TV Pop Diaries
Popular Music on British Television
BOY MEETS GIRLS
12th September 1959 -
ABC’s Saturday evening replacement for Oh Boy! Again produced by Jack Good with Rita Gillespie directing it featured Marty Wilde and The Vernons Girls as regulars.
Similar in concept to Oh Boy! with organist Cherry Wainer and saxophonist Red Price retained, along with a new backing group Jack Good’s Firing Squad. It also kept the same production team.
Initially a straight forward rock and roll show Good may have been under pressure
to tone down the loudness, so more ballads were introduced to his annoyance. After