TV Pop Diaries
Popular Music on British Television
7th September 1966 -
Jones' first TV special was Call In On Tom for Rediffusion in November 1965, but
it wouldn't be until the following summer that ATV would sign him for a weekly half-
ITV were expecting big viewing figures for the first show so he rewarded with a two-
The guests for the first series were mostly women singers like Lulu, Truly Smith, Dusty Springfield and Marianne Faithfull, while the musical accompaniment was down to the usual ATV support team of Jack Parnell and Derek Scott.
The second series began 3rd April 1967 and this time each show was given a theme in which the songs were chosen, along with a set dressing for each song.