Singles
The 60ies


70ies Singles
1961 1963 1965 1966 1967 1968
Note: All of the 60ies-releases from WISHFUL THINKING on DECCA were issued in the United Kingdom without picture sleeve. But they were exported to Denmark where they all got unique picture sleeves!

1961
NOR: Manu Records
MAEP-1
THE STRANGERS *
Detour

Bongo Blues
THE STRANGERS */ THE GUNS
Little Dancing Girl

THE GUNS
unknown song

* THE STRANGERS were: Tony Collier (bass, vocals), Fred Funnel (lead Guitar), Brian 'Fergy' Ferguson (drums).

1961

NOR: Manu Records
MA-8
THE STRANGERS *
with BJARNE LIAN (oboe)

Blue Prelud (xxxx)

Red Heaven (Franck Wilmark)

* THE STRANGERS were: Tony Collier (bass, vocals), Fred Funnel (lead Guitar), Brian 'Fergy' Ferguson (drums).

April 26, 1963

DEMONSTRATION RECORD - NOT FOR SALE
UK: His Masters Voice
POP 1157

UK: His Masters Voice
HMV POP 1157
THE EMERALDS *
The Kerry Dancers (P.D. - arr. Vic Keary)
Southern Music NCB
Little White Lies (Donaldson)
L. Wright Francis Day Pub. F. Day NCB

A Perspective Recording

* THE EMERALDS were: Roy Daniels (vocals), Richard Taylor (lead Guitar), Roger Charles (bass) and Brian Allen (drums).

March 5th, 1965

UK: DECCA F 12096
THE EMERALDS
Don't Listen To Your Friends (Lordan)
F.D. & H. Ltd

Say Your Mine (Meehan, Stracey)
Kieron/ Belinda
Production Tony Meehan for Pegasus Records

July 2nd, 1965

ADVANCE PROMOTION COPY
UK: PYE 15880
picture coming soon

UK: PYE 7N.15880
THE LIVELY SET *
Don't Call My Name (Lyle)
KENNEDY STREET MUSIC
What Kind Of Love (Fennings)
ROAR MUSIC
A Chris Sandford Production

* THE LIVELY SET was the band Terry New played with before joining THE EMERALDS in 1965, after the release of "King Lonely The Blue". Click here for more details!
December 10th, 1965

UK: DECCA F 12304
THE EMERALDS
King Lonely The Blue (Andriani, Pomus)
17 Savile Row

Someone Else's Fool (Rogers, Meehan)
Belinda/ Kieron M.
"King Lonely The Blue" can also be found on the Various Artists - compilations: Prisoners Of The Beat (1999, Chain Gang) (LP) and The R&B Scene (1998, Deram 844 798-2) (CD)
"Someone Else's Fool" can also be found on the Various Artists - compilation: Rare 60's Beat Treasures, Vol. 5 (1999, Gone Beat BT-CD 77014) (CD)

January 1966

UK: PYE  7N.17019
TIME *
Take A Bit Of Notice
(Danny Barbour)
DICK JAMES

Every Now And Then (Danny Barbour)
DICK JAMES
* TIME were: Kevin Scott (voc), John Glenfield (git), Mick Dubiel (bs) and Danny Barbour (aka Danny Bagnall) (dr)
March 1966

UK:
WHITE LABEL WLR/101
(A-Side)

UK:
WHITE LABEL WLR/102
(B-Side)
THE MANIAX *
Out Of Reach
(Theodorakis, Green)
K.L.B. Music

The Devil's Home (P. J. Green)
K.L.B. Music
Sound Production by Tony Pike Music Ltd.
* Read more about THE MANIAX here: (click the logo)
July 1st, 1966

UK/DK: DECCA  F 12438
There's also known that a promo exists from Belgium.
B: DECCA  26.077
Turning Round (Flett, Hill)
Kieron M/ Belinda

V.I.P. (Flett)
C. Control
Prod: Tony Meehan

July 1966

UK: PYE  7N.17146
TIME *
The First Time I Saw The Sunshine (Barbour, Glenfield, Finn)

WELBECK N.C.B., B.I.E.M.
Annabel (Barbour)
WELBECK N.C.B., B.I.E.M.
* TIME were: Kevin Scott (voc), John Glenfield (git), Mick Dubiel (bs) and Danny Barbour (aka Danny Bagnall) (dr)
"The First Time I Saw The Sunshine" is also to be found on the CD "Ready Steady Stop! Doin' The Mod Vol. 4".
1966

Danish flexi-disc
DK: Ugebladet Børge DGR 127
TOPPLADE Nr. 2
Side 1:
THE DEFENDERS
Treat Her Right
CÆSAR
Du Lirli'e Fisker
Side 2:
ROCKING GHOSTS
There's A Difference
THE BARONETS
Treat Me Right
WISHFUL THINKING
V.I.P

PRODUCED BY JIMMY CAMPBELL for DGR

October 14, 1966

UK/DK: DECCA F 12499

NL: DECCA F 12499
B: DECCA 26.089 Step By Step (Flett, Hill)
Kieron M./ Belinda

Looking Around (Flett, Hill)
Kieron M./ Belinda
Prod: Tony Meehan
Highest chart position on the Big L playlist: No. 40 (October 09, 1966)

April 4th, 1967

UK/DK: DECCA F 12598
Count To Ten (Flett, Fletcher)
Kieron Music/ Carlin Music

Hang Around Girl (Flett, Fletcher)
Kieron Music/ Carlin Music
Producer: Tony Meehan

1967

Danish flexi-disc
DK: Ugebladet Børge DGR 130
TOPPLADE Nr. 4
Side 1:
EBONIES
Little Bitty Pretty One
THE CLAN
L-O-V-E
Side 2:
WISHFUL THINKING
Hang Around Girl

THE BEEFEATERS
Down In The Valley

June 9th, 1967

UK/DK: DECCA F 12627
Peanuts is credited to (Guerrero) & published by Southern Music.
photo shows first lineup with singer Roy Daniels (2nd from the left)

UK/DK: DECCA F 12627
Peanuts is credited to (Cook) & published by Francis Day & Hunter.
photo shows second lineup with singer Kevin Scott (2nd from the right)

JP: LONDON TOP - 1179
Peanuts is the A-Side(!) & is credited to (Guerrero)

JP: LONDON TOP - 1179
Peanuts is the A-Side(!) & is credited to (Guerrero).
photo shows first lineup with singer Roy Daniels (1st from the left)
Cherry, Cherry
(Diamond)
Ardmore & Beechwood Music
Peanuts
(Guerrero) / (Cook)
Southern Music / Francis, Day & Hunter

Producer: Tony Meehan

1967

JP: LONDON LS-121
Peanuts (Guerrero)/ Cherry, Cherry (Diamond)
Step By Step (Flett, Hill)/ Looking Around (Flett, Hill)



Japanese EP (extended play) on 33 1/3 rpm, incl. lyrics sheet

1967

UK/DK:
DECCA F 12673
Meet The Sun (Fletcher, Flett)
Abacus Music

Easier Said Than Loving You (The Wishful Thinking)
Abacus Music
Producer: Tony Meehan

December 1967

DK: Polyphon 62081
Godt Nytar
og tak for det gamle
1968-67


several artists incl.
WISHFUL THINKING - Peanuts
This record was given away as a Christmaspresent to the Danish recordshops.
Only small parts of each song are used on this record.

April 5th, 1968

UK/DK: DECCA F 12760

B: DECCA 26.169
It's So Easy (Watkins)
Valley Music

I Want You Girl (Charles, Bailey, Potter)
Tara Music
Arranged and Producer: Tony Meehan

1968

UK/DK: DECCA F 22742
Alone (M. & S. Craft)
Duchess Music

Vegetables (Wilson)
Immediate Music
Producer: Tony Meehan



70ies Singles