Ready Steady Go! - Season 3

ITV (ended 1966)




Episode Guide

  • August 26, 1966: The Mindbenders, The Overlanders, Small Faces, Sonny and Cher

    Scheduled guests:
    --The Mindbenders - "Ashes to Ashes."
    --The Overlanders - "Go Where You Wanna Go."
    --The Small Faces - "All Or Nothing."
    --Sonny & Cher - "Little Man."

  • August 19, 1966: Cliff Bennett, Salena Jones, Manfred Mann, Twice As Much, The Who

    Scheduled guests:
    --Cliff Bennett and The Rebel Rousers - "Got To Get You Into My Life."
    --Salena Jones - "I Am Yours."
    --Manfred Mann - "Just Like A Woman" (and/or "You Gave Me Somebody To Love").
    --Twice As Much
    --The Who - "A Legal Matter" and "I'm A Boy."

  • August 12, 1966: Julie Felix, The Fourmost, The Game, The Alan Price Set

    Scheduled guests:
    --Julie Felix.
    --The Fourmost - "Here, There And Everywhere."
    --The Game.
    --The Alan Price Set - "Hi-Lili Hi-Lo."

  • August 5, 1966: The Troggs

    --The Troggs - "With A Girl Like You."

    Other guests unknown.

  • July 29, 1966: Manfred Mann, Joe Tex

    Scheduled guests:
    --Manfred Mann - "Just Like A Woman."
    --Joe Tex and his Band

  • July 22, 1966: Madeline Bell, Dave Dee & Co., Paul and Barry Ryan, The Yardbirds

    Scheduled guests:
    --Madeline Bell - "Don't Come Running To Me" (and "I Really Got Carried Away").
    --Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich - "Hideaway."
    --Lee Drummond
    --Paul & Barry Ryan - "I Love How You Love Me."
    --The Yardbirds - "Farewell, Lost Woman."

  • July 15, 1966: David and Jonathan, Freddie and the Dreamers, Dusty Springfield

    Scheduled guests:
    --David and Jonathan- "Lovers Of The World Unite."
    --Freddie and the Dreamers - "Playboy."
    --Dusty Springfield - "Going Back."

  • July 8, 1966: The Walker Brothers Special

    --The Walker Brothers - "(Baby) You Don't Have To Tell Me."

    Scheduled guests:
    --Joy Marshall - "The More I See You."
    --Simon and Garfunkel - "I Am A Rock."
    --The Troggs - "With A Girl Like You."

  • July 1, 1966: Chris Curtis; The Hollies, Dusty Springfield

    Scheduled guests:
    --Dusty Springfield - "Going Back."
    --Chris Curtis (formerly of The Searchers) - "Aggravation."
    --The Hollies - "Bus Stop."

  • June 24, 1966: The Kinks; Dave Berry; Tom Jones; Dave Dee & Co.

    Scheduled guests:
    --Tom Jones - "Not Responsible."
    --The Kinks - "Sunny Afternoon."
    --Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Titch - "Hideaway."
    --Dave Berry - "Mama."
    --Norma Tanega - "Walking My Cat Named Dog."

  • June 17, 1966: Chris Farlowe, Herman's Hermits, The Hollies, Gene Pitney

    --Chris Farlowe - "Out of Time" (Jagger/Richard's song).
    --Mick Jagger interviewed by Cathy McGowan

    Scheduled guests:
    --The Hollies - "Bus Stop."
    --Gene Pitney - "Nobody Needs Your Love."
    --Herman's Hermits - "This Door Swings Both Ways."

  • June 10, 1966: Tony Hazzard, Manfred Mann, Twice As Much

    Scheduled guests:
    --Manfred Mann - "You Gave Me Somebody To Love."
    --Twice As Much - "Sittin' On A Fence."
    --Tony Hazzard - "You'll Never Put Shackles On Me."

  • June 3, 1966
    June 3, 1966
    Episode 40

    Scheduled guests:
    --Cilla Black - "Don't Answer Me."
    --Billie Davis & Keith Powell - "You Don't Know Like I Know."
    --Roy C. - "Shotgun Wedding."
    --Oscar - "Club Of Lights."

    --The Beatles - "Paperback Writer" & "Rain" promo videos.

  • May 27, 1966: The Rolling Stones, Chris Andrews, The Animals, The Yardbirds

    Surviving footage (Rolling Stones segments):
    --The Rolling Stones - "I Am Waiting," "Under My Thumb" and "Paint It Black."

    Other guests (scheduled to appear, footage not known to survive):
    --Chris Andrews - "Whatcha Gonna Do Now?"
    --The Animals - "Don't Bring Me Down."
    --The Yardbirds - "Over Under Sideways Down."

  • May 20, 1966
    May 20, 1966
    Episode 38

    Scheduled guests:
    --Ben E. King
    --Paul and Barry Ryan - "I Love Her"
    --Sandie Shaw - "Nothing Comes Easy"

    From another source:
    --An interview with Bruce Johnston of The Beach Boys

  • May 13, 1966: The Everly Brothers; The Mindbenders; The Scaffold

    Scheduled guests:
    --The Scaffold - "2 Day's Monday" (and "3 Blind Jellyfish").
    --The Everly Brothers.
    --The Mindbenders - "Can't Live With You (Can't Live Without You)."

  • May 6, 1966: Wayne Fontana, Tom Jones. Patti LaBelle, The Small Faces

    Scheduled guests:
    --The Small Faces - "Hey Girl."
    --Patti LaBelle and the Blue Belles - "Ebb Tide."
    --Wayne Fontana - "Come On Home."
    --Tom Jones - "Once There Was A Time" & "Not Responsible."

  • April 29, 1966: Neil Christian, Pinkerton's Assorted Colours, The Yardbirds

    Scheduled guests:
    --Neil Christian - "That's Nice."
    --Pinkerton's Assorted Colours - "Don't Stop Loving Me Baby."
    --Keith Relf - "Mr. Zero."
    --The Yardbirds - "Jeff's Boogie."

  • April 22, 1966
    April 22, 1966
    Episode 34

    Scheduled guests:
    --Peter Cook and Dudley Moore
    --The Lovin' Spoonful - "Daydream"
    --Manfred Mann

  • April 15, 1966
    April 15, 1966
    Episode 33

    Scheduled guests:
    --Chris Andrews - "Something On My Mind"
    --The Lovin' Spoonful - "Daydream"
    --Dusty Springfield - "You Don't Have To Say You Love Me"
    --The Vibrations
    --Timi Yuro

  • April 8, 1966: Arthur Alexander, Cilla Black, Lou Christie, Martha & the Vandellas, The Shangri-Las
    Scheduled guests:

    --Arthur Alexander - "(Baby) For You."

    --Cilla Black - "Alfie."

    --Lou Christie - "Rhapsody In The Rain."

    --Don Covay - "Sookie Sookie."

    --Martha and the Vandellas

    --The Shangri-Las
  • April 1, 1966: Ready Steady Allez (from Paris, France)

    READY STEADY ALLEZ (Live from The Locomotive Discotechque, Paris, France)
    Hosted by Cathy McGowan and French singer Dick Rivers.

    --The Who - "My Generation" and "Substitute."
    --The Yardbirds - "Shapes Of Things."
    French acts Antoine, Huges Aufray, Mireille Mathieu, and Eddy Mitchell also performed.
    --Brian Jones and Bill Wyman made cameo, non-musical, appearances.
    Broadcast 7:00-7:30 pm, Rediffusion.

  • March 25, 1966: The Animals, Wilson Pickett, Dusty Springfield

    Scheduled guests:
    --Wilson Pickett - "634-5789."
    --The Animals - "Inside Looking Out."
    --Dusty Springfield - "You Don't Have To Say You Love Me."

    Also scheduled (but not listed in TV Times):
    --Robert Henry
    --Roy Orbison
    --Wilson Pickett
    --Mary Wells

  • March 18, 1966
    March 18, 1966
    Episode 29

    Scheduled guests:
    --Billy Fury - "I'll Never Quite Get Over You."
    --Barbara Lewis
    --Bob Lind - "Elusive Butterfly."
    --The Spencer Davis Group - "Somebody Help Me."
    --Irma Thomas
    --The Who - "Barbara Ann" and "Substitute."

  • March 11, 1966: James Brown and the Famous Flames

    --James Brown and the Famous Flames (The James Brown Revue) perform "I Got You" and many of their other songs.

  • March 4, 1966: David Bowie, Manfred Mann; The Small Faces, Spencer Davis Group, The Yardbirds

    Scheduled guests:
    --The Spencer Davis Group.
    --Manfred Mann.
    --The Small Faces - "Sha La La La Lee."
    --The Yardbirds - "Shapes Of Things."

    Also appearing:
    --David Bowie and the Buzz - "Can't Help Thinking About Me."

  • February 25, 1966: Billy J. Kramer, Doris Troy, The Walker Brothers

    Scheduled guests:
    --Doris Troy
    --Billy J. Kramer and the Dakotas - "We're Doing Fine."
    --The Walker Brothers - "The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine Anymore."

  • February 18, 1966: Boz, The Hollies, Tom Jones, The Yardbirds

    Scheduled guests:
    --The Hollies - "I Can't Let Go"
    --Tom Jones and the Squires - "Thunderball"
    --The Yardbirds - "Shapes of Things" and "You're A Better Man Than I"

  • February 11, 1966: The Animals, The Action, Len Barry, Breakaways, James Brown

    --The Animals - "Maudie" and "Inside Looking Out."

    Scheduled guests:
    --Len Barry - "Like A Baby."
    --Breakaway (possibly The Breakaways).
    --The Action
    --James Brown

  • February 4, 1966: Adam Faith, The Spencer Davis Group

    Scheduled guests:
    --Adam Faith - "Idle Gossip" (and possibly "If Ever You Need Me").
    --The Spencer Davis Group - "Keep On Running."

  • January 28, 1966: The Small Faces, Sandie Shaw, Paul & Barry Ryan

    Scheduled guests:
    --Sandie Shaw - "Tomorrow."
    --The Small Faces - "Sha La La La Lee."
    --Paul & Barry Ryan - "Have Pity On The Boy."
    From an internet source:
    --The Who - "Circles."

  • January 21, 1966: Dusty Springfield, Donovan, The Nashville Teens

    Scheduled guests:
    --Donovan - "Josie" (and possibly "Little Tin Soldier").
    --The Nashville Teens - "The Hard Way."
    --Dusty Springfield - "Little By Little."

  • January 14, 1966: The Kinks, Fontella Bass, Lee Dorsey, Patti LaBelle, Tom Jones

    --The Kinks - "Till The End Of The Day" and "Where Have All the Good Times Gone?"

    Additional Guests (scheduled to appear):
    --Fontella Bass - "Recovery."
    --Lee Dorsey - "Get Out Of My Life Woman."
    --Patti LaBelle and the Blue Belles - "All Or Nothing" and "Over The Rainbow."
    --Tom Jones

  • January 7, 1966: The Exciters, Georgie Fame, The Hollies

    Scheduled guests:
    --The Exciters - "A Little Bit Of Soap."
    --Georgie Fame
    --The Hollies - "I Can't Let Go."

  • January 31, 1965: RSG! The New Year Starts Here! (1966 New Years Show)

    THE NEW YEAR STARTS HERE (Special New Years Show) ITV network from 10:52 pm until midnight (or until close-down).

    Introduced by Keith Fordyce and Cathy McGowan

    The Animals
    Chris Andrews
    Dave Berry
    The Dave Clark Five
    Tom Jones
    The Kinks
    Kenny Lynch
    The Rolling Stones - "Satisfaction" & "Get Off Of My Cloud."
    The Searchers - "Take Me For What I'm Worth."
    Dusty Springfield

    Also guesting, but not credited, Alfie Bass and Bill Fraser (Bootsie and Snudge) miming to The Righteous Brothers hit single "You've Lost That Loving Feeling"

    r.adams207 submitted the following song titles:
    The Who - "I Can't Explain."
    Chris Andrews - "Girl Don't Come."
    Tom Jones - "Chills And Fever."
    Lulu - "Shout."

  • December 24, 1965: 1965 Christmas Show

    The RSG Pantomime with
    --Cilla Black (as the storyteller)
    --Cathy McGowan (as Cinderella)
    --The Who's Pete Townshend (as the wicked stepmother)
    --Herman's Hermits' Peter Noone (as the Prince)
    --The Kinks' Ray Davies (as an ugly sister)
    --The Animals' Hilton Valentine (as an ugly sister)
    --Eric Burdon (as the fairy godmother)
    --The Hollies' Graham Nash and Bobby Elliott (as pantomime horse)

    --The Who - "Jingle Bells" "My Generation" "The Kids Are Alright" and "Baby Don't You Do It."
    --The Animals
    --Chris Farlowe
    --Herman's Hermits - possibly "A Must To Avoid."
    --The Hollies - possibly "If I Needed Someone."
    --The Kinks - "Till The End Of The Day."
    Plus, various skits, and a finale of "White Christmas" sung by all participants.

    Also appearing? (scheduled guests):
    --Dave Dee, Dozy Beaky, Mick and Titch - "You Make It Move."
    --Donovan - "Turquoise."
    --Spencer Davis Group - "Keep On Running."
    --Paul Jones
    --Alan Price (possibly The Alan Price Set)

  • December 17, 1965: The Fourmost, Tom Jones, Cleo Laine, Joe Tex, Walker Brothers, Dee Dee Warwick

    Scheduled guests:
    --The Fourmost - "Girls Girls Girls."
    --Tom Jones and the Squires
    --Cleo Laine
    --Joe Tex and his Trio
    --The Walker Brothers - "My Ship Is Coming In."
    --Dee Dee Warwick

  • December 10, 1965: Spencer Davis Group. The Kinks, Manfred Mann, The McCoys, Rockin' Berries

    Scheduled guests:
    --The Kinks - "Till The End Of The Day."
    --Manfred Mann - "There's No Living Without Your Loving."
    --The McCoys - "Hang On Sloopy."
    --The Rockin' Berries
    --The Spencer Davis Group - "Keep On Running."
    --Dodie West

  • December 3, 1965: Fontella Bass, The Hollies, Major Lance, Ketty Lester, Walker Brothers, The Who, etc.

    Scheduled guests:
    --Fontella Bass - "Rescue Me."
    --Wayne Fontana - "It Was Easier To Hurt Her."
    --The Hollies - "If I Needed Someone."
    --Major Lance
    --Ketty Lester
    --The Toys - "A Lover's Concerto."
    --The Walker Brothers - "My Ship Is Coming In."
    --The Who - "My Generation."

  • November 26, 1965: The Animals, Herman's Hermits, Peter and Gordon, The Who, etc.

    --The Who - "Love Hurts" & "Runaround Sue" (two songs they never issued studio versions of).

    Scheduled guests:
    --The Animals - "It's My Life."
    --Georgie Fame and the Blue Flames - "Something."
    --Billy J. Kramer and the Dakotas - "Neon City."
    --Peter and Gordon - "Baby I'm Yours."
    --Herman's Hermits - "A Must To Avoid."
    --Sue and Sunny

  • November 19, 1965: Gerry and The Pacemakers, The Searchers, The Who

    Scheduled guests:
    --Chris Andrews - "Yesterday Man" & "To Whom It Concerns."
    --Gerry and The Pacemakers - "Walk Hand In Hand."
    --Keith Powell
    --The Searchers - "Take Me For What I'm Worth."
    --The Who - "My Generation."

    Guests (according to internet sources):
    --Gerry and The Pacemakers
    --Gillian Hill
    --The Kinks - "Till The End Of The Day."
    --Keith Powell
    --The Searchers
    --The Who - "Shout And Shimmy."

  • November 12, 1965: Marc Bolan, Tom Jones, Nashville Teens, Wilson Pickett, The Small Faces, Sylvie Vartan

    --Marc Bolan - "The Wizzard" (his first single).

    Other guests (scheduled):
    --Johnny Halliday
    --Tom Jones - "Thunderball."
    --The Nashville Teens - "I Know How It Feels To Be Loved."
    --Wilson Pickett - "Don't Fight It" and "In The Midnight Hour."
    --The Small Faces - "I've Got Mine."
    --Sylvie Vartan

  • November 5, 1965: Donovan, The Moody Blues, Sir Douglas Quintet, Paul and Barry Ryan, The Who

    --The Who - "My Generation."
    --Sir Douglas Quintet.
    --Lesley Duncan.
    --Paul and Barry Ryan - "Don't Bring Me Heartaches."

    Additional guests (scheduled to appear):
    --Donovan - "Turquoise."
    --The Moody Blues - " Everyday."

  • Dave Clark 5; The Yardbirds; The Merseybeats
    Scheduled guests: --Dave Berry - "I'm Gonna Take You There" --The Dave Clark Five - "Over And Over" --The Ivy League - "Our Love Is Slipping Away" --The Merseybeats - "I Love You Yes I Do" --The Yardbirds - "Evil Hearted You" & "Still I'm Sad"
  • October 22, 1965: The Animals, Chris Farlowe, The Rolling Stones, The Searchers

    --The Rolling Stones - "Cry To Me," "She Said Yeah," "Get Off Of My Cloud."
    --The Animals - "We Gotta Get Out Of This Place" and "I'm Gonna Change The World."

    Additional guests (scheduled to appear):
    --The Searchers - "When I Get Home."
    --Chris Farlowe
    --Scott Hamilton

  • October 15, 1965: Georgie Fame, The Fortunes, Graham Bond Organisation, Ben E. King, Lulu, Dusty Springfield

    Scheduled guests:
    --Ben E. King
    --Lulu - "Try to Understand."
    --Dusty Springfield - "Some of Your Lovin'."
    --Georgie Fame and the Blue Flames - "Something."
    --The Fortunes - "Here It Comes Again."
    --Graham Bond Organisation

  • October 8, 1965: The Everly Brothers, The Supremes

    Scheduled guests:
    --The Everly Brothers - "Love Is Strange."
    --The Supremes.

  • October 1, 1965: The Exciters, The Searchers, The Yardbirds

    Scheduled guests:
    --The Exciters.
    --The Searchers - "When I Get Home."
    --The Yardbirds - "Evil Hearted You" & "Still I'm Sad."

  • September 24, 1965: Wayne Fontana, Lou Johnson, Manfred Mann

    Scheduled guests:
    --Wayne Fontana and the Mindbenders - "She Needs Love."
    --Manfred Mann - "If You Gotta Go, Go Now."
    --Lou Johnson

    Also appearing?
    --Sandie Shaw - "Message Understood."

  • September 17, 1965: The Hollies, Gary Lewis, Small Faces, Dusty Springfield

    Scheduled guests:
    --The Hollies - "Look Through Any Window."
    --Gary Lewis & The Playboys
    --The Small Faces - "Whatcha Gonna Do About It?"
    --Dusty Springfield - "Some Of Your Lovin'."

  • September 10, 1965: The Rolling Stones, The Preachers, Chris Farlowe, Manfred Mann

    Surviving footage:
    --The Rolling Stones (taped 02 Sep 1965) - "Oh Baby (We've Got A Good Thing Goin')," "That's How Strong My Love Is" and "Satisfaction" (last song w/closing credits).
    --The Rolling Stones, Andrew Loog Oldham and Cathy McGowan mime to Sonny & Cher's record "I Got You Babe." (Segment begins with Mick Jagger introducing "a new group from Leighton Buzzard.")

    Additional guests (footage not known to survive):
    --The Preachers (a British band, introduced by Bill Wyman).
    Scheduled guests:
    --Chris Farlowe
    --Goldie & the Gingerbreads
    --Manfred Mann - "If You Gotta Go Go Now."

  • September 3, 1965: The Honeycombs, Walker Brothers, The Who, The Zombies
    Guests (from various sources):
    --The Who - "My Generation" and "Dancing In The Street."
    --Big Dee Irwin
    --Lou Johnson
    --The Zombies - "Whenever You're Ready."
    --Walker Brothers - "Make It Easy on Yourself"
    --The Honeycombs - "That's the Way."