Pop Gear (U.S. title: Go Go Mania) is a British music revue film, directed by Frederic Goode, which was released in 1965. It contains live concert footage of the Beatles, and lip-synched films of some of the British Invasion bands, including the Animals, Herman’s Hermits, the Nashville Teens, Peter and Gordon, Matt Monro, Billy J. Kramer and the Dakotas, the Honeycombs, the Rockin’ Berries, and the Spencer Davis Group. Each segment is introduced by Jimmy Savile, who at the time was the host of Top of the Pops on the BBC. The material by the Beatles was lifted from a newsreel short The Beatles Come to Town (1963). The film was released sometime between January and April 1965, the footage having been filmed in December 1964.

Artists and songs in order:

She Loves YouThe Beatles
Little ChildrenBilly J. Kramer and the Dakotas
“Make Him Mine”Susan Maughan
JulietThe Four Pennies
The House of the Rising SunThe Animals
“A Little Loving”The Fourmost
“He’s in Town”The Rockin’ Berries
Have I the RightThe Honeycombs
“Rinky Dink”Sounds Incorporated
A World Without LovePeter and Gordon
“Walk Away”Matt Monro
I’m Into Something GoodHerman’s Hermits
“Humpty Dumpty”Tommy Quickly and the Remo Four
“Whatcha Gonna Do”Billie Davis
“My Babe”The Spencer Davis Group
(featuring Steve Winwood)
Tobacco RoadThe Nashville Teens
“What In The World’s Come Over You”The Rockin’ Berries
“For Mama”Matt Monro
Black GirlThe Four Pennies
William TellSounds Incorporated
“Google Eye”The Nashville Teens
“Eyes”The Honeycombs
Don’t Let Me Be MisunderstoodThe Animals
“Pop Gear”Matt Monro
Twist And ShoutThe Beatles


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