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Q: What links Gary Glitter, Shakin Stevens & Basil Brush ?

A: This fantastic tune with unforgettable lyrics: A Little Boogie Woogie In The Back Of My Mind. It was a #30 hit for Gary Glitter in 1977 and did even better when covered by Shakin Stevens in 1987, reaching #12 in the UK singles chart. But by far the most memorable version is this performance on the Granda TV series “Get It Together” by the show’s co-host: the stylish and charismatic “Mister Roy” North of Basil Brush fame.


  1. Merrick on September 22, 2011 1:03 am

    Ye gods. His every delivery of the word ‘baby’ is even more shonky and unconvincing than the studio set.

  2. Merrick on September 22, 2011 1:13 am

    I’ll see you your Mr Roy doing A Little Boogie Woogie, and I’ll raise you a Krankies doing Starman.

  3. Scully Dugger on January 26, 2014 11:52 am

    Encore encore. One song from Mr. Roy just ain’t enough!

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