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Tried-and-tested Good collaborators were brought together once again – Trevor Peacock in charge of scripts, The Vernons Girls providing the glamour and Joe Brown, Jess Conrad, Billy Fury and Little Tony as regulars, although Good guaranteed he would feature at least one new name in each show.
DJ Keith Fordyce was installed as the programme’s host and the house band – a 20-piece brass ensemble – was now known as Jack Good’s Fat Noise.
Wham!! only lasted eight weeks between April and June 1960 as ABC believed “there is no longer a [viewing] public for teenage rock ‘n’ roll type programmes”.
The Vernons Girls
Jack Good’s Fat Noise