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Phil Parker
1 Posted 05/02/2020 at 11:50:43
Got that record Mike
Derek Turnbull
2 Posted 05/02/2020 at 21:37:01
I've got it on mp3 but don't know how to post it on here. I also remember it being on yoitube
Dennis Stevens
3 Posted 05/02/2020 at 21:56:32

What's the title?
Dennis Stevens
4 Posted 07/02/2020 at 23:11:10
Is it this one: Everton Cup Tribute 1966? If so, there's one for sale on Discogs - a mere 㿔 + ٠ postage!

Brian Wilkinson
5 Posted 10/02/2020 at 20:58:13
Going off the lyrics, sounds like a Mr Glitter pinched it for one of his singles.
Brian Wilkinson
6 Posted 10/02/2020 at 21:01:24
While we are on the topic of Everton songs, anyone remember that dreadful seventies one Marching onto Glory? I think the B-side had a snippet of our Manager Gordon Lee thanking the supporters.
Brian Wilkinson
7 Posted 10/02/2020 at 21:09:50
There is an Everton CD on Amazon called Forever Everton, has 22 tracks on, including the Marching to Glory and the Cup Final songs. May have it on that CD if you know the title of the song. The price is ٥.99.
Dennis Stevens
8 Posted 10/02/2020 at 21:28:16
There's also this single on ebay: The Everton Team - E-V-E-R-T-O-N / Everton For Me - Rare 1964 -Ex Con 7". Auction starting price £19.99 + free postage. The Forever Everton cd is on ebay for £18 + £1.70 postage.
Steve Green
9 Posted 10/02/2020 at 21:48:24
Yes, Mike, the last posting by Dennis is the song you are referring to. I did have it at some point along with an LP called The Mersey Boot which was Everton-related on one side and the Red Shite on the other side. Unfortunately lost in the mists of time and house moves now.
Dennis Stevens
10 Posted 10/02/2020 at 22:00:17
Copies of that LP are listed online as well, Steve. Not giving them away, mind.
Phil Parker
11 Posted 12/02/2020 at 11:49:11
E-V-E-R-T-O-N is right, and Everton for me. John Dunbar and the team. Think we were the first football team to record a song. And it was recorded in Percy Philips studio in Kensington, where lots of Liverpool acts recorded. Ken Dodd, Billy Fury, and the Quarrymen.
Dave Abrahams
12 Posted 16/02/2020 at 21:08:29
Phil (#11), did Russ Hamilton record his songs in that studio? He was the first Liverpool singer to have a number one hit in the USA with “Rainbow”; the other side of the record, “We will make love”, was a Number One hit in England, this was around the mid-fifties.
Phil Parker
13 Posted 17/02/2020 at 17:50:28
No Russ first recorded on Oriele label, he was a Butlins Redcoat as a young man. All good stuff Dave. Our city and its great musical history. Loads of the Mersebeat guys were massive Blues as well. Including Gerry Marsden.

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