Rain Must Fall"
    Glenn Yarbrough - "Love Comes A-Trickling Down"
    Series regulars:
    The Sinners - "The Last Time," "Gloria" and "She's About A Mover."
  • Show 16: April 10, 1965 (Syndicated Show 10)
    Guests (partial song list):
    Donnie Brooks - "If I Never Get To Love You"
    Mel Carter - "Richest Man Alive"
    The Challengers - "She's A Woman"
    The Challengers - "Rock & Roll Music"
    The Four Tops - "Ask the Lonely"
    Ray Peterson - "Corrina, Corrina"
    Millie Small - "My Boy Lollipop"
    Series regulars:
    The Sinners - unknown
  • Show 15: April 3, 1965 (Syndicated Show 9)
    James Brown - "Night Train"
    James Brown - "Maybe the Last Time"
    Gene Chandler - "Duke Of Earl"
    Gene Chandler - "Nothing Can Stop Me"
    Adam Faith - "It's Alright"
    Jon Paul Twins - "Oh, Pretty Woman"
    Jon Paul Twins - "Maybelline"
    Bobbi Martin - "I Can't Stop Thinking About You"
    Bobbi Martin - "I Still Love You"
    Sonny & Cher - "Just You"
    Sonny & Cher - "Baby Don't Go"
    Sue Thompson - "Paper Tiger"
    Sue Thompson - "Norman"
    Series regulars:
    The Sinners - "Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood"
    The Sinners - "Game Of Love"
    The Sinners - "It's Gonna Be Alright"
  • Show 14: March 27, 1965 (Syndicated Show #8)
    Guests (partial list of songs):
    Jewel Akens - "The Birds and the Bees"
    The Arrows - "Apache '65"
    The Dixie Cups - "Iko Iko"
    Bobby Goldsboro - "See the Funny Little Clown"
    Major Lance - "Monkey Time"
    Major Lance - "Come See"
    Jackie & Gayle - "Little Heart"
    Jackie & Gayle - "Cupid"
    Pat & Lolly Vegas - "Can't You Hear My Heart Beat?"
  • Show 13: March 20, 1965 (Syndicated Show #7)
    Guests (partial song list):
    The Beau Brummels - "Laugh Laugh"
    The Beau Brummels - "Lemon Tree"
    Shirley Ellis - "The Name Game"
    Eddie Hodges - "(Girls, Girls, Girls) Made to Love"
    Eddie Hodges - "Across The Street"
    The Superbs - "Baby's Gone Away"
    Joe Tex - unknown
    The Wellingtons - unknown
    Barry Young - "I'm Walkin' the Floor Over You"
  • Show 12: March 13, 1965 (Syndicated Show #6)
    Alvin Cash
    Mike Clifford
    Jay & The Americans
    Jackie and Gayle
    Jerry Naylor
    Ray Peterson
    Tony and the Tempests
    Series regulars:
    The Sinners
  • Show 11: March 6, 1965 (Syndicated Show #5)
    Jerry Butler - "Good Times"
    Jerry Butler - "He Will Break Your Heart"
    Jody Miller - "Be My Man"
    Jody Miller - "Never Let Him Go"
    Joey Paige - "Gone Back to Tennessee"
    Connie Stevens - "Now That You've Gone"
    Connie Stevens - "Sixteen Reasons"
    Johnny Tillotson - "She Understands Me"
    The Wellingtons - "A Summer Song"
    The Wellingtons - "If I Fell in Love with You" (probably "If I Fell")
    The Wellingtons - "Heartache and Heartbreak"

    Also appearing?
    The Moody Blues (scheduled guests)
  • Show 10: February 27, 1965 (Syndicated Show #4)
    Dobie Gray - "The 'In' Crowd"
    Brenda Holloway - unknown
    Scottie Jackson - unknown
    Donna Loren - "If You Love Me"
    Neil Sedaka - "Calendar Girl"
    Neil Sedaka - "Let The People Talk"
    Thee Midniters - unknown
    The Walker Brothers - unknown
  • Show 9: February 20, 1965 (Syndicated Show #3)
    Donnie Brooks - "Mission Bell"
    Donnie Brooks - "Can't Help Loving You"
    The Challengers - "Fannie Mae"
    Johnny Crawford - "The Girl Next Door"
    Johnny Crawford - "Sandy"
    Little Richard - "Lucille"
    The Platters - "Rock Lomond"
    The Platters - "Hard Hearted Hannah"
    Billy Strange - "Goldfinger"
    Pat & Lolly Vegas - "Do You Wanna Dance?"
    Series regulars:
    The Sinners - "Baby Please Don't Go" and "Laugh, Laugh."
  • Show 8: February 13, 1965 (Syndicated Show #2)

    Delaney Bramlett
    Cannibal & The Headhunters
    Vic Dana
    The Ikettes
    Jon-Paul Twins
    Dian James
    Bobby Sherman
    Tina Turner
    Pat & Lolly Vegas

  • Show 7: February 6, 1965 (shown only on KHJ-TV)
    According to LA TV listings, the guests were The Explosions, Etta James, Bobby Sherman, April Stevens & Nino Tempo, Vi Velasco, and The Ventures.
    This episode appears to have only been shown on KHJ-9, Los Angeles. The above guest lineup does not appear in the New York City or Chicago TV listings.
  • Show 6: January 30, 1965 (Syndicated Episode 1)

    Skip Battin (as Skip Battyn) - "Searchin'."
    Skip Battin - "I Don't Believe You (She Acts Like We Never Have Met)."
    Carol Connors - "That's All It Takes."
    Joe & Eddie - "Waterboy."
    Joe & Eddie - "He's Got the Whole World in His Hands."
    Ric & Donna - "What Good Is Love?"
    Round Robin - "Land of 1000 Dances."
    Round Robin - "Do The Slauson."
    The Serendipity Singers - "Movin' In My Heart."
    The Serendipity Singers - "You Don't Know My Mind."
    The Walker Brothers - "He Will Break Your Heart."
    The Walker Brothers - "Tell Me (You're Coming Back)."
    The Walker Brothers - "Cottonfields."
    Series regulars:
    --The Sinners (Tony, Vic and Manuel) - "Bread and Butter" and "You Don't Love Me."

  • Show 5: January 23, 1965 (retitled 'Hollywood A Go-Go' KHJ-TV)
    According to LA TV listings, the guests were Toni Basil, The Blendells, Mel Carter, The Delicates, Jackie DeShannon, Rick and Donna, The Sinners, Bobby Vee, and The Walker Brothers.
    Shown only on KHJ-TV Los Angeles. Series now titled "Hollywood A Go-Go."
  • Show 4: January 16, 1965 (shown only on KHJ-TV Los Angeles)

    According to LA area TV listings, the guests were James Brown, The Detergents, Dick & DeeDee, Joey Paige, The Paris Sisters, and Sonny & Cher.
    (Shown only on KHJ-TV Los Angeles. A Long Beach CA newspaper now lists the series title as "A Go-Go.")

  • Show 3: January 9, 1965 ('9th Street A Go-Go' KHJ-TV)
    According to LA TV listings, the guests were Gale Garnett, Gary Lewis and the Playboys, The Rivingtons, Bobby Sherman, and Tina Turner. (Shown only on KHJ-TV Los Angeles.)
  • Show 2: January 2, 1965 ('9th Street A Go-Go' KHJ-TV)
    According to LA TV listings, the guests were Dobie Gray, Donna Loren, The Olympics and The Standells. (Shown only on WHJ-TV Los Angeles)
  • Show 1: December 26, 1964 ('9th Street A Go-Go' debut, KHJ-TV)
    Debut of "9th Street A Go-Go" (shown only on KHJ-TV)
    According to LA TV listings, the guests were Jackie & Gayle, Jerry Lee Lewis, The Sinners (Tony, Vic and Manual), Sonny & Cher, and The Walker Brothers.
  • Aloha A Go-Go
    Special episode taped in Hawaii (broadcast July 14, 1965, on KHJ-TV, Los Angeles)
    Jan & Dean - "Honolulu Lulu"
    Sam Riddle - "Hawaii"
    The Challengers - "Pipeline"
    Jackie & Gayle - "And That's How It Goes"
    Jan & Dean - "Surf City"
    The Wellingtons - "Rock & Roll Music"
    Jackie & Gayle - "A Summer Song"
    The Crickets (with Jerry Naylor?) - "I Saw Her Standing There"
    The Challengers - "Surfin' U.S.A."
    The Wellingtons - "If I Had a Hammer"
    Ray Peterson - "One Lonesome Rose"
    The Challengers - "That's What I'll Give to You"
    Jan & Dean - "You Really Know How to Hurt a Guy"